Thomas Strüngmann

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Thomas Strüngmann (born 1950) founded generic drug maker Hexal AG ($1.6 billion sales during 2004) in 1986. In 2005, he and his brother Andreas sold Hexal for $6.7B. [1] They earned $8B on their stake in BioNTech SE, the German company developing the Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. [2] They own approximately 50% of the company as well as significant ownership in 4SC and Immatics. [3] He currently has the largest health-care earned fortune with his brother. [4]


The brothers operate out of a family office, Athos Service. [1]

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