Mr. Alf-Christian Dybdahl has been the CEO of Laerdal Medical since January 2021 – after having had the role as COO the prior 4 years. Laerdal Medical is a global leader in health care education, training and therapy solution. With more than 1.700 employees across 26 countries, Laerdal develops products, programs and digital solutions designed to increase survival and improve patient outcomes. By implementing evidence-based solutions within the areas of resuscitation, patient safety and global health, we address the changing needs of health care organizations and help build competence of health care providers, educators and lay rescuers. Together with our partners, we believe we can help save one million more lives, every year.
Mr. Dybdahl has been with Laerdal for 21 years serving as Vice President for the Patient Care business unit prior to taking the COO role. Previous roles include establishing a global Services business and leading several global IT project such as ecommerce, web solution and an enterprise Datawarehouse reporting solution.
Mr. Dybdahl holds an MBA in Business Administration from Boston University and a Bachelor degree within Marketing and Operations from the Norwegian School of Management.