Dr. Franz-Robert Klingan

Partner, Bain & Company

Franz-Robert is a partner in Bain & Company’s Munich office. He is responsible for Bain’s services for healthcare investors across EMEA and is a leader in Bain’s Healthcare and Private Equity practices. He has more than 20 years of industry and management consulting experience, working with multinational client teams and investors to develop new strategies.

Throughout his career in the healthcare industry and at Bain, Franz-Robert has developed extensive experience within biotech and pharmaceuticals, as well as medical technologies and providers, while maintaining a close interest in adjacent areas such as vaccines, diagnostics, specialty chemicals and high-tech materials. Franz-Robert holds deep expertise in corporate and business unit strategy development, as well as performance improvement and commercial review and valuation. He covers the entire M&A value chain for healthcare and Private Equity clients. Franz-Robert has applied his consulting expertise globally, having been part of Bain’s Boston office between 2003 and 2006.

Prior to joining Bain in 2000, Franz-Robert was active in the pharmaceutical industry as a Technology Transfer Manager and Plant Manager, where he was responsible for major projects and alliances in the area of biotechnology. He started his career at Hoechst AG (now Sanofi). He received a degree in chemistry from the Technical University of Munich, where he also earned his doctorate.