Mauro Bühler has joined Medicel, a leading global manufacturer of eye surgical equipment and Halma company, as its new Managing Director effective January 1, 2020. Mauro succeeds Volker Dockhorn who has decided to step back from his current role and transition to a new Board position as Chief Technology Officer. In his role, Mauro will be responsible for further developing Medicel’s growth potential in Ophthalmology injection and strengthening our Ophthalmic Surgical Instruments business.
After starting his career as a radiographer, Mauro succeeded in leadership roles in Marketing, Sales, Strategic Development and General Management for global organisations including Boston Scientific and Johnson & Johnson. Throughout his 15-year tenure in the medical devices industry, Mauro has exceled in transforming the organizations he’s led while delivering consistent growth by developing innovative platforms, building high performing teams, forming strategic partnerships and steering M&As.
Mauro holds an MBA from Warwick Business School UK and Diplomas in Radiography, Sales and Marketing Management and Financial Consultancy.
Welcoming Mauro to the organization, Constance Baroudel, Divisional Chief Executive, Medical & Environmental Sector, Halma said: “Mauro is a future-oriented leader with a track record of innovation and growth, and I’m thrilled to have him onboard to help us further build on our competitive position as we explore new applications and enter growth markets”. She added “I am also grateful to Volker for his leadership in building Medicel as one of the technology leaders in Ophthalmology injection over the last 14 years, and I am glad that the Group can offer a diverse career path to retain his key talent and accommodate work-life balance. During his tenure as Managing Director, Volker transformed the company by setting up the path to quality and innovation and by building a strong team that is passionate about delivering better outcomes for cataract patients. He will continue to be instrumental in guiding Medicel’s strategic direction, as well as supporting Mauro’s onboarding.”
Mauro will be based at the company’s headquarters in Altenrhein, Switzerland and can be reached at email@example.com