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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.

Tony Melckenbeek, MA, MIBA

Chief Financial Officer
P+F Products + Features GMBH, AUSTRIA

Tony Melckenbeek, MA, MIBA is the CFO at P+F Products and Features GmbH. He brings more than 20 years of international experience in the fields of finance in both the private and public sector. He started out in Merrill Lynch in San Diego and then held business consultant and senior finance positions at Unisys, Levi Strauss, Mondi and Western Union in Brussels, Barcelona and Vienna. At Hookipa Pharma Inc., he was Vice President Finance having held numerous leading positions in HR, Finance, IT, Controlling and Accounting. He incorporated the company in the US to enable its IPO listing in NASDAQ.

Tony Melckenbeek holds a Master of Applied Economics from the University of Antwerp and a MIBA in Finance & Marketing from Alliant International University in the USA.

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.

Sverker Johansson

VICE PRESIDENT SALES & MARKETING
P+F PRODUCTS & FEATURES GMBH

Sverker Johansson is the Vice President Sales and Marketing – Europe and Middle East at Products and Features GmbH. Sverker Johansson has a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Lund, Sweden and a MBA from IBMEC, Brazil. Mr. Johansson has 30+ years of experience in the medical device business and has held global sales and marketing responsibilities with JOMED (Interventional cardiology and radiology) and Occlutech (structural heart disease).

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

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.

Benjamin Reutterer, PhD 

DIRECTOR
P+F CARDIOVASCULAR GMBH, AUSTRIA

Benjamin Reutterer is Director of P+F Cardiovascular GmbH. He holds a PhD degree in the area of immunobiology. Benjamin spent many years in the biotech and medtech industry. Furthermore, he is an expert in planning and monitoring clinical studies (Medical University of Vienna) and has gained profound knowledge of the regulatory nature of medical device development in the consulting field (en.co.tec. Schmid KG).

Sandra Scheidl, MSc

CLINICAL R&D / QUALITY MANAGER
P+F CARDIOVASCULAR GMBH, AUSTRIA

Sandra Scheidl is the responsible person for Clinical R&D and Quality Management at P+F Cardiovascular GmbH.
She holds the degree Master of Science in IT and Healthcare from the Danube University Krems in Austria.
Her career started at Baxter Vaccines AG in Clinical Data Management where she could gain more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry in various positions. Furthermore, Mrs Scheidl worked several years at the Medical University Vienna where she was responsible for Data Management, Quality Management (including Metrics) and Data Security in Clinical Studies.

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.

Paula García Gamarro, BSc

Vigilance Manager / Clinical Trial Associate (CTA)
P+F Products + Features GMBH, AUSTRIA

Paula García is the Vigilance Manager/Clinical Trial Associate at P+F Products and Features GmbH. She holds a Bachelors degree in Pharmacy from the University of Seville. She previously worked in the pharmaceutical industry as a Medical Information Specialist as part of the Pharmacovigilance team. Her field of responsibility includes monitoring the Safety of the Clinical Trials and communication with the national Competent Authorities.

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.

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. 

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.

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