Management & Board - Sophion




Managment Team

Thais Johansen
CEO

CEO at Sophion since 2015. Experienced life science executive. CEO and founder at AdvanDx (Boston, USA). Previously Applied Biosystems, Boston Probes and Polaroid. BA in chemistry from Boston University, MBA F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business.

Thomas Binzer
VP R&D and Marketing

MSc, PhD Biology. Experienced life science professional in marketing, product management and product development. Previously Dako/Agilent Technologies, Thermo Scientific and Unisense.

Michelle Qvotrup
Finance Manager

Financial management professional with more than 20 years’ experience in Finance & Accounting for different industries.

Jesper Haslund
Supply Chain and Manufacturing Manager

MSc International Technology Management. Experienced professional in supply chain and manufacturing with more than 15 years’ experience from international companies such as Velux and FLSmidth.

Jørgen Due
Technical Service Manager

Experienced life science engineer and part of the original startup team at Sophion in 2000 and has since then worked within development, IT and field service engineering. Previously NeuroSearch.

Rasmus Bjørn Jacobsen
Application Development Manager

MSc Biology. 25 years experience in electrophysiology. Worked for Sophion in application development, product management and product development.

Yuji Tsurubuchi
Country Manager, Japan

Has been assuming the present post in Sophion since 2009. Developed expertise for R&D, sales and business management in DuPont, RIKEN BSI, Sumitomo Chemical and a CRO. PhD in neurotoxicology.

Katherine Webster
Country Manager, North America

President, North America at Sophion since 2016. Experienced life science professional in general management, sales, and marketing. Previously at Personalis Inc., QIAGEN, Affymetrix, 454 Life Science, Biotage, and Applied Bioscience. BS in Chemistry SUNY ESF and Executive Certificate in Business, University of Cincinnati.

Binbin Quan
Sales Manager, China

Experienced professional in electrophysiology. Currently working as application scientist and chief representative taking care of Sophion's business in China and Singapore, including regional sales, marketing and customer support.





Executive Board

Peter Ehrenheim
Chairman of the board

Peter E. has worked his whole career in life science and held positions as, among others, president at Amersham Pharmacia and CEO at GE Life Science. Peter is also a board member at Nanologica, Biotage, Boule Diagnostics and others. Peter has a degree in machine design from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

Peter Max
Board member

For the past 20+ years, Peter M. has been working in many different roles, including being a Senior Executive in companies like Navision, Microsoft and Apple. Peter has always focused on the development of technology companies and worked as CEO since 1990 in companies from 50-5.500 people. Peter has a Bachelor in Marketing and Management courses from Insead and Henley MBA institute.

Thais Johansen
Board member, CEO

CEO at Sophion since 2015. Experienced life science executive. CEO and founder at AdvanDx (Boston, USA). Previously Applied Biosystems, Boston Probes and Polaroid. BA Chemistry from Boston University, MBA F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business.