Executive Management

Dr Ole Wiesinger

Chief Executive Officer

Nationality: German and Swiss

Dr Ole Wiesinger joined the Hirslanden Private Hospital Group in 2004 as the Hospital Manager of Klinik Hirslanden. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Hirslanden Private Hospital Group and also served as a director of Mediclinic International Limited from 2008 up to the combination of the businesses of the Company (then Al Noor Hospitals Group plc) and Mediclinic International Limited. Prior to joining Hirslanden, he served in various management positions of the Euromed AG in Germany from 1995 and was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Euromed AG from 2003 to 2004.

Qualifications: He holds a doctorate in medicine from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany (Ph.D.); and a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics from the European Business School, Germany.

Dr Daniel Liedtke

Chief Operating Officer

Dr Daniel Liedtke joined Hirslanden Klinik St. Anna in 2001. He has held various clinical and managerial positions at Hirslanden prior to his appointment as Hospital Manager of Klinik Hirslanden in 2008, and was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of the Hirslanden Private Hospital Group in April 2015.

Qualifications: Dr Liedtke is a qualified car electronic engineer (Diploma), Physiotherapist (B.Sc.) and Osteopath (D.O.). He holds a Master of Health Administration as well as a Doctor of Business Administration (Charles Sturt University).

Dr Christian Westerhoff

Chief Clinical Officer

Dr Christian Westerhoff joined Klinik Hirslanden in 2005 as Head of Corporate Development. He has held various managerial positions throughout the group, and was appointed as Chief Clinical Officer of the Hirslanden Private Hospital Group in April 2015.

Qualifications: Dr Westerhoff is a specialist for surgery and holds a Ph.D. in Medicine as well as a Master of Business Administration. He has also completed post-graduate studies in Hospital Management (M.B.A.).    

Pierre-Antoine Binard

Chief Financial Officer

Pierre-Antoine Binard joined the Hirslanden Private Hospital Group in September 2018 as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the group, he served as Chief Financial Officer at Manor, a chain of 63 department stores in Switzerland, and before that was Chief Financial Officer at Carrefour Malaysia and Singapore, a multinational retailer consisting of 26 hypermarkets and 18 shopping malls.

Qualifications: Mr Binard is a Certified Accountant and graduated from the ISG Business School in France.

Markus R. Bechtiger

Chief Human Resources Officer

Markus R. Bechtiger joined the Hirslanden Private Hospital Group in September 2018 as Chief Human Resources Officer. Prior to joining the group, he worked for the Zurich Insurance Company as Head of HR Switzerland and member of the Swiss Country Executive Committee. Before that, he held various positions as HR Business Partner at UBS AG. From 2015 to 2018, he was member of the Board of Zurich Insurance’s Swiss Pension Funds.

Qualifications: Mr Bechtiger holds an Executive Master in Human Resources Leadership from the Rutgers University/SDA Bocconi in New Jersey/Milan and has completed the Diploma Executive Program at the Swiss Finance Institute.