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Patients are returning in Europe, but China and US lag behind, says Coloplast's CEO

Things are looking better in Europe for Medtech firm Coloplast, as patient numbers are returning to pre-Covid-19 levels. However, challenges remain outside the region, CEO Kristian Villumsen says.

Kristian Villumsen, CEO of Coloplast | Photo: Stine Bidstrup/ERH

Signs of a patient influx recovery for Coloplast’s segment have appeared – particularly in Europe, where the patient numbers are almost the same as prior to the Covid-10 pandemic, says the medtech company’s CEO, Kristian Villumsen, in an interview with MarketWire.

However, he says there are still challenges outside Europe, particularly in the US, where the inflow of new patients in Coloplast’s Continence Care business continues to lag behind, and also in China, where consumer pattern have changed, resulting in reduced sales.

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