Gilbert Achermann


Chairperson of Straumann

Member of the Foundation and Supervisory Boards, IMD



Gilbert Achermann is the Chairperson of Straumann, the global leader in implant dentistry; board member of Julius Bär, the private bank, Ypsomed, a selfcare solutions company and Vifor, a pharma company. In addition he is a jury member of Venture Kick and member of the board of the Swiss Medtech association.

Prior to becoming Chairperson, Gilbert served as CFO and CEO at Straumann. His previous positions include Chairperson and Co-CEO of the Vitra Group, a family-owned furniture and shopfitting company. Prior to that he held positions as the Chairperson of Siegfried, a listed pharma service company, and Vice Chairperson of the Moser Group, a privately owned luxury watch company. He began his career at UBS in investment banking.

Gilbert holds an EMBA from IMD joined IMD in July 2016 as Executive-in-Residence.