Mr. Marcher has more than 30 years of international experience. Hereof 10 years located in Australia and the USA. Has been the head of three listed companies and has built up a considerable experience managing companies positively through crises and growth periods. Is passionate about defining a clear direction and ambitious goals – and about developing the best setup for committed, motivated and energetic employees.
Before Ambu, Lars Marcher has worked for Terma A/S (DK), Dataram Corporation (US), Memory Card Technology (DK), Apple Computer (AU), ØK (AU), and Purup Electronics (AU). Lars Marche holds a Master’s degree in international business management and an MBA.
Mr. Hercegfi has been contributing to invendo medical’s success since 2003 – initially as representative of the then key investor and as a member of the board of directors and since 2007 in executive management roles. Since 2014 he is Chief Executive Officer of invendo medical. Before that he was in charge of the closing of several VC financings in excess of € 40 million as Chief Financial Officer.
From 2000 to early 2007 Timo was a partner and Chief Financial Officer at Heidelberg Innovation, a venture capital fund focussed on life sciences and shareholder of invendo medical.
From 1999 to 2000 he was a management consultant at the financial services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, working as a project leader on a Europe-wide basis. From 1992 to 1999 he worked for Deutsche Bank AG, especially as relationship manager in the corporate banking division. Next to turnaround cases he was also in charge of innovative technology companies in the biotechnology and medtech sector.
Mr. Cifarelli has 25+ years of experience in surgical products and medical systems with an outstanding track record managing $600+ MM in sales with increasing profit margins through knowledge of emerging markets. In his roles as VP Sales – Medical Systems and VP/General Manager – Surgical Products at Olympus, he revitalized those businesses and restored profitability. He also gained significant experience in the management of start-ups in the field of GI endoscopy, diagnostics and surgery.
He acted as EVP Sales and Marketing for CDX Laboratories, VP Sales for Neoguide Systems, as well as Business Development elaborating their N.O.T.E.S. strategy, and VP Sales for PEAK Surgical.
Mr. Cifarelli holds a Bachelor of Science of Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY. He joined invendo in July 2009.
Mr. Fieber is an international executive with more than 17 years senior level track record in general management and production. He has comprehensive international working experience in Germany, UK, China and Mexico working for world-class automotive suppliers including Bosch, Valeo (General Manager, Plant Director) and Kongsberg (VP-Operations) as well as medical device supplier Johnson & Johnson (Managing Director).
Key aspects of his expertise cover generating growth, reducing production costs, assuring quality and delivery performance and developing employees. The harmonization and standardization of processes, technologies and products in the context of international production networks were important achievements as well.
Markus Fieber holds a PhD in mechanical engineering from the Technical University of Aachen. He joined invendo medical as Chief Operations Officer (COO) in April 2013 and is in charge of all technical operations including production and development.
Mr. Abicht is qualified as a Dipl.-Ingenieur for Mechanical Engineering of the Technische Universität München. He started his career in 2004 at Johnson & Johnson Medical GmbH as a project engineer. As Lean Manager he later on managed restructuring projects and amongst other introduced Lean Tools, Kaizen, Kanban, OEE Management and Value Stream Mapping. Subsequently Mr. Abicht was Operations Process Lead and the Leader of a manufacturing line for surgical sutures. As Supply Chain Lean he was in charge of production planning and logistics for the site in Norderstedt since 2011.
In 2013 Mr. Abicht joined invendo medical. As manager of the Business Unit Single-use Endoscopes he is in charge of all research & development and manufacturing activities for single-use endoscopes. Mr. Abicht is a registered officer (“Prokurist”) of invendo medical GmbH.
Mr. von Ruepprecht is qualified as a Dipl.-Ingenieur for Electrical Engineering and joined invendo medical in 2003. During his studies at the Technische Universität München he started to get involved in the development of medical devices and continued this work until 2003 as a scientific employee of Neurosurgical Clinic of the Klinikum rechts der Isar. During this engagement he also gained first experience in approvals of medical devices.
At invendo medical Mr. von Ruepprecht initially supported the development of the single-use colonoscopy system and in parallel developed and established the quality management system and prepared the regulatory approval of the first product. Since 2005 he is in charge of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs. Furthermore is the authorized officer for workers safety and the Safety Officer for medical products. Mr. von Ruepprecht is a registered officer (“Prokurist”) of invendo medical GmbH.