ProDiag serves the international market by distributing professional diagnostics to clients and patients. Our portfolio provides solutions to the whole market: from lab equipment to tests for home use, ProDiag can supply it all!
The company was founded in 2003 by Anton Pruijssers. He brings more than 25 years of knowledge and experience with him in the non-profit and commercial health sector. Together with his team, he likes to contribute to the creation of a better world which explains why it is ProDiag’s mission to make professional diagnostics available to everyone.
For that reason a branch office in Kampala, Uganda, was also opened in 2021. From here, ProDiag tries to make a difference in combating common diseases in Africa, such as Tuberculosis, Malaria and HIV. The culture within ProDiag is dynamic, with a strong passion for finding new solutions for our customers. Our customers can rely on high-quality products, delivered by a motivated team eager to tell them all about our products’ unique features!
Quality: standard business for ProDiag
Delivering high quality products and services is standard business for ProDiag. Not only are we fully committed to delivering products and services with the highest standards of quality, performance and safety, every member of our team takes full responsibility of adhering to our quality guidelines. We take legal and regulatory regulations very seriously and, in line with the requirements for the ISO 13485, we have an extended quality system in place.
ISO 13485 is an international standard which applies to manufacturers, distributors and suppliers of medical devices. Adhering to this standard proves that the company in question is devoted to being compliant with the ISO guidelines in relation to working with medical devices. ProDiag meets all these requirements and on March 9th, 2022 the company received its ISO 13485 certification. This means that a notified body independently concluded that ProDiag meets all necessary requirements of the ISO standard.
The ProDiag team
Chief Executive Officer
Bringing in 25 years of experience in the commercial Healthcare sector, Anton is managing ProDiag B.V.. This experience was built at reputable organizations like Roche Diagnostics, Roche Pharma, PharmAccess International, Hitachi PHVC, InTec Products and other organizations as a consultant and interim manager.
From ProDiag B.V.’s holding company (Anton Pruijssers Management Group B.V.), Anton is executing consultancy and interim management assignments globally which means he is in front row to scout for innovations to add to ProDiag’s product portfolio. Anton holds a Masters degree in the Sciences of Human Movement from the Free University in Amsterdam and an MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management in Rotterdam. He loves all kinds of music, water sports, tennis.
Chief Operations Officer
Anna lived in Nepal for six years during her childhood. Her parents worked as doctors at a leprosy hospital. Once back in The Netherlands she studied international law at the University of Maastricht. Development work was part of her childhood and therefore it is not a big surprise that she started her career as a Process Manager at the Medical Credit Fund (MCF). The MCF provides loans to healthcare facilities in Sub-Sahara Africa to improve the quality of care and make healthcare more accessible to the poor. She expanded her expertise when she did a number of consultancy jobs for a.o. PharmAccess, SafeCare, InTec Products and the Joep Lange Institute for Global Health and Development. Anna currently lives in Uganda and is managing the ProDiag Africa office together with Oscar Ssuna Walumgebe.
Oscar Ssuna Walugembe
Sales Manager Africa
Oscar lived for six years in Cape Town, South Africa where he worked as an allrounder in the outdoor festival industry. During this period, he obtained a certificate for Sales and Marketing from the University of South Africa (UNISA). When he returned to Uganda in 2016, he was offered a job at Majestic Brands as Head of the Business Development Department. Majestic Brands falls under the Kingdom of the Buganda (the largest tribe in Uganda). He worked at Majestic Brands until January 2021. Together with Anna Theuvenet, he is managing the ProDiag Africa office in Uganda. Oscar is interested in the cultural and traditional aspects of intellectual property, music, festivals and running.
International Sales Manager
Born in Paris in 1976, a sociable and empathetic person who enjoys life at the fullest! Xavier always worked in the medical device and in vitro diagnostics sector, for several companies of various sizes, successively in sales, marketing and sales management. Curious by nature, with the aim of getting to know others better, influencing them and growing alongside them, Xavier cares about the human relationships. A positive mindset, sharing ideas and the interaction with people are crucial to fill Xavier’s batteries.
Life is short and fragile, so living consciously and making the most of every moment is crucial. His goal is to contribute to the growth of ProDiag internationally and to build a long-term history with the team. Xavier is also passionate when it comes to sport and nature, he likes to go running for a long distance, snowboarding and hiking with his family.
PCR Product Specialist
Julia received her BSc in Biology and Medical Research and has worked for several biotech companies. She has therefore gained lot of experience with several PCR related laboratory techniques. Julia loves to transfer her knowledge to others and has developed several training modules for our equipment. She likes solving complex issues with creative solutions. Her most important motive is to help and support others to contribute to a healthier and better world.
Renske has a background in nutrition and serves as Executive Assistant. In this role she will manage management appointments, HR and payments.
PCR Product Specialist Africa
Upon completion of his studies in Medical Laboratory Technology at Makerere University in Uganda, Raymond worked and gained experience at different positions within laboratory operations and diagnostics at the Central Public Health Laboratories (CPHL). His passion to accountability and contributing to the health sector while discovering the unknown has kept him moving professionally. He is hard working and loves to share experiences about PCR and other related products in laboratory applications at both national and internal scope.
Technical Service Engineer
Gerhard brings 25 year of experience in maintenance, repair and refurbishing of instruments. Gerhard was trained as chemical engineer and through additional training gained knowledge and understanding of electronics, operating systems, hydraulics and mechanical systems.
John van de Kerkhof
John is responsible for all our logistic activities.
Bookkeeping and reporting
John manages our bookkeeping and external reporting.
- Jan van den Boer: commercial and all-round advisor