Medical Technology kicked up a Notch: WOM

Who we are and what we represent.

WOM is a medical technology company. We are a hidden champion – working hard for our customers. In the field of Minimally Invasive Medicine, we develop devices and accessories to enable doctors to operate with small incisions. We produce Cameras, Insufflators, medical Pumps, and tubing that simplify and facilitate diagnosis and treatment.

What drives us – our Mission Statement

Our mission statement reflects our corporate identity: We want sustained success. With this vision, we have set ourselves ambitious goals and defined the beacon to which we align all our activities.

Our mission serves our employees as a guide for action.

Vision

  • Worldwide OEM supplier of high-quality solutions for the field of Minimally Invasive Medicine
  • Attractive employer in the field of medical technology

Mission

  • Thanks to our profitability and sustainable investments, we create healthy workplaces together
  • We meet the global requirements with proximity to customers and are committed to Germany as a production location
  • We are committed to the patient and the customer
  • We are committed to the environment and future generations
  • We create innovative solutions for customers, from development through production and logistics to after-sales service

What matters to us – our Values

The employees of WOM think in the long term and act responsibly, keeping lofty goals in mind. They respect and trust each other.

This credo has been summarized in our values that we live daily in our workplace – and which foster our very special team spirit.

  • With passion we achieve our shared goals
  • We take responsibility for what we do – without limitations

 

 

Passion

 

  • We treat each other with respect
  • Leadership is based on mutual trust
  • Trust is based on predictability and fairness

 

 

Respect
Trust
Fairness

 

  • We make sure that each employee has the same opportunities in a work environment free of discrimination and harassment

 

 

Equal Opportunity

 

  • Information and open communication make our goal-oriented actions transparent and promote our sense of responsibility and cooperation with each other, customers, and suppliers 

 

 

Transparency

 

  • Reliability means that we keep our promises
  • Consistent and continuous focus on quality influences our daily actions
  • That is why we are leaders when it comes to the quality of our products and services

 

 

Reliability & Quality

 

  • We link technical and economic progress with social and environmental responsibility for the welfare of future generation 

 

 

Sustainability & Social Responsibility

 

  • Accepting changes in our environment and becoming actively involved is the basis of our economic success
  • We take the opportunity to learn and constantly improve ourselves 

 

 

Adaptability

 

The company is in good Hands – our Management

Together, our CEO, Dr. Clemens Scholz, and CFO, Oliver Kupka, make up the Management Board of WOM. They share different tasks and responsibilities, but both also share a commonality – they act with great passion on behalf of the company.

Dr. Clemens Scholz

Dr. Clemens Scholz has been part of the company since late 2000. He was a member of the Board from 2001 to 2012, and then managing director of WOM AG until mid-2013. Following the transformation of the company into an LLC in May 2013, Dr. Scholz became the chief executive officer.

His duties and responsibilities include overseeing Research & Development, Global Sales & Marketing, Global Production, Quality Management, and Regulatory Affairs. The Legal Department reports to both general managers.

In addition, Dr. Clemens Scholz is managing director of W.O.M. WORLD OF MEDICINE Produktions-GmbH.


Oliver Kupka

Oliver Kupka joined the WOM Group management team in May of 2012. Prior to the change from a stock listed AG company to a GmbH, Oliver Kupka was a member of the Board and became CFO in May of 2013. He is responsible for the areas of Global Finance/Controlling, Global HR & Innovation Management, Global Supply Chain, SAP Application Consulting, and IT.

In addition to his role as CFO, Oliver Kupka is also president of WOM WORLD OF MEDICINE USA, Inc., Orlando, USA, and executive director of WOM WORLD OF MEDICINE ASIA, Limited, in Hong Kong.

WOM Videos

Minimally Invasive Medicine

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  • Our pump and insufflator technologies make us the world leader in hysteroscopy and laparoscopy
  • We employ around 450 people at five locations worldwide 

Cleanroom Production: Highest Standards

  • Highest quality and fast response
  • Modern cleanroom production on an area of 1,147 m²
  • Parts and components produced under ISO 8 conditions
  • Assembly of medical consumables under ISO 7 conditions

WOM and BigShoe

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Velothon Berlin 2017

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  • Eights place for Flying WOMBLs at Velothon Berlin 2017

Innovation Impact Award 2017

  • WOM wins European Innovation Impact Award 2017
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