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4  Management

ERIK NORSTRÖM

Executive Vice President

Head of Corporate Development

 

 

 

 

Member since 2017

Joining Tecan in December 2017

1973

Swedish and Swiss citizen

M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering (Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden); B.Sc. in Business Administration (Göteborg University of Economics and Commercial Law, Sweden)

 

Professional background:

1999 to 2001 Capex Analyst at F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Basel; 2001 to 2008 Corporate Development Director at F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Basel; 2008 to 2012 Head of M&A and alliances at Nobel Biocare AG, Zürich; 2012 to 2015 Head of Corporate Development and M&A Member of the Corporate Leadership Team at Nobel Biocare AG, Zürich; 2015 to 2017 Corporate Vice President strategic development and M&A Member of the Corporate Leadership team at Chr. Hansen a/s, Copenhagen, Denmark.

 

Other activities: 

Andrew Alliance S.A., Member of the Board

 

Dr. Achim von Leoprechting

Executive Vice President

Head of the Partnering Business division

Designated Chief Executive Officer (from April 2019)

 

 

Member since 2013

Joining Tecan 2013

1968

German citizen

PhD in Biology (University of Freiburg, Germany)

 

Professional background:

1999 to 2002 Different positions in product management at Packard Bioscience, today part of PerkinElmer; 2002 to 2013 Several management positions and professional positions at PerkinElmer Inc. (NYSE: PKI), including Vice President and General Manager In Vitro Solutions.

 

Other activities:

None

 

Andreas Wilhelm

Executive Vice President

General Counsel and Secretary

of the Board of Directors

of Tecan Group Ltd.

 

 

Member since 2012  

Joining Tecan in 2004  

1969

Swiss citizen

Studies of law (University Berne, Switzerland), Master of Law Program (Boston University, USA), Admitted to the Swiss Bar

 

Professional background:

1993 Judicial Clerk at District Court of Nidau; 1994 to 1995 Legal Internship at Notter&Partner in Berne; 1996 to 1999 Attorney-at-law at Grüninger Hunziker Roth Rechtsanwälte in Berne; 2000 to 2004 Attorney-at-law at Bär & Karrer in Zurich; since 2004 Head Legal Affairs and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Tecan Group Ltd.

 

Other activities:

None

 

Dr. David Martyr

Chief Executive Officer

(until March 2019)

 

 

 

 

Member since October 2012

Joining Tecan in October 2012

1957

British citizen

B.Sc. and Ph.D. in Engineering (University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom)

 

Professional background:

1984 to 1988 Sales and marketing management positions at Ferranti plc; 1989 to 1998 Variety of management and sales-related positions at Lumonics Inc., including Managing Director Europe; 1998 to 2007 Various senior management and professional positions at Leica Microsystems, including Executive Vice President Worldwide Sales and Marketing and Managing Director Europe; 2009 to 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 to 2011 Group President of Leica Microsystems Group with full responsibility for Leica Microsystems, Leica Biosystems and Invetech.

 

Other activities: 

Analytical, Life Science and Diagnostics Association (ALDA), Member of the Board

 

Dr. Rudolf Eugster

Chief Financial Officer der

Tecan Group

 

 

 

Member since 2002

Joining Tecan in 2002

1965

Swiss citizen

Degree in Chemistry (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), PhD in Technical Science (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Postgraduate degree in Business Administration (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)

 

Professional background:

1993 to 1994 Strategic planning/controlling at Novartis; 1994 to 2002 Several positions at Von Roll, the last of which was CFO of Isola Composites, a joint venture between Von Roll and Isola AG.

 

Other activities:  

None

 

Ulrich Kanter

Executive Vice President

Head of the Division

Development & Operations

 

 

Member since 2014

Joining Tecan in 2014

1963

German citizen

Mechanical Engineer (Berufsakademie Mannheim, Germany) and Diploma in Business Administration (Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie at the J.W. Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany)

 

Professional background:

1995 to 2000 Vice President, Operations and Global Supply Chain Manager at AVL Medizintechnik (acquired by Roche Diagnostics in 2000); 2000 to 2014 diverse positions with increasing management responsibility at Roche Diagnostics, most recently as General Manager and Head of Research & Development in Graz, Austria.

 

Other activities:

Toolpoint for Lab Science, member of the Board

 

Dr. Klaus Lun

Executive Vice President

Head of the Life Sciences

Business Division

 

 

Member since 2013

Joining Tecan in 2013

1972

Italian citizen

M.Sc. Biology (University of Tübingen, Germany), Dr. rer. nat. in neurobiology (equiv. Ph.D., University of Heidelberg, Germany), MBA (University of Mannheim, Germany)

 

Professional background:

2002 to 2007 Variety of positions at Amaxa GmbH, now part of the Lonza Group, most recently as a Senior Project Manager, 2007 to 2011 Director Business Development at Leica Microsystems (Danaher Group); 2011 to 2013 Several management positions at Molecular Devices Inc. (Danaher Group), most recently as Vice President Drug Discovery and Bioresearch und Vice President Global Product Marketing, 2013 to 2017 Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate Development, Tecan Group.

 

Other activities:

None

 

Markus Schmid

Executive Vice President

Head of Corporate Human

Resources & Internal

Communications

 

Member since 2011

Joining Tecan in 2011

1968

Swiss citizen

Master in Psychology and Journalism (University of Freiburg, Switzerland)

 

Professional background:

1990 to 1993 Consultant for an occupational pensions fund at an insurance Company; 1994 to 1998 teacher and instructor at various educational levels and has held various consulting positions; 1998 to 2011 Partner and operations manager at MANRES AG, Zurich.

 

Other activities:  

None

 

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