avatera Management-Team

avateramedical GmbH in Jena along with its subsidiary in Ilmenau is a subsidiary of avateramedical N.V., based in Amsterdam/Netherlands. Company management is composed of the following members.

Dr Hubertus von Grünberg

Dr Hubertus von Grünberg

CEO and co-founder of avateramedical N.V. and its avateramedical subsidiaries

Dr Hubertus von Grünberg founded the avateramedical group in 2011 together with a leading German urologist in the field of robotic-assisted, minimally invasive surgery, Prof. Dr. Jens-Uwe Stolzenburg from Leipzig.

As one of the top managers in the German economy, Dr von Grünberg has extensive experience in industry and manufacturing. Before joining avatera, he was appointed chairman of the executive board of Continental AG, Hanover, a global automotive supplier. He also served as group board member for the passenger car tyres division until he was appointed chairman of the supervisory board in 1999.

He also served as chairman of the board of ABB Group (Asea Brown Boveri) until 2015.

In addition, he has held a number of supervisory board positions for major European companies, including Deutsche Telekom AG and ABB.

Hubertus von Grünberg studied physics at the University of Cologne and received his doctorate in 1970 with a dissertation on a theory of relativity.

Oliver Kupka

Oliver Kupka

CFO of avateramedical N.V. and managing director of the Executive Board of avateramedical GmbH

Oliver Kupka joined the group in August 2019. Mr. Kupka has extensive management experience in the field of medical technology. He was CFO of the World of Medicine Group in Berlin from 2012 to 2018 and also served as Senior VP Minimal Invasive Surgery for Novanta Inc. in 2018. Before that Mr. Kupka held various positions within BBraun AG, including as a long-standing member of the Executive Board of the branch in Brazil and as a Supervisory Board member of various country organizations in Latin America.

Mr. Kupka has a degree in International Business Administration and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas, USA.

Dr. Dr. Peter Wiesing

Dr Dr Peter Wiesing

Member of the management board of avateramedical N.V.

Dr Dr Peter Wiesing held various management and executive positions in the medical technology, finance and IT sectors over the past 10 years.

Dr Dr Wiesing holds a master's degree in physics, a PhD in economics and a further PhD in neuroscience. He was also a research associate at the Salk Institute, La Jolla and MIT, Cambridge MA.