Michael Bitzer

Company: Daman National Health Insurance
Position: Chief executive officer (CEO)

Biography: Michael Bitzer has been CEO of Abu Dhabi-government owned Daman National Health Insurance since 2005. Prior to joining Daman, Bitzer worked for German insurer Mednet, where he started as director of operations in its Munich office in November 2000.

He subsequently became general manager of Mednet’s Saudi Arabia office in 2001, a position he held until December 2003, when he was promoted to regional managing director. Bitzer has also worked as a management consultant with US-based Gemini Consulting.

He began his career in the military, serving as major in the German Army from 1981 to 1997. Bitzer has completed a doctorate in medicine from Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat Freiburg in Germany in 1989. He also has a diploma in economics from AKAD Fachhochschule Lahr, also in Germany.

Contact Tel: (+971) 2 614 9555 
Company website: www.damanhealth.ae