Executive Management Board

Dr Alexander Ochsner

Swiss (born 1964)
Global People Management & Development

Gilbert Achermann

Career highlights: Alexander Ochsner is a seasoned executive with extensive international experience in the medical device industry, having spent more than a decade in senior managerial roles at the top of the dental implant industry. Before moving to the dental industry, he held managerial positions in marketing/sales at Medtronic and Medela. From 2002 to 2008, he worked for Zimmer Dental, where he was Vice President Europe & Asia/Pacific and a member of the Divisional Executive Team. From 2008 to 2012, he worked for Nobel Biocare, where he was Senior Vice President & General Manager EMEA and member of the Executive Committee. He joined Straumann in September 2012 as Executive Vice President Sales APAC and moved into his current role in May 2017.

Qualifications: MSc in natural sciences and PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich.