MOWA

A strong team

Experience, knowledge and enthusiasm

Behind MOWA are people with passion, courage and ability. Each one is an expert in his or her field and questions even the tried and tested anew every day.

Our solutions are based on technologies of the 21st century. With these we revolutionize manufacturing processes and enable individual products that fit like a glove. We want even people with paralysis to walk naturally.

Management Board

  • Jan-Hagen Schröder

    Founder, CEO
    When Jan-Hagen talks about new ideas and possibilities in orthopedic technology, his eyes start to light up. This is how you can imagine the moment when he first told about his MOWA idea. As a trained CPO (Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist), master orthopedic technician and academic expert in neuro-orthopedics, he masters his subject with ease.

    "With MOWA we want nothing less than to give people back their freedom that they have lost due to illness. To that end, we're putting out feelers in all directions."
  • Dr. Thomas Zehnder

    Founder, Chairman of the Board
    Tom founded MOWA together with Jan-Hagen, and as CFO he oversees the finances. He has been an entrepreneur, investor and manager for many years and knows the healthcare industry like the back of his hand. He has worked for large companies, such as Sulzer Medica, as well as an executive for medtech start-ups, such as IMI Intelligent Medical Implants AG.

    "MOWA is a highly exciting company for me: It doesn't follow a standard, but creates a new one."
  • Anke Glamann-Kandziora

    Communication, Corporate Language
    Anke is responsible for our communication as an inspiring mouthpiece. Her goal: to bring the MOWA spark to the reader. To achieve this, she draws on her many years of experience as a copywriter, her craftsmanship and her passion for writing.

    "Behind MOWA is a brilliant idea that moves an entire industry. The right words make sure that everyone understands it and is enthusiastic about it".
  • Sebastian Soethe

    IT projects and digital strategy
    Sebastian coordinates the IT projects at MOWA as digital expert. As the interface between software development, orthopaedists and management, he is responsible for the digital strategy and supports all departments with his many years of experience in technical matters.

    "MOWA is not only innovative but also disruptive. It's great fun to fill this ingenious invention with digital life."
  • Thomas Wren

    Head of Projects
    Thomas is a true organizational talent. That is why the management of projects is in the best hands with him. With his sound knowledge of quality management, production and logistics, he is responsible for our ERP system and meticulously ensures that products of the highest quality reach their users on time.

    "MOWA is agile, creative and imbued with an unbelievable inventive spirit - I have never experienced such dynamics before.”
  • Stefan Schneller

    Industrial Designer
    We owe the cool look of the MOWA orthoses to Stefan's brilliant ideas and his unique sense of trends. He knows like no other how to combine ergonomics and economy to create a product with a wow-effect.

    "When people are enthusiastic about their MOWA orthosis and wear it proudly, it spurs me on incredibly. I think it's great to be able to write this story."

Board of Directors

  • Dr. Thomas Zehnder

    Founder, Chairman of the Board
    Tom founded MOWA together with Jan-Hagen, and as CFO he oversees the finances. He has been an entrepreneur, investor and manager for many years and knows the healthcare industry like the back of his hand. He has worked for large companies, such as Sulzer Medica, as well as an executive for medtech start-ups, such as IMI Intelligent Medical Implants AG.

    "MOWA is a highly exciting company for me: It doesn't follow a standard, but creates a new one."
  • Dr. Marc Rihs

    Board Member
    Marc keeps an eye on the legal transactions and contracts for us. He has been passionately devoted to the topics of law, taxes and asset management for years. He also makes his expertise available as a consultant and lecturer.

    "Reaching for the stars and standing on solid legal foundations - this is where I see my contribution to MOWA. I am delighted to be part of this great journey. “
  • Philipp Merkt

    Board Member
    When it comes to digitalization, Philipp's heart beats faster. As an IT and finance expert, he is well versed in hardware and software, apps, cloud connections, but also in finance. The business IT specialist made a name for himself early on in the banking sector, where he has long been at home in leading positions as well as in innovation projects. He is currently Head of the North-West Switzerland region at PostFinance AG.

    "Using IT for people has always inspired me. MOWA proves how bits and bytes can make life much better. It doesn't get any better than this!"
  • Jan-Hagen Schröder

    Founder, CEO
    When Jan-Hagen talks about new ideas and possibilities in orthopedic technology, his eyes start to light up. This is how you can imagine the moment when he first told about his MOWA idea. As a trained CPO (Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist), master orthopedic technician and academic expert in neuro-orthopedics, he masters his subject with ease.

    "With MOWA we want nothing less than to give people back their freedom that they have lost due to illness. To that end, we're putting out feelers in all directions."

CONTACT

MOWA Healthcare AG
Schöngrünstrasse 35
CH-4500 Solothurn
+41 32 625 24 00
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