November 17, 2020


BioChek Group announces new CEO




BioChek Group has announced that Thomas Struckmeyer will take over the leadership of the Group (consisting of BioChek BV and Biotecon Diagnostics GmbH) as CEO with effect as of December 12, 2020 and succeed Barend van Dam, who will at the same time move into the position as chairman of the supervisory board of the BioChek Group. 


Thomas Struckmeyer

Struckmeyer brings to BioChek more than 20 years of management experience in the diagnostic industry with focus on food safety as well as animal health. Until recently he worked for IdentiGEN, an internationally leading organisation in the food safety business. During his career he was involved in a number of product and market-related management roles, most recently as vice president of Strategy & Business Development.

van Dam says, "I'm looking forward to handing over my responsibilities to Thomas. With his deep insight in all areas of the diagnostics business, his strong customer focus and track record in successfully developing existing and new businesses, Thomas is the ideal person to continue the successful development of the BioChek Group."

"I am happy and delighted to join such a great team and to lead this successful company. Its innovative product and services portfolio offers a complete diagnostic management solution from farm to fork. This in an excellent basis to build the global leader in veterinary and food safety solutions and by this contributing to sustainable animal health as well as to safe food globally," Struckmeyer says.