Chief Executive Officer
Jos Lamers joined Unilabs in October 2013 as Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to joining Unilabs, Mr. Lamers was CEO of Nucletron, a radiotherapy company and global leader in brachytherapy that was acquired by Elekta in 2011. He led the turn-around of Nucletron and subsequently oversaw its successful sale from private equity ownership to Elekta in 2011.
Before that, Mr. Lamers was a Regional President and member of the Executive Management Board at Eurofins. Eurofins Scientific is the world leader in food and bio/ pharma products testing, as well as being one of the global market leaders in central laboratory services.
Jos Lamers holds a degree in Human Nutrition from Wageningen University, the Netherlands.
Mr. Lamers was born in 1963 and is a Dutch citizen.
Karl Erik Clausen
Chief Financial Officer
Karl Erik Clausen joined Unilabs in October 2014 as Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to joining Unilabs, Mr. Clausen held the role of CFO & COO at Bio Products Laboratory, a pharmaceutical company in the plasma industry based in the UK.
Before that, Mr. Clausen was CFO and Member of the Management Board of Octapharma Group for approximately 9 years. Since 1995, Karl Erik has held different positions as Finance responsible and CFO at international companies in Denmark – latest as Group CFO for A/S Roulands Fabriker . He initially worked for 5 years with Deloitte & Touche, where he was leading audit teams for medium-sized companies.
Mr. Clausen holds a Master of Science in Auditing and Accounting from Handelshöjsskole Syd (DK). He was born in 1963 and is a Danish citizen.
Chief Operating Officer
Michiel Boehmer joined Unilabs in March 2014 as Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to joining Unilabs, Mr. Boehmer was Group Managing Director at Aalberts Industries, a stock listed industrial company in flow control systems, from 2009 to 2014.
Prior to this, Mr. Boehmer was as member of the management board of Vaillant Group, the second largest heating company in Europe. During his 13 years with the company, he held several executive roles based in France, Germany and The Netherlands.
Michiel Boehmer holds a degree in Commercial Economics from HES Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Mr Boehmer was born in 1969 and is a Dutch citizen.
Group Human Resources Director
Samantha Laurent joined Unilabs in October 2007 and was appointed Group Human Resources Director in February 2014.
Within Unilabs, Mrs. Laurent was Group PMO Manager between July 2012 and January 2014 as well as Managing Director for Radiology in Switzerland between January 2010 and June 2012. Prior to this, she led the HR function in Switzerland whilst coordinating a number of Group HR initiatives.
Mrs. Laurent has worked in both the retail and manufacturing industries, principally within the operations and HR development functions, in companies such as Valeo, MTS and Timet.
Mrs. Laurent holds a BA in Business Information Systems and Modern Languages from Salford University. She is a member of the CIPD (Charted Institute of Personnel and Development) and the British Psychological Society.
She was born in 1974 and is a British citizen.
Fernando de Górgolas
General Manager International Business
Fernando de Górgolas joined Unilabs in March 2010 and was appointed General Manager International Business in April 2014.
Mr. de Górgolas started his career in 1991 as Clinical Project Leader in the Diagnostics Division of Bayer in Spain. In 1995, he moved to the Marketing & Sales function where he held positions as Marketing Manager, Marketing Director & Sales Marketing Director in different countries and regions, including Spain, EMEA, Japan and APAC. Early 2009, he joined Progenika, a Spanish biotechnology company, as Marketing & Commercial Director.
Within Unilabs, Mr. Górgolas was Group Marketing & Business Development Director between March 2010 and April 2014. Moreover, he was General Manager Spain a.i from November 2014 to May 2015.
Fernando de Górgolas holds an MBA from IESE and a degree in Molecular Biology from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and is a Clinical Chemistry Specialist (BIR), a title he obtained from Hospital Puerta de Hierro (Madrid).
He was born in 1960 and is a Spanish citizen.
General Manager France
Patrice Ferrand was appointed General Manager France in February 2015.
Mr. Ferrand is an accomplished commercial (business) leader with a solid and well documented 11-year experience in the Medical device market (Surgical & Wound care) as the General Manager France for Mölnlycke Health Care.
He initially worked in the FMCG business before moving into healthcare in 2003, where his track record has shown a real ability to deliver growth beyond expectations.
Mr. Ferrand graduated from the Institute of European Business (IFAG) in 1987 and holds a Masters degree in Business/Commerce.
Mr. Ferrand was born in 1962 and is a French citizen.
General Manager Portugal
Luis Menezes joined Unilabs in 2006 and was appointed General Manager Portugal in January 2008.
Within Unilabs, Mr. Menezes was M&A and Business Development Director for Portugal, where he was instrumental in building the current framework of Unilabs Portugal, with more than 12 successful acquisitions between 2006 and 2013.
Before that, he was an advisor to the board of directors of Fundação Ilidio Pinho, a Portuguese private endowment foundation, where he was responsible for investments in the areas of private equity, hedge funds, derivatives and equity trading.
Luis Menezes holds a degree in Economics from the Catholic University of Portugal. Since 2009, he is also a member of the Portuguese Parliament.
Mr. Menezes was born in 1980 and is a Portuguese citizen.
General Manager Spain
Alejandro Cuartero joined Unilabs in September 2014, as Chief Operating Officer for Spain and was appointed General Manager Spain in May 2015.
Mr. Cuartero started his career in 1988 as Project Engineer at Sener. He then worked in the food industry as logistic Manager at Argal (Sara Lee) and joined Electrolux in 1998 as Supply Chain Officer & Logistic Manager.
In 2002, Mr. Cuartero was Operations General Manager Iberia at NCH corporation. He moved to the Senior Director Operations Europe position and finally lead the overall implementation of the ERP Oracle in Europe.
Alejandro Cuartero has a degree in Aeronautics Engineering from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and holds an MBA from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE).
Mr. Cuartero was born in 1964 and is a Spanish citizen.
Lars Linaa Jørgensen
General Manager Radiology and Laboratory North
Lars Jorgensen joined Unilabs in 2016 as General Manager Laboratory North and was appointed General Manager Radiology and Laboratory North in May 2016.
Mr. Jorgensen is an accomplished entrepreneur and leader who over the last 20 years successfully have been running 5 companies as CEO. From 2010 to December 2015, Mr. Jorgensen was CEO of the Broen Group, where he developed and executed new focused international strategy in technical industries. Prior to the Broen Group, Lars founded Accellerace and Gazellegrowth of which he was CEO from 2007 to 2010. Before that he was CEO of an American and a Danish company that was exited to major industrial players. He also took over other international CEO responsibilities from 1996 to 2007 in company based in UK, USA and Denmark. Lars Jorgensen holds a bachelor degree in Commerce in Organization and Leadership from the Aarhus Business School (HD), an Executive MBA from SIMI and undertook a board program at INSEAD.
Mr. Jorgensen was born in 1960 and is a Danish Citizen.