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We understand the healthcare industry

We have worked successfully for our clients in the healthcare sector for the past 18+ years: Service providers, operators, industrial companies, investors, associations, government. Our experts have a wealth of experience through their previous activities in the healthcare industry.

What Makes Us Unique – The People Behind Oberender

Our team currently consists of more than 50 employees who work at our two locations in Bayreuth and Munich as well as our management houses. The hierarchies are flat and the atmosphere is friendly at Oberender. We have over 40 professionals from the fields of medicine, nursing, computer science and economics on our team, plus our back office staff.

The multidisciplinary team consists of experts from various disciplines, which enables us to utilize their expertise in our consulting activities and projects and find the best solution for your company.


Facts & Figures

  • We currently employ over 50 people
  • We have 2 locations in Germany
  • Oberender & Partner was founded in 2000
  • We have served more than 250 clients since then
  • We serve our clients in 10 countries
  • 2005 – Founding of Oberender AG, formerly EconoMedic AG
  • 7 competence teams focus on strategy, processes and M&A, among other areas
  • Over 70 network partners support us
  • We are represented at 12 hospital sites with 7 management contracts

Management Board

Oberender – Vorstand Jochen Baierlein

Jochen Baierlein

  • Medical experience in the field of Trauma and Abdominal Surgery
  • Advisory work in the healthcare sector since 2006
  • Former partner bei Oberender & Partner, Munich
  • Member of the Management Board of Oberender AG
Oberender – Vorstand Jan Hacker

Jan Hacker (Dipl.-Kfm.)

  • Former member of the Research Group for Social Law and Health Economics, University of Bayreuth
  • Former employee at Rhön-Klinikum AG, Bad Neustadt/Saale
  • Founding partner of Oberender & Partner, Bayreuth
  • Member of the Management Board of Oberender AG
Oberender – Vorstand Dr. rer. pol. Thomas Rudolf

Dr. rer. pol. Thomas Rudolf

  • Former research assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Peter Oberender, University of Bayreuth
  • Former Head of Corporate Development at Sana Kliniken AG
  • Former partner at Oberender & Partner, Munich
  • Member of the Management Board of Oberender AG

Supervisory Board

Prof. Dr. h.c. Herbert Rebscher

Prof. Dr. h.c. Herbert Rebscher

  • Former Chairman of the Board
    of DAK-Gesundheit
  • Professor of Health Economics at the University of Bayreuth
  • 1996–2003 Chairman of Verband der Angestellten-Krankenkassen (VdAK)
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board
    of Oberender AG
Prof. Dr. med. Hartwig Bauer

Prof. Dr. med. Hartwig Bauer

  • Former General Secretary of the German Society of Surgery, Berlin
  • Former Medical Director of Kreiskliniken Altötting-Burghausen, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Technical University of Munich
WP, StB Dipl. Kfm. Wolfgang Kunz

WP, StB Dipl. Kfm. Wolfgang Kunz

  • Auditor and Consultant for healthcare companies for Treuarbeit (now PwC)
  • Freelance Accountant and Auditor (healthcare companies)
  • Management position at one of Germany’s largest hospital groups with group-wide responsibility for accounting and tax issues
  • Since 2011 fellow partner and managing director of an accounting firm (focus on transaction consulting)

Advisory Board

Dipl.-Volkswirtin Irmtraut Gürkan

Dipl.-Volkswirtin Irmtraut Gürkan

  • Commercial Director of Heidelberg University Hospital
  • Chairwoman of the Advisory Board of Oberender AG
Thomas A. Kräh

Thomas A. Kräh

  • Since 2012 Managing Director of medius KLINIKEN gGmbH as part of an agency agreement of Oberender AG
  • Until 2012: Regional Manager in Bavaria for Asklepios Kliniken GmbH 
Dipl. Kfm. Hartmut Hain

Dipl. Kfm. Hartmut Hain

  • Non Executive Chairman of MARCOL Healthcare Germany
  • Professor at Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences – Healthcare Management
  • CEO and board member at various private hospital operators
Dr.-Ing. Hans Jürgen Wildau

Dr.-Ing. Hans Jürgen Wildau

  • Vice President Health Services & Electrophysiology, BIOTRONIK SE & Co. KG
  • Until 2015 board member of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Biomedizinische Technik

Our Network Partners

Our multidisciplinary team can address many healthcare-related issues. We also have access to a large network of experts to master every challenge for our clients. Oberender has put together an internal network that has established itself in the past two decades as one of the leading national and interdisciplinary competence networks in the healthcare market. Within this framework we offer our clients a variety of professional skills performed by experts including former and current executives at service providers and operators, medical professionals, policy makers, lawyers, accountants, tax advisers and even building designers, architects and IT experts.

Alumni – Join the Network

It is our goal to remain in contact with our alumni even after their time at Oberender AG. Oberender AG’s alumni network now has over 100 members and is organized as part of a XING group. We also keep all interested parties up to date via our Facebook page. The aim is to keep in touch, exchange ideas on a regular basis and build an extensive network.

We look forward to seeing alumni again soon and sharing more interesting experiences with each other.