Andreas Homolla

Andreas Homolla

CIO of Dräger,


2,6bn €




Andreas Homolla is Chief Information Officer at Draegerwerk, a German company based in Lübeck that makes breathing and protection equipment, gas detection and analysis systems, and noninvasive patient monitoring technologies. He assumed the position in 2013. After studying mathematics in Heidelberg, he began his career at IBM. He then spent several years in various CIO positions at Daimler, KSB and Airbus in different countries Germany, Spain and France. Andreas is a frequent speaker and presenter at IT events as well as an enthusiastic cyclist and passionate musician. We are in the middle of a cultural revolution regarding the way we are doing business as a company – but also as an individual.  IT is one of the forerunners and should take the cultural change as one of the top priorities.


Draeger is an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology. The company's long-term success is based on the four key strengths of its value-driven culture: customer intimacy, professional employees, continuous innovation and a commitment to outstanding quality. Draeger offers anesthesia workstations, medical ventilation, patient monitoring as well as neonatal care for premature babies and newborns. With ceiling supply units, IT solutions for the OR, and gas management systems the company is at the customer's side throughout the entire hospital. Draeger is currently present in more than 190 countries. lts development and production facilities are based in Germany, Great Britain, Sweden, South Africa, the USA, Brazil, the Czech Republic and China.



  • January 2013 – present: CIO of Draeger
  • April 2004 – December 2012: CIO of Airbus Germany
  • February 1999 – April 2004: CIO of KSB
  • January 1992 – April 1998: Regional CIO of Daimler AG in Spain
  • 1981 – 1986: Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Master's degree, Applied Mathematics

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