Chief Executive Officer, P&F Vienna
Hon. Prof. Dr. Katharina Kiss is a specialist consultant in internal medicine and cardiology. She graduated from the Medical University Vienna, Austria in 1996 and completed her specialty training at the Vienna General Hospital in the departments of Emergency Medicine and Cardiology in addition to the 4th Medical Department at the Hietzing Hospital, Vienna, Austria in 2003. During a sabbatical in 2002, Dr. Kiss completed specialist training in Cardiac MRI at the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, the most renowned Cardiopulmonary hospital in the UK.
Since 2004 Dr. Kiss has been active in research in the field of interventional cardiology, primarily focusing on the development of minimally invasive heart valves. In 2004 Dr. Kiss co-founded the company Product and Features GmbH which research, develop and manufacture percutaneous heart valves and drug eluting stents.
Dr. Kiss continues her consulting work with patients as an independent specialist in a multidisciplinary private practice, encompassing the disciplines of internal medicine, cardiology and angiology.
In recognition of her work as a cardiologist with patients from Eastern Europe, the Russian Federation and Central Asian Countries, Dr. Kiss received the title of Honourable Professor of Medicine from the University of Astana, Kazakhstan.
Prof. Dr. Siegfried Einhellig is a co-founder of Products and Features GmbH. His experience within the healthcare consulting spans 30 years directing a wide range of consulting engagements in the areas of: enterprise strategic planning; mergers and acquisitions; service line growth strategy; economic alignment; strategic outsourcing and comprehensive revenue cycle management. Dr. Einhellig has also participated in the development of corporate strategy and product development strategy for multiple integrated business process firms that serve the healthcare industry.
Prior to co-founding Products and Features GmbH, Dr. Einhellig was the Chief Executive Officer of Translumina, a company which he also co-founded.
Dr. Einhellig’s career within the healthcare industry has included the following positions: Boston Scientific – President (Europe and North Africa); Baxter International – President Marketing Research and Development; Baxter International – President Critical Care and Interventional Cardiology; American Health Care – Director Marketing Research and Development.
Dr. Einhellig holds a degree in Economics from the University of Munich, a degree in General Management from INSEAT Business School and a PhD in International Economics from the University of Zagreb.
General Manager, P&F Wessling
Mirko Einhellig is the wholesale and foreign trade specialist with over 15 years of experience in sales in the field of medical technology. He is responsible for worldwide distribution of P&F products.
Chief Research & Development
Mr. Guilherme Agreli BSc, MBA is the Director of Research & Development at P&F Products and Features Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento LTDA – Brazil. Mr. Agreli has in excess of 10 years’ experience leading teams that integrate science and emerging technologies with the development and manufacture of minimally invasive medical devices. Mr. Agreli is committed to advancing product design and innovation by applying sound science and vigorous design and development protocols in order to expediently bring our products to market and advance the future of health care.
Mr. Agreli has development and leads collaborative programmes with physicians to ensure our products are targeted and relevant; from clinical problem identification, product development and training on safe and effective deployment, thus ensuring optimal patient outcomes.
Prior to joining Products and Features Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento LTDA – Brazil, Mr. Agreli held the position of Director of Research and Development at Braile Biomedica – Brazil.
Mr. Agreli holds a BSc in from the University of San Paulo, (USP) Brazil in Medical Physics and an MBA from the University Fundacao Getulio Vargas, San Paulo (FGV). Mr. Agreli is the co-author of several published papers focused on the integration of new technologies into medical devices; Mr. Agreli is a co-inventor of seven patents related to implantable medical devices.
Sales and Marketing Manager Latin America
Lineu Andrade is the Sales and Marketing Director for Latin America at Products and Features GmbH. Within the last 10 years, his professional experience in the medical device field involves both direct and indirect sales management, market development, product management, training and medical education. Prior to joining Products and Features GmbH, Lineu Andrade held leadership positions both in sales and marketing at Medtronic, Braile Biomédica, Abbott and Johnson & Johnson. He holds a degree of Business Administration from the State University of Londrina (UEL, Brazil) and a MBA from University of São Paulo (USP, Brazil).
Bianca Weisbrich is the Quality Manager at P&F Products & Features GmbH. Mrs. Weisbrich has over 10 years’ experience in international sales, project management, marketing and accounting. Her area of responsibility includes developing, implementing and maintaining the Quality Management System.
Isabelle Glöckner is the Marketing Assistant at P&F Products and Features GmbH. Ms. Glöckner is a Communications Specialist of the Bavarian Academy for Advertising and Marketing. Further has Ms. Glöckner a Bachelor degree of the International School of Management in Munich. She graduated in business studies, specialized in marketing. Her field of responsibility includes the Marketing Activities of the P&F Products and Features GmbH related to heart valves and drug eluting stents.