Johan de Ruiter

Owner of Achim Kunze GmbH

Johan de Ruiter is the owner of Achim Kunze GmbH, a regional medical products company (orthopedics, rehab). In addition to that he serves as chairman at CHT Group and is a board member at GATT Technologies BV.

Prior to that, he founded the Auxilium group (rehabilitation, home care, orthopedics, surgical supplies), which is the largest provider in this segment in Germany. He served on the executive board of a medium-sized company in orthopedics, diabetes, and vascular surgery from the USA (Aircast LLC). Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President Dialysis International at Fresenius AG, where he was responsible for all dialysis activities outside Germany and was the initiator and founder of Fresenius Medical Care AG with an IPO at the stock exchanges in Frankfurt and New York. He then founded a company that operates medical laboratories which is now part of Amedes Holding AG. He was a management consultant with A.T. Kearney and Booz & Company. He currently serves on the board of several MedTech companies. He studied business administration in The Netherlands (Nyenrode) and the USA (Michigan State University).