Management

Management


Philip Burchard

Philip Burchard

Chief Executive Officer

  • Joined Merz as CEO in July 2012
  • Extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry in Europe, Latin America and Asia
  • Graduated at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel
Dr. Stefan Albrecht

Dr. Stefan Albrecht

Chief Scientific Officer

  • Joined Merz 2010, since 2015 Chief Scientific Officer
  • More than 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, held various management positions in R&D and Medical Sciences
  • Medical Doctor, holds a PhD in Clinical Pharmacology
Hans-Jörg Bergler

Hans-Jörg Bergler

Global Corporate Development, HR and Communications

  • 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

Region EMEA & Global Marketing Neurotoxins

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

Katrina Church

Chief Compliance Officer

  • Joined Merz 2009, since 2015 Chief Compliance Officer
  • Former General Counsel for two publicly traded companies
  • Law degree from New York University School of Law, undergraduate degree from Duke University
Dr. Anke Frankenberger

Dr. Anke Frankenberger

Chief Legal Counsel

  • Joined Merz 2016
  • Extensive international experience as General Counsel
  • Holds a LLM from the University of British Columbia in Canada, as well as a Ph.D. in Law from Heidelberg University
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

Region North America

  • Joined Merz in April 2017 as President & CEO North America
  • Almost 20 years of experience in leading positions in the medical aesthetics industry
  • Graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara
Lawrence Siow

Lawrence Siow

Region Asia-Pacific

  • Joined Merz 2013 as CEO Merz Asia-Pacific
  • Started his career in advertising, spent total of 19 years in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Holds an MBA from California State University, San Francisco
Dr. Torsten Wagner

Dr. Torsten Wagner

Corporate Technical Operations

  • Joined Merz in 2008
  • 17 years of experience in leading positions in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Holds a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Technology from Free University of Berlin