Annika Sten Pärson
Annika Sten Pärson is a mentor, board member and investor. She is a newly appointed board member of World Childhood Foundation USA and also serves on the board of Strong Minds, a nonprofit delivering mental health services at scale in East Africa. In December 2018, Annika joined Ashoka Support Network (ASN) a global initiative to support and empower social entrepreneurs.
Annika had her base in New York City from 2013 until 2018, serving initially as Clinical Chief Executive and later as Executive Director at Seleni Institute focusing on women’s reproductive and maternal mental health.
Annika has more than 25 years of experience from C-level management positions leading sizeable operations in Telecoms/Media/Cable, Retailing and Fast Moving Consumer Goods companies with full P&L responsibility for over 15 years.
She has brought her insight and skills to several board positions over the years.
Board Director, Haldex AB, a vehicle parts manufacturer, listed on Nasdaq-OMX between 2012-2018
Board Director, AB Svensk Bilprovning between 2004-20011.
Board Director, Vi-skogen, a charity NGO focused on agro forestry aid to Eastern Africa – between 2002-2006
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