Thomas Viertel has over 25 years of experience in top management and business development in the process industry. Most recently, he was employed at the M+W Group as Head Regional Business Unit Europe and Deputy CEO Global BU Life Sciences and Chemicals, among others. Before this, he was responsible for developing the M+W Group’s life sciences business in Asia, which he managed for more than 10 years. In these positions, Thomas Viertel was responsible for an annual turnover of several hundreds of millions of euros and was also in charge of managing investment projects. Having completed his academic studies in food/biotech engineering, as well as an MBA, Thomas Viertel also brings with him some well-founded technical expertise.