Prof. Didier Hans, MBA
Chairman of the board and CEO
Over 20 years of experience in the field of osteoporosis, Didier Hans is specialized in diagnostic techniques and improvements in the management of osteoporosis patients.
As a leader in this field, in addition to his technical skills and managerial competencies, he brings with him a network of renowned international experts.
Having joined the board early in 2006, he accepted the presidency in June 2009, and has spurred the tremendous growth of Medimaps ever since. Didier Hans is also holding an academic position as head of Research & Development, Center for Bone Diseases, University Hospital, Lausanne (CH) and is past President of ISCD and co-founder of Synarc Inc (USA). As a current Chairman and CSO of Medimaps and Ascendys his philosophy can be expressed as “To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” Anatole France.
Christophe has gained over 15 years’ executive R&D experience in Healthcare and Medical technology, initially in the French National Institute for Healthcare and Medical Research (Inserm, Paris, France), then in Microvision (Paris, France), a startup company developing innovative image processing technologies for research labs and industries, and later joining JRI (Paris, France) as head of the IT department.
Over the years, he has developed extensive experience of medical device development processes including quality management and regulatory compliance. At Microvision, he has managed an international research project involving both academic research institutes and med-tech companies. Under his leadership at JRI, the department widely renewed both the electron devices range and the IT solutions architectures.
Christophe holds an Engineering degree from ENAC (France).