Team

Our team combines a broad range of interdisciplinary expertise and a passion for healthcare in a dynamic environment: Physicians, health economists, business administrators, psychologists and information technology specialists work together on key challenges for our clients. See for yourself...

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    Dr. Reinhard Wichels
    Managing Director

    Dr. Wichels has more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare sector. Prior to the founding of WMC he was a partner in an international management consulting company. He is a doctor and has worked in various hospitals, including the university hospital at Großhadern, where he was a scientific research assistant in the field of cardiology.

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    Dr. Tobias Möhlmann
    Managing Director

    Dr. Möhlmann is a doctor and has more than 10 years of professional experience in the healthcare sector. He studied medicine in Heidelberg, at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and at the Harvard Medical School. In addition, he obtained a PhD in metabolic biochemistry. Simultaneously, he studied business administration, and prior to the founding of WMC he was a partner in an international management consulting company.

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    Prof. Dr. Christian Wallwiener
    Managing Director

    Prof. Dr. Wallwiener is a doctor with clinical training at the Technical University of Munich, Harvard University and Oxford University. He qualified as a professor in the field of experimental gynaecology, and has many years of experience in the healthcare sector. He previously worked in an international management consulting company, and is a partner at WMC.

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    Christian Eckert
    Partner

    Mr. Eckert looks back on more than 15 years of management and consulting experience in the healthcare industry. Before his appointment as partner at WMC, he held leading positions at international audit and consulting companies as well as at private healthcare providers. He holds a master’s degree in economics and management from the University of Passau and an MBA in healthcare.

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    Dr. Arne Berndt
    Partner

    Before joining WMC Healthcare, Dr. Berndt worked for many years in the German health care system, most recently as a clinic manager for a large private carrier, and before that for a major international management consultancy specializing in health insurance. Dr. Berndt studied business administration, psychology and pedagogy and did his doctorate on change management.

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    Nico Foerster

    Mr. Foerster is a health economist, who obtained a master’s degree in health policy, economics and management at Maastricht University and the medical university Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm. He has many years of professional experience in the healthcare sector through his work at an international management consulting company.

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    Niklas Hofferbert

    Mr. Hofferbert has a Master of Arts, and successfully completed his studies of history, politics and economics at Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (Heidelberg University). He has many years of experience in industry and the healthcare sector. Before joining WMC, he worked as a project manager in industry, and as a hospital logistics specialist.

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    Dr. Rajendra Persaud

    Dr. Persaud is an information technology specialist, and has more than 5 years of professional experience in the healthcare sector. He studied information technology at the RWTH Aachen University and at the Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris, and obtained a PhD in the field of communication networks. Before joining WMC, he worked in an international management consulting company, and in an operational role at a university hospital.

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    Stefanie Lonkwitz

    For the last 16 years Stefanie Lonkwitz worked for two major international consulting companies, of those 7 years in the healthcare sector with the focus on recruiting, resource management and people development. Within WMC Stefanie is in charge of our divisions HR and Operations.

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    Saskia Gleitsmann

    Mrs. Gleitsmann graduated from business administration and has several years of experience in organizational development and change management in the health care sector. In addition, she has sound expertise in training and coaching. She also has a degree in psychology and completed her master's degree in business administration at WHU with study visits to Singapore (NUS) and England (LSE). She completed her master's degree in Health & Medical Management at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg.

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    Julia Seipolt

    Mrs. Seipolt completed her Business Studies in England and has several years of work experience. At WMC she is responsible for recruiting, communication and office management.

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    Dr. Andrea Allgäuer

    Dr. Allgäuer studied molecular biotechnology at the Technical University of Munich, and obtained a PhD at the Erlangen university hospital in the field of immunology. While studying, she worked in various areas of a large pharmaceutical corporation. At WMC, she contributes her national and international project experience.

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    Lea Becker

    Mrs. Becker is a qualified business administrator, and obtained a master’s degree in marketing management at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. Her thesis focused on the global trend of medical tourism and its relevant effects on health economics.

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    Achim Seyr

    Mr. Seyr completed his studies at the London School of Economics and has many years of professional experience in the consulting sector. In his former position, he worked for a well-established, internationally operating consulting agency, whereby he concentrated on the consulting of numerous PE funds. At WMC he serves investors in the healthcare and life science sector with a main focus on commercial due diligence & post deal value creation.

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    Maximilian Classen

    Mr. Classen studied medicine and economics in Munich and is currently doing his doctorate in London on the topic "Allocation of healthcare resources under the pressure of geodemographic change”. He has many years of healthcare experience from different perspectives and worked for an international management consultancy before joining WMC.

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    Franziska Paltian

    Mrs. Paltian is a qualified business administrator and obtained her master’s degree in Mannheim. She has many years of experience in strategy advisory with focus on life science and healthcare as well as business development. Prior to her employment as a consultant, Mrs. Paltian worked for several years at one of the largest trading and real estate companies in Germany.

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    Dr. Thorsten Kollmar

    Dr. Kollmar completed his doctorate as a consultant and has an MBA. Due to his experience of attending more than 100 chief physician conferences and as an executive of a healthcare consultancy at WMC he is in charge of the service line of material costs optimization.

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    Daria Witeczek

    Mrs. Witeczek obtained a master’s degree in health economics at the University of Bayreuth, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration at the University of Münster. At WMC, she contributes her previous practical and project experience in the area of analytics.

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    Nathalie Landgraf

    Mrs. Landgraf is a psychologist who studied at Dresden University of Technology and at UCO in Angers, France. In addition, she has a bachelor professional of human resources management (CCI) and attended various further education courses in health management. At WMC she is in charge of HR and people development.

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    Markus Hellmann

    Mr. Hellmann graduated in business management and studied at the University of Cologne and RWTH Aachen. After obtaining his master’s degree, he took a leading role as a project manager for cost optimization projects in the healthcare industry at an internationally operating company. At WMC, he leads projects in consulting with a focus on material costs optimization.

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    Elke Fiedler

    Mrs. Fiedler worked for 25 years in the healthcare sector. She is a trained nurse and has over 7 years of work experience in DRG accounting in hospitals and MDK (German Medical Review Board of the Statutory Health Insurance Funds). At WMC, Mrs. Fiedler works at the medical controlling department.

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    Uta Schnieder

    Mrs. Schnieder has been working in the health sector for more than 35 years. She holds a degree in nursing management with emphasis on hospital management and nursing education. In 2003, she moved to medical controlling department in hospitals, where she expanded her knowledge and professional experience on the side of the benefactor. At WMC, Mrs. Schnieder is part of the medical controlling team.

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    Nora Fuhrmann

    Mrs. Fuhrmann is a business administrator, she obtained a master’s degree in business administration and hospital management at the University of Münster and at the EM Lyon. She has many years of professional experience in the healthcare sector and before joining WMC she worked in an international consultancy, which focused on hospital consulting.

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    Peggy Sobiech

    Mrs. Sobiech worked for 21 years in the healthcare sector. She is a trained nurse and worked in different departments in hospitals. In 2012, she changed to DRG coding and MDK (Medical Service of the Health Funds) case management. At WMC Mrs. Sobiech works in the medical controlling department.

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    Tobias Vaasen

    Mr. Vaasen obtained many years of professional experience in the healthcare sector. He worked in consultancy and a privately-owned hospital before joining WMC. He is a social scientist and holds an MBA from the Purdue University (USA).

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    Dorothea Jahns

    Mrs. Jahns has worked for over 35 years in the healthcare sector before joining WMC. She is a trained nurse and worked within multiple departments. In 2011, she changed to medical controlling, focussing on DRG coding and MDK (Medical Service of the Health Funds) case management. At WMC, Mrs. Jahns is an expert at the medical controlling department.

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    Sabine Vath

    Mrs. Vath has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare sector. She graduated as a nursing manager with a focus on hospital management and was responsible for various hospital projects. She changed to medical controlling in 2008 and worked for different hospitals. At WMC, Mrs. Vath is an expert in the medical controlling department.

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    Susanne Calì

    Mrs. Calì has a degree in business administration and has worked in project management for 25 years. At WMC she is responsible for accounting.

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    Aino Vilmar

    Mrs. Vilmar obtained a master’s degree in management in healthcare in Frankfurt am Main and has many years of professional experience in healthcare. She contributes particularly to operational expertise due to her former job as trained nurse. Before joining WMC, she worked for an international consultancy company with an ongoing focus on hospital consulting.

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    Burkhard Holz

    Mr. Holz is health economist and obtained a master’s degree in medical management at University Duisburg-Essen. Before joining WMC, he worked for several years at an international strategic consultancy in the area of healthcare and life sciences.

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    Katharina Wilhelm

    Mrs. Wilhelm worked for 13 years in the healthcare sector in the area of DRG billing and MDK (Medical Service of the Health Funds) within several departments in hospitals. In 2011, she changed to medical controlling and completed her education as medical controller. At WMC, Mrs. Wilhelm is part of the medical controlling team.

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    Hedija Fehric

    Mrs. Fehric worked for 40 years in the healthcare sector. She is a trained nurse and worked within different hospital departments. In 2011 she switched to medical controlling with DRG coding and MDK (Medical Service of the Health Funds) case management. At WMC, she works within the medical controlling department.

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    Marina Moskvina

    Mrs. Moskvina is a certified systemic personnel and business coach. She has gained profound practical experience in the field of personal development and individual-business-coaching. In addition, she works in HR consulting and supported the founding of a company.

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    Friedemann Rimpler

    Mr. Rimpler holds a degree in business administration and has gained profound experiences in the healthcare sector with a main focus on hospital controlling. Before joining WMC, he used to work as the head of strategic controlling for a hospital network. Moreover, he was in charge of an ERP entities mergence and the introduction of a business warehouse for the controlling department.

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    Franziska Ulrich

    Mrs. Ulrich graduated as an industrial engineer (M.Sc.) at the Technical University of Berlin with stays abroad in Australia (CDU) and Mexico-City. Before working at WMC, she gained various expertise in the healthcare sector from different perspectives. Her experiences include working at a global producer of medical technology and several years of working at an international and hospital focused consultancy.

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    Matthias Reich

    Mr. Reich graduated from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), with exchange semester in Singapore (NTU), and has many years of professional experience as a management consultant. Prior to joining WMC, he worked as a project manager for a consulting company specialized on medium-sized enterprises and private equity companies, whereby he focused on advising numerous private equity funds.

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    Mathias Bartels

    Mr. Bartels has been active in the healthcare industry for over 20 years. For the past 18 years he has been employed in a consulting firm specializing in hospitals; last as an authorized representative and office manager. He heads the development of service lines for WMC and is developing the Hamburg location.

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    Dr. Christian Bayer

    Dr. Bayer is a specialist in gynecology and obstetrics with more than 10 years of experience in the healthcare sector. Alongside his professional commitments, he completed a Master's programme in business administration (MBA). Before joining WMC, he worked for many years at a German university clinic for women and most recently as a senior physician.

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    Julia Bley

    Mrs. Bley is an executive assistant at WMC in Hamburg. She holds a BA degree from the Netherlands and an degree from Strathclyde University in Scotland. Previously, she gained work experience in the tourism sector and worked for nine years in the Middle East.

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    Thomas Wickop

    Mr. Wickop is a pharmacist with several years of experience in the healthcare sector. He obtained his approbation as a pharmacist after studying pharmacy at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg. During his studies he completed a clinical intern at a hospital in Peru and a diploma thesis at University of Sydney. Before joining WMC he worked as a pharmacist in leading position for a variety of pharmaceutical enterprises.

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    Dr. Frank Albrecht

    Dr. Albrecht is a physician and has a degree in business administration. Moreover, he worked in a large Hamburg-based maximum care and in consulting for Unilever and Siemens. Most recently, he worked as a project manager for several years in hospital consultancy.

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    Martina Borner

    Ms. Borner has a master's degree in public health from the University of Applied Sciences for Economics and Management in Munich. Before starting at WMC, she gained several years of professional working experience in the healthcare sector and worked for a renowned university hospital.

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    Carina Rohn

    Ms. Rohn is a dentist and has several years of experience in health care. She obtained her license to practice dental medicine after studying at the University of Regensburg. Before joining WMC, Ms. Rohn worked as an employed dentist in various dental offices.

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    Helene Hergerdt

    Ms. Hergerdt is a health economist and holds a Master's degree in Health Economics from the University of Cologne. She gained various professional experiences in the field of health insurance and hospitals. Before joining WMC, she worked for an international consulting company focusing on the public health sector.

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    Judith Rotering

    Mrs. Rotering is a psychologist and has a master's degree in business psychology from the University of Münster, with a research semester at the University of Iceland in Reykjavík. Before joining WMC, she worked in an international management consultancy with a focus on medical technology and life sciences.

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    Alexander Keth

    Mr. Keth graduated from the Institute for Marine Ecosystem and Fishery Science (M.Sc.) at the University of Hamburg. He worked as a research assistant in international scientific working groups and specialized in data science. Before working for WMC he was a data scientist for a consulting firm specializing in hospitals.

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    Nadine Jeschke

    Ms. Jeschke has many years of experience in the health sector and worked in hospitals of different levels of care in the areas of organizational development, project management and health care. Prior to joining WMC, she spent 5 years working in a consulting firm specializing in hospitals as a project manager, consultant and data analyst. She is a business administration graduate with a focus on health management.

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    Doreen Pfander

    Ms. Pfander is a business administrator and holds a master's degree in management from the University of Hohenheim. As junior analyst, Ms. Pfander supports WMC with her knowledge and experience in the field of market research.

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    Peter Metzer

    Mr. Metzer holds a bachelor‘s degree in health communication and a master‘s degree in public health at the University of Bielefeld. Prior to his occupation at WMC, he gained experiences in a consulting company focused on hospital optimization.

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    Dr. Marina Rubey

    Dr. Marina Rubey is a biochemist with several years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech start-up area. She studied at LMU Munich and at Cambridge University, followed by doctoral studies in diabetes research at the Helmholtz Zentrum for Environmental Health. Most recently, she worked in a leading position within a spin-off project of the LMU Munich, funded by the BMBF, in the field of chemotherapeutic cancer therapy.

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    Lukas Krösche

    Mr. Krösche completed his studies in health economics in Hamburg. Prior to joining WMC Healthcare, Mr. Krösche worked in an international consulting and auditing firm, where he gained experience in primary and hospital care management. More recently, he worked for a consultancy company that specialized in strategic advisory for financial investors in the healthcare and nursing market.

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    Maximilian Höselbarth

    Mr. Hoeselbarth is a trained molecular biologist and completed his Master’s degree at LMU Munich, with a research semester in Singapore (NUS). He gained professional experience in external and in-house management consulting as well as in the field of cancer research and drug development.

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    Ronald Schwarz

    Mr. Schwarz is health economist and obtained a Master of Sciences degree from University of Cologne, Germany. In his thesis, he considered the impact of information technology on clinical communication in hospitals. Before joining WMC, he was manager of the fitness and health training facility of University of Bonn, Germany for several years. In addition, he worked at the Department of Business Administration and Health Care Management at University of Cologne, Germany as well as for an international strategic consultancy firm in the area of health care and life sciences.

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    Cathrin Berghammer

    Ms. Berghammer works as an assistent at WMC in Munich. She is a business administrator and has also completed her apprenticeship in insurance and finance. Befor joining WMC, she worked worldwide as a travel manager on board of a cruise ship.

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    Dr. Sabine Aresin

    Dr. Aresin holds a degree in economics and is an experienced strategy consultant with focus on deals and M&A, a field in which she has worked in Germany and the Netherlands. She received her Diplom from LMU Munich and further holds a PhD from LMU and the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance. Her PhD studies also took her on a study visit to Canada (SFU).

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    Claudia Braun

    Ms. Braun graduated as a healthcare economist with a consecutive master degree in eHealth at the University of Applied Sciences, Flensburg. Before joining WMC, she worked as a strategy consultant in the digital health care market. She supports WMC in Hamburg as an analyst.

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    Stefan Hildebrandt

    Stefan Hildebrandt graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Health Care Management from the Hochschule Niederrhein, University of Applied Sciences. Before joining WMC, he completed a trainee program in purchasing and logistics at Europe's largest private hospital operator and subsequently gained experience in project development for construction projects in the healthcare sector.

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    Natascha Hostlowsky

    Natascha Hostlowsky is Chief Executive Assistant. She draws on more than 20 years of experience in office management and working as an Executive Board Assistant. She previously worked for over 10 years in the investment business, i.a. in the healthcare sector. She holds a degree in commercial studies and is a Private Equity Analyst of the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

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    Patrick Betschinger

    Mr. Betschinger recieved his bachelor’s degree in molecular biotechnology and master‘s degree in biochemistry from TU Munich. He gained labwork experience in the fields of cancer research and microbiology while working at the University of Michigan (US). Additionally, he has professional experience in healthcare consulting.

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    Dr. Minas Salib

    Dr. Salib is a neuroscientist with several years of experience in the German health care sector and UK Life Science start-up area. He obtained his doctorate at the University of Oxford. He also holds a M.Sc. degree in Interdisciplinary Neuroscience from the Goethe University of Frankfurt. Prior joining WMC he co-founded and led a global non-profit organisation and worked several years for an international consulting firm with the focus on health care provider and payer.

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    Benedikt Philipp

    Mr. Philipp is a business information specialist. He has experience in the areas of controlling and sales support. He completed his Bachelor of Science at the University of Würzburg.

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    Franziska Keuchel

    Mrs. Keuchel is a trained nurse and has several years of experience in intensive care medicine, geriatrics and neurology. In 2013, she moved to the medical controlling department and completed her training in 2014 as a clinical coding specialist in Hamburg in. Her work focused on DRG coding and MDK case management.

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    Renée Quast

    Ms. Quast has worked in healthcare for over 20 years before joining WMC Healthcare. She is a trained nurse and has worked in various departments. In 2014, she moved to medical controlling with responsibility for DRG coding and MDK case management. At WMC, Ms. Quast works in the Serviceline Medizincontrolling.

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    Gerd First-Grüttner

    Mr. First-Grüttner works as a Senior Data Expert at WMC in Munich. Before joining WMC, he was a software, database and interface developer active in the automotive and financial sectors. He has more than ten years of experience in the field software and database development.

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    Carolin Maier

    Ms. Maier graduated with a Master's degree in Economics focusing on quantitative methods from the LMU Munich. She has experience in data analytics from her previous position at an online marketing consultancy as well as experience in data set design by working as an assistant for a research project over several years.

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    Roman Marklein

    Mr. Marklein is a physician and has several years of experience in internal medicine. He obtained his medical license from the University of Münster. Prior to joining WMC, he worked as a resident in oncology at a general hospital in northern Germany.

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    Philip Franke

    Mr. Franke is a physician and studied human medicine at the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin. He has clinical experience in anesthesiology and is currently completing his doctoral degree in the field of cardiology at the Charité Campus Virchow-Klinikum.

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    Jonathan Unger

    Mr. Unger is a health economist who graduated in health economics and health care management at the University of Hamburg and University of Oslo with a Master of Science degree. Before joining WMC, he already gained professional experience at selected other management consultant companies focusing on the healthcare sector.

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    Dr. Philipp Schreppel

    Dr. Schreppel is pharmacist and obtained his doctorate in the field of medicinal chemistry from the University of Vienna. Additionally, he studied business administration at the Vienna University of Business and Economics with a stay abroad at the University of Miami. He has profound experience in drug development and is co-inventor of three patents.

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    Maria Trumpfheller

    After completing her Master of Science in Molecular Biotechnology at the Technical University of Munich, Mrs. Trumpfheller worked for more than six years as a product manager in the international field of medical technology, where she gained extensive experience in the health and hospital sector. In addition, Mrs. Trumpfheller is certified, systemic business coach and has several years of coaching experience with focus on individual business coaching.

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    Dr. Katharina Schweidtmann

    Dr. Schweidtmann is a medical doctor and has completed her medical studies with study visits in Ecuador, South Africa and Switzerland as well as her doctoral thesis at Hannover Medical School. She also earned a Masters Degree from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. Before her time at WMC Dr. Schweidtmann worked at a renowned intergovernmental organization in Cairo.

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    Anete Skorova

    Ms. Skorova works as an assistant at WMC in Munich. She completed her bachelor's degree in European Studies at the Chemnitz University of Technology. Before joining WMC, she worked as a foreign language correspondent at an international patent and law firm.

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    Gunter Pilger

    Mr. Pilger obtained his MBA in Switzerland. He contributes more than five years of experiences in the healthcare industry. Last he worked as consultant at the intersection between procurement and IT. At WMC he contributes his knowledge in the service line material costs optimization.

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    Wiebke Wagner

    Ms. Wagner has a bachelor degree in business administration from the University of Applied Sciences Lübeck. Before starting at WMC, she gained several years of professional working experience in the healthcare sector and worked in the purchase department for one of the largest university hospitals in Germany.