News at Geistlich Pharma AG

  • In January 2021, Ralf P. Halbach has taken up the position as designated CEO at Geistlich Pharma. As of July 1, 2021, he will officially take over from Paul Note, who has reached retirement age. A smooth handover will take place until then.
  • After a long run of 3,988 kilometers, Geistlich Pharma’s annual donation found its destiny – Geistlich handed it over in São Paulo to the non-profit organization (NGO) Turma do Bem.
  • After the first event received an overwhelmingly positive response from more than 8,500 participants, the “Geistlich + YOU” online congress is back for a second round. Highlights include one of the largest virtual hands-on workshops there has ever been, plus the “Springboard” competition – “Become a Speaker”. Put February 2, 2021 in your calendar; registration opens on December 2.
  • Juerg Roth has been CFO at Geistlich Pharma since August. He started his career at the regeneration expert nine years ago. Since then he has mastered numerous challenging situations, such as the abolition of the minimum exchange rate CHF-EUR in 2015. In the interview he talks about the current COVID-19 situation and his fascination with the job.
  • Complex wounds do not heal easily: This is where our highly refined Advanced Wound Matrix Geistlich Derma-Gide® can provide clinical benefits to those suffering from chronic wounds. The General Services Administration (GSA) in the United States has now included Geistlich Derma-Gide® in the Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) for Veterans Administration medical facilities. With this listing, the product reaches an important milestone, as it is now available to all US veteran hospitals and practices.
  • Prevent tissue loss after immediate implant placement

    Geistlich Bio-Oss® Collagen 50 mg has been developed especially for filling the gap in immediate implant placement. 
  • 325 employees of Geistlich Pharma were involved worldwide in the "Geistlich Charity Walk & Run" for the good cause. Running, walking and hiking they collected 3,988 kilometres, which the company is turning into a donation. The beneficiary of the fundraising campaign and 21,860 US dollars is the Brazilian NGO "Turma do Bem".
  • Due to the current Covid-19 situation, the EAO 2020 planned for Berlin will be transformed into the virtual congress EAO Digital Days. Geistlich is represented with its own symposium as well as with a virtual booth for consultation and exchange. The most important European congress for implantology will take place from 5 to 11 October.
  • The four apprentices at Geistlich Pharma have successfully completed their vocational training with a Swiss Federal Certificate of Competence (EFZ). Geistlich congratulates them warmly. The six new apprentices are in the starting blocks and will begin their training in August.
  • Yesterday, 20 May, the Online Congress Geistlich + YOU took place on the virtual stage with overwhelming popularity. The international event covered the entire spectrum of extraordinary situations and focused in particular on the corona topic in dentistry.
Dr. Mirjam Kessler
Director Corporate Communications