Executive Management

Dr. Roland Rutschmann, Executive Member of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Office (CEO)

Former board member of Curatis AG (since 2010) and Chief Executive Officer of Curatis AG (2011-2019). Previously he held positions as Vice President/General Manager at Orphan Europe in Paris France and was in this function member of the Executive Managment of Recordati Group (Milan, Italy), and was Regional Vice President/General Manager and Vice President Strategic Marketing Europe at Actelion. Mr. Rutschmann also held various management positions in marketing and sales for Hoffmann-La Roche and Warner-Lambert in Switzerland, the Netherlands and Germany. Mr. Rutschmann holds a PhD in cell biology/immunology from the University of Basle and completed management programs at INSEAD.

Günter Graubach, Founder & Executive Member of the Board of Directors, Chief Corporate Development Officer (CCDO)

Former Chairman of the board of directors of Curatis (2012-April 2024) and Curatis’ Chief Executive Officer (until 2011). Held various commercial management positions at Speciality European Pharma (now Contura), MyoContract (now Santhera Pharmaceuticals), Hoffmann-La Roche in Switzerland, USA, and Latin America. Graduated with a Master’s Degree in Business from the University of Lyon, France and a post graduate degree in Economics from the University of Constance, Germany.

François Bersier, Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Former Chief Executive Officer at Curatis AG (2019-Arpil 2024). Previously General Manager at Alexion Pharma International (GmbH), held various commercial & marketing management lead positions at Roche Pharma, Sanofi-Aventis and Caris Life Sciences. More than 25 years of experience in the Life Sciences & Biotechnology industry at national and international levels (Germany, France, Austria, Greece, Israel, Republic of South Africa). Focus on (ultra) rare diseases & oncology. Expertise in strategic & operational marketing, market access and P&R. Educated as a pharmacist, holds a Master’s Degree in Marketing, graduated from INSEAD Marketing Champions Program.