Jan Merker, born in 1981, was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Brainlab in May 2017. He is responsible for production, supply chain management, IT, business process engineering, service, facility management and HR.
Jan holds a diploma in Business Administration and Engineering from Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences.
He joined Brainlab from Maquet GmbH and MediKomp GmbH, both subsidiaries of GETINGE Group, a publicly traded Swedish medical technology company, where he was not only Managing Director but also led the global supply chains of various subsidiaries as Senior Director Operations. Jan also previously headed global supply chain for the Division Surgical Workplaces within the MAQUET Group as Chief Operating Officer.