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Management dot

The Management Board, under the presidency of the CEO, is responsible for all areas of management of the Company which are not reserved to the Board of Directors by law or by the Articles of Incorporation and the Organizational Regulations of the Company.

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Dr. David Martyr

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

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Dr. David Martyr

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

1957, British citizen

Member since 10/2012, joining Tecan in 10/2012

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Education Education B.Sc. and doctorate in Engineering (University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom)
 
Professional background
2009 - 2011 Group Executive and Vice President of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR), the shareholder of Leica Microsystems Group, overseeing the development of Danaher’s Life Sciences businesses
2007 - 2011 Group President of Leica Microsystems Group with full responsibility for Leica Microsystems, Leica Biosystems and Invetech
1998 - 2007 Various senior management and professional positions at Leica Microsystems, including Executive Vice President Worldwide Sales and Marketing and Managing Director, Europe
1989 - 1998 Variety of management and sales-related positions at Lumonics Inc., including Managing Director, Europe
1984 - 1988 Sales and marketing management positions at Ferranti plc
Other activities

Analytical, Life Science and Diagnostics Association (ALDA): Member of the Board
Non-executive Chairman, Sphere Medical Holding plc, UK

 

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Dr. Rudolf Eugster

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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Dr. Rudolf Eugster

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

1965, Swiss citizen

Member since 2002, joining Tecan in 2002

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Education Degree in Chemistry, PhD in Technical Science, and Postgraduate degree in Business Administration (all from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)
 
Professional background
1994 - 2002 Several positions at Von Roll, the last of which was CFO of Isola Composites, a joint venture between Von Roll and Isola AG.
1993 - 1994 Strategic planning/controlling at Novartis

 

 

 

 

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Ulrich Kanter

Executive Vice President Head of the Development & Operations division

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Ulrich Kanter

Executive Vice President
Head of the Development & Operations division
1963, German citizen
Member since 2014, joining Tecan in 2014

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Education Mechanical Engineer (Berufsakademie, Mannheim, Germany), Diploma in Business Administration (Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie at the J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany)
 
Professional background
2000 – 2014 Roche Diagnostics, diverse positions with increasing management responsibility
2007 – 2014 General Manager and Head of Research & Development in Graz, Austria, with responsibility for the entire value chain of blood gas and electrolyte analysis systems for Roche Diagnostics.
In addition, since 2011, as Transfer Manager Graz responsible for managing close down activities of site and transfer of business activities.
2006 – 2007 Senior Vice President, Research & Development and Site Manager Graz
2000 – 2005 Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Site Manager Graz

1995 – 2000
Vice President, Operations and Global Supply Chain Manager, AVL Medizintechnik (acquired by Roche Diagnostics in 2000)
1989 – 1995 Heraeus Instruments
1992 – 1995 Director of Operation Room Lights
1989 – 1992 Manager for Production Planning
1987 – 1989 W.C. Heraeus, Assistant to Production Manager

 

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Dr. Achim von Leoprechting

Executive Vice President
Head of the Partnering Business division

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Dr. Achim von Leoprechting

Executive Vice President
Head of the Partnering Business division

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Education PhD in Biology (University of Freiburg, Germany)
 
Professional background
2013 Vice President and General Manager Europe, Middle East, Africa and India, PerkinElmer Inc.
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Vice President and General Manager In Vitro Solutions, PerkinElmer Inc.

2011 Vice President and General Manager Imaging and Detection Technologies, PerkinElmer Inc.
2009 - 2011 Vice President and General Manager Cellular Imaging and Analysis, PerkinElmer Inc.
2007 - 2009 European Sales Director Molecular Medicine / Bio-discovery, PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences
2005 - 2007 Segment Leader Drug Discovery and Life Science Research - Europe, PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences
2003 - 2005 Sales Support Team Leader - Germany, Austria, Switzerland, PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences
2002 Technology Manager HTS Central Europe, PerkinElmer LifeSciences
1999 – 2000 Different positions in product management at Packard Bioscience,
today part of PerkinElmer
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Dr. Klaus Lun

Executive Vice President
Head of the Life Sciences Business division & Head of Corporate Development a.i.

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Dr. Klaus Lun

Executive Vice President
Head of the Life Sciences Business division & Head of Corporate Development a.i.

1972, Italian citizen
Member since 2013, joining Tecan in 2013

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Education Dr. rer. nat. in neurobiology (equiv. Ph.D., University of Heidelberg, Germany)
M.Sc. Biology (University of Tübingen, Germany)
MBA (University of Mannheim, Germany)
 
Professional background
2011 – 2013 Vice President Drug Discovery and Bioresearch and Vice President Global Product Marketing with responsibility for strategy development, positioning and marketing for the entire product portfolio at Molecular Devices Inc., a company belonging to the Danaher Group.
2007 – 2011 Director Business Development at Leica Microsystems, also part of the Danaher Group. Responsibility for corporate mergers, takeovers and licensing.
2002 – 2007 Variety of positions at Amaxa GmbH, now part of the Lonza Group, most recently as a Senior Project Manager with responsibility, among other things, for the development and rollout onto the market of a variety of clinical products.

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Markus Schmid

Executive Vice President Head of Corporate Human Resources & Internal Communications

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Markus Schmid

Executive Vice President Head of Corporate Human Resources & Internal Communications
1968, Swiss citizen
Member since 2011, joining Tecan in 2011 (ad interim as external consultant since October 2010)

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Education Trained teacher, Master in Psychology and Journalism (University of Freiburg, Switzerland)
 
Professional background
1998 – 2011 Partner and operations manager at MANRES AG, Zurich, Swizerland, a consultancy that focuses on organizational development and transformation. Specialized in areas including executive and team coaching and organizational development consulting for prominent companies and public institutions
1994 – 1998 During his studies, Markus Schmid worked as a teacher and instructor at various educational levels and has held various consulting positions
1990 – 1993 Consultant for an occupational pensions fund at an insurance company.
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Andreas Wilhelm

Executive Vice President General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Tecan Group Ltd.

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Andreas Wilhelm

Executive Vice President
General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Tecan Group Ltd.

1969, Swiss citizen
Member since 2012, joining Tecan in 2004

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Education Studies of law (University Berne, Switzerland), Post graduate studies, Master of Law Program (Boston University, USA), admitted to the Swiss Bar)
 
Professional background
since 2004 Head Legal Affairs and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Tecan Group Ltd.
2000 - 2004 Bär & Karrer, Zurich, Attorney-at-law
1996 - 1999 Grüninger Hunziker Roth Rechtsanwälte, Berne, Attorney-at-law
1994 - 1995 Notter & Partner, Berne, Legal Internship
1993 District Court of Nidau, Nidau, Judicial Clerk

Organizational Structure

Organizational Structure