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Ivoclar Vivadent announces new CPO Markus Heinz

June 8, 2015
Markus Heinz, who has been with Ivoclar Vivadent since 1985, will become its new CPO, effective July 1, 2015. He succeeds Wolfgang Vogrin, who is retiring.
Markus Heinz takes on the position as head of Ivoclar Vivadent’s worldwide production from 1 July 2015.

Markus Heinz assumes position as head of the company’s worldwide production

Markus Heinz is the new chief production officer of the Ivoclar Vivadent Group. He succeeds Wolfgang Vogrin, Dipl. Ing., from July 1, 2015, who will retire. Vogrin has headed up the production and logistics of the company since 2002.

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Markus Heinz, who has comprehensive management experience, has been working for Ivoclar Vivadent since 1985. He took over the responsibilities for the global tooth production in 2002 and since 2014 he has also been responsible for the production site in Schaan/Liechtenstein. "Markus Heinz is a proven production expert, manager and leader" comments Robert Ganley, CEO Ivoclar Vivadent, upon the nomination of the new CPO. Within the context of his function 46-year-old Heinz will join the Corporate Management from July 1.

Significant contribution to growth
Markus Heinz succeeds Wolfgang Vogrin, who will retire. Chairman of the Supervisory Board Christoph Zeller and CEO Robert Ganley have thanked Vogrin “for his contribution as manager to the rapid development of Ivoclar Vivadent on a global level.“

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Above all, the build-up of the ceramic production center in United States as well as the expansion of numerous other production sites can be credited to Vogrin.

Source: Press release