CARLSBAD, California--Christopher Ufnal has joined Hayes Handpiece Company as director of business development. To read more about Hayes Handpiece, go to Hayes Handpiece.Formerly the manager of the surgical, endo and restorative product categories at Hu-Friedy Manufacturing, Ufnal earned a B.S. in marketing from Arizona State University and an MBA in finance from Grand Canyon University.As director of business development, Ufnal will be responsible for expanding the Hayes product offering, as well as educating and training the corporate and franchisees’ sales teams. Additionally, Ufnal—who operate from the Hayes office in Chicago, Ill.—will provide input into the corporate marketing strategy.“We are very fortunate to have Christopher Ufnal as the newest member of the growing Hayes team,” said Joe Hayes, CEO of Hayes Handpiece Company. “Chris has great experience to share with our organization, and he will hit the ground running to educate our expanding sales team on how they can better serve dentists and surgeons. His background will help us provide our customers with new technology that will serve to round out our product offering.” With Ufnal’s addition to the company, Hayes’ Scott Smola will be promoted from director of business development to chief operating officer. Smola, also a former Hu-Friedy manager, has been with Hayes since 2009. For more information, call (800) 228-0521 or visit www.hayeshandpiece.com.To comment on this subject, go to community.pennwelldentalgroup.com/.