Executive Management Board

Peter Zihla


German (born 1966)
Head Digital Business Unit

Mike Rynerson

Career highlights:
Prior to his current appointment on 1 September 2018, Peter Zihla spent four years as Head of Straumann’s Corporate Strategic Planning & Business Development team, where he played a key role in 15 strategic transactions around the world, most of which now form the bulk of Straumann’s digital portfolio. He joined Straumann in 2006 as Head of Corporate Accounting, Planning & Reporting/Controlling, having spent six years in senior accounting/controlling positions at Hero, the international food group. Before that, he was a strategy consultant with Accenture having begun his career in controlling at the pharmaceuticals company E. Merck.

Qualifications:
Degree in Business Administration from Mannheim University; MBA from the City University of New York; Master’s in Finance from the London Business School.