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Dentsply Sirona announces Simon Fraser as Group Vice President Implants

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Dentsply Sirona has appointed Simon Fraser as the new Group Vice President leading Dentsply Sirona Implants. He takes on this responsibility from Lars Henrikson who will retire on July 31st, 2018. Simon Fraser will be located in Mölndal, Sweden.

Prior to Dentsply Sirona, Simon Fraser led the US commercial operations of Abbott's Rapid Diagnostic division. In the three years before Abbott, he was President of Latin America for Alere. For 15 years, he worked in several commercial positions with Johnson & Johnson in its medical devices and pharmaceutical sectors. At Johnson & Johnson, he was also in charge of strategic marketing and business development responsibilities. Simon Fraser started his professional career by creating and successfully managing a chain of physiotherapy clinics in Montreal, Canada.

A Canadian, Simon Fraser graduated as a B.Sc. in Physiotherapy from Montreal University, Canada, and holds an MBA from INSEAD, France. To his new role with Dentsply Sirona Implants, he contributes his broad strategic and business experience as well as a deep knowledge and understanding of the healthcare markets.

"We are pleased that we have convinced Simon Fraser to join Dentsply Sirona Implants and I am looking forward to working together with him. Moreover, I would like to thank Lars Henrikson for his contribution to the success of Astra Tech and his engagement as he led Dentsply Implants and then Dentsply Sirona Implants throughout the merger", Dominique Legros, Senior Vice President Technologies and Equipment Segment, comments.

About Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona is the world's largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, with over a century of innovation and service to the dental industry and patients worldwide. Dentsply Sirona develops, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive solutions offering including dental and oral health products as well as other consumable medical devices under a strong portfolio of world class brands. As The Dental Solutions Company™, Dentsply Sirona's products provide innovative, high-quality and effective solutions to advance patient care and deliver better, safer and faster dental care. Dentsply Sirona's global headquarters is located in York, Pennsylvania, and the international headquarters is based in Salzburg, Austria. The company's shares are listed in the United States on NASDAQ under the symbol XRAY.

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