Heraeus Medevio appoints new president

Heiko Specht [Image courtesy of Heraeus Medevio]

Heraeus Medevio announced that it appointed Heiko Specht to take over as president of the company from Dr. Peter Reimer.

The appointment went into effect on July 1. Specht has held a number of roles at the contract development manufacturing organization since joining in 2000.

His roles include a number of R&D and business leadership positions. Most recently, as chief commercial leader, he oversaw Heraeus product and portfolio management sales and marketing. That included responsibility for the overall business strategy.

As president, Specth will utilize his experience in strategic leadership, growing market share and continuous improvement at Heraeus.

“Heiko’s experience and success in so many areas of our business gives me every confidence he will lead Heraeus Medevio in continuing to achieve double-digit growth each year,” …

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Heraeus buys Mo-Sci and ETS Technology Holdings

Mo-Sci makes glass products for medical devices. [Photo courtesy of Mo-Sci]

The Heraeus Group has a deal to acquire Mo-Sci Corp. and ETS Technology Holdings, the Germany-based conglomerate announced this week.

Mo-Sci is a supplier of glass microspheres, fibers and powders for medical devices, while ETS is the developer of bioactive glass fiber wound care product Mirragen, an FDA-cleared resorbable synthetic skin substitute.

The companies — both in Rolla, Missouri — will join Hanau, Germany-based Heraeus Group’s healthcare and medical technology portfolio. The deal is anticipated to close by the end of 2021.

“Across every treatment area, medical technology is changing rapidly,” Heraeus Head of Business Area Medical Technologies Nicolas Guggenheim said in a news release. “The acquisition of Mo-Sci and ETS gives us new capabilities to help our customers deliver innovative technologies and break…

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