About us

Lendau AB

The company Lendau AB was started by Tord Lendau, and if you choose to work with us, you will get him and his network to work for you.

Tord Lendau

Tord Lendau is a Senior-level Executive with extensive international experience in management and rapid growth, risk minimization as well as governance. He has the ability to create high growth, lead people and businesses, especially within High, Nano, Med and BioTech as well as Bio Material. Proven ability to consistently and repetitively increase sales and improve profits in turn around of organizations as well as consistently building organizational and shareholder value.

Summary of qualifications:

  • Taking companies public (new issues, tender offers and private placements).
  • Sale of ArthroCare Inc to Smith and Nephew Inc for 1.7B USD
  • Start-up of companies (marketing, sales, development, production) on an international level.
  • Headed Turnarounds, Mergers, and Acquisitions of private and public companies.
  • Work as Board Member of Swedish as well as international companies.
  • Worked as Mentor to numerous senior managers (CEOs, CFOs etc)
  • Experienced in Change Management, Talent Management and Corporate Governance.
  • Building a 1200MSEK (200MUSD) business within a larger corporation (Sandvik) in three years.
  • Building Synectics Medical AB, from 3M to 500MSEK in sales. (Approx 80MUSD)

Board Assignments -Present and Previous

2014-, Chairman of the Board ENcare AB Implementing Best practice in Health Care www.encaregroup.se

2014-, Chairman of the Board Stille AB Surgical Equipment www.stille.se

2014-, Chairman of the Board Actea AB Management Consulting www.Actea.se

2014-, Chairman of the Board Scibase AB Non-invasive melanoma detection www.scibase.se

2014-, Member of Jury Sweden NanoTech AB Electing the Nano Company of the year in Sweden

2013-, Chairman of Audit Committee Vitrolife AB Fertility and stem cells Public www.vitrolife.com

2008-, Member of the Board Vitrolife AB Fertility and stem cells Public www.vitrolife.com


2012-14 Chairman of the Board CytaCoat AB www.cytacoat.com Antibacterial surface technology

2008-14, Member of Audit Committee Arthocare Inc www.ArthoCare.com (Plasma Surgery)

2001-14, Member of the Board Arthocare Inc (ARTC on NASDAQ), www.ArthoCare.com

2013-13, Member of Jury Sweden NanoTech AB Electing Nano Company of 2013

2011-12, Member of the Board Folkia AS Private https://folkia.no/ (Financial Services)

2003-07, Chair of the Corp Gov Committee, ArthroCare Inc. (ARTC on NASDAQ)

2003-07, Chair of the Nom. Committee, ArthroCare Inc. (ARTC on NASDAQ)

2002-07, Member of the Board Lionheart Records, www.lionheart-int.com (Music)

2003-06, Chairman of the Board Diamyd AB, listed on the O-list (Diabetes and Gene therapy)

2001-03, Member of the Board, Noster Systems AB www.noster.com (Hp Diagnostics)

1999-02, Member of the Board, United Minds AB, www.unitedminds.nu (Trends)

1999-99, Project leader/COO, Gendux AB, www.gendux.se (Cancer treatment)

1998-00, Adv. Board Member, Momentor AB, www.momentor.se (Venture Catalyst)

1997-06, Member of the Board Diamyd AB, www.diamyd.com (Diabetes vaccine)

1997-03, Member of the Board, ArthroCare Europe AB, www.arthrocare.com (Plasma)

1997-01, Chairman of the Board, CyberGene AB,), www.cybergene.se (Bio Informatics, DNA)

1996-97, European Executive Board Medtronic, Switzerland www.medtronic.com/neuro/mfd

1996-97, Chairman of the Board, Dantec SA, Denmark, (Neurology and Urology Diagnostics)

1994-96, Chairman of the Board, Synectics Biotechnology (now www.Diamyd.com)

1994-97, Chairman of the Board, Sentron BV, Holland, www.sentron.nl (Semi-conductors)

1991-97, Chairman of the Board, Zinetics Medical Inc., Salt Lake City, US Public (Catheters)

1991-98, Member of the Board Numerous Synectics Subsidiaries in US, Europe, ASIA

1989-97, Member of the Board Synectics Medical AB listed on OTC-list.


Various External Presentations

2014 – Governance – When shit hits the Fan for Industri Fonden

2014 – Governance – When shit hits the Fan for Novare Management Education

2013 – Change Management Bring Group Management (Sw. Koncernledning)

2012 – Product Development from idea to Sales SwedNanoTech IVA

2012 – Change Management Landshypotek Group Management (Sw. Koncernledning)

2011 – Talent Management Ratos Group Management (Sw. Koncernledning)

2010 – Mentor for Managers within Investor/Novare Education

2007 – M&A in the Fast Lane IFL Management Education

2006 – Business Financing Investor/Novare Education

2005 – Sachs Bloomberg and Swiss-Swedish Bio-Business in Zurich

2004 – Panel for Royal Academy of Science (IVA) “Tissue Engineering”

2003 – Numerous presentations for institutional investors

2002 – Seminar leader for Growth projects, University of Rapid Growth

2001 – Seminar leader for Growth projects in telecom, University of Rapid Growth

2000 – Pitfalls in Rapid Growth, University of Rapid Growth

1999 – Pitfalls in Rapid Growth, University of Rapid Growth

1998 – To acquire companies and to be acquired, University of Rapid Growth

1997 – Integration and acquisition of growth companies, Thomas Ahrens’ Seminar

1997 – Internationalization Process of a Company, Handelshögskolan, Stockholm

1992 – High Growth Companies Case study, Svenska Dagbladet’s Growth Day

1991 – Innovation and High Growth, Ingenjörs- och Vetenskapsakademin (IVA)

1989 – Responsibilities of a Board Member, Utvecklingsfonden



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