Thomas has 31 years of experience in healthcare with medical devices, biologics, and diagnostics. He has worked with global public companies, private equity, startups, and nonprofits.
He was CEO of Gambro and led the company in the largest private equity transaction in Europe at the time. Previously, Thomas was CEO of HemoCue, which he led to a successful exit. Prior, he was Senior Vice President of Baxter Healthcare / Baxter International and President of Baxter Bioscience. He has also been CEO of Immuno International, a leading global plasma and vaccines company. He was a Managing Director at the World Economic Forum, Davos.
Currently, Thomas is Vice Chairman of Grifols SA, and a Board member of Alcon Inc., where he chairs the Innovation committee. He also serves as a Healthcare Advisor to Madison Dearborn and Partners.
Thomas is a graduate of Dartmouth College and holds an MBA from IMD in Switzerland. He has a Board of Directors Certification from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Currently he commutes between the US, Switzerland, and Sweden.