Dr. med. Andreas Baenziger

Having specialized as an orthopedic surgeon (FMH) at the hospital of St. Gallen (CH), Dr. Baenziger held varios senior executive positions in different Medtech companies, before he dived into the world of entrepreneurship, founding MedWork AG in 2001. With the incorporation of Sports Medicine Excellence AG in 2007, he implemented his vision of a health care providing system in the muskuloskeletal field that focusses on highest quality for the patient while reducing costs by efficiently managing the value chain.

Personal Data

Born on March 8th 1962
Citizenship: Swiss

Business Career

since 2015 Chairman – Sports Medicine Excellence AG (Rehetobel, CH)
since 2011 Chairman – Sports Medicine Innovations AG (Rehetobel, CH)
since 07/2010 Founder and Partner – Aston Martin St. Gallen / AF Cars AG (Oberbüren, SG)
since 2009 Board Member of Salzmann Group (salzmann-group.ch)
since 2007 Founder and CEO – Sports Medicine Excellence AG (Rehetobel, CH) – a network of outstanding orthopaedic surgeons
since 2006 Chairman of the Board of Amrop (amrop.ch)
since 2004 Founder and Partner – Medwork AG (Rehetobel, CH)
2004 Board member Healthtronics, Merger with Prime (PMSI, primemedical.com) into HTRN
2001 – 2004 Turnaround and management-buyout of HMT Group Restructuring, Trade sale to HealthTronics (HTRN)
2000 – 2001 CEO of Geistlich Pharma AG (family-owned Biotech and Pharmaceutical Co.), 100 employees worldwide, 30% growth
05/2000 Consulting project – Set-up of subsidiary for Orthofix Inc.
1993 – 2000 Career with Sulzer medica – Division Sulzer Orthopedics Inc. – Last position: Executive VP Clinicals and Fracture management Member of the Global Management team Team member Global Biology Team

Business school

1998 – 1999 Program for Executive Development, IMD International, Lausanne (CH)

Medical Career

1994 Board Certification as a Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, FMH
1987 – 1993 Resident at the Departments of Orthopedics, Hospital of St. Gallen / Muensterlingen / Laufenburg

Medical School

1981 – 1987 School of medicine – Zurich University (CH)
Promotion “MD 1987”
Promotion “Dr. med.” with degree 1988

Military Career

since 01/1999 Central staff function in Swiss army
1993 – 1998 Commander of a hospital unit

Political Career

1993 – 1998 Member of the local legislative committee – St. Gallen (CH)

Language Skills

German native
English fluent
French good
Italian basic

Hobbies

Skiing,
Biking,
Whippets,
Architecture,
IT and electronics,
Car-racing