A strong team.

Executive management

NameNationalityYear of birthPositionEmployed at Ypsomed (i.e. before 2003 for Disetronic) since
Simon Michel CH 1977 CEO 2006
Frank Mengis DE/CH 1964 COO 2015
Dr. Beat Maurer CH 1958 Senior Vice President Legal & Intellectual Property, Secretary of the Board 1992
Hans Ulrich Lehmann CH 1966 Senior Vice President Technology 2000
Ulrike Bauer DE 1969 Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales Delivery Systems 2001
Niklaus Ramseier CH 1963 Chief Financial Officer (CFO) 2002
Yvonne Müller CH 1969 Senior Vice President Human Resources 2003
Dr. Eberhard Bauer DE 1960 Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales Diabetes Care 2012

Simon Michel

Simon Michel - CEO of Ypsomed Holding AG and the Ypsomed Group
Simon Michel - CEO of Ypsomed Holding AG and the Ypsomed Group

CEO of Ypsomed Holding AG and the Ypsomed Group. With Ypsomed since October 2006. Member of management since 2008 and responsible for Marketing & Sales. CEO since July 2014. From 2003 until 2006, Simon Michel worked for Orange Communications AG in Zurich and Lausanne, where he was responsible for, among other things, the introduction and marketing of UMTS. Simon Michel studied economics at the University of St. Gallen and completed a Masters with a focus on media and communications management. Since 2006, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of Sphinx Werkzeuge AG and since 2008 a board member of the Burgdorf-Emmental Trade and Industry Association. Since 2015, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Solothurn Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Industry Commission and a member of the Board of Directors of FASMED, the Federation of Swiss Medical Devices Trade and Industry Associations, as well as a member of further boards of trustees and advisory boards.

Frank Mengis

Frank Mengis - Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Frank Mengis - Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Chief Operating Officer (COO). A member of Ypsomed’s Executive Management since October 2015, in charge of the Production, Supply Chain and QM & RA divisions. He has an extensive background in the development and production of medical products. Prior to Ypsomed, he was Head of Operation and a member of the Executive Management of Nobel Biocare. From 2001 to 2012, he worked in various management roles in the Quality Management, Production and Development divisions of Straumann Group in Switzerland and the United States. Following his studies, he started his career in the engineering division of F. Hoffmann La Roche AG in Basel (2000 – 2008). The German-Swiss double citizen graduated as a mechanical engineer from the Technical University of Karlsruhe and completed postgraduate programmes at IMD Lausanne and at Harvard Business School (AMP Program).

Dr. Beat Maurer

Dr. Beat Maurer - Senior Vice President Legal and Intellectual Property
Dr. Beat Maurer - Senior Vice President Legal and Intellectual Property

Dr. iur., attorney-at-law, Senior Vice President Legal and Intellectual Property, Secretary to the Board of Directors of Ypsomed Holding AG, with Ypsomed (pre-2003 with Disetronic) since1992, prior to that tax and legal consultant with a trust and auditing company. Education: degree in Law from the University of Fribourg, studied at the Free University of Berlin, took a doctorate in law at the University of Bern and was admitted to the bar in the canton of Berne. Beat Maurer has been a judge specialising in issues relating to business law and intellectual property law at the commercial court of the canton of Berne since 2002. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of FASMED, the Federation of Swiss Medical Devices Trade and Industry Associations.

Hans Ulrich Lehmann

Hans Ulrich Lehmann - Senior Vice President Technology
Hans Ulrich Lehmann - Senior Vice President Technology

Senior Vice President Technology. He has been a member of Executive Management since 2011 and is responsible for Technology. He has been with Ypsomed since 2000 (pre-2003 at Disetronic) in different positions, initially as Senior Project Manager for R&D projects, before spending several years as Vice President Manufacturing and Vice President Technology. Previously, he worked at various medical device manufacturing and injection moulding companies in Switzerland and the USA. He graduated as a mechanical engineer and completed the postgraduate programme in business administration at the University of Applied Sciences in Berne and also completed the Program for Leadership Development PLD at Harvard Business School in Boston, USA.

Ulrike Bauer

Ulrike Bauer - Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales Delivery Systems
Ulrike Bauer - Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales Delivery Systems

Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales Delivery Systems, with Ypsomed (pre-2003 with Disetronic) since 2001 in different Marketing & Sales functions and since 2014 a member of Executive Management. Previously Product Manager with Mettler Toledo (1996 – 2001). Ulrike Bauer graduated in chemical engineering and biotechnology at the University of Aachen and completed a postgraduate diploma in International Management at the Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences in Zurich. Ulrike Bauer and Eberhard Bauer are not related in any way.

Niklaus Ramseier

Niklaus Ramseier - CFO
Niklaus Ramseier - CFO

CFO, with Ypsomed (pre-2003 with Disetronic) since 2002, prior to that Head of Finance and Controlling for the industrial services product line of the Von Roll Group (from 1995 until 2002) and various advisory and accounting functions within a trust and auditing company. Education: Swiss certified expert in accounting and controlling.

Yvonne Müller

Yvonne Müller - Senior Vice President Human Resources
Yvonne Müller - Senior Vice President Human Resources

Senior Vice President Human Resources, with Ypsomed since 2003, prior to that responsibility for training at Berner Kantonalbank BEKB I BCBE (from 2002 until 2003) and for human resources at X-Media and Scout24 (from 2000 until 2002) as well as at IKEA (from 1996 until 2000). Education: graduated as a human resources specialist and has an Executive MBA in General Management from Bern University of Applied Sciences.

Dr. Eberhard Bauer

Dr. Eberhard Bauer - Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales Diabetes Care
Dr. Eberhard Bauer - Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales Diabetes Care

Dr. med. vet, Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales Diabetes Care. Since July 2014, member of Executive Management and responsible for Marketing & Sales in the Diabetes Care business area. Eberhard Bauer was responsible for the global distribution and the distribution companies of Diabetes Care from July 2012 until July 2014. Prior to this, he held various functions with Boehringer Mannheim and Roche Diagnostik over more than 20 years, including Division Head Iberia, Global Head of Marketing and Product Development for Roche Diabetes Care and most recently, Head Latin America. He graduated as Dr. med. vet. from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and carried out postgraduate studies at IMD Lausanne and the London Business School. Ulrike Bauer and Eberhard Bauer are not related in any way.