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Töivelemb Kivikas, Swedish physicist, director. Named Most Challenging Business Leader in Sweden, PA- forum, Stockholm, 1995.

Background

Kivikas, Töivelemb was born on July 14, 1937 in Tallinn, Estonia. Arrived in Sweden, 1944. Son of Albert and Anna (Varik) Kivikas.

Education

License physicist, University Lund, Sweden, 1964. Postgraduate, European Organization of Nuclear Research, Geneva, 1964—1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Lund, Sweden, 1971.

Postgraduate, European Institute of Business Administration (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires), Fontainebleau, France, 1980.

Career

Lecturer University Lund, 1958—1972, assistant professor, 1973—1974. Development manager Alfa Laval AB, 1974—1976, AGA AB, Stockholm, 1976—1978, business area manager, 1978—1981. Vice president Esab AB, Göteborg, Sweden, 1981—1984.

President Innocap AB, Stockholm, 1985—1987. Senior management consultant PA Consultant Group, Stockholm and Cambridge, England, 1987—1988. General manager nuclear division Studsvik, Nyköping, Sweden, 1988—1989.

President, Chief Executive Officer Studsvik AB, 1990—1997. Board directors, president Estinvest AB, Stockholm, 1997—2001. Chairman board The Swedberg National Laboratory, University, Uppsala, 1994—2000, Swedish-Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce, Stockholm, 1994—2000.

With Estinvest AB, Stockholm, 1994—1997, AS Eerung, Sürgavere, Estonia, 1998—2000, MTÜ Connect Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia, 2001—2007. Chairman board directors Zander and Ingestrom AB, Stockholm, 1998—2005. Board directors NTA Production and Service, Stockholm.

Visiting professor in leadership, founding director Institute of Technology, Estonia, 2002—2003. International advisory board University Tartu Institute Physical European Commission Center of Excellence, 2001—2003. With Elajo Invest AB, Oskarshamn, Sweden, 1979—1984, Pacific Nuclear Systems, Inc., Seattle, 1991—1995, Alnor Instructor Company, Skokie, Illinois, 1990—1993, Swedish Employers Confederation, Stockholm, 1995—1998, IVT Värmeteknik, Tranäas, Sweden, 1997—1999, Företagskapital AB, Stockholm, 1997—2000, Atle Teknik AB, Göteborg, 1998—2000, AS Ilves Extra, Tartu, 1998—2000, Tartu, 2003.

Membership

Founder MTÜ Eesti Demokraatia Uuendamine (EDU), Estonia, 2005. Member Swedish Physicists Society (board directors 1982, Swedish national committee physics section 1982), European Physicist Society, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Naturvetenskap och Teknik für Alla education program 1998-2001), Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Science (deputy chairman board directors business executive council 1996-1999, Naturvetenskap och Teknik für Alla education program 1998-2001), University Tartu, (honorary member), Masons.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, golf, tennis.

Connections

Married Tiiu, December 31, 1965. Children: Mart, Triinu, Malle.

father:
Albert Kivikas

mother:
Anna (Varik) Kivikas

spouse:
Tiiu

children:
Mart Kivikas

Triinu Kivikas

Malle Kivikas