Jeffrey T. Slovin Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Sirona Dental
LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y. -- February 21, 2013
Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRO), the dental technology leader,
announced that Jeffrey T. Slovin has become its Chief Executive Officer in
accordance with the succession plan previously announced on November 16, 2012.
Also as part of that plan, Mr. Thomas Jetter, a Director, has become
non-executive Chairman. Mr. Jost Fischer has retired from the positions of
Chairman and CEO.
Jeffrey T. Slovin, CEO of Sirona said: “It is an honor to be given the
opportunity to lead Sirona, the finest organization in dentistry, and you
should expect a seamless transition. I understand and endorse the high level
of expectations we and others place on us as the leader in dental technology,
and am excited by the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. During my
fourteen years in the dental industry, with the last seven at Sirona, I have
been focused on advancing dentistry, improving patient care and delivering
shareholder value. I am confident that with the ongoing commitment and
dedication of our outstanding management team, we will continue to drive
innovation to progress dentistry even further.”
Mr. Slovin, continued: “I would like to thank the Board of Directors and our
shareholders for placing their trust and confidence in me. Finally, on behalf
of Sirona and all its employees, I want to thank Jost Fischer for the
commitment, vision and tireless dedication he has shown in transforming Sirona
into the world-class global company it is today.”
Mr. Slovin,48, has served as Sirona’s President since September 20, 2010 and,
prior to that time, as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of
U.S. Operations. Before that, Mr. Slovin was Chief Executive Officer of Schick
Technologies, Inc., a leading dental technology company that was acquired by
Sirona in 2006.
About Sirona Dental Systems, Inc.
Sirona, the dental technology leader, has served dealers and dentists
worldwide for more than 130 years. Sirona develops, manufactures, and markets
a complete line of dental products, including CAD/CAM restoration systems
(CEREC), digital intra-oral, panoramic and 3D imaging systems, dental
treatment centers and handpieces. Visit http://www.sirona.com for more
information about Sirona and its products.
Sirona Dental Systems, Inc.
Joshua Zable, +1-718-482-2184
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