Marcel joined Philips in September 2007. He has been working for 25 years in several positions in the In Vitro Diagnostics Industry. His last job before joining Philips was Vice President Diagnostics (EMEA and India) for Beckman Coulter in Switzerland. He has also chaired several committees in the European Diagnostics Manufacturing Association (EDMA). In his current role he is responsible for the complete end to end business for Handheld Diagnostics which includes R&D, Manufacturing, Q&R, and Commercial Operations . He is also chairman of the team who creates the overall Point of Care strategy for Philips. Marcel holds a bachelor degree in Biochemistry, an MBA and several management and marketing qualifications.