Maarten Akkerman

Maarten Akkerman

MAARTEN
AKKERMAN
VICE PRESIDENT, MEDICAL AFFAIRS &
VALUE BASED HEALHCARE EMEA
MEDTRONIC
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Maarten Akkerman is the Vice President, Medical
Affairs & Value-based Healthcare, Europe, Middle East &
Africa (EMEA), and a member of the EMEA Leadership
Team.
Maarten joined Medtronic in August 2016 from Zilveren
Kruis, the Dutch Insurance Company, where he held the
role of Procurement for Hospital Care, Primary Care &
Mental Healthcare.
Maarten brings to Medtronic deep knowledge in
healthcare provider financial operations and
reimbursement systems. His previous experience
includes procurement leadership roles of increasing
responsibility at Achmea; Business Unit Manager at
Mediq and Sales Representative at Eli Lily.
A Pharmacist by training, Maarten and holds a doctorate
of Pharmacy, having completed his post-doctorate
education in Pharmaceutical Studies at Utrecht
University and studied Pharmaceutical Management at
Business School Nederland. He has also completed the
“Transition to General Management” Program at
INSEAD and has graduated from the IMD’s Program for
Executive Development.