Change at the head of Doctena

Published on 3 September, 2020


Alain Fontaine takes over from Patrick Kersten as CEO of Doctena, an online platform for booking medical appointments. However, he remains a member of the Board of Directors.

Company dedicated to online medical appointments, Doctena announces several changes in its management.

Patrick Kersten, founder of the start-up, hands over his position as CEO to Alain Fontaine, co-founder of Doctena in 2013. Patrick Kersten will remain a member of the Board of Directors. “The time has come to return to my roots for a new innovative project and hand over the reins of the company to my co-founder to attack the next heights, including the introduction of new services,” he says, in a press release.

Alain Fontaine, who was previously CIO, took up his new position on September1.

The third co-founder, Marc Molitor, is stepping down as chairman of the board in order to become more involved in day-to-day business and support the new CEO, particularly as commercial director leading Doctena’s sales and marketing efforts.

Marc Feider is now non-executive chairman of Doctena

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