Bremen, January 20, 2012 - The Supervisory Board of MeVis Medical Solutions AG [ISIN: DE000A0LBFE4], a leading software provider for the medical imaging market, has appointed Marcus Kirchhoff as the company’s new CEO effective March 1, 2012. He will take over from Dr. Carl Evertsz, who led the company as CEO since September 2006.
Marcus Kirchhoff has extensive experience in leading positions with large international IT companies. Over the past ten years he assumed various managerial roles at General Electric’s Healthcare IT business, where most recently he was responsible for the entire GE Healthcare IT business for Central Europe.
The changes to the Executive Board result from different views on the further development of MeVis Medical Solutions AG. Dr. Carl Evertsz consequently decided, in agreement with the Supervisory Board, to dedicate himself to new professional challenges in the future. The Supervisory Board would like to sincerely thank Dr. Carl Evertsz for his excellent achievements in developing and successfully internationalizing the company.
He will act as a consultant to the company during the transitional period to ensure a smooth change-over.