Peter Schardt, Ph.D.

Peter Schardt pictureHe has been loyal to Siemens and the medical field, both in-vivo and in-vitro diagnostics, throughout his professional career. Peter obtained his Ph.D. in Physics at the Technical University in Darmstadt, Germany, in 1995 and joined Siemens as an R&D project manager for innovation projects for X-Ray tubes.

He developed high performance X-Ray tubes for Computed Tomography and continued as department head for Innovation Management and Business Development, before he became General Manager of the large Development and Manufacturing site in Kemnath for mechatronic systems and components in 2009.

In 2011 he joined the Siemens Laboratory Diagnostics Business Area as the VP for Program Management in Tarrytown, NY, in order to develop, manufacture, release and market the Atellica Solution product family, an innovative high throughput Immunoassay and Clinical Chemistry Analyzer to run more than 200 assays.

In January 2018, Peter returned to the Diagnostic Imaging Business Area and was assigned as head the X-Ray Products Business Line.