Board and offices

President
Max Müller
(Chief Strategy Officer and Member of the Executive Board DocMorris N.V.)

Max Müller has been working in the healthcare sector for more than fifteen years, initially as a consultant to healthcare companies on issues of policy communication and regulation. In 2008, Müller was hired as Head of External Affairs and Authorised Representative by MDax-Company Celesio and then subsequently moved to Rhön-Klinikum AG, also listed under MDax. Since 2013, Max Müller has been the Chief Strategy Officer and Member of the Executive Board of DocMorris. Besides policy and business communication, he also looks after the future development of company strategy and new markets.

Vice President and Secretary General
Klaus Gritschneder

(Founder of Europa Apotheek Venlo BV)
email: gritschneder(at)eamsp(dot)org

Klaus Gritschneder founded Europa Apotheek Venlo in 2001, together with two colleagues, and since then he has been significantly involved for over ten years in the establishment. As vice president of EAMSP he represents the association and its members with regard to policy at national and European level. He is committed to combating counterfeit medicinal drugs, is director of ASOP EU (Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacy) and a member of the International Pharmacy Supporter Advisory Committee.

Vice President
Leen Ponet
(farmaline)

Mrs. Leen Ponet obtained a master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Brussels University VUB in 2003 and also holds a degree in orthomolecular medicine. She quickly gained a lot of knowledge by working as chief pharmacist in different pharmacies across Belgium. In 2005, she became owner of a pharmacy and a board member of the local professional association of Pharmacists. Furthermore, she founded the first Belgian online pharmacy Farmaline in 2008. As a pioneer in the online pharmacy business she has obtained interesting contacts with national authorities and services. While expanding Farmaline in Europe, the company merged with Shop Apotheke Europe at the end of 2016. In this European listed company she is still responsible for the Farmaline business unit, with her main focus being procurement, pharmaceutical topics and public affairs.

Counsel
Thomas J. Diekmann

Mr. Thomas J. Diekmann is in addition to his career as a lawyer in Hamburg co-founder and legal counsel of the European Association of Mail Service Pharmacies (EAMSP) whose office he has lead for 15 years. Due to many years of presence in the health sector, there are good contacts with the EU and national authorities.