Esteban Uriarte

Head of global HA Filler Manufacturing

  • Joined Merz Anteis in 2024
  • Esteban brings over 33 years of leadership experience in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Purchasing, and Engineering in Switzerland, USA and Puerto Rico
  • Leadership of Multi-Site configurations, Regions, or Global roles within the Pharma, Medical Device, and In-Vitro Diagnostics industries within a multi-cultural environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with a minor in computer engineering as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance

Jean-Marc Pornin

Head of Supply Chain and Manufacturing Site PLO

  • Joined Anteis in 2013
  • More than 20 years of experience in Manufacturing, Supply chain and Plant Management
  • MBA in Entrepreneurship and Business Development, from Geneva University

Filipe Pereira

Head of Technology and Technical Transfer

  • Joined Anteis in 2018
  • More than 15 years of experience experience in Quality applied to medical devices
  • Project management
  • Strong experience in innovation, design, design transfer, and process development

Karin Buttler

Director, Head of Human Resources

  • Joined Merz Anteis in 2023
  • More than 12 years of experience in Human Resources management in Switzerland and in the USA, in manufacturing, research & development and corporate environments.
  • Business partnering, employee relations, change management, HR project management, talent and performance management, individual and team development, employee experience.
  • Master of Science in Work and Organizational Psychology from the University of Neuchâtel, with a specialty in Employment Law

Yvan Chevrier

QAQC Director

  • Joined Merz in 2023
  • More than 25 years experience in quality, in automotive and MD industry, in France and Switzerland
  • Customer Quality
  • Supplier Quality
  • Quality in Project, NPI
  • Quality tools: APQP, PPAP, SPC, FMEA, Control plan, FTQ, QIP, Shingo
  • Quality Processes: Risk Management, CAPA, PMS, QMS, Design Control, CI, Changes, NCR
  • Master in Quality, Master in Engineering, Master in business management

Christophe Grochowski

Technical Director, Engineering – BFUs – Equipment’s

  • Joined Merz Anteis in 2023
  • Engineer with 21 years of experience in LE management, technical services and international industrial project management
  • Experience in various sectors such as environment, automobile, railway and more than 13 years in the pharmaceutical sector
  • Expertise in Maintenance methods and continuous improvement