News & Events

11 Dec 2018

Appointment of non-executive director

Sphere Medical Limited, an innovative point-of-care monitoring and diagnostic devices company, announces that it has appointed Prof. Dr. Hermann Requardt as a non-executive director of the company.

Dr. Requardt is a former Chief Executive Officer of the healthcare division of Siemens AG and a former Chief Technology Officer of Siemens AG. He was also a member of the Siemens AG Managing Board, during which time he also held a variety of regional and operational responsibilities at Siemens and its affiliates. Dr. Requardt joined Siemens Medical Solutions in 1984 and served there in roles of increasing responsibility before assuming global responsibility for the magnetic resonance business unit in 1994. Dr. Requardt is an honorary Professor of Physics at the University of Frankfurt and serves on several academic and industrial boards in Germany and the US. Dr. Requardt holds a Ph.D. in Biophysics, with a focus on radiation biophysics and microbiology, from the University of Frankfurt.

Dr. Requardt said “I can see that the team at Sphere Medical is made up of talented and passionate people who really want to drive improvements in patient care. Their product Proxima is set to deliver a step-change in the care for critically ill patients. I’m delighted to join the team.”

Meinhard Schmidt, Chairman, said “Hermann brings extensive experience in the medical device world and I am delighted to welcome him to the board of Sphere Medical”.