Industry Watch: Dentsply Sirona selects new CEO
February 05, 2018
York, Pa. — Dentsply Sirona announced Jan. 17 that Donald M. Casey is its new CEO effective Feb. 12. Mr. Casey will also join the company's board of directors.
Mr. Casey most recently served as CEO of the medical segment of Cardinal Health. He previously worked as CEO of Gary and Mary West Wireless Health Institute and as worldwide chairman for Johnson & Johnson's comprehensive care group.
"After a comprehensive search and careful consideration, our board unanimously concluded that Don has the right mix of skills, experience, and talent to lead Dentsply Sirona to achieve its full potential," said Erik K. Brandt, non-executive chairman of the board for Dentsply, in a press release. "Don has deep experience in global manufacturing, product development, and distribution of medical devices and technology. Further, he has a strong track record of managing global health care businesses and partnering with healthcare professionals, which will be critical to Dentsply Sirona as we continue to execute our growth strategy, accelerate innovation, and advance dental care."