Chief Executive Officer
John Goltermann Lassen brings significant global leadership experience to Hoya Surgical Optics. Over the last 25 years, John has been leading organizations through changes to deliver sustainable results within the MedTech industry. Having worked globally across mature and emerging markets in both B2B as well as B2C segments, John has developed his diverse experience from roles in sales, marketing, product development/management, M&A, strategy development and manufacturing. Having lived a combined 15 years in China, Singapore and Malaysia, John was responsible for Global Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific during his 14 years with GN ReSound. Furthermore, John was a key champion of a very successful 3-year global change program at GN ReSound. Prior to joining GN ReSound, John worked 11 years at Maersk Medical, now part of ConvaTec. John holds a graduate diploma from Copenhagen Business School and has completed further studies at INSEAD, France and IMD, Switzerland.