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Herwig von Nettelhorst

Herwig von Nettelhorst, German medical products executive, biomedical engineer. Achievements include patents for various pacemaker related instruments; design of BabyGuard apnea monitor; design of VitaGuard. Recipient Innovation award, Berlin, 1987.

Background

  • Nettelhorst, Herwig von was born on March 30, 1945 in Wittenberg, Germany.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Engineering, University Trier Kaiserslautern, 1974. Doctor of Science in Engineering, Technology University Berlin, 1978.

    Career

    • Head Research and Development Biotronik GmbH, Berlin, 1978—1984. Chief Executive Officer Getemed AG, Teltow, Germany, since 1984. Member supervisory board Nexus Ag, Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany, 2003—2006.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for various pacemaker related instruments. Design of BabyGuard apnea monitor. Design of VitaGuard.

    Connections

    • Son of Peter von and Brigitta von Nettelhorst. Married Brigitte Schoo, March 3, 1971. Children: Gesa von Nettelhorst, Gerald von Nettelhorst.
    • father: Peter Nettelhorst
    • spouse: Brigitte Schoo
    • children: Gesa von Nettelhorst
    • Gerald von Nettelhorst
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    Born March 30, 1945
    (age 72)
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    • 1974
      University Trier Kaiserslautern
    • 1978
      Technology University Berlin
    • 1978 - 1984
      Head, Research and Development Biotronik GmbH
      Berlin, Germany, Germany
    • 1984
      Chief Executive Officer, Getemed Aktiengesellschaft
      Teltow, Brandenburg, Germany, Germany

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