Dr. Annette Koch
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Joined QIAGEN in 2018 as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, overseeing all aspects of QIAGEN’s global Human Resources function. She came to QIAGEN from Eppendorf AG, where she had been Vice President Human Resources since 2013, supporting about 3,200 employees in 26 countries. Previously, she held roles of increasing responsibility from 2003 to 2013 with Boehringer Ingelheim. Dr. Koch started her career at The Boston Consulting Group in Düsseldorf, working on projects in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries. She earned a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Hannover, and during her graduate studies also worked in the University of Southern California laboratory of Prof. George Andrew Olah, who had won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1994.