Dr. Christian Brönnimann, CEO

Christian Brönnimann
  • 1996: Ph.D. in Physics
  • 1997-2001: Research scientist at Paul Scherrer Institute, working on pixel detector development for synchrotron applications
  • 2001-2006: Head of Swiss Light Source detector group, project leader of the PILATUS project
  • 2006: Founder and CEO of DECTRIS Ltd.
  • Winner of numerous instrumental and entrepreneurial awards


Andreas Borner, CFO

  • 1999: M.A. in Economics
  • 1999-2001: Sales Backoffice, Informatics, diAx, Sunrise, Switzerland
  • 2001-2010: CFO, Chemspeed Technologies AG, Switzerland
  • 2010-2012: COO, Chemspeed Technologies AG, Switzerland
  • 2012: Joins DECTRIS Ltd. as CFO, responsible for Finance, Purchasing & IT
  • 2014: Member of the executive board

Markus Willimann, Head of Production

  • 2003 -2012: Beamline Engineer at Swiss Light Source (Synchrotron), Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland
  • 2012: Joins DECTRIS Ltd. as Head of Production
  • 2014: Member of the executive board


Dr. Clemens Schulze-Briese, CSO

Clemens Schulze-Briese
  • 1994: Ph.D. in Physics
  • 1995-2001: Research scientist at Paul Scherrer Institute, working on X-ray instrumentation and crystallographic methods development, responsible for design and construction of the Swiss Light Source (SLS) PX beamlines
  • 2001-2008: Head of the SLS MX group 
  • 2008-2010: Head of SLS Laboratory for Macromolecules and Bioimaging 
  • 2010: Joins DECTRIS Ltd. as CSO and Head of Marketing and Sales

Dr. Matthias Schneebeli, Head of Product Development

  • 2008: Ph.D. in Physics
  • 2008: Joins DECTRIS Ltd.  
  • 2010: Head of Product Development
  • 2014: Member of the executive board