Expansion of the Board of Directors
We cordially and respectfully welcome Laurent Grandidier as Chairman and looking forward to our journey.
Laurent is a proven entrepreneur, having founded, scaled or turned around several startups, an investment fund and subsidiaries of large multinationals. He currently supports funds, boards and family offices on strategic subjects and advises multiple startups at the Swiss Innovation Agency (Innosuisse). In his latest entrepreneurial venture at Xeltis (Zürich), Laurent took over a young university spinoff and transformed it into a preeminent international medical device startup overseeing the development of products in clinical trials on 3 continents, building a world-class team and closing multiple IP transactions.
Prior to Xeltis, Laurent was responsible for global commercialization, portfolio management and strategic business initiatives at Endosense (Geneva), acquired by St Jude Medical. He held senior leadership positions at a number of brand name global companies including Teleflex Medical, Guidant, Boston Scientific and Procter & Gamble.