Management and supervisory board


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Hermann Lübbert, CEO

Prof. Hermann Lübbert, PhD, is Chief Executive Officer of Biofrontera AG and Managing Director of all its subsidiaries. He studied biology in his native city of Cologne, where he completed a PhD in 1984.

After eight years of academic research at the University of Cologne and the California Institute of Technology (USA), he was awarded the habilitation at the ETH (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule) Zürich. Prof. Lübbert has held the Chair of Animal Physiology at Ruhr-University Bochum since 1998. During his ten years at Sandoz and Novartis Pharma AG, Prof. Lübbert acquired experience in managing a globally active research organisation.

He founded Biofrontera in 1997 and has since managed the company.

Thomas Schaffer, CFO

Thomas Schaffer started his career in various functions in Finance and Controlling at Siemens Semiconductor, where he reached the position of Vice President and CFO of the Security & Chipcard ICs.

After four years as Managing Director and CFO of Infineon Ventures GmbH, he continued as Vice President and CFO of the Specialty DRAM Division of Qimonda AG and became Managing Director of Qimonda Solar GmbH. CFO positions at Heptagon Oy, Finland/Switzerland, and Ubidyne Inc., Delaware, USA, completed his strong international experience.

Mr. Schaffer has been the CFO of Biofrontera AG since June 2013.

Supervisory Board

Ulrich Granzer, PhD, Chairman
Managing Director of Granzer Regulatory Consulting & Services
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Jürgen Baumann
Independent consultant
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John Borer III, J.D.
Senior Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking at the Benchmark Company, LLC
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Reinhard Eyring
Partner & Head Germany with Ashurst LLP
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Prof. Dr. Franca Ruhwedel
Professor of Finance and Accounting at the University of Applied Sciences Rhein-Waal, Kamp-Lintfort
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Kevin Weber
Principal at Skysis, LLC
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