Leadership

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Micha Kirchhoff

President, Robert Bosch Healthcare

After successfully finishing his Master Degree in Business Administration at the University of Gottingen, Micha joined the Robert Bosch GmbH in 1985. During his professional career he spent several years abroad in Spain and Mexico, covering commercial management tasks. In 2006 he relocated to Gerlingen-Schillerhoehe taking over the responsibility as Senior Vice President for Corporate Strategy and New Business Areas.


Markus Roeddiger

Markus Roeddiger

Vice President, Technology

Markus started his career with the German healthcare company B. Braun Melsungen and joined Bosch in 1995. During his tenure at Bosch, Markus has held various senior management positions. He has a proven track record as leader of complex engineering and development organizations with changing customer and regulatory requirements, delivering challenging product developments on time.


 
Karen Gilberg

KAREN GILBERG, MD, FRCPC

Chief Medical Officer

Vice President, Marketing and Product Management

Karen Gilberg is Chief Medical Officer; Vice President, Marketing and Product Management. Karen is a specialist in internal medicine and endocrinology. She has over 20 years of executive level industry experience in the development, regulatory approval, reimbursement and marketing of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology products and medical devices and a further 10 years of experience in consulting to these industries.


Tim Conroy

TIM CONROY

Vice President, Sales and Account Management, North America

Tim Conroy is Vice President of Sales and Account Management for North America. Prior to joining Bosch Healthcare Tim held the position of Senior Vice President of Business Development and Clinical Quality Assurance for Palladium Equity Partners‘ healthcare division. He has also served as the Vice President of Sales at Accent Care.


 
Klaus Bachmann

KLAUS BACHMANN

Vice President, Finance & Controlling, North America

Klaus Bachmann is Vice President of Finance and Controlling for North America. Previously, Klaus held several management positions within Robert Bosch including managing the Controlling team for Robert Bosch GmbH Power Tools in Stuttgart, working in Sales Controlling, Logistics and on a corporate strategy project. He holds a degree in Business Administration from University Luigi Bocconi (Milan) and spent one semester at Yonsei University (Seoul).


RD HIBBERT

Vice President, Quality Methods and Management, Regulatory Affairs

RD Hibbert is Vice President of QMM/RA. He has worked in small, startup medical device companies as a regulatory and quality compliance professional for over 27 years. RD brings this experience and mindset to Bosch Healthcare. He is dedicated to helping the company develop and maintain an entrepreneurial approach to product development by streamlining the processes, while at the same time, maintaining the highest levels of quality and regulatory compliance. RD is a Vietnam veteran who served as a Navy Corpsman. He is a graduate of the University of Utah School of Medicine Physicians Assistant program and worked as a PA-C for 10 years before embarking on a career in the medical device industry.


 
Larry Stevens

LARRY STEVENS

Vice President, Global Manufacturing

Larry Stevens is Vice President of Global Manufacturing. Prior to joining Bosch Healthcare Larry served as Director of Manufacturing Operations for CUREXO Technology Corporation (Robodoc), coordinating manufacturing and product redesign of their orthopedic surgical robotic device. Larry has held various other leadership positions including Cardima Inc. serving as Director of Operations, coordinating manufacturing, final development and international distribution of Cardiac Catheter Diagnostic and Ablation Devices. Larry was also Manufacturing/Plant Manager at Sanmina SCI, and Director of Manufacturing for Sunrise Technologies.


Bill Zehel

BILL ZEHEL

Vice President, Human Resources

Bill Zehel is Vice President of Human Resources. He is responsible for recruiting, leadership and associate development, and compensation planning and management, and post merger integration. He has over 25 years of professional experience with Bosch, in various capacities including: Manufacturing supervision, Purchasing, Sales, and Human Resources.


 

The following are members of the Bosch Healthcare global executive leadership team.

 

RALF von BAER, MD

Vice President, Sales and Account Management, Central Europe

Ralf von Baer is Vice President of Sales and Account Management in Central Europe. He has a specialist degree in anesthesiology and emergency medicine. He has a broad experience in the healthcare sector and 20 years experience working in and with hospitals. Before joining Bosch Healthcare he was a senior consultant for hospital strategies and process optimization at HWP Planungsgesellschaft GmbH.


THOMAS RAUNEKER

Vice President, Finance and Control, Europe

Thomas Rauneker is Vice President of Finance and Controlling in Europe and Managing Director of the German legal entity of Bosch Healthcare. Thomas started his career at Bosch in 1999 with assignments in France, Spain and Germany within Bosch automotive before he joined Bosch Healthcare in 2008. Besides a degree in Business Engineering he holds a degree in Electrical Engineering where he specialized in medical technology.


 

Markus Thuersam

Vice President of Care Solutions, Telecare

Markus Thuersam is Vice President of Care Solutions. He previously led the European development team of Personal Emergency Re-sponse Systems (PERS) in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. Prior to joining the telecare business, Markus worked in the Bosch automotive division for 7 years.