Teit Johansen, Chairman
Teit is an experienced life science executive with a strong research background. Today Teit serves as Senior Vice President in ALK A/S with the responsibility for drug discovery and the early phases of product development. Prior to his position at ALK, Teit served as CEO and President for 13 years in the biotech company (NsGene A/S) that he founded as a spin-off from NeuroSearch A/S in 1999. During his time as CEO of NsGene, Teit build and maintained a competitive R&D organization and secured more than DKK 400 million in cash to support the NsGene business. Teit holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and before appearing on the Biotech/pharma scene, Teit had an academic career that culminated with a position as Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA.