Ambu today said it has hired board member Britt Meelby Jensen to replace CEO Juan Jose Gonzalez, effective tomorrow.
“Since Juan Jose Gonzalez joined as CEO in 2019, Ambu has made good progress and achieved important milestones on the strategic transformation into the world’s largest single-use endoscopy company,” Ambu Chair Jørgen Jensen said in a news release. “However, the COVID-19 pandemic, the recent macroeconomic headwind and a weaker than originally expected financial performance require that we execute differently on our strategy.”
Jørgen Jensen said Ambu’s overall strategic direction has not changed but that the board, Britt Meelby Jensen and her leadership team will “evaluate the need for tactical and operational adjustments to the strategy.”
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