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pharmaceutical executive , business consultant

Sven Sixten Ljungberg, business consultant, pharmaceutical executive. Decorated Chevalier de l'Ordre de Merite Commercial, Ministry Industry and Commerce, 1953, Chevalier de l'Ordre Santé Publique, Ministry Santé Pulique Population, 1959, Commander of French-Swedish Foundation, 1975.


Ljungberg, Sven Sixten was born on January 30, 1920 in Stockholm. Son of Sven Oscar and Emmy Ulrika (Andersson) Ljungberg.


Student, Royal Pharmaceutical Institute, Stockholm, 1942, 46; Licentiate of Pharmacy, Royal Pharmaceutical Institute, Stockholm, 1953; student, Faculty Medical and Institute Pasteur, Paris, 1947.


Assistant university teacher, Royal Pharmaceutical Institute, Stockholm, 1943-1945; assistant professor, Royal Pharmaceutical Institute, Stockholm, 1946-1953; from assistant to associate professor chemical department, National Pharmaceutical Laboratory, Stockholm, 1946-1959; head marketing & information activities, ASTRA Läkemedel, Södertälje, 1959-1963; director staff pharmaceutical division, AB ASTRA, Södertälje, 1963-1971; director information & documentation center, AB ASTRA, Södertälje, 1972-1984; consultant, Swedish Ministry of Industry, ASTRA, Södertälje, 1985-1994. Councillor Federation International Documentation, The Hague, The Netherlands,1978-1982. Swedish delegate Science and Technology Information Policy Group, Paris, 1974-1977.


First lieutenant Swedish Army, 1940-1980. Fellow Swedish Chemical Society. Member Arla Coldin (Knight Commander 1991), Swedish Academy Pharmaceutical Society (Chairman of the Board 1978-1980), Swedish Society Technology Documentation, Association of Swedish Pharmaceutical Industry (board directors 1967-1972), French-Swedish Foundation (president 1976-1992), Association for Drug Information (president 1982-1984), Travellers Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travelling, gardening.


Married Mait Ingrid Maria Jardh, September 1, 1947. Children: Eva Maria, Sven Tomas Torsten, Anders Sixten.

Sven Oscar Ljungberg

Emmy Ulrika (Andersson) Ljungberg

Mait Ingrid Maria Jardh

Eva Maria Ljungberg

Sven Tomas Torsten Ljungberg

Anders Sixten Ljungberg