Dentsply Sirona announced the appointment of John Groetelaars, who serves on Dentsply Sirona’s board of directors, as interim CEO. He succeeds Don Casey, who has been terminated as CEO and will cease to serve as a member of the company’s board, effective immediately. The Board has initiated a search to identify the company’s next CEO and has retained a leading executive search firm to support the process.
“We are pleased to welcome John as Dentsply Sirona’s Interim CEO. John has a strong track record of driving innovative business strategies, and as a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of industry experience, he is uniquely positioned to lead our company during this transition period,” said Eric Brandt, non-executive chairman of the board. “John is the right leader to bring continuity and guide Dentsply Sirona’s execution of its key strategic initiatives to create sustainable value for our shareholders. As the board conducts its search for a permanent CEO, we are focused on finding a candidate with a track record of world-class execution and operational expertise who can position the company for the future.”
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Source: press release from GlobeNewswire dated April 19, 2022