Board of Directors

Dr. Andreas Hogg, CEO of Coat-X

Andreas Hogg, CEO Coat-X

Andreas Hogg earned an engineering diploma in Microtechnology in 2006, and his MSc and PhD degrees in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Bern in 2014. He worked as development engineer at Johnson & Johnson from 2009 to 2014. Since 2014, he taught and led a R&D group at He-Arc, which was focused on thin-film technologies. Mr. Hogg is leading the operations of Coat-X.

Stefan Schwab, CVO of Coat-X

Stefan Schwab Coat-X

Stefan Schwab is an independent Swiss entrepreneur. During the last 15 years, he led his family company Schwab-Feller AG and the investment company Linoa Holding AG. Mr. Schwab is the lead investor of Coat-X. The company will profit of his strong industrial and sales experiences for the B2B activities. He takes an active role as Chief Value Officer and board member of Coat-X.

Eric Nagels, CFO of Coat-X

Eric Nagels

Eric Nagels obtained his Master’s degree in Business Management at HEC Lausanne and an Executive Master in International Taxation at the University of Neuchâtel in 2012. He has been the finance director at Johnson & Johnson for seventeen years. Currently, Eric Nagels is director at RED’X SA and Head of Finances at Coat-X.

Yanik Tardy, Ph.D., COO of Coat-X

Yanik Tardy

Yanik Tardy received his Ph.D. in physics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology  (EPFL) in Lausanne EPFL in 1992. After 10 years in academic research , Yanik joined the Medical Device Sector of Johnson & Johnson where he held different leadership positions in Research & Technology, Operations, and Product Development. In 2015 Yanik joined Dentsply Sirona as Vice President of R&D. Since July 2018, he took a new role at Coat-X as Chief Operating Officer.