Management

Dirk Dembski, CEO

Dirk Dembski’s expertise is in General Management, Commercial Functions, M&A, Change Management and Turnarounds, both in Biopharmaceuticals and Medical Devices. Before joining curasan in January 2021 he used to serve TOPCON Healthcare as Managing Director. Prior to this he was appointed as Executive Managing Director at Naton Medical, one of China’s largest Medtech companies, where he completed several acquisitions and built out the international business. He also served as board member of Bone Therapeutics SA and worked as Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development at Olympus Biotech for EMEA, Asia Pacific and Latin America, where he successfully marketed a portfolio of bone growth factors, cell technologies and innovative biomaterials. Dirk has studied economics and management in Germany, Switzerland and South Africa.

Jörg Kybelka, COO

As COO, Joerg Kybelka manages all operational matters of the company and is responsible in particular for Production, Quality and Regulatory Affairs.
Before he found his way to curasan AG in May 2022, he had already worked for more than 20 years in international companies in the pharmaceutical and medical technology industry. His hands-on mentality and many years of professional experience in the areas of Operations and Quality make him the ideal addition to curasan’ management team.

Christian Brunetti,  Director Sales & Marketing

Christian Brunetti has more than 2 decades of experience in sales & marketing of medical products and devices. Prior to joining curasan in 2020, he successfully held various commercial leadership roles at KaVo Kerr, Envista and Cumdente.

Shane Ray,  President of curasan, Inc., USA

Shane Ray is currently President of curasan, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of curasan AG where he is responsible for the dental and orthopedic/spine business for North America. Based in North Carolina. He has been involved in biomaterials for almost 30 years previously having executive management positions at RTI Surgical and Pioneer Surgical. During his tenure Shane Ray has led business development, R&D, operations and sales and marketing teams globally in spine, orthopedics, cardio-thoracic and sports medicine including successfully launching many global brands.