Agendia B.V. (Agendia) has appointed Kurt Schmidt as its chief financial officer (CFO). In this capacity, Schmidt replaces former CFO, John de Die, who has been an exemplary guide for Agendia during his tenure. Schmidt brings to Agendia over 25 years of financial, operational and entrepreneurial management experience, primarily in the high tech and healthcare industries in the US and Europe.

In his last position, he was a principal at a consulting firm he founded in 2002, providing high-level interim financial management and M&A services. Before that, Schmidt served as operations director at B2eMarkets and director of finance & operations at LA Gear Europe. Schmidt started his career at Cardinal Health, Inc. in corporate finance.

“Kurt is an exceptional addition to our team and an invaluable asset,” said Bernhard Sixt, president and chief executive officer. “With his extensive financial management experience in the high tech and healthcare industries, he will be instrumental in driving Agendia’s next phase of growth.”

“I am delighted to join Agendia during this exciting time and help prepare the company for our next financing round. I look forward to our first investor meetings next week during the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco,” commented Kurt Schmidt, CFO.