Head of Technology Foresight & Scouting at Merck
Head of Technology Foresight & Scouting of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Christoph followed a career connected to successful innovation. He brings more than 20 years of industrial experience, ranging from CEO of a biotech company (Protagen AG), to leadership roles in Hoechst, Novartis and Merck. He worked in the industry sectors pharmaceuticals, generics, diagnostics, high quality GMP conform services, software development, life science tools, and speciality chemicals. He has general management experience in R&D, business development, marketing, sales, strategy development and implementation, venture capital, operational excellence always on a global basis. Christoph did his Ph.D. in immunology at the Johannes-Gutenberg-University University, Mainz and a coaching education at the Coaches Training Institute.