Management

Management


Dr. Kerstin Degenhardt

Dr. Kerstin Degenhardt

Group General Counsel and Group Compliance Officer

  • Joined Merz 2008
  • Has more than 20 years experience in leading legal positions in the pharmaceutical industry
  • In-house lawyer, doctor of law at the University of Frankfurt am Main
Philip Burchard

Philip Burchard

Chief Executive Officer Merz

  • Chairman of the Shareholders Council
  • Extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry in Europe, Latin America and Asia
  • Graduated at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel
Hans-Jörg Bergler

Hans-Jörg Bergler

Chief Operating Officer

  • Joined Merz 2007 as Head of Corporate Development, since 2014 responsible for HR, Communications and Corporate Development
  • 20 years of experience in corporate strategic planning and M&A positions in Germany and the USA
  • Degree in Business Administration from Munich University
Stefan Brinkmann

Stefan Brinkmann

CEO Merz Therapeutics

  • Joined Merz in 2012
  • Extensive pharmaceutical experience in international companies
  • Master of Business Administration at the University of Mannheim
Beat Neukom

Beat Neukom

Chief Financial Officer

  • CFO Merz as of July 2014
  • Various global financial leadership positions with life science companies
  • Studied Business Administration at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences; Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
Bob Rhatigan

Bob Rhatigan

CEO Merz Aesthetics

  • Joined Merz in April 2017, President & CEO Americas
  • Almost 20 years of experience in leading positions in the medical aesthetics industry
  • Graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara
Dr. Torsten Wagner

Dr. Torsten Wagner

Head of Global Technical Operations

  • Joined Merz in 2008
  • Over 25 years´ experience in the development and production of pharmaceuticals and medical devices
  • Holds a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Technology from Free University of Berlin
Frank Baldauf

Frank Baldauf

CEO Merz Consumer Care

  • Joined Merz Consumer Care as CEO in 2013
  • Extensive management experience from listed consumer goods companies
  • Degree in Business Administration from Mannheim