Thomas Glanzmann

Position: Non-executive Vice Chairman

Type: Other External

First appointment: 05/04/06

Last appointment: 09/10/20


Mr. Thomas H. Glanzmann has served as director of Grifols, S.A since April 2006 and as non-executive Vice-President of the Board of Directors since 1 January 2017. From 2006 until 2011 he was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Gambro AB. Previously, Mr. Glanzmann was the Chief Executive Officer 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, among others. Between 1984 and 1988 he worked at Philip Morris becoming country manager for Norway, Denmark and Iceland.

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

He serves as a Director on the Board of Directors of Alcon, Inc. and is a Healthcare Advisor to Madison Dearborn and Partners. He is a Founder and General Partner of Medical Technology Venture Partners in California, United States.