Thomas Meier

CEO & COO at Bachem

Thomas Meier joined Bachem AG in 1993 as Team Head, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients. From 2001 to 2004, he headed up peptide manufacturing at Peninsula Laboratories, Inc. in San Carlos, California. Upon his return to Switzerland, he was in charge of solid-phase peptide manufacturing for Bachem AG in Bubendorf. He assumed overall responsibility for production at the Bubendorf site in 2013, and was appointed COO Europe in August 2017, with responsibility for all production sites in Switzerland, Germany, and the UK. He was appointed COO of the Bachem Group and member of the Corporate Executive Committee in 2019. Since January 1, 2020 Thomas Meier is CEO of the Bachem Group and Chairman of the Corporate Executive Committee.

After an apprenticeship as chemical laboratory technician at the ETH in Zurich, Thomas Meier obtained a degree in chemistry from the ZHAW School of Engineering. He obtained in parallel a degree as Industrial Engineer STA (Swiss Technical Association) and completed the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD Business School, Fontainebleau/Paris.


  • CEO & COO

    Current role

  • CEO