Markus started his career in 1996 with the Hoechst AG, Frankfurt, Germany, as a project engineer for DS facilities in the field of e-coli-fermentation, downstream processing and purification.
Since 2008 he held positions at F. Hoffmann - La Roche, Basel, Switzerland, as Head of Plant Maintenance and Compounding of Basel's Parenterals Production and Head of Blister Packaging Operations. After joining Roche's Global Engineering in 2016 Markus took over the role of the Global Technical Lead Large Molecules Drug Product which was later moved to Roche’s Innnovation group PTI. In this function he collaborates with global and site functions from engineering, MSAT, procurement and quality as well as equipment suppliers to leverage the implementation of innovative technologies and harmonization of processes across the company's manufacturing sites in Europe and the US. The current focus of his activities are the implementation of modular small scale facilities for the future product portfolio and the deployment of robotic systems in pharmaceutical manufacturing.