Executive Committee

On this page, you can see an overview of the members of the Executive Committee. The Committee consists of the CEO, the CFO, the CDO, the COO, the CCO, the CIO, the CTO, and the CHRO. Do you want to know more about them? Read more about them on this page.
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Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Hinnerskov

Thomas Hinnerskov joined Mediq as Chief Executive Officer in June 2022. Prior to joining Mediq, Thomas served as a member of the Executive Board at KONE OY with the responsibility for Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa as well as Central North Europe. Before KONE OY, Thomas, worked at ISS where he was part of the Executive Group Management and held several regional senior management and country positions within ISS, such as Regional CEO of Western Europe (2016) and Regional CEO of Asia Pacific (2012-2016). Prior to joining ISS in 2003, he worked at McKinsey & Company, TEMA Kapital and Gudme Raaschou Investment Bank. Since 2017, Thomas serves as a non-executive director of Caverion Corporation. Thomas holds a Master’s Degree in Science, Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School. Nationality: Danish  

Chief Financial Officer

Paul Hitchin

Paul Hitchin joined Mediq as Chief Financial Officer in January 2018. Paul has broad and extensive international experience in financial leadership. Prior to joining Mediq, Paul spent 14 years in a number of senior finance positions at General Electric. During Paul’s time in the Biotechnology sector, he helped the company consistently deliver industry leading double digit earnings & cash growth via accelerated organic growth coupled with accretive acquisitions. He was recognized for his contribution with the Life Sciences President’s award. Paul started his career in Ford Motor Company. Paul is a chartered accountant and holds a Bachelors’ degree in Economics & French from the University of Keele. Nationality: British

Chief Digital Officer

Rory Batt

Rory Batt joined Mediq as Chief Digital Officer in August 2022. Rory has an extensive experience in digitalization and digital transformation. Prior to Mediq, Rory spent a decade at the global brewing company AB InBev, most recently as Head of Digital Transformation for the Europe & Middle East business. He has held various leadership roles across multiple markets, leading high growth businesses, delivering large scale business transformation across multiple functions, and massively increasing digital products revenues. Rory holds a master’s degree from Bristol University, where he has won numerous awards, most significantly, Rory has been awarded a best master's dissertation for his collaboration with NASA focused on computational modeling of the climate change impact of human emissions & ozone production. Rory is a published scientific author with several publications in Atmospheric Environment. Nationality: British

Chief Operating Officer

Alex Jonker

Alex Jonker has been appointed Mediq's Chief Operating Officer in April 2023. He joined Mediq in July 2015 as Executive Vice President Supply Chain. Prior to joining Mediq, Alex was Supply Chain and E-commerce Director and a member of the board of directors at HEMA. Alex spent the majority of his career at HEMA and has over 20 years of experience in retail Supply Chain management on a European scale. Under the leadership of Alex, Mediq has built a state of the art fulfilment centre in Bleiswijk, Netherlands, and merged 7 former smaller warehouses into this new high tech operation to serve customers at the highest level. Alex holds a University degree in Economics and completed a management program at Insead Business School. Nationality: Dutch

Chief Commercial Officer

Arjen Linders

Arjen Linders was appointed Chief Commercial Officer in June 2023. Prior to that, he served as EVP Benelux from August 2019; in September 2022, Arjen was announced to lead DACH cluster alongside his responsibilities for Benelux. Arjen worked for Philips for 20 years, recently as Senior Vice President & Market Leader Personal Health and Sleep & Respiratory Care for Philips North America and prior to that as Cluster Leader Central and Eastern Europe. Starting his career in marketing, he expanded into sales, e-commerce and moved into general management roles internationally, where he played a key role in organic sales and market share growth, as well as online growth, digital transformation and direct to consumer business model creation. He has worked and lived in the USA, Czech Republic and the Netherlands. Arjen holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Tilburg. Nationality: Dutch

Chief Information Officer

Stefaan Kindekens

Stefaan Kindekens joined Mediq as CIO in September 2014. Prior to joining Mediq Stefaan was CIO of Barco. During his tenure he delivered the process and systems landscape turnaround for the OneBarco business model transformation program. Previously Stefaan was the Managing Director & owner of a SAP boutique implementation partner in Belgium. He also held positions at The Coca-Cola Company as Global SAP competence center leader and KPMG Consultants as Delivery Director serving various clients across the Benelux. Stefaan started his career in Finance at Procter & Gamble in 1992. Stefaan holds a Masters degree in Finance from the University of Leuven. Nationality: Belgian

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Chief Transformation Officer

Henrik Helmer Hansen

Henrik Helmer Hansen joined Mediq as Chief Transformation Officer in May 2022. Prior to joining Mediq, Henrik served as Vice President Strategy and Commercial Excellence at Atos Medical. In his 7 years tenure at Atos Medical, Henrik led the development of Atos Medical as a direct-to-consumer MedTech company and completed two successful private equity sales processes. Prior to his assignments at Atos Medical, Henrik worked for Maersk and McKinsey & Company. Henrik is an experienced leader with a strong background in strategy, commercial excellence, and transformation. He holds a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Copenhagen and a master’s degree in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics. Nationality: Danish

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Chief HR Officer

Eveline de Wit

Eveline de Wit joined Mediq as Chief HR Officer in June 2018. Before joining Mediq, Eveline worked for Thermo Fisher Scientific as Vice President of Human Resources for their pharma division, Patheon. Besides her HR responsibility, she supported inorganic growth with diligences and integrations in the US and Europe, as the business doubled. Prior to this she worked in HR leadership roles for Univar, GE Capital and Heineken. Eveline holds a Masters degree in business administration from the University of Nijmegen, and a Bachelor degree in hotel management. Nationality: Dutch