Dr. Marc Bosiers is CEO of Rede Optimus Hospitalar and Chairman of its Board of Directors. Dr. Bosiers has been Director of the Operating Theaters and Head of the Surgical department at the St. Blasius Hospital in Dendermonde, Belgium since 1997, one of Belgium’s most performing centers with an annual turnover of EUR 130M in 2014. As such, he holds close to 20 years of experience and active involvement in hospital management.
He is a sr. scientific and strategic adviser to various international, leading healthcare companies. Dr. Bosiers has founded in Belgium the surgeons' training program FMRP which trained over 200 international surgeons over the past ten years, including over 40 Brazilians. He has authored over 150 publications in peer-reviewed journals, wrote two books and has a track record of more than 600 presentations.
Dr. Bosiers graduated “Magna cum Laude” from the Catholic University of Leuven, School of Medicine, Belgium and spends the majority of his time both in Brazil and Belgium.
Dr. Jorge Amorim is Chief Medical Officer of Rede Optimus Hospitalar, responsible for leading its medical team, both physicians and nursing staff. Dr. Amorim is a renown vascular surgeon at the Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein in São Paulo, and is Professor at UNIFESP (Universidade Federal de São Paulo, School of Medicine) in vascular and endovascular surgery. He is widely regarded and respected as an excellent people manager. Dr. Amorim holds his Phd from UNIFESP and lives in São Paulo, Brazil.
Currently, William Wijns is SFI (Science Foundation Ireland) Professor in interventional Cardiology at the Lambe Institute for Translational Medicine, Curam, and Saolta University Healthcare Group, National University of Ireland Galway. He has served the ESC in various positions, including Vice-President, scientific Programme Chair, and was also a President of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiac Intervention (EAPCI). Presently, William Wijns is Co-Director of EuroPCR and Chairman of PCR.
Dr. Luis Nakano as Chief Operating Officer of Rede Optimus Hospitalar is certified as both a green and black belt in the Lean Six Sigma methodology. Dr. Nakano has been spent 17 years at leading Health Insurance Company Amil, from 1996 through 2013. He has held various positions from Home Care Director to Head of National Operations at Amil Assistencia Medica International. He has a Project management MBA from FGV and is a graduate in law from MacKenzie University in São Paulo. Dr. Nakano lives in São Paulo , Brazil.
Elisa Kretzer holds more than 12 years of experience in the field of Clinical Research with a focus on Medical devices.
› 9 years as Clinical Research Consulting
› 3 years as IRB/EC Member
› 2 years Professor of Project Management
She specializated in Clinical Trials at Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da Santa Casa de São Paulo and she obtained a Master Degree in Business Administration at Universidade Estadual de Santa Catarina. Originally from Florianopolis, she currently lives in São Paulo.
Christophe Bosiers leads the Corporate Development and Structuring activities of Rede Optimus Hospitalar, in parallel to his role as Managing Director of Argonauts Partners, a Swiss Venture Capital investor with a focus on the MedTech industry. Prior to that Christophe held the position of Director Corporate Development with Genae, a global Medical Device CRO. Christophe started his career with GE Capital’s European operations, based in Paris, where held numerous positions in Leveraged Finance, Treasury, Alternative funding & Securitization between 2006 and 2013. Christophe obtained his Master’s degree from the University of Antwerp, School of Economics, Belgium, and lives currently between Zürich, Switzerland and São Paulo, Brazil.
Dr. Expedito Ribeiro is Chief Medical Officer – Interventional Cardiology of Rede Optimus Hospitalar. He is Professor in cardiology at the University of São Paulo (USP) and director of the Hemodynamic Department at INCOR/FMUSP. Dr. Ribeiro is also head of the Hemodynamic and Interventional Cardiology department of Hospital TotalCor and staff at Hospital Sírio Libanês and Hospital Alemão Osvaldo Cruz. He holds a PhD in Cardiology from Federal University of Medicine (UNIFESP) and has trained at Emory University and Cleveland Clinic. He was president of SOLACI - Latin American Society of Interventional Cardiology and lives in São Paulo, Brazil.