Dirk Borghs, Chief Executive Officer of Datwyler Healthcare Solutions, graduated as an engineer in Materials Sciences from KU Leuven University (Belgium) and gained a Master’s degree in Finance and Marketing. Mr Borghs joined the Datwyler Healthcare business as Technical Manager. He later became Head of Global Quality and Engineering and then ran US Operations 2001-2006. Later, as Vice President Strategic Projects and Global Procurement, he led planning and implementation of Datwyler’s FirstLine™ manufacturing standard in Belgium and the greenfield facility in India. Mr Borghs then oversaw Datwyler’s main healthcare plant in Belgium, became Senior Vice President Operations in Europe for Datwyler Sealing Solutions, and in 2017 oversaw Global Operations and Supply Chain before being named Chief Executive Officer of Datwyler Healthcare Solutions in 2020.