Independent Healthcare Executive, pleural Board Member and Chair (public and private companies), with more than 25 years appliedglobal Healthcare, Diagnostics and MedTech experience, working within blue-chip healthcare corporations (incl. Roche Diagnostics) and entrepreneurial organizations (start-ups), among a broad-spectrum of activities incorporating Clinical Diagnostics, Life Science, Medical Devices and Digitalization. Held positions in Germany, Netherlands, USA, Canada, UK, France, Ireland, Sweden and Switzerland. Currently active as an Independent Healthcare Professional providing active board engagement as Chairman a/o NED in public and private MedTech and LifeScience companies; consulting to top management teams to improve innovation, industrialization, commercialization and digitalization processes; consulting investors (Private Equity/Venture Capital) on identification of new investment and acquisition candidates in the global Healthcare, Diagnostics and MedTech industries.
2011 - today Independent Healthcare/MedTech Professional
Senior Business Advisor: advice and support to help new businesses start up and established businesses grow - from innovation to commercialization, from business plans to funding opportunities.
Senior Investor Advisor: consulting investors (PE/VC) on identification and evaluation of new investment and acquisition candidates in the global Diagnostics and Life Science industries.
Board Director: engaged for excellence, support to grow organisations as an active board member. Helping to form strategy, cultivate talent, actively work with and support executives.
2008 - 2011 Institute Straumann AG & Open Digital Dentistry AG, Basel/Zug/Switzerland
- SVP Head Business Unit Prosthetics & CEO Digital Dentistry
2006 - 2008 Roche Diagnostics, Rotkreuz, Switzerland
- SVP Head Roche Decentralized Solutions
1998 - 2004 Roche Diagnostics, Mannheim, Germany
- SVP Head Global Program Centralized Diagnostics
- SVP Head Global Program Management Patient Care/Diabetes Care
- VP Instrumentation Roche Patient Care/Diabetes Care
1997 - 1998 Boehringer Mannheim Corp. Indianapolis, USA
- Director Engineering Patient Care
1991 - 1997 S&P Consulting b.v. Valkenswaard, Netherlands
- Managing Director (Founder & Entrepreneur)
1988 - 1991 Philips Components & CFT (Centre for Technology), Eindhoven, Netherlands
- Head Department Organization & Efficiency
- Internal Consultant/Industrial Engineer
1985 - 1988 Philips Germany I&E GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
- Manager Industrial Engineering & Organization and Internal Consultant