Thomas Glanzmann

Position: Non-executive Vice Chairman

Type: Other External

First appointment: 05/04/06

Last appointment: 27/05/16


Mr. Thomas H. Glanzmann has served as director of Grifols, S.A since April 2006 and as non-executive Vice-President since 1 January 2017. From 2006 until 2011 he was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Gambro AB. Previously Mr. Glanzmann was the CEO and Managing Director of HemoCue AB. Between 1988 and 2004 he held various positions at Baxter Healthcare Corporation: Senior Vice-President and Senior Corporate Officer of Baxter Healthcare Corporation; President of Baxter Bioscience; Chief Executive Officer of Immuno International; and President of the European Biotech Group. Between 1984 and 1988 he worked at Philip Morris becoming country manager for Norway, Denmark and Iceland.

He holds a degree in Political Science by Dartmouth College, United States, and a M.B.A. from IMD (Lausanne-Switzerland, a B.A. and a Board of Directors Certification from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, USA.

Mr. Thomas Glanzmann was a Senior Advisor to the Executive Chairman and a Managing Director at The World Economic Forum in Davos from 2004 - 2005 and the Chairman of the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) between 2000 and 2001

He serves as a Director on the Boards of Sulzer AG, and Alkahest Inc., as well as Healthcare Advisor to Madison Dearborn and Partners and General Partner in Medical Technology Venture Partners in California, United States.