Newsbriefs Personnel News

  • June
  • DentalEZ® Group Announces the Retirement of President Gordon W. Hagler
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Jun 02, 2014

    DentalEZ Group, a supplier of innovative products and services for dental health professionals worldwide, announced today that Gordon W. Hagler will retire from his position as President and COO on July 3, 2014 following almost a decade of service with the company.  “We are extremely grateful for all of Gordon’s substantial contributions and leadership not only within our organization but to the dental industry as a whole,” remarked Jeffrey E. Perelman, CEO of DentalEZ Group. “Gordon has been an essential part of DentalEZ‘s success, and he can look back on...

  • February
  • 3M ESPE Announces New President and General Manager
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Feb 13, 2014

    3M ESPE Dental announces the appointment of James Ingebrand as its new President and General Manager, responsible for the strategic direction and overall operations of 3M ESPE.  Ingebrand has a 30-year career at 3M, much of it in healthcare including dental, which will allow him to very quickly transition into the new role. "Jim has a proven track record of business leadership," said Joaquin Delgado, Executive Vice President, 3M Health Care Business Group. "Prior to successfully leading 3M Drug Delivery Systems Division, Jim led our core dental business in 3M ESPE. Jim is very familiar with...

  • ACP Announces 2013-2014 Officers
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Feb 10, 2014

    At its Annual Session in Las Vegas in October, the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) announced its 2013-2014 officers: President John Agar, DDS, MA, FACP; President-Elect, Frank Tuminelli, DMD, FACP; Vice President, Carl Driscoll, DMD, FACP; Treasurer, Julie Holloway, DDS, MS, FACP; and Secretary, Susan E. "Betsy" Brackett, DDS, MS, FACP.

  • January
  • Argen Corp. Hires Sophia Wu As Director of Sales, Asia
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Jan 24, 2014

    The Argen Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer of dental gold alloys and a leading innovator in digital dentistry solutions, has recently hired Sophia Wu as Director of Sales, Asia.  As the leading dental alloy company in China, Sophia will continue to drive sales and develop Argen’s strategic opportunities throughout China and Asia. She will be responsible for increasing sales in the China domestic market and continuing to strengthen Argen’s existing dealer network, forging new relationships throughout Asia. “We are very happy to welcome Sophia to the Argen...

  • Ivoclar Vivadent Promotes Sarah Anders to Sr. VP of North America Sales
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Jan 22, 2014

    Ivoclar Vivadent announces that effective immediately, Sarah Anders has been promoted to the new position of Sr. Vice President of North America Sales. In this role, Ms. Anders will be responsible for all sales operations in the US and Canada, working with and being supported by Pierre Lamoure, VP of Clinical Sales US, Wayne Ledford, VP of Technical Sales US, and Craig Garner, Director of Inside Sales. Ms. Anders also will retain her title as General Manager of Ivoclar Vivadent Canada. “Our clinical and technical sales have grown extremely well, but as companies grow rapidly and expand their...

  • December 2013
  • Sean Sexton Joins Wieland Dental Technical Sales Team
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Dec 18, 2013

    Ivoclar Vivadent announces that Sean Sexton has accepted the position of Wieland Dental Technical Sales Representative. At Wieland, Mr. Sexton will focus on sales specific to Wieland's Zenotec CAD/CAM brand. Sean will also develop and consult on digital laboratory production environments on behalf of Ivoclar Vivadent and Wieland customers. A Chicago native, Mr. Sexton holds a Bachelor's Degree in Entrepreneurship from Columbia College and also completed additional courses at Florida Southern College. With more than 11 years of dental sales experience focusing on dental furniture and laboratory...

  • Atlantic Precious Metal Refining Welcomes Alex Chaban
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Dec 13, 2013

    Atlantic Precious Metal Refining (Atlantic), a Pittsburgh-based precious metal refinery serving dental professionals worldwide, is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Chaban to Customer Service Representative. In his new position, Chaban is accountable for a wide variety of responsibilities related to supporting both Atlantic staff and clients. Specifically, Chaban will field all telephone inquiries, work closely with Atlantic sales representatives to best serve all Atlantic clients, assist in the refining process, and moreover, handle any and all internal information technology (IT) matters....

  • November 2013
  • Loss of Quintessential Teacher, Arlo King, CDT
    Personnel News · DENTSPLY Prosthetics · Nov 27, 2013

    It is with great sadness that we must share news of the passing of Arlo King, CDT and Director of Technical Services for DENTSPLY Prosthetics. Arlo was well-known, -liked and -respected throughout the dental industry as the face and leader of DENTSPLY's laboratory technical support services. Those who knew Arlo were acutely aware of his love of the trade and strong loyalty to DENTSPLY. It was Arlo's goal to get better so he could get back to work. As he stated it in a recent text message, "I just can't go to work, so I am going to work from home." Arlo joined DENTSPLY Ceramco in 1992 at the close...

  • Sterngold Announces Appointment of Ryan Mansfield As Vice President of Sales and Marketing
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Nov 27, 2013

    Sterngold Dental, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Mansfield as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Ryan will work out of Sterngold's corporate office in Attleboro, MA. In this position, Ryan's main priority will be the day-to-day management of the Company's Sales, Marketing and Educational activities. Ryan brings several years of Sales and Marketing experience in partnership development, direct and channel sales, brand strategy and marketing communications both within and outside the dental industry. Ryan will report directly to President and CEO, Gordon Craig. "I am very...

  • Nobilium Welcomes Matt Tait, RDT
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Nov 18, 2013

    Matt Tait, RDT, is a field-based Technical Representative and CAD-CAM Specialist. He has technical support responsibility for the Southeastern USA and CAD-CAM support nationally. SUMMARY: 40 years of experience as a dental technician working through every aspect of management, specializing in partial denture frameworks, implant work and European style multi-sectional engineering with a good knowledge of CAD-CAM. Created, developed and managed an implant department. Strong leadership abilities with a proven record of growing laboratories through employee/team/management development.

  • Sterngold Announces Promotion of Gordon Craig to President & CEO
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Nov 05, 2013

    Sterngold Dental, LLC is pleased to announce that Gordon Craig has been appointed President and CEO of the company. In his new capacity, Gordon will lead the strategic vision of the company and oversee day-to-day business operations. "Sterngold has a strong history within the industry and I look forward to continuing growth and further development of Sterngold. We will be implementing changes with respect to how we market and our strategic vision in providing additional value to our customers. Over the next year, I will focus on aligning the various aspects of the organization around a renewed...

  • October 2013
  • Ivoclar Vivadent AG CEO Robert Ganley Honored at American College of Prosthodontists Conference in Las Vegas
    Personnel News · Tagged: Industry News · Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Oct 17, 2013

    Ivoclar Vivadent AG, of Schaan, Lichtenstein CEO Robert Ganley, was honored at the American College of Prosthodontists 2013 Annual Session at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on October 10. He was recognized with Brasseler USA Chairman, President and CEO Don L. Waters as Honorary Directors of the ACP Education Foundation. "I'd like to thank the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) and its members for presenting me with this honor. Prosthodontists play a vital role in advancing quality dentistry today to improve patient outcomes," said Mr. Robert Ganley, CEO of Ivoclar Vivadent worldwide. "Over...

  • August 2013
  • AACD Remembers Past President Dr. Jeffrey Golub-Evans
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Aug 06, 2013

    The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) remembers the accomplishments and contributions of Past President and Accredited Fellow Dr. Jeffrey Golub-Evans, who died Aug. 1. Dr. Golub-Evan's contributions to the AACD were plentiful. In addition to serving as president, Dr. Golub-Evans was a fine artist and created the AACD's Celebration of Excellence Award Statuette. He practiced at the New York Center for Cosmetic Dentistry in New York, NY, and was the founding president of the New York Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Golub-Evans became an AACD Accredited Fellow in 1992. Fellowship is...

  • July 2013
  • Roland DGA Announces Key Promotions, Appointment of New Marketing Director
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Jul 23, 2013

    Roland DGA Corp. has announced several key promotions within its marketing, product management and sales organizations, as well as the appointment of a new marketing director. These staffing changes reflect the company's continued growth and success as a leading manufacturer of digital printing equipment, as well as dental, engraving and 3D modeling technologies. "At Roland DGA, we are constantly innovating and improving with the goal of providing our customers with the finest products available, and world-class service and support," said Rick Scrimger, president of Irvine, Calif.-based Roland...

  • Robert Fraass Appointed Ivoclar Vivadent Vice President of Finance
    Personnel News · Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Jul 17, 2013

    Ivoclar Vivadent is pleased to announce that Robert Fraass has accepted the position of Vice President of Finance. In this position, he will be responsible for all finance functions of Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc. and its subsidiaries. This includes accounting, financial reporting, financial analysis, credit, tax and treasury. Recently, Mr. Fraass served as an Executive Director of Finance for the largest division of Greatbatch, a publicly held medical device company located in Clarence, NY. Rob resides in Clarence, NY with his wife and two children. "This is an exciting time in dentistry, with so much...

  • June 2013
  • Argen Corporation Appoints Jeff Lowthorp As Director of Business Development
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Jun 24, 2013

    Appointment Strengthens Argen’s Commitment to Innovation and Growth

  • Whip Mix Welcomes Kent Kohli, New Manager of Dental Technology Solutions
    Personnel News · Whip Mix Corp. · Jun 19, 2013

    Whip Mix is excited to welcome Kent Kohli as the new Manager of Dental Technology Solutions. Kent previously owned and operated Contemporary Dental Aesthetics, LLC, a small, high-end boutique dental studio committed to artistic excellence in all phases of fixed oral prosthetics. His specialties are digital design and workflow in creating functionally driven smile design reconstruction, all-ceramic restoration and naturally esthetic implant restoration. Kent is a graduate of Weber State University (A.A.S.) and performed his dental laboratory technology studies at the Clinical Research Associates...

  • April 2013
  • Amann Girrbach America Appoints New US Leadership Team
    Personnel News · Amann Girrbach America, Inc. · Apr 23, 2013

    Amann Girrbach America (AGA) has recently put a new strategic US leadership team in place to oversee all North American operations including sales, marketing, distribution, service, support, training and continuing education. The team's mission is to help manage and sustain the exponential growth of AGA within the US and Canadian markets while ensuring even greater customer service, responsiveness and accountability throughout the AGA customer experience. At the helm is J. Albert Garza who joined Amann Girrbach America in May 2012 as Director of Marketing. Albert recently assumed the post of...

  • The Argen Corporation Honors the Memory of Norbert Duepner, Master CDT
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Apr 04, 2013

    On March 24, 2013, the dental industry lost a revered leader, colleague and friend, Norbert Duepner. Norbert joined the Argen family as Technical Director over 27 years ago and leaves in his legacy one of the strongest Technical Support Departments operating in the dental landscape today. Known throughout the industry, Norbert was a highly respected professional who developed relationships with dental laboratories worldwide. Norbert possessed the unique ability to tailor technical solutions to customer needs and approached each call with individualized care and a kind and cheerful demeanor. He...

  • In Memoriam: NevinLabs™'s Denis Sexton
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Apr 04, 2013

    DentalEZ® Group, a supplier of innovative products and services for dental health professionals worldwide, is saddened to report the passing of Denis Sexton, former Vice President of NevinLabs. Sexton was highly respected in the dental laboratory community and well-known for his seasoned knowledge, integrity and kindness to all he came into contact with. Sexton was a dear partner for many years to Robert Nevin, President of NevinLabs, and continued to work a short time from DentalEZ after its acquisition of NevinLabs in 2007. "Denis acquired many friends over his 50 years in the dental industry...

  • Solidscape Announces New Vice President of Sales and Service
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Apr 02, 2013

    Solidscape®, Inc., the leading manufacturer of high precision 3D printers for direct manufacturing applications, announced today that veteran sales executive Paul Maloney has joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Service. Paul will be responsible for global field operations driving revenue as well as contributing to business strategy and marketing. "Paul brings to Solidscape over 12 years of global sales and channel management experience in the 3D software industry. He understands our customer's needs and has proven his passion for meeting those needs," said Solidscape President...

  • February 2013
  • BIOMET 3i Welcomes New President
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Feb 05, 2013

    BIOMET 3i is pleased to announce that Bart Doedens has been appointed as the new President of BIOMET 3i. In tandem, Maggie Anderson has announced her resignation after four years with the organization. Mr. Doedens' history with BIOMET 3i dates back to 1997 when he joined Implant Innovations Inc. as the Vice President of International Marketing and Sales. Soon after Biomet's acquisition of Implant Innovations, he was named President of BIOMET 3i. Mr. Doedens served in that capacity until 2005 when he was named the President of Biomet's spine and bone healing division, now known as Biomet Spine &...

  • December 2012
  • Roland DGA Announces Major Changes to Its Executive Management Team
    Personnel News · Roland DGA · Dec 27, 2012

    Rick Scrimger Named New President; Dave Goward to Serve as President of Worldwide Sales for Parent Company

  • August 2011
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