Our Leadership

dirk

Dirk Meijer,
MD MSc PhD

Position: CEO/Medical Director
Hobbies: Skiing, running, hockey, golf
Quote: “When we began this company, there was no European law requiring clinical trials for medical devices. We arranged that we had a quality system, the ISO 9001, before it was even required. We had the expertise, so our aim was to make this company the best CRO for medical devices.”

pascal

Pascal Groenen,
MSc PhD

Position: COO
Hobbies: Running, skiing, golf
Quote: “The great thing about Factory is our short lines of communication. Directors get immediately involved with the rest of the team, which contributes to much of our success as a company at large.”

joris

Joris Bannenberg,
MD PhD

Position: CMO/Medical Director
Hobbies: Snowboarding, skiing, kite-surfing
Quote: “Since 1998 to this day, our mission has always been to create the best medical device CRO. Because of the fact that Factory has been operating for the last 20 years, the things that we do are based on practical knowledge and experience rather than theory.”

emile

Emile Lens,
MSc

Position: CFO
Hobbies: Running, playing the piano, golf
Quote: “This is a people’s business and working with such a dedicated, smart and inspired team of professionals is a joy each day.”