Maik Herfurth

Maik Herfurth

CIO of Tecan Group,

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Previous participations
  • 2021 in Germany as Head of IT of B Braun
  • 2022 in Switzerland and 2023 in Portugal as CIO of Tecan Group


1.2bn CHF




Dr Maik Herfurth has been CIO at Tecan Group since June 2021, where he has defined and implemented a new IT strategy for digital transformation with a focus on cloud first, digital platforms, IT governance and data and process excellence.

Tecan is a leading global provider of laboratory instruments and solutions in biopharmaceuticals, forensics and clinical diagnostics. The company specialises in the development, production and distribution of automated workflow solutions for laboratories in the life sciences sector. Its clients include pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, university research departments, forensic and diagnostic laboratories.


  • Jun 2021 - present: CIO, Tecan Group, Switzerland
  • 2019 - 2021: Head of IT, B Braun
  • 2018 - 2019: Head of Competence Center Sales Solutions Pricing IT, Hilti Group
  • 2016 - 2018: IT Global Programme Manager SAP Cloud Platform & Flexible Boundary, Hilti Group
  • 2012 - 2016: IT Global Project Manager, Hilti Group
  • 2008 - 2012: PhD Business Process Management, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • 1999 - 2006: MA Information Management and Market Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • Workflow automation with ServiceNow
  • Integration of new webshop for hardware and software
  • Mobile touch devices and Windows 8.1/10 with M365
  • BYOD
  • Mobile application development for Android-based customer-facing applications
  • SAP cloud platform and application development
  • S/4HANA integration
  • Agile project management with SCRUM
  • Sales and pricing solutions with S/4HANA
  • Business process organisation