Implantica’s executive team includes the core management of Obtech Medical AG complemented by an experienced team with a track record of over 20 years of leading publicly listed and healthcare companies.
Dr. Peter Forsell – CEO
- Co-founder and former Executive Chairman of Obtech Medical AG
- Specialist in general surgery Karolinska Hospital
Dr. Forsell was the Executive Chairman of Obtech Medical AG, the team’s previous successful medical technology business which commercialized the SAGB, an adjustable gastric band to treat obesity that Dr. Forsell developed. The total gastric banding market peaked at 42% market share of all obesity surgery. Dr. Forsell has gained extensive experience during this long journey how to lead and develop a business from inception to a successful global enterprise. Obtech was later sold for a significant amount to a leading healthcare company.
As CEO of Implantica, he is focused on guiding Implantica to the next level.
Dr. Forsell is an internationally renowned surgeon and the brain behind Implantica’s decade of patent and development work focusing on how to move advanced technology into the body. He is the inventor and originator of most of Implantica’s products and the large patent portfolio of >1’000 patent cases. This includes IM RefluxStop™, a device obtaining CE mark after a very successful clinical trial and will cause a potential paradigm shift in the treatment of acid reflux. Dr. Forsell is a specialist in surgery at the Karolinska Hospital, and he obtained his medical degree at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. He has also studied basic law, tax and finance.
Dr. Lorenzo Trezzini – CFO
- CFO of SIX Swiss Exchange listed Valora Holding AG (2008–13)
- PhD and MBA University of Zürich / Swiss CPA
Stephan Siegenthaler – Chief Strategy Officer
- Co-founder and former CEO of Obtech Medical AG
- Built global sales organisation in 32 countries