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.


Curriculum Vitae


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