Since March 2013, Jost has been a private investor in the real estate business in Germany, Austria, and Italy. Previously, Jost served for 11 years as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sirona Dental Systems, the global leader in dental technologies, and a former BPOC portfolio investment, leading the Company through three leveraged buyouts and finally listing Sirona at NASDAQ in 2006. Jost currently also serves on the board of Paragon Medical, Inc. a BPOC portfolio investment. He also remains active in a number of health care industry investments and board of director positions including Alphaeon Inc., Concierge Key Health LLC, and Danube Private University.
Between 1999 and 2001, Jost was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hoermann Group, an international conglomerate in the telecommunication and automotive industry.
Previously, Jost held senior management positions with PWA, a European paper group, including Senior Vice President – Strategy (1990 to 1994) and Chief Executive Officer of PWA Dekor, the global market leader for decorative paper (1994 to 1997). From 1985 to 1990, Jost led the globalization of the Veka Group (a private German building-supplies producer). Between 1982 and 1985, he served as Controller for two divisions of TRW Inc. Europe.