Executive Team

Jean-Pierre Bogaert

Jean-Pierre Bogaert

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Jean-Pierre Bogaert has over 40 years experience in the dental industry. He is principal of the organization and his background as a dental technician enables him to inspire his team in the development of innovative products. He is an entrepreneur, opening his first dental laboratory at the age of 20.

Jean-Pierre founded bonyf in 1979 with immediate success with a product which sold millions throughout Europe. He continues to move with the ever-changing environment and customer’s needs in the development of new, health conscious world leading products.

Timothy Foubert

Timothy Foubert

Chief Financial Officer

Timothy Foubert holds a degree in Professional Management from the ESC Compiègne in France and is an accomplished executive in both general and financial management.

During his career, Timothy has built a strong network of investors and managers within the high-tech Engineering and Life-Sciences consulting industry in Europe and has a proven track record in cross-border buy-and-build strategies predominantly in listed companies.

Timothy has recently been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of bonyf and oversees all financial matters including cash flow tracking, financial planning, reporting and risk analysis, as well as financial investor relations.

Chris Bätjer

Chris Bätjer

Head of Quality & Compliance Management, Deputy CEO

Chris Bätjer holds a Diploma in Quality Management NDS HF obtained from SAQ-Qualicon and a Professional Bachelor in Production Engineering from the SFB Technology & Management Institute in Switzerland.

Chris re-joined bonyf in 2018 after serving as Quality Manager of a Swiss company manufacturing orthopedic implants and instruments. Chris has vast business and production experience and has been responsible for successfully performing over 20 successful Notified Body and Customer Audits. His expertise is the development and restructuring of a quality management system combined with strong project management skills.

His main responsibility at bonyf is to manage and maintain the quality management system and lead the quality & compliance team to ensure bonyf and its products are compliant and certified with EN ISO 9001, ISO 13485, MDD and Medical Device Regulation MDR 2017/745.

Bart De Wever, PhD

Bart De Wever, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer

Dr Bart De Wever holds a PhD in Medical Sciences from the University of Maastricht and a Masters in Biochemistry from the Hoge School in the Netherlands. He brings to bonyf over 25 years of experience in international research and development and business development.

During his career Bart has been involved in the research and development of tissue-engineered human skin, eye and mucosal tissue models as alternatives to industrial animal testing at SkinEthic Laboratories S.A. in Nice. In addition to his R&D role at SkinEthic, he was responsible for business development and executed a successful IPO which led to the acquisition of the company by L’Oréal in 2006. Bart has also been a Strategic Business Advisor for several companies including Henkel, Evonik, The Fraunhofer Institute, VITO, Epithelix, Genoskin, OncoBioTek and Biocellvia.

In his position as Chief Scientific Officer at bonyf, Bart is responsible for all pre-clinical and clinical scientific studies internationally, assuring the scientific validation of bonyf’s product portfolio creating brand awareness among professionals and consumers.

Dzezmi Cerkezi

Dzezmi Cerkezi

Head of Production

Dzezmi Cerkezi has been with bonyf for over 20 years and has extensive experience in the production of medical devices.

He is the man on the ground at the production facilities and has shown exceptional loyalty to the company. He has outstanding management and leadership skills enabling bonyf to produce high quality, conformed products. Dzezmi has supported the completion of several successful audits.