Management

Paul Leufkens, PharmD, MBA, CEO and co-founder

Paul holds MSc and PharmD degrees from Utrecht University and obtained his MBA at Bradford University (UK). Over the past 15 years he has spun out a variety of technologies from University-based research groups. He was a co-founder of AM-Pharma (acquired by Pfizer in 2015), Neurophyxia and Trajectum Pharma, and held senior positions in product development at Exponential Biotherapies Inc. (Washington, DC), Reliance Life Sciences (Mumbai, India) and Pharming (Leiden). Earlier in his career Paul worked in clinical development with Sanofi and Yamanouchi Europe.

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Frebus van Slochteren, MSc, PhD, CTO and co-founder

Frebus received his PhD degree in April 2014, defending his thesis entitled “Technical solutions to improve cardiac regenerative therapy”. He is also the inventor (together with Dr. Chamuleau) of the Company’s first patent, filed in April 2014 entitled: “Cardiac imaging processing for interventions” based on the work for his PhD thesis and which is now part of CART-Tech’s core technology. He obtained his MSc degree in Control Systems Engineering from the University of Hertfordshire, and in Medical Engineering of the Eindhoven University of Technology. Per April 2018 Frebus is full-time member of the CART-Tech MT.

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Johan Maas, MSc, VP Marketing & Sales (consultant)

Johan obtained his degree in Medical Sciences from Groningen University and has worked at Medtronic from 2000 to 2015 in a variety of sales and marketing positions in the cardiac rhythm management division of Medtronic, and has significant hands-on experience with the introduction of CRT devices in several EU markets.

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