Mainz, GermanyWe cordially welcome Dr. Michael Bartels who joins ORGENTEC Diagnostika in the role of Vice President Operations at the company’s headquarters in Mainz.

Dr. Bartels looks back on more than 25 years of experience in the diagnostics and the life science industries. He had been living in the United Arab Emirates and Singapore for many years, where he led teams in established medical devices companies and start-ups to commercial success.

Most recently, Dr Bartels has been Executive Vice President Healthcare and Managing Director Asia of LAP GmbH Laser Applikationen, Luneburg, Germany. Dr Bartels has worked for a number of important international companies including Sysmex, Ansell Medical, Arthur D. Little and Bayer in a wide variety of roles.

“I’m looking forward to the exciting new challenges in Mainz,“ Dr Bartels said. “For nearly 30 years, ORGENTEC has led the industry in developing new tests for complex diseases that are difficult to diagnose. Having worked together with people in different countries under multiple economic and regulatory conditions I am excited to become part of ORGENTEC’s global expansion.”

  • James Widergren (right) welcomes Dr. Micheal Bartels (left).

James Widergren, CEO and President of the ORGENTEC Group welcomes the new Vice President: “I am impressed by Dr. Bartels’ optimistic outlook and his experience in building and motivating effective teams. As we build ORGENTEC into a global company, his experience in establishing operations in new countries will be most helpful.”


Headquartered in Mainz, Germany, ORGENTEC Diagnostika offers one of the industry’s most comprehensive portfolios in autoimmune diagnostics and cardiovascular diagnostics with additional strengths in infectious disease and organ function testing. Alegria®, the automated instrument for autoimmune and infectious disease serology enables labs to complete multiple assays and deliver faster results at minimum cost. With subsidiaries in Austria, Hungary, France, U.S. and China, as well as an established global network of distribution partners, ORGENTEC’s products are benefitting patients in over 100 countries around the world.


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