Marco Gadola joined Endeavour Vision as Operating Partner in 2023 and brings a wealth of experience in several industries including medtech, gained over decades across different geographies. Marco currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of DKSH, Chairman of the Board of Directors of WS Audiology and Medartis Holding AG, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of MCH Group AG and a member of the Board of Directors of the Straumann Group.
Marco was previously CEO of the Straumann Group, a publicly listed Swiss company and world leader in dental instruments with sales of over CHF 2bn — a position he held from 2013 to 2019. During his tenure as CEO, the group doubled its revenue, more than doubled its profits and more than tripled its workforce. Before this appointment, Marco had previously served as CFO and EVP Operations at the Straumann Group from 2006 to 2008, and spent the interim years at Panalpina, as CFO and Regional CEO Asia Pacific. Marco also worked for Hero, where he was CFO and responsible for IT and Operations and Hilti in senior commercial, sales and finance positions.
Early in his career, Marco worked for Sandoz International Ltd as an Audit Manager and Swiss Bank Corporation in Corporate Finance.
Marco Gadola holds a Masters in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Basel, Switzerland.