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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 48849298417-82
Registration date: 11/04/12 10:29:09

The information on this organisation was last modified on 22/01/15 10:15:54
The date of the last annual update was 17/03/14 09:08:19

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Zimmer
Acronym: ZMH
Legal status: Inc./ GmbH
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Katarzyna Mazur-Hofsaess
Position: President Zimmer EMEA

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Beat Egli
Position: Director Government Affairs EMEA

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 8 Sulzerallee 
Winterthur 8404
Telephone number: (+41) 588548352
Fax number: (+41) 522448661
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Founded in 1927, Zimmer is a world leader in orthopaedic implantable devices. The company specializes in designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing devices that help restore joint-related function lost because of disease or trauma. Leading product lines include:

• Reconstructive joints such as hip, knee and shoulder implants;
• Dental implants such as restorative/reconstructive implants and regenerative products;
• Spine implants;
• Trauma devices to reattach or stabilize damaged bone or tissue;
•Surgical products such as tourniquet systems and auto-transfusion devices;
• Orthobiologics such bone graft materials
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Beat Egli 17/04/14 15/04/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Advocacy efforts on policy issues, regulations and legislation in Europe.
-Revision of the Medical Device Directive
-Public Procurement
-Health Tecnology Assessment
-Coorporate Tax

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • External Relations
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Member of Eucomed and AdvaMed. In addition Zimmer is member of several national trade associations within the EU.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2014 - 12/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.