Dr. Gerhard Schuetz
Senior Vice President ALM (Africa & Asia Pacific)
Dr. Schuetz has over 20 years’ experience in building up companies from the startup phase as well as managing companies through mergers in the service, logistics and Health Care industry. He studied both business administration and applied computer sciences in Berlin and Hagen, Germany , where he also achieved his PhD.
For several years he ran his own SW Development and Consulting business, thereafter joining Deutsche Post/DHL and held positions in Business Development and General Management for over ten years.
He joined CGM in 2009, running the US Business of CGM, building up a German based billing company in the Ambulatory Health Care Sector and is now responsible for the CGM business in Africa and Asia.
With his motto being “providing stability with a strong focus on entrepreneurship, growth and performance” he prides himself in supporting health care providers in challenging environments to deliver better care.
Managing Director and General Manager
Christo joined the CGM South Africa team in July 2020 in the role of MD and GM. He is a registered Pharmacist and holds post-graduate qualifications in Pharmacology and Business Administration. Christo will focus his and his team's efforts on ensuring CGM customers' success. His passion for ensuring customers use technology products to enable such success, will allow CGM to enhance and expand its offering to South African and broader African markets.
Throughout his career Christo has made significant contributions across the global healthcare landscape with notable impact within the Healthcare Provider, Pharmaceutical Distribution, Managed Healthcare, Healthcare Insurance and Healthcare Technology sectors.
Prior to joining CGM, Christo held various senior executive roles within one of South Africa's leading health insurance firms operating across 23 countries across Africa.