Light. Insight. Life.
We create healthcare impact through enabling light-created insights.
To In Vitro Diagnostics and Life Sciences instrument manufacturers seeking to improve healthcare outcomes, Volpi is the optoelectronics innovator that enables leaps in measurement accuracy through its proven performance, individualized approach, and enabling solutions.
We are here to help create a positive impact on people’s health.
How we deliver on that mission
We create healthcare impact through light-created insights.
For whom we deliver
For In Vitro Diagnostics and Life Sciences instrument manufacturers seeking to improve healthcare outcomes, we are THE optoelectronics innovator that enables leaps in measurement accuracy.
Our Proof of Delivery
One partner for a range of smart ecosystems.
Volpi offers tailored ecosystem solutions based on a broad, continuously expanding spectrum of services, OEM solutions, hardware, optical measurement modules, PMO and development production, warehousing and quality assurance – it all happens here.Explore Expertise »
Building trust – one solution at a time.
With Swiss roots dating back nearly 70 years, Volpi has been a supplier to many of the world's leading diagnostic and life sciences companies for more than a decade. We work closely with instrument manufacturers to create groundbreaking optoelectronic modules that enable increased reliability, greater precision, and broader test menus.Explore Case Studies »
At Volpi, our expertise in optoelectronics begins with our expert team. Learn how each of our leaders supports our commitment to customers, healthcare providers and the patients they care for.
Christoph Dürmüller joined the Board of Directors in 2008, currently serves as Volpi’s Chairman of the Board since 2015 and is a Volpi Group Shareholder. He is also senior partner of Zühlke group and most recently served as CEO of Zühlke Management Consultants AG. Before, Mr. Dürmüller held other executive management positions at Novartis and ABB. Mr. Dürmüller holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the Swiss federal institute of technology in Zurich, Switzerland and an Executive MBA from St. Gallen University, Switzerland.
Max Kunz is the Delegate of the Board for Volpi Group, which he has acquired in 2007. From 2007 until 2022 Max Kunz was acting in the role of the CEO for Volpi Group. Before the acquisition of Volpi he held international business management and sales positions focused on electrical engineering and consulting at ABB AG and Zühlke AG. Mr. Kunz holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from Nova Southeastern University, USA
Christoph Bohli is CEO, Board member and Shareholder of Volpi Group. He was appointed to Volpi's Board of Directors in 2007, was Chairman of the Board until 2015 and in 2018 he operationally joined the company as CFO. Before joining the management of Volpi Team, Mr. Bohli was Head of Cash Equity Sales Switzerland at Credit Suisse, responsible for various IPOs on the Swiss stock market, held senior positions in research at Bank Sarasin AG and Berenberg Bank AG and started his professional career in the Audit at Ernst & Young. He originally earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Applied Sciences in Zurich, Switzerland and is the proud father of 4 sons.
Stephen Chabot joined Volpi in 2018 and is Global COO and President Volpi USA, as well as a Volpi Group Shareholder. Prior to Volpi, he was Vice President Operations for INFICON, Inc., a global provider of instrumentation for the semiconductor, display, and environmental markets where Mr. Chabot was responsible for customer service, supply chain, manufacturing, logistics, quality and process engineering. Before he held leadership roles at PwC and ITT Industries. Mr. Chabot holds an MBA and BBA from St. Bonaventure University, USA.
Markus Rinderknecht is Director of Engineering & PMO. He joined Volpi in July 2019. Before, Mr Rinderknecht worked for various companies as development engineer, team leader and project manager, among them Roche Diagnostics and QIAGEN Instruments. Mr. Rinderknecht holds a bachelor degree in electrical engineering and an executive master in business engineering.
Simon Langhart is Head of Sales & Marketing, in this role he leads the global Business Development, Key Account Management and Marketing teams and is a member of Volpi’s Executive Management team. He joined the Volpi Business Development team in 2018 and was promoted to his current role in January 2020. Prior to joining Volpi, Simon worked for Altran, providing technology consulting for global pharmaceutical and medical diagnostics companies, and QIAGEN, where he worked in a variety of global positions. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences, Zurich, Switzerland.
Christoph DürmüllerChairman of the Board
Max KunzDelegate of the Board
Stephen ChabotGlobal COO and President Volpi USA
Markus RinderknechtHead of R&D
Simon LanghartHead of Sales and Marketing
Volpi’s development and manufacturing sites are conveniently located in the heart of Europe, Switzerland, canton Zurich (Schlieren), and within the USA optics cluster in and around Rochester, NY (Auburn, NY).
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"We are engaging with Volpi in several optoelectronic module development projects for a number of QIAGEN'S next generation instrument platforms because of their strong systems engineering expertise and track record in manufacturing the fluorescense microscope imaging module for our GeneReader Next Gen. Sequencing instrument, and was key for the successful industrialization. I look forward to continuing and expanding the collaboration between QIAGEN and Volpi."
"Collaborating with Volpi has been highly rewarding for Quidel. We appreciate Volpi’s expertise, determination and speed in optoelectronics measurement module design, development and industrialization. The development teams are working together very effectively, and we look forward to expanding the collaboration."
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We are constantly looking for talent who are committed to making things happen. Help us to bring enabling measurement solutions to IVD and Life Sciences companies, and to ultimately improve people’s lives.See All Opportunities »