Initially appointed as a deputy member in 2009
The Supervisory Board of B. Braun Melsungen AG has appointed Dr Hanns-Peter Knaebel a full member of the Management Board. One year previously, Dr Knaebel succeeded Prof. Dr Dr Dr h c Michael Ungethüm on the Management Board, initially as a deputy member.
Born in Stuttgart in 1968, Dr Knaebel studied medicine in Ulm, Tübingen and at Yale University in New Haven, US. On completing his studies and his doctorate in 1995, he began work as a doctor at Heidelberg Surgical University Hospital, where he remained for 12 years, the last five as senior physician. Dr Knaebel is a specialist in surgery and visceral surgery.
On 1 January 2007 he took over as head of the Clinical Science department in the Aesculap division, where he has had global responsibility for marketing and sales since 1 May 2007. In March 2008, Dr Knaebel was appointed to the management of Aesculap AG & Co. KG and has been a member of the Aesculap AG Management Board since 6 May 2008. Dr Knaebel is married with three children.