B Braun has announced the appointment of Jean-Claude Dubacher as chairman and CEO. Dubacher joined B Braun on 1 August 2019 as president, B Braun Medical. A press release reports that Dubacher’s experience in the healthcare industry spans more than 15 years in consulting and corporate roles, including strategy, commercial, supply chain and manufacturing.
Before joining B Braun, he led commercial operations for the Surgical Ophthalmology Division of Johnson & Johnson in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Dubacher holds a PhD in law from the University of Zurich in Switzerland, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Caroll H Neubauer, chairman and CEO, B Braun of America, comments: “Jean-Claude’s broad leadership experience across multiple therapy areas and business disciplines will serve us well at B Braun. His focus on customers and supporting people to be successful in developing, manufacturing, marketing, and selling products and services that benefit patients is exactly the right approach to ensure our ongoing growth.”
Dubacher comments: “I am excited to be part of the B Braun family, and look forward to continuing our long legacy of partnering with customers and stakeholders across the healthcare industry to help make a difference for the millions of patients we serve across the USA and Canada.”