Board of Directors
Michael Scherf (Board Chairman)
Michael Scherf, born 1965 in Berlin, began his career with GETEMED in 1991 as product manager after completing his electrical engineering studies at the Technical University in Dresden. In 1998 he obtained a diploma in business management from the Freie University of Berlin.
In 2000 he became a member of the Board of Directors and took over the chairmanship of the Board in May 2010.
Robert Downes, born 1963 in Dublin, Ireland, began his career with GETEMED in 1987 as a hardware developer after completing his electrical engineering studies in Dublin. In 1996 he took over the responsibility for the product development department and joined the Board of the Directors in April 2010.
Dr. Herwig Freiherr von Nettelhorst (Chairman)
Dr. Herwig Freiherr von Nettelhorst was born in 1945. He attended the Engineering Academy of Hanover from 1967 to 1971. After a short term at AEG-Telefunken in Hanover, he continued his studies at the University of Kaiserlautern.
He obtained his doctorate from the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the Technical University of Berlin. From 1979 to 1984 he served as head of research and development at Biotronik GmbH & Co. KG in Berlin.
In 1984 Dr. von Nettelhorst founded GETEMED and served as its managing director up until May 2010.