All around the world, the Ottobock name stands for high-quality and technologically outstanding products and services. The goal of helping people to restore their mobility – or retain what mobility they have – stands behind each and every Ottobock product. The conviction that quality of life is closely associated with a maximum of individual freedom and independence is a key concept that has been a major influence throughout the company’s nearly 100-year history.
Professor Hans Georg Näder assumed management of the family business in 1990 at age 28 and is successfully continuing the life’s work of his grandfather and father.
The management board and managing directors oversee the business of Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA.
Technology for people, for nearly 100 years: learn more about the company’s history and structure and get the latest facts and figures.
Founded in 1919 to provide war veterans with orthopaedic devices, Ottobock today is a leading, globally operating manufacturer of medical technology products.
The Ottobock Industrials business unit develops innovative technical solutions that help people protect their health in their everyday working routines.
The Research & Development division drives the company’s growth thanks to its new product developments.
The Ottobock Clinical Services Network offers perfect-fit orthopaedic treatment solutions for users worldwide.
For us, corporate social responsibility means pursuing our activities in a socially responsible manner. And economic success and social involvement go hand and hand here.