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Dr. Dirk Kramer
Born in 1964, Chemist, deceased 09/2013

Co-Founder of Develco Pharma

Dirk gained experience as an analyst and project manager in the development with Roche as well as project director and executive board member at Cimex. Until his sudden death, Dirk was responsible for business development, project management and clinical development at Develco Pharma.

Dr. Mathias Scheer
Born in 1959, CSO

Co-Founder of Develco Pharma

Mathias gained his experience in the pharmaceutical industry with Ciba-Geigy / Novartis in technical operations and as executive board member at Cimex. Mathias is Executive Director responsible for the strategic development at Develco.

Dr. Andrea Kramer
Born in 1962, Supply Chain & Tech Ops

Andrea is responsible for supply Chain and Technical Operations since February 2018 at Develco Pharma AG. She has more than 25 years experience in pharmaceutical development of oral dosage forms and pharmaceutical production gained at Hoffmann la Roche and Novartis Pharma. During the last 5 years she was member of the management team at the production site Novartis Pharma in Wehr. Since the beginning she is closely liaised to the activities of Develco as spouse of the founder Dr. Dirk Kramer.

Dr. Hélène Rey
Born in 1974, Research & Development

An employee from the beginning

Hélène met Dirk and Mathias at Cimex in 2002, where, after her academic studies in Strasbourg and Tübingen, she led the pharmaceutical technical development. At Develco, Hélène is responsible for research and development.

Dr. Marc Fischer
Born in 1971, COO

An employee from the beginning

Following his academic studies in Lyon, Villeurbanne and Milwaukee Marc started at Cimex on the same day as Dirk and Mathias, where he headed the analytical development. His function at Develco is Chief Operation Officer responsible for administration, human resources, and IT.

Dr. Thomas Koy
Born in 1971, Production & Manufacturing

With Develco since 2015

Prior to joining Develco, Thomas was the production manager at Konapharma and site manager of the Steiner Arzneimittelgesellschaft of the Aristo Pharma group. At Develco, Thomas is Technical Director and Managing Director in charge of the realisation of the new production site.

Amit Tiwari
Born in 1983, Business Development

With Develco since 2019

Amit leads Develco’s Business Development. He is BS in Manufacturing Processes and an MBA with specialization in Sales & Marketing Management. Amit has 15 years of diverse experience spread across customer facing P&L responsibilities, Business Development & Licensing, M&A, Brand Management and Supply Chain Management. He has worked for global markets with special focus on Europe, USA & Japan. Before joining Develco he has worked in Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Ranbaxy Laboratories, and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories.

Dr. Martin Renner
Born in 1973, CEO

With Develco since 2020

Martin is our CEO. He is a pharmacist by education with a PhD in Pharmaceutical Technology. Martin has 20+ years experience in pharmaceutical development and manufacturing, with the past 16 years in different roles of increasing responsibility at Novartis. Before joining the Develco family in January 2020 he was general manager and site head of Novartis Pharma Produktions GmbH in Germany.

Philipp Kläy
Born in 1969, CFO

With Develco since 2018

Since 2018, Philipp Kläy took over as new CFO at Develco.

Philipp has a broad experience as CFO within many companies, whereof most in the pharmaceutical area (trade of API’s). He studied Business Economics and graduated his EMBA studies.