Sonal Matai

President & Managing Director, Karl Storz Endoscopy

Sonal joined Karl Storz as Managing Director, KSEA, in January 2022. In this position he is responsible for the overall operations of KSEA and the associated profit and loss performance. He is active in developing corporate strategies to continue achieving profitability, business growth and increase market share for Karl Storz through the introduction of state-of-the-art technologies, innovative solutions and harnessing the capabilities of the human capital at KSEA.

Sonal has a diverse background of competing in global markets across Home Healthcare, Medical Devices and B2C business environments. Over the past two plus decades, he has worked in senior commercial, marketing and strategy positions at Karl Storz, Philips, and GE across the world in the USA, Netherlands, Switzerland, Thailand, and India.

Prior to joining Karl Storz, Sonal served as the North American Business Leader for Philips’ Sleep and Respiratory Care business. He successfully led the $1.3 billion enterprise with 700+ FTEs through the COVID pandemic, meeting the surge in demand for ventilation and oxygen solutions, and transitioned the business to a more service-oriented model.

Sonal in the past has served on the Board of Directors for Respironics Inc. and the Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC). Sonal is passionate about solving problems and delivering patient care across the health continuum in myriad care settings and making a measurable difference in patient outcomes.

Sonal grew up in India and Nigeria. He holds a MBA from IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland, and a Master’s in Economics from the University of Pune, India