After starting his career as a consultant with Roland Berger, Dr. Erik Hamann joined the University Hospital Mannheim as Head of the Business Development division as well as Chief Executive Officer at its nursing home subsidiary, Altenpflege Mannheim GmbH. From 2005 to 2017, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the listed clinic operator, Rhön-Klinikum. Dr. Hamann also held the positions of Chief Financial Officer at Acrest Property GmbH, operating partner at a large cap private equity firm, and Chief Financial Officer at Artemis Augenkliniken. Dr. Erik Hamann started with ORPEA in 2016 as Chief Executive Officer of Germany, which has remained his position to date. Dr. Erik Hamann holds a degree in business administration and a PhD from the University of Mannheim, as well as a degree in business administration and management from ESSEC Business School.