Our management team leads development, manufacturing and distribution of our innovative in vitro diagnostic systems.

Horst Rüther, CEO

Horst Rüther is the founder of MEON Medical Solutions and MEON Functional Diagnostics and CEO of the companies.

Previously, Horst has successfully managed multiple in vitro projects for blood gas systems with AVL Medical. He was Head of different R&D departments at AVL Medical and significantly contributed to the market success of the company, which was one of the Top 3 manufacturers of blood gas systems.

After the acquisition in 2000, Horst became Head of Instrument R&D and Head of Technology Management for vital parameters at Roche Diagnostics Graz GmbH.

Horst is Doctor of Technical Science from the Graz University of Technology.

Helmut Wurm, COO

Helmut Wurm, Chief Operating Officer of MEON Medical Solutions, leads the local operations and global sourcing strategy.

Helmut has over 20 years of experience in successfully managing operating organizations in the medical device industry. He has experience in establishing lean and effective manufacturing and procurement processes that meet all ISO 13485, FDA and MDSAP requirements.

Before MEON, Helmut was Managing Director of Tecan Austria GmbH, Managing Director of Wild Technologies s.r.o Slovakia and CTO of 4a medicom. Prior to that, Helmut worked with Roche Diagnostics Graz GmbH for 13 years in various roles within the Operations organization with increasing responsibility, most recently as Head of Operations.

Helmut holds a degree in manufacturing engineering combined with business administration from Graz University of Technology.

Nicolas Daurel, CCO

Nicolas Daurel, Chief Commercial Officer of MEON Medical Solutions, leads the global commercial, marketing, and support strategy to accelerate the growth of the company.

Nicolas is an entrepreneur with more than 29 years track-record of successfully building and managing the Sales Operations of medical devices. He has a deep global experience in sales, marketing and general management in diagnostic and health care products and services.

Prior to MEON, Nicolas was the Managing Director of Nova Biomedical France, VP International Sales & Marketing of Akers Biosciences Inc., Owner and CEO of Axe Bio Consulting and AJC Medical, International Sales & Marketing Director at Trinity Biotech Plc. Before, Nicolas spent ten years working with Dade Behring in variety of roles with increasing responsibility.