Dentsply Sirona Announces Appointment of Dr. Dorothea Wenzel as New Board Member
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Feb. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dentsply Sirona Inc. (“Dentsply Sirona”) (Nasdaq: XRAY) today announced that Dr. Dorothea Wenzel has been appointed to its Board of Directors (the “Board”), size of its council from ten to eleven members. Dr. Wenzel was also appointed as a member of the Audit and Finance Committee.
“On behalf of Dentsply Sirona and the Board of Directors, I am delighted to welcome Dr. Wenzel to Dentsply Sirona. said Eric K. Brandt, Chairman of the Board. “Dr. Wenzel is a highly experienced executive with an impressive track record in strategic, financial and general management in the healthcare industry. His expertise will enhance and broaden the board’s international perspective as we continue to build and grow. refresh our board.We look forward to working with her to continue to shape the future of Dentsply Sirona and work towards our vision of advancing dentistry to improve oral health worldwide.
Dr. Dorothea Wenzel worked for Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany from June 2004 to August 2021, most recently since 2019 as Executive Vice President and Head of Surface Solutions Business Unit. At Merck, KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, she additionally held various management positions within the healthcare division of the DAX-listed company. Prior to joining Merck, Dr. Wenzel held several finance and business positions in the healthcare industry at AXA Krankenversicherung AG and Medvantis Holding AG and worked for several years as a consultant and engagement manager at McKinsey & Comp. Dr. Wenzel was also a staff member of the Committee for the Sustainability of the Financing of Social Security Systems of the Federal Ministry of Health (Germany). She holds a doctorate in health economics and a degree in business and computer science from the Technical University of Darmstadt. Dr. Dorothea Wenzel is a member of the supervisory board of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA and independent director of the board of directors of H. Lundbeck A/S.
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, comprising dental and oral health products and other consumable medical devices under a strong portfolio of world-class brands. Dentsply Sirona products provide innovative, high quality and effective solutions to advance patient care and provide better and safer dental care. Dentsply Sirona is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. The company’s shares are listed in the United States on the NASDAQ under the symbol XRAY. To visit www.dentsplysirona.com for more information about Dentsply Sirona and its products.
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