Executive Directors

Medios AG Manfred Schneider

Chairman of the board

Manfred Schneider

Pharmacist
Berlin, Germany

Manfred Schneider, born June 26, 1962 in Hannover, is a member of the board and Chief Executive Officer of Medios AG since October 2016. Following his Pharmacy studies at the Freie Universität in Berlin he received his official license to work as a pharmacist. He founded his first BerlinApotheke and from it built a group of 4 specialised pharmacies. Also, Schneider founded two of the current subsidiaries of Medios AG – Medios Pharma GmbH and Medios Manufaktur GmbH. As an experienced pharmacist and Medios AG CEO, Mr Schneider possesses a long-standing expertise in the Speciality Pharmacy sector and is very well networked within the health care system.

Medios AG Matthias Gärtner

Board Member

Matthias Gaertner

IT Specialist
Berlin, Germany

Matthias Gärtner, born July 3, 1967 in Bensheim, is a member of the board since November 2014, and Chief Financial Officer of Medios AG since October 2016. Following his studies of Computer Sciences at the Universität Karlsruhe he founded the software development firm e.multi Digitale Dienste, which he later launched at the stock exchange as the majority stock holder. As chairman of e.multi Digitale Dienste AG he acquired 51 percent of today’s be-at-home AG. This again was followed by Mr Gaertner holding positions in management and supervisory boards of several market-listed companies and fonds. Due to his experience he has gained more than 20 years of expertise in the establishment, management and controlling of corporations and his well networked within the IT and financial industry.

Medios AG Mi-Young Miehler

Board Member

Mi-Young Miehler

Business Economist
Berlin, Germany

Mi-Young Miehler, born March 1969 in Seoul, is a member of the board (Chief Operating Officer, COO) of Medios AG since July 2017 and Managing Director of Medios Pharma GmbH since June 2015. She studied Business Administration at Berufsakademie Ravensburg as well as Korean Studies at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen and the University of London. During the integrated degree program at Dr. Karl Thomae GmbH, today Boehringer Ingelheim, she gained her first professional experience. Later, she worked as an inhouse consultant at Schott Glas in Mainz as well as a pr consultant at Scholz & Friends Agenda GmbH in Berlin. Since 2009, Miss Miehler has held management positions at various predecessor companies of today’s Medios AG. She has years of experience in the strategy and business development as well as in the specialty pharma market.

Medios AG - Christoph Prußeit

Board Member

Christoph Prußeit

Pharmacist
Berlin, Germany

Christoph Prußeit, born January 23, 1988 in Horb am Neckar, is a member of the Management Board since January 2019. As Chief Innovation Officer (CINO) he will – among others – assume responsibility for the Manufacturing division. Following his Pharmacy studies at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen he began his career as a specia-lized pharmacist with BerlinApotheke Schneider & Oleski oHG in 2014, where he became head of the Sterile Laboratory division. Since 2017, he has been Managing Director of Medios Individual GmbH. Mr. Prußeit has extensive practical experience in preparing patient-specific antiviral and antibiotic solutions and in the production of parenteral nutrition solutions while strictly observing the highest quality standards.

Supervisory Board

Medios AG Yann Samson

Dr. Yann Samson

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Year of birth: 1973
Nationality: German
Member since: End of the Annual General Meeting 2015
Elected until: End of the Annual General Meeting 2020

Membership in statutory supervisory boards and comparable national or foreign supervisory committees of commercial enterprises:
German seats:

  • Medios AG, Hamburg (Chairman of the Supervisory Board)
  • Palgon AG, Düsseldorf (Chairman of the Supervisory Board)

Short CV
Dr. Yann Samson studied law at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany, where he also received his doctorate. He began his career in 1999 as a lawyer with Samson & Partner Patentanwälte mbB, Munich.

In the following years, he became a Member of the Executive Board of financial.com AG, Munich (2000) and a Member of the Administrative Board of Derivative Partners Holding AG, Zurich, Switzerland (2004–2015). Subsequently, he held positions in the Management Board of Atacama Capital GmbH, Munich (2004–2015), and Lacuna Vermögen GmbH, Munich (2015–present). Dr. Samson was also a Member of the Supervisory Board of Equity First AG, Munich, from 2004 to 2006.

He remains a Member of the Executive Board of financial.com AG (since 2000), a Member of the Management Board of Lacuna Vermögen GmbH (since 2015) and a Member of the Supervisory Board of Palgon AG (since 2018). He has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Medios AG since 2015.

As an experienced lawyer and member of the management boards of various companies, Dr. Samson has years of expertise in legal matters and in corporate management.

Medios AG Joachim Messner

Joachim Messner

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Year of birth: 1961
Nationality: German
Member since: End of the Annual General Meeting 2016
Elected until: End of the Annual General Meeting 2020

Membership in statutory supervisory boards and comparable national or foreign supervisory committees of commercial enterprises:
German seats:

  • Medios AG, Hamburg (Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board)

Short CV
Joachim Messner studied law at the University of Konstanz and the University of Freiburg im Breisgau. In 1991, he received his admission as an attorney, and in 2008 he was admitted as a specialist attorney for medical law.

Between 2002 and 2015, he founded several companies (including Insumed GmbH, Gig GmbH, BIA Systems GmbH and thesportgroup GmbH).

Today, he is a certified specialist attorney for medical law and the owner of the law firm Messner Rechtsanwälte and of Messner Unternehmensberatung, Mainz. He has been Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Medios AG since 2016.

Joachim Messner has many years of expertise in legal matters in medical and pharmacy law as well as in business formation and management consulting in the health market.

Medios AG Klaus Buß

Klaus J. Buss

Member of the Supervisory Board

Year of birth: 1962
Nationality: German
Member since: End of the Annual General Meeting 2015
Elected until: End of the Annual General Meeting 2020

Membership in statutory supervisory boards and comparable national or foreign supervisory committees of commercial enterprises:
German seats:

  • Medios AG, Hamburg (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • TU Berlin Science Marketing GmbH, Berlin (Member of the Supervisory Board)

Short CV
Klaus J. Buß studied economics at the University of Bremen with a focus on corporate finance.

He began his professional career as a student in consulting and sales support. Following his studies, he moved to Lufthansa AG, where he held various management positions over a period of 10 years. In the following years, he worked as a finance manager, manager and vice-president, including for Deutsche Telekom. From 2012, he founded several companies (including Motionlogic GmbH, Trust2Core GmbH, TinySuperLab GmbH and Calliope gGmbH) and has also been a member of various supervisory committees and of the supervisory board.

Today, he is the Managing Director of Calliope gGmbH, Partner of TinySuperLab GmbH and BISDN – Berlin Institute for Software Defined Networks GmbH, and a Member of the Supervisory Board of TU Berlin Science Marketing GmbH and Medios AG (since 2015).

Klaus J. Buß’s expertise notably covers public-private partnerships, research and innovation management, corporate strategy and the creation of start-up companies.