Mediq Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Mark Mattern CFO Mediq
11 December 2023
Mediq is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Mattern as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective December 11th. This announcement follows the departure of the previous CFO, Paul Hitchin.

Mark Mattern brings to Mediq a wealth of experience from his global leadership roles at AkzoNobel and Philips. During his tenure at AkzoNobel, he successfully managed over €10 billion in annual revenue, implementing initiatives that improved profitability, efficiency, and change management. At Philips, as CFO for North America, Mark managed a substantial $6 billion annual revenue, primarily in medical devices and services, and drove transformative financial strategies.

In addition to his roles at AkzoNobel and Philips, Mark played an important leadership role at TP Vision, a joint venture between Philips and TPV. As CFO, he was instrumental in establishing robust financial systems and processes. His previous senior financial positions at Philips also demonstrated his capability to lead complex financial operations and drive growth and profitability.

Johan Sleebus, Chairman of Mediq's Supervisory Board, commented on the appointment: "Mark's credentials and extensive experience align perfectly with Mediq's agenda for advancing organic top-line growth and commercial excellence. His expertise in margin expansion through portfolio optimization and building financial capabilities will be invaluable in supporting Mediq's mission to deliver the most right and efficient outcomes in European healthcare. We are excited to welcome Mark to the Mediq team and are confident in his ability to succeed."

Thomas Hinnerskov, CEO of Mediq, said: "I am looking forward to having Mark join our Mediq team. Mark is a remarkably talented finance executive, possessing a wealth of experience in various complex industries. His expertise will benefit Mediq as we continue to transform to drive business growth and value creation."

Thomas Hinnerskov, CEO of Mediq, added: "I want to applaud Paul Hitchin for his service and impact at Mediq. His contributions have been essential to our success, and we wish him the best in the future."