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 potential for growth," said Ivoclar Vivadent CEO Robert Ganley."Our continued success will depend upon clear vision, industry-leading innovation and forward-based thinking. Rob is a strong addition to our management team."
Earlier this year, Ivoclar Vivadent acquired two new businesses—Wieland Dental and Wieland Precision Technology—to complement its breadth of products and services. Additional, the company has hired more than 100 people since the beginning of 2012 and now has more than 450 employees servicing the North American dental market.