New Managing Director at SOMI

APRIL 2023

Jochen Glas joins the team of the Pforzheim-based medical technology specialist

Medical technology company SOMI medical is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Managing Director, Jochen Glas. He has been managing the company’s business together with Eric Sigrist since the beginning of the year and brings his experience and leadership skills to drive the growth of SOMI medical GmbH.

Jochen Glas has many years of experience in industry, including cleaning and cleanroom processes. He previously held various management positions at the Witzenmann Group, Pforzheim, including CEO of several subsidiaries. In these positions, he successfully developed new products, planned and implemented global growth strategies at various locations, developed new markets and strengthened the company’s market position.

“I am very excited to be part of the SOMI medical team,” said Jochen Glas. “I know that the company has great potential to work with our customers to develop innovative solutions that will ensure that patient care is further improved with sterile packaged medical devices. In addition, I see a great need for our services in other industries as well. I am excited to bring my experience and expertise to help guide the company into the future.”

Founded in 2015, SOMI medical GmbH is a specialist in the field of designing and implementing individual cleaning and sterile packaging solutions. The Pforzheim-based company offers its customers a full-service concept: From needs analysis to cleaning, assembly and packaging in the clean room to controlled storage in the sterile warehouse and worldwide shipping. SOMI medical serves customers in the dental and medical technology, aerospace and electronics sectors.

With the appointment of Jochen Glas, the company aims to accelerate its growth and strengthen its position as a reliable partner in the medical technology industry.

“We are very pleased that Jochen Glas, an experienced manager, is taking over the management of SOMI medical GmbH,” said Eric Sigrist, managing director and shareholder at SOMI medical and Sigrist GmbH. “His experience and leadership skills will help us to fully exploit our enormous growth potential and strengthen relationships with our customers and partners.”

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