Our Team

Our Team is guided by passion to develop solutions that transform patients’ lives and assist healthcare professionals provide the best care. In our field we have a reputation for attracting and developing some of the brightest leaders in the medical technology industry. We understand that robust leadership is critical to achieving our goals and fulfilling our Mission to restore health and extend life. As a result, our leadership team reflects a group of diverse individuals with an unparalleled breadth and depth of experience.

Leadership

Hon. Prof. Dr. Katharina Kiss MD

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, P+F

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 P+F Products + 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

COO & President, P+F

Prof. Dr. Siegfried Einhellig is a co-founder of P+F Products + 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 P+F Products + 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.

Guilherme Agreli

CHIEF RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
P+F PRODUCTS & FEATURES GMBH

Mr. Guilherme Agreli BSc, MBA is the Chief Research & Development at P+F Products + Features GmbH. 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 P+F Products + Features GmbH, 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.

Dr. Stefan Dorfmeister

Advisor to the Board & Founders
P+F PRODUCTS & FEATURES GMBH

Dr. Stefan Dorfmeister is Senior Advisor to Founders of P&F. He spent his career in finance, both on the buy and sell side. He started out in M&A at JP Morgan in NY before joining Merrill Lynch in London and Hongkong in a variety of Capital Market assignments. Mid 2005 he joined Goldman Sachs as Managing Director in Singapore responsible for the Principal Investing Desk of Goldman Sachs’ Pan Asian Commodity Business. Upon his retirement from Goldman Sachs he taught several years at the National University of Singapore as Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance.

Dr. Dorfmeister earned a doctorate degree from Vienna University of Economics and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

AUSTRIA

Pedram Parsian, MSc

Quality Manager International
P+F Products + Features GMBH, AUSTRIA

Pedram Parsian is the Quality Manager International at P+F Products + Features GmbH.

He started his career in the medical sector 6 years ago by building up a production for medical devices class IIa and was responsible for the Quality Management System, Regulatory Affairs and Production.
Mr. Parsian is committed to develop and upgrade the Global Quality Management System and coordinate the certification processes worldwide.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and a Master of Science degree in Finance from the University of Groningen, Netherlands.

Bettina Miedinger-Siegel, Mag.

Personal Assistant to the CEO
P+F Products + Features GMBH, AUSTRIA

Mag. Bettina Miedinger-Siegel is Personal Assistant to the CEO, Fairs Manager and Human Resources Business Partner at P+F Products & Features GmbH.

Mag. Miedinger-Siegel holds a master of European Economy and Business Management from the University of applied Sciences BFI Vienna. She has 15+ years of experience in assistance to CEOs. In addition to assistance work, she is responsible for HR topics and coordinates fairs at P+F.

Dr. Rolf Seemann

Regulatory Affairs Manager
P+F CARDIOVASCULAR GMBH, AUSTRIA

Rolf Seemann is Regulatory Affairs Manager at P+F Cardiovascular GmbH.

He holds a PhD in Applied Mechanics and is a TÜV Austria certified Quality and Regulatory Affairs Manager for Medical Devices.

With 20 years of experience, he has a strong scientific R&D background in the medical and engineering sectors. During his career, he successfully initiated interdisciplinary and international research groups for the development and optimization of medical devices and manufacturing technologies.

DI Peter Harmacek

Clinical Data Manager
P+F CARDIOVASCULAR GMBH, AUSTRIA

Peter Harmacek supports the Data Management activities across all study projects at P+F Cardiovascular, located in Vienna, Austria.

He holds a Master’s level degree (Dipl.-Ing.) in Technical Mathematics from the University of Technology, Vienna. Furthermore he performed pedagogical education to reach the qualification to teach Math in secondary schools.

Peter gained a lot of professional experience in Clinical Data Management and associated processes when working for more than twenty years in Clinical Research & Development in a global biopharmaceutical company. There, he supported numerous clinical trials of all study phases, primary in the area of Vaccines and Biosurgery.

Ms. Dr. Deepika Bagga

Senior Project Manager
P+F CARDIOVASCULAR GMBH, AUSTRIA

Dr. Deepika Bagga is the Senior Project Manager at P+F Products and Features GmbH. In this role, Dr. Bagga is working closely with the senior management in strategic planning and product commercialization. She has 12+ years of interdisciplinary experience in different organizations covering pre- and post-sales consulting, project management and scientific advisory in the clinical and imaging diagnostics domain. During her career, she has led diverse teams and several international projects.

Dr. Bagga holds a PhD in Medical Physics from Panjab University, Chandigarh, India and is a certified Lean Six Sigma expert (University of Michigan).

GERMANY

Mirko Einhellig

GENERAL MANAGER
P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, GERMANY

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.

Elena Scheyn

HR Business Partner
P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, GERMANY

Elena Scheyn is HR Business Partner at P + F Products + Features GmbH. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the University of Munich. Ms. Scheyn’s area of ​​responsibility includes all HR activities of P + F Products + Features GmbH in Germany.

KENYA FLOREZ

ASSİSTANT SALES, SUPPORT & MARKETING
P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, GERMANY

Kenya Florez is Assistant Sales, Support & Marketing at P+F Products + Features GmbH. She holds a Bachelor degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences. She also has experience in the health sector within the pharmaceutical industry, mainly in Key Account Management. 

Her field of responsibility covers all sales and  marketing related activities. 

Stephanie Aeby

Sales Managerin / Product Specialist
P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, GERMANY

Stephanie Aeby is the sales manager and product specialist at P+F Products + Features GmbH in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH).

She has a diploma as a nurse and a commercial diploma.
Stephanie Aeby started her career in 2017 in structural interventions as product specialist in  Mitraclip, ASD, PFO, ASD and LAAO.
2020 she moved internally to Abbott Germany to establish the TriClip interventions.

Wolfgang Barth

Sales Manager
P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, GERMANY

Wolfgang Barth is the Sales Manager for Germany

He holds a diploma in physics from the university of Tübingen. Prior to his med-tech career, Wolfgang pushed a start-up in nano technology to the market.

Since 2011 Wolfgang  gartered extensive experience in the greater ,med-tech business and deepened his knowledge in cardiology in general and especially in rhythm management, interventional cardiology and heart failure.

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P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, GERMANY

BRAZIL

Liza Fachin, MSc

QUALITY MANAGER
P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, BRAZIL

Mrs Liza Fachin started her career at Braile Biomédica working with Quality Management. She has over 13 years of experience in the medical device industry, in diferente positions. Mrs Liza Fachin holds a Masters Degree in Production Management from University of São Paulo (USP, Brazil), and is also a Quality Management System university professor.

Henrique Agreli

R&D Manager
P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, BRAZIL

Henrique holds a physics engineering degree with more than 10 years of experience managing teams of engineers and technicians designing highly innovative products. Henrique has worked in several countries and enjoys working in multicultural environments. Henrique is a nature-lover and in his free time, he loves hiking or riding a bike.

Bruno Oliveira, MSc.

REGULATORY AFFAIRS MANAGER
P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, BRAZIL

Mr. Bruno Oliveira is a Certified lead auditor for ISO 13485:2016 by BSI and holds a Master’s Degree on Materials Science and Engineering.

He has more than 10 years of experience in regulated work environments within medical devices’ manufacturers, distributors, and testing labs, comprising both execution and supervision of regulatory intelligence operations, international regulatory submissions, design controls, multi-scope quality assurance and quality management systems, product certification schemes, 1st and 2nd party audits, process validations, post-market surveillance and risk management of product life cycle.

During his career, he developed and implemented an array of successful projects, with both team building activities and strategy deployment, on regulatory affairs and quality management systems, for a diverse scope of systems, including experiences with the Medical Devices Single Audit Program (MDSAP).

Voltaire Filho, MBA

Director of Marketing and Sales for Latin America
P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, BRAZIL

Voltaire Filho is the Director of Marketing and Sales for Latin America. 

Voltaire Filho has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the UNIBAN, São Paulo, Brazil and a MBA from ESPM, Brazil. 

Mr. Filho has 28 years of experience in the medical device business and has was responsible for the roll out of Sapien XT valve (Edwards Lifesciences) in Latin America and FujiFilm SonoSite operations (full P&L) in Brasil. Also served as EMEA Director of Operation in FujiFilm SonoSite based in Amsterdam, NL.

SPAIN

Juan Serrano, MSc

Head of Product Management
P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, SPAIN

Juan Serrano Moreno is the Senior Product Manager for Iberia at P+F Products + Features GmbH. He holds a Bachelors degree in Pharmaceutics and a Master in Marketing and Business Management of Medical Device Companies from CESIF. Further he has a longstanding experience in the Interventional Cardiology acquired in leading companies such as Abbott Vascular and Asahi Intecc. There, he was in charge of product strategy development, product market launches, sales team as well as of the cath lab team training.  

Guillermo García González

Therapy Specialist Heart Valves EMEA
P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, SPAIN

Guillermo García González is a pharmacy bachelors graduate that also holds a masters degree in Marketing & Business Management from CESIF, Madrid. His career started a trainee for Abbott in the marketing Structural Heart team, where he developed a great interest and acumen in the Interventional Cardiology field, particularly in the the transcatheter valvular solutions. His field of responsibility includes providing technical and clinical support during product implantations as well as implementing other marketing activities.

Lucia Rodriguez

Customer Service & Administration
P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, SPAIN

Ms Rodriguez is located in Spain and responsible for the Management of Taxation as well as Accounting and ERP implementation. Her field of responsibility also includes the Stock Management, Cost Control and Customer Service since having trainings in Human Resources.

Vanessa Hernandez` Aguado

Products Specialist Tricvalve EMEA
P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, SPAIN

Vanessa has a degree in pharmacy from the University of Alcala`.He also has extensive in the health sector within the pharmacy industry providing customer oriented service, as well as specializing in the laboratory as a clinical blood test analyst.
She support all clinical activities with interventional cardiologists and their teams, from medical support and their training to procedure proctoring along EMEA.

PORTUGAL

Cheila Penteado

PRODUCT SPECIALIST AND COUNTRY MANAGER PORTUGAL
P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, PORTUGAL

Cheila Penteado is the Product Specialist and Country Manager for Portugal at P+F Products + Features GmbH.

She holds an university degree in Pathological Anatomy, Cytology and Thanatology from Egas Moniz Higher Institute of Health Sciences in Lisbon, Portugal and worked in the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences as well as in the pathological anatomy laboratory and autopsy room. 

With a large expertise in the medical field, Cheila Penteado is responsible for coordinating anatomical measurements for TricValve® implantations.

Raquel Machado

Business Development MANAGER PORTUGAL
P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, PORTUGAL

Raquel Machado is the Business Develop​er​ responsible ​for​ Portuga​​l​ at P+F Products and Features ​. She holds a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from New University of Lisbon. 

Her professional career began as a Technical Consultant at Medtronic in the Cardiac Rhythm Management area. Later on, Raquel followed the business development area​ joining GE Healthcare as a Product Sales Specialist​ covering the​ south and center of the​ Portuguese territory, summing up more to her already considerable experience within the healthcare industry.

USA

Bill Perusek

Vice President US Operations
P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, USA

Bill Perusek is the Vice President of Operations for the United States. He has over 15 years of experience in the medical device business and leadership experience in both the medical device and consumer product goods space. Bill will be responsible for the TRICAV clinical study and P&F operations in the United States.

He started his career in medical device with Boston Scientific before joining vascular robotic startup Corindus as the East US VP of Sales. After Corindus was acquired by Siemens Healthineers, Bill moved onto become the VP of Sales at Biomodex and eventually the Chief Commercial Officer. Bill has a degree in Microbiology from the University of South Florida and was a former professional baseball player.

Paul Shelton

Director Clinical Development US
P+F PRODUCTS + FEATURES GMBH, USA

Paul Shelton is the US Director Clinical Development. He joined P+F to help lead the introduction of P+F into the US and Canadian markets.

Paul has over 20 years of experience in the cardiology market serving multiple sales and leadership positions managing muti-million dollar business for companies from Johnson & Johnson/Cordis, Boston Scientific, ev3, SentreHEART and Atricure. He has experience bringing breakthrough technologies from early clinical research all the way through to full scale commercialization. Paul’s passion is focused on providing innovative solutions to providers to help patients with unmet needs.

He graduated from Francis Marion University School of Business and completed preceptorship at Tufts Medical School focused on Cardiology and Immunology.

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