AB Mando is a privately owned healthcare company with five Mandometer Clinics in three countries. We treat anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, along with all other eating disorders using the Mandometer Method.
AB Mando is part of the Mando Group AB, along with Mandolean AB, which offers treatment for overweight and obesity, and Mandometer AB that manages and administrates the patent rights. In addition to providing specialist care for eating disorders, the Mando Group also provides education, conducts research, and undertakes continual technological development with the aim of improving care for patients with eating disorders and obesity. The philosophy of the company emphasises the importance of joy and doing good for human kind, whereby resources are used effectively for patients to receive the appropriate level of care.
The Mando Group was started by Dr Cecilia Bergh and Professor Per Södersten after many years of research devoted to understanding eating behaviour and satiety at the Karolinska Institute, Sweden’s foremost medical school.
Research on the Mandometer Method has been published in several of the world’s leading medical and scientific journals, such as the Lancet, PNAS, Nature Medicine and Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology. Research conducted in collaboration with the Karolinska Institute has generated twelve doctoral theses and approximately 200 peer reviewed articles.
Cecilia Bergh, PhD
Cecilia Bergh became interested in eating disorders at the beginning of the 1980s and wrote her doctoral thesis about bulimia nervosa. Together with Per Södersten, she developed the treatment method that is used today at the Mandometer and the Mandolean Clinics. Cecilia Bergh is the current CEO of Mando Group AB.
Per Södersten, professor
Per Södersten is a professor of Applied Neuroendocrinology at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden and Director of Research and Development for the Mando Group AB. Through his research, Per Södersten began to understand the particular problems that affect people with eating disorders and overweight.
Torbjörn Hultsberg is a business lawyer and a partner at the American law firm Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton´s Stockholm office. He has experience from boards both in public and private companies. Torbjörn Hultsberg has been the legal counsel of Mando Group AB since year 2000.
Board Member and CEO Mando Group AB
Cecilia Bergh, PhD, is one of Mando Group’s founders. She built up the company together with Per Södersten following many years of research concerning eating behaviour and satiety at the Karolinska Institute. Cecilia Bergh is also a board member of the Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum.
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Eva Krutmeijer is a senior science communicator and owner of EKKO AB, a consulting company focused on bridging newly acquired knowledge with decision making at different levels for a knowledge-based and sustainable society. Eva Krutmeijer has an academic background in physical chemistry and has served as head of information at The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Björn Meister, MD and PhD, is a professor at the Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute. His research is focused on brain control of food intake and body weight.
Per Södersten is one of Mando Group AB’s founders. He is professor and head of the department of Applied Neuroendocrinology at the Karolinska Institute, and is also director of research and development at Mando Group AB.