OptraSCAN® announces Leadership appointment of Christian Sauber as Senior Vice President for EMEA


San Jose, CA, April 26th, 2019: OptraSCAN®, the leading On-Demand Digital Pathology solution provider announced the appointment of Christian Sauber as the Senior Vice President for EMEA - Europe, Middle East and Asia. Christian brings more than twenty years of experience in commercial and general management positions in the Life Sciences and IVD industries. He will be based out of Germany and will be responsible to strengthen OptraSCAN’s presence in EMEA.

Prior to joining OptraSCAN, Christian was heading Agilent Dako´s Pathology business as General manager. During his time at Agilent, Christian was leading commercial teams for Agilent´s analytical instrumentation business in Europe, Middle-East, Africa, and India at the district, regional and general manager level – spanning the entire portfolio of instrumentation into all relevant markets and with a strong focus on the Life Sciences, Academic, and Clinical Research sector.

Commenting on the new appointment, Abhi Gholap, Founder & CEO, OptraSCAN says, “Christian brings to OptraSCAN vast experience and depth of knowledge within the cancer diagnostics and IVD field. With CE mark received by OptraSCAN, we will be pursuing our clinical relations in European market. His ability to deliver results and provide strategic vision will aid in realizing our commitment of providing affordable digital pathology systems. Our unique “On-Demand Digital Lab as a Service” will be of great interest to many of the histopathology labs in EMEA geography. We look forward to grow our market share under leadership of Christian.”

“I am very excited to be a part of the OptraSCAN leadership team. I have been following OptraSCAN’s progress over the years. Their products and solutions have developed very nicely and are geared to accelerate the adoption of digital tools in Cancer Research and Diagnostics. Digital Pathology enables significant efficiency gains for the Pathology lab. It will definitely be interesting to build upon company’s current successes and focusing on growing the market rapidly," said Christian Sauber, Senior Vice President for EMEA, OptraSCAN.

About OptraSCAN®:

An ISO 13485 certified company and CE marked whole slide scanners for IVD use, OptraSCAN® has developed world’s first ‘On-Demand Digital Pathology’ System; focused on delivering fully integrated, affordable systems & solutions. These serve as the perfect tool for transition from conventional microscopy to Digital Pathology for the effective acquisition of whole slide images, viewing, storing, real time sharing, and reporting via On-Demand or outright purchase model. Follow Us on LinkedIn and Twitter.


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