Dr Oliver Scheel
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Dr Oliver Scheel has been chairperson of the executive board, CEO of Ottobock and a member of the management board since January 2018. He is responsible for corporate strategy and the company’s transformation process. He is also responsible for Legal, Compliance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Human Resources and Communications, the company’s digital agenda and IT structure, as well as the Human Mobility and Ottobock Industrials business areas.
Before joining Ottobock, Scheel was a partner and managing director at consulting firm A.T. Kearney for many years, where he headed up the pharmaceutical, medical technology and healthcare area. Scheel began his career in the industrial sector, working in product development at Beiersdorf and marketing and sales at L'Oréal.
A native of Hamburg, Scheel studied at the University of Hamburg and holds a doctorate in chemistry, having majored in organic chemistry and biochemistry.