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About BSN

The Company

BSN medical is a global leader in the worldwide healthcare market specializing in Wound Care & related Vascular diseases, Lymphology and non-invasive Orthopaedic products.

Founded in 2001, we are focused on the development of world-class branded products that offer high quality solutions for our caregivers and patients.

We currently employ approximately 6,000 members of staff and generated revenues at actual rates of €850 m in 2016.

BSN medical aims to provide an integrated therapy-driven approach – grounded in a broad portfolio of products, enhanced by insights into current therapeutic areas and complemented by a progressive approach to partnerships.

Our well-known brands such as Leukoplast®, Cutimed®, JOBST®, Delta-Cast® and Actimove® are among the most trusted in healthcare. With our comprehensive product portfolio and strong technological competencies, BSN medical addresses patients’ needs in the most prevalent conditions in Wound Care & Vascular diseases and Orthopaedic treatments.

Erik Trock-Jansen - EVP APAC (from August 2014)

Erik joins BSN medical in August 2014. He has had a long association with Asian healthcare having lived in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan and worked with Australia/New Zealand and India. Most recent position was as Head of Gambro APAC from 2012 to September 2013 and Head of Baxter-Gambro Renal from September 2013 to April 2014. Previous companies worked for includes DKSH, McKinsey, Medicom, Novartis and Tytex/Norafin. Erik focuses on commercial issues including sales, marketing and strategy and is MBA from IMD. Member of GMC.  

The Company

BSN medical is a global medical device company - and one of the world’s leading suppliers in the product segments of casting, bandaging, wound care and compression stockings.

Several of our well-known brands – Leukoplast®, Leukomed® Gypsona®, Orthoglass®, JOBST®, Radiante®, Delta-cast®, Actimove® and Tricodur®– are among the most trusted names in the healthcare profession.

BSN medical has production facilities in Germany, France, USA, Colombia, Mexico, Pakistan, South Africa and New Zealand, operating all over the world via affiliates, joint ventures and distribution agents. We employ more than 5,100 people and have generated revenues of € 726 million in 2013.



Group Management Committee

Dr. Guido Oelkers – Group Chief Executive –

Dr. Guido Oelkers joined BSN medical in January 2014. Previously he served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Gambro AB for more than two years. From September 2008 until October 2011 Guido had been Executive Vice President of Commercial Operations at Nycomed SICAR S.C.A. Before, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Invida Pharmaceutical Holdings Pte. Ltd.. From September 2000 until August 2006 Guido served as an Executive Vice President and Global Head of Healthcare at DKSH. Prior to his time at the DKSH Group in Asia Pacific, he held the position of Managing Director at Aventis Pharma China gaining extensive General Management experience in the pharmaceutical industry as head of various country organisations of Aventis Pharma and preceding entities in PRC, Indonesia and New Zealand from 1994 till 2000. Guido began his career in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry at Hoechst AG in 1994, where he was exposed to a wide array of interdisciplinary managerial roles including the evaluations of NCEs in conjunction with R&D at the head office of Hoechst AG.

Dr. Guido Oelkers is an Economist by training and holds a Ph.D. in Strategic Management from University of South Australia. He joined various graduate programmes in Economics at London School of Economics & Political Science. He holds a PhD in Strategic Management from University of Australia, Adelaide, MA in Economics from Southbank University London and Degree in Business Administration (Dipl-Betriebswirt) from University Mainz, Germany.

Steve Brown – Chief Financial Officer

Steve began his career with British Aerospace before joining Smith & Nephew, UK in 1982. He held a variety of Finance roles within the Medical and European divisions before being appointed Finance Director of the Medical Fabrics division in 1995. In 1999 he became Finance Director of Smith & Nephew's Orthopaedics global business unit before relocating to Charlotte, North Carolina, USA in early 2001 to take the position of Vice President Finance for the enlarged Orthopaedics global business unit in BSN. Steve was appointed as BSN Group Director of Finance early in 2006 and became Group CFO in Hamburg, Germany in 2008. Functional responsibilities currently include Finance, HR and IT.

Emil Billbäck – EVP Europe Middle East Africa​

Emil began his career in the Pharmaceutical Industry before joining Beiersdorf in 1997. He was responsible for Sweden and later for the Nordic region as Marketing & Sales Manager and was appointed Division Manager in 2001. He joined BSN medical in Charlotte, NC, in 2004 in the Phlebology GBU and became Global Marketing Director Compression Therapy. In 2006 he was appointed Vice President Global Marketing Orthopaedics and Compression Therapy. He relocated to Head Office in Germany in 2007 and was appointed Group Director Marketing and Innovation in mid-2008 and became an associated member of GMC. In 2014 he took up the interim responsibility for Americas. Emil has now taken over the GMC role as Executive Vice President Europe, Africa and Middle East (EMEA). 

Dr. Felix Dahm – EVP Innovation & Strategic Development

Felix joined BSN in February 2014, he is a medical doctor by training and used to be a surgeon in visceral and transplantation surgery as well as surgical critical care at a university hospital. He also completed a postdoc in basic science. He then worked for The Boston Consulting Group in the healthcare area, including biopharmaceuticals, medtech, hospitals, and public health. Felix then switched to industry as a Director of Portfolio and Interface Management at Nycomed. Most recently he was a member of the SMT (executive committee) at Gambro, responsible for Corporate Strategy and Business Development as well the innovation pipeline. Member of GMC.

Ann Maitland – EVP Global Operations

Ann began her career with “Smith & Nephew Textiles” in 1974 within the Surgical Dressings business. She held various positions within a manufacturing capacity before being promoted to Manufacturing Director of the Medical Fabrics Division in 1998. Following the formation of BSN Medical in 2001, Ann had subsequent responsibility as VP Operations within the Orthopaedics global business unit. In 2006 she was appointed as Senior VP Global Operations. Member of GMC.

Andrea Mohnsame - EVP Global Human Resources

Andrea joined BSN in January 2014 as Head of Global Human Resources.

Andrea began her career with Airbus in 1998 where she was responsible for Management & Organizational Development before changing to the VP HR Business Unit within the segment Fuselage & Cabin. From 2009 until 2011 she held the position as Global HR President at Dräger Lübeck. Subsequently, Andrea relocated to Hamburg as Managing Director and Partner of jacobsmohnsame consulting partners Hamburg. In the beginning of 2013 she was appointed Senior Vice President Human Resources at Brose Group in Coburg. Throughout her career Andrea has gained experience in designing and performing complex HR organizations and has been part of the process of transformation and reorganization of HR departments as well. Member of GMC.

Roberto Munoz – EVP Americas

Roberto joined BSN medical in 2014 after 17 years in the health care field working in radiology, cardiology, dental, vet, LASIK and orthopedics.  An engineer by training, Roberto started his career in sales of capital healthcare equipment with GE Healthcare and was promoted into leadership positions in Six Sigma, marketing, business development and general management with GE. He then transitioned to Zimmer and was the Vice President and General Manager of Zimmer’s Global Extremity business.  In this position Roberto had overall responsibility for the Global Extremities franchise, including direct responsibility for Global Product Management, Global Product Development, Global Clinical Affairs, Global Mergers and Acquisitions and Americas Sales & Marketing Management. Roberto has an engineering degree from Duke University and an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Business. Member of GMC.

Erik Trock-Jansen - EVP APAC (from August 2014)

Erik joins BSN medical in August 2014. He has had a long association with Asian healthcare having lived in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan and worked with Australia/New Zealand and India. Most recent position was as Head of Gambro APAC from 2012 to September 2013 and Head of Baxter-Gambro Renal from September 2013 to April 2014. Previous companies worked for includes DKSH, McKinsey, Medicom, Novartis and Tytex/Norafin. Erik focuses on commercial issues including sales, marketing and strategy and is MBA from IMD. Member of GMC.  

Contacts

BSN medical Limited
Block C Willerby Hill Business Park
Willerby
Hull
East Yorkshire
HU10 6FE
UK

 


 Tel: +44 (0) 1482 670100
 Fax: +44 (0) 1482 670111

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