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pharmaceutical executive

Valdis Jakobsons, Latvian pharmaceutical executive.

Background

Jakobsons, Valdis was born on June 4, 1938 in Valka, Latvia. Son of Alfreds and Erna (Kimene) Jakobsons.

Education

Certified, Riga (Latvia) Pedagogical School, 1958. Degree in economics, University Latvia, 1982. Department of Public Health, Medical Academy Latvia, Riga, 1995.

Doctor (honorary), Riga Technology University, 2002.

Career

Administrative director Riga Pedagogical School, 1961-1963, Latvian Institute Organic Synthesis, Riga, 1965—1985, managing director experimental plant, 1985-1991. Managing director Latvian State Pharmaceutical Company GRINDEX, 1991-1997. Chairman board Council Public Joint Stock Company GRINDEX, 1997—2002.

Chairman board directors Public Joint Stock Company Grindex, since 2002.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to various books.

Membership

Chairman board directors Taiho Latvian foundation, Riga, since 1993. Vice president Employers' Confederation of Latvia, Riga, since 1994. Board directors David Herbert Grindel Medal Award Council, Riga, since 1995.

Member Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association Latvia (chairman board directors since 1994), Pharmacist Society Latvia (board directors since 1997), Latvian Academy of Sciences (honorary member 1997, honorary patron 2000), Riga Hanza Rotary Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Collecting bells.

Connections

Married Gaisma Ergle, August 3, 1962 (divorced 1976). 1 child, Una; Married Guna Rapina, September 24, 1976. 1 child, Linda.

father:
Alfreds Jakobsons

mother:
Erna (Kimene) Jakobsons

spouse:
Gaisma Ergle

spouse:
Guna Rapina

child:
Una Jakobsons

child:
Linda Jakobsons