Simon Thelen

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Simon Thelen

Vice Chairman of the Family Board and Board of Partners of E. Merck KG

Born in 1980, is a physician specialized in hand surgery and an adjunct professor of medicine. After studying human medicine in Freiburg i. Br., Pamplona (Spain) and Cologne, he received his license to practice medicine in 2006 and obtained his doctorate in medicine from the medical faculty of the University of Cologne in 2007. He completed his habilitation and received the venia legendi in orthopaedics and trauma surgery in 2015. He was appointed adjunct professor at the Faculty of Medicine of Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf (HHU) in 2023. In 2014 he was elected to the Family Board of E. Merck KG. He was appointed to the Supervisory Board of Merck KGaA in 2019 and has been a member of the Board of Partners since 2019. In 2021 he was elected its Vice Chairman. Since 2023 he has been a member of the Executive Board of E. Merck KG. In January 2024 he was elected Vice Chairman of the Family Board and of the Board of Partners of E. Merck KG. Simon Thelen is married and has 3 children
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