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Dentsply Sirona Inc (XRAY.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bret Wise

55 2016 Executive Chairman of the Board

Jeffrey Slovin

51 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Ulrich Michel

53 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Christopher Clark

54 2016 President and Chief Operating Officer - Technologies

James Mosch

59 2016 President and Chief Operating Officer - Dental and Healthcare Consumables

Robert Size

57 2007 Senior Vice President

Albert Sterkenburg

52 2009 Senior Vice President

Justin McCarthy

55 2015 General Counsel, Secretary

Thomas Jetter

59 2016 Lead Director, Independent Director

David Beecken

69 2016 Director

Arthur Kowaloff

69 2016 Director

Harry Kraemer

61 2016 Director

Michael Alfano

67 2001 Independent Director

Eric Brandt

53 2004 Independent Director

Michael Coleman

72 1993 Independent Director

Willie Deese

60 2011 Independent Director

Francis Lunger

70 2005 Independent Director

Derek Leckow

VP, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Bret Wise

Mr. Bret W. Wise is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Wise served as a member of DENTSPLY’s Board beginning in 2006 and as Chairman from January 1, 2007. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of DENTSPLY from January 1, 2007 through the Merger and as President in 2007 and 2008. Prior to that time, Mr. Wise served as DENTSPLY’s President and Chief Operating Officer in 2006, as Executive Vice President in 2005 and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from December 2002 through December 2004. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Wise was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer with Ferro Corporation of Cleveland, OH. From 1994 to 1999 he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at WCI Steel, Inc., of Warren, OH; and prior to that he was a partner with KPMG LLP. From 2006 until the company was taken private in 2010, Mr. Wise served on the Board of IMS Health. From 2012 until the time of its sale in September 2015, Mr. Wise served on the Board of Pall Corporation. From 2008 until the sale of the Company in 2012 Mr. Wise served on the Board (including one year as Chairman) of the Dental Trade Alliance. From 2007 to the present, Mr. Wise has served as a director of Dental Lifeline Network.

Jeffrey Slovin

Mr. Jeffrey T. Slovin is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Slovin served as Sirona Dental Systems, Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer from February 2013 through February 2016 and as its President from September 20, 2010 through February 28, 2016. Prior to September 20, 2010, Mr. Slovin served as Sirona Dental Systems, Inc.’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of U.S. Operations from June 2006 through February 2016. Prior to that time, Mr. Slovin was Chief Executive Officer of Schick Technologies, Inc. (“Schick”) since June 2004 and Schick’s President from December 1999 to June 2004. He has also served as a Schick Director since December 1999. In addition, from November 2001 to June 15, 2004, Mr. Slovin served as Schick’s Chief Operating Officer. From 1999 to November 2001, Mr. Slovin was a Managing Director of Greystone & Co., Inc. From 1996 to 1999, he served in various executive capacities at Sommerset Investment Capital LLC, including Managing Director, and as President of Sommerset Realty Investment Corp. During 1995, Mr. Slovin was a Manager at Fidelity Investments Co. From 1991 to 1994, he was Chief Financial Officer of SportsLab U.S.A. Corp. and, from 1993 to 1994, was also President of Sports and Entertainment Inc. From 1987 to 1991, Mr. Slovin was an associate at Bear Stearns & Co., specializing in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. Mr. Slovin is currently a member of the Board of Fellows of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and a member of the World President’s Organization. Mr. Slovin holds an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School.

Ulrich Michel

Mr. Ulrich Michel is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Michel held the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sirona since October 2013. From April 2005 to October 2013 he was Chief Financial Officer of WABCO, a New York Stock Exchange listed company that is a global technology leader in the commercial vehicle industry. Prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer for American Standard's Trane Commercial Systems’ business in the Europe, Middle East, Africa & India Region. Mr. Michel joined American Standard from Honeywell International/Allied Signal where he spent six years in financial leadership positions in the U.S. and Europe, with areas of focus including mergers and acquisitions, the Specialty Chemicals business and the Control Products business. Before joining Honeywell International/Allied Signal, he spent eight years at Pricewaterhouse, working both in the U.S where he qualified as a U.S. Certified Public Accountant, and in Europe where he became a German Wirtschaftsprüfer. He holds a Degree in International Business from the University of Applied Science in Pforzheim, Germany.

Christopher Clark

Mr. Christopher Thomas Clark is President and Chief Operating Officer - Technologies of the Company. Mr. Clark held the title of President and Chief Financial Officer of DENTSPLY since April 2013. His primary responsibilities included strategy and business development activities, all finance functions including investor relations, as well as DENTSPLY's corporate functions for clinical affairs, information technology, manufacturing, human resources, and research and development. Since joining DENTSPLY in September 1992, Mr. Clark held positions of progressive responsibility including Director of Marketing, General Manager & Vice President, Executive Vice President, and for six years was the Company’s Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Clark is a current Board member for the Dental Trade Alliance. Prior to joining DENTSPLY, Mr. Clark was employed with Procter & Gamble in a number of management positions, including Brand Manager of Crest Toothpaste. Mr. Clark received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Harvard University and has a Master of Business Administration degree in marketing and finance from Columbia University's Graduate School of Business.

James Mosch

Mr. James G. Mosch is President and Chief Operating Officer - Dental and Healthcare Consumables of the Company. Mr. Mosch held the title of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of DENTSPLY since April 2013. Mr. Mosch joined DENTSPLY in 1994 and since 2003, has held positions of increasing responsibility including Vice President, General Manager and Senior Vice President. Mr. Mosch is a past Board member of the Dental Trade Alliance Foundation. Prior to joining DENTSPLY, Mr. Mosch held several executive positions in the areas of sales, marketing and operations with Baxter International and American Hospital Supply. Mr. Mosch graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management/Life Sciences and received an MBA from Southern Methodist University.

Robert Size

Mr. Robert J. Size is the Senior Vice President of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Size served as a Vice President (2006) and as Vice President and General Manager of DENTSPLY’s Caulk division beginning June 2003 through December 31, 2005. Prior to that time, he was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Superior MicroPowders and held various cross-functional and international leadership positions with The Cookson Group.

Albert Sterkenburg

Dr. Albert J. Sterkenburg, DDS., is the Senior Vice President of the Company. Prior to that, Dr. Sterkenburg served as Vice President (2006 - 2009), Vice President and General Manager of the DeguDent division (2003 - 2006) and Vice President and General Manager of the VDW division beginning in 2000. Prior to that time, he served in marketing and general management roles at Johnson & Johnson.

Justin McCarthy

Mr. Justin H. McCarthy II is interim General Counsel and Secretary of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. McCarthy served as Assistant General Counsel, Group Counsel Preventive, Restorative, and Lab Products from May 2013 to December 2015. Between July 2011 and July 2013, he served as Assistant General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, and prior to that, he served as Senior Counsel (2005 - 2011) and Corporate Counsel (1998 - 2005). Prior to that time, he served as General Counsel & Secretary with the Vartan Group, and was an associate attorney with Drinker, Biddle & Reath, and with Barley Snyder.

Thomas Jetter

Mr. Thomas Jetter is Lead Director, Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Jetter served as a Sirona Director from April 2010 through the Merger and Chairman of Sirona’s Board from February 20, 2013 through the Merger. Mr. Jetter also served as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Finance Committee of Sirona’s Board of Directors. Mr. Jetter also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of HQ Capital, a privately held alternative asset management firm in Germany. Mr. Jetter is partner and Managing Director of Digital+ Partners, a German-based growth capital management firm focusing on industrytech and fintech software companies since June 2015. Mr. Jetter assumed an interim senior leadership position for the Soros Economic Development Fund from January to September 2014 during a restructuring. Dr. Jetter also served as a non-executive Director of Gourmondo GmbH, an internet company from May 2008 to September 2012. From April 1995 to March 2008, Mr. Jetter was a Partner at Permira GmbH, where he initiated and managed investments in a variety of industrial, medtech and chemical companies. At Permira, Mr. Jetter gained extensive international experience as lead for investments in the chemicals sector, and helped expand the firm’s global reach to include areas such as the US and China. Prior to that time, Mr. Jetter was a Senior Engagement Manager with McKinsey in Germany and Brazil, where he led projects on cost optimization, organization and strategy. Between 1985 and 1988, Mr. Jetter was an Investment Banking Associate at JP Morgan in Frankfurt and New York. Mr. Jetter holds a PhD-degree in economics/banking and an MBA from the University Saarbrücken, Germany.

David Beecken

Mr. David K. Beecken is Director of the Company. Mr. Beecken served as a Sirona Director from June 2006 through the Merger and Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Finance Committee of Sirona’s Board of Directors. Mr. Beecken currently serves as a Partner of Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company, which is the General Partner of Beecken Petty O’Keefe Funds I, II, III & IV investment limited partnerships focused exclusively on private equity investments in healthcare. Prior to co-founding Beecken Petty O’Keefe in April 1996, Mr. Beecken was Senior Managing Director of ABN AMRO Incorporated, a broker dealer, from February 1993 to March 1996. From 1989 to February 1993, Mr. Beecken was a Senior Vice President-Managing Director of First National Bank of Chicago. Mr. Beecken also serves on the Boards of Directors of Scrip Products Corporation, Dentistry for Children, Inc. and Paragon Medical, Inc. Mr. Beecken received a B.A. from the University of the South, an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Arthur Kowaloff

Mr. Arthur D. Kowaloff is Director of the Company. Mr. Kowaloff served as a Sirona Director from 2004 through the Merger. Mr. Kowaloff served as a member of the Audit Committee of Sirona’s Board of Directors from October 2004 through February 2016. Mr. Kowaloff served as a member of the Compensation Committee of Sirona’s Board of Directors from August 2011 through February 2016. From June 2006 through February 2016, he served on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and, until October 2011, on the Finance Committee of Sirona’s Board of Directors. From October 2004 until June 2006, he served on the Compensation Committee of Sirona's Board of Directors, and as Chairman of the Special Litigation Committee from November 2004 until June 2006. From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Kowaloff served as a Managing Director of BNY Capital Markets, Inc. From 1991 to 1998, he was Chief Operating Officer and Senior Managing Director of Patricof & Company Capital Corporation. Prior to that, Mr. Kowaloff was an attorney at the New York City firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher, where he served as Senior Partner and Executive Committee Member and specialized in corporate and securities law and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Kowaloff is currently a Trustee of Carleton College, the President and a Director of the PBP Foundation of New York, and a Director and Chairman of the Audit and Compliance and Compensation Committees of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System. Mr. Kowaloff received a B.A. from Carleton College and holds a Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School.

Harry Kraemer

Mr. Harry M. Jansen Kraemer, Jr. is Director of the Company. Mr. Kraemer served as a Sirona Director as well as Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and member of the Compensation Committee of Sirona’s Board of Directors from June 2006 through the Merger. Mr. Kraemer currently serves as an Executive Partner of Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, a private equity investment firm based in Chicago that invests in management buyout and other private equity transactions across a broad spectrum of industries and serves as Clinical Professor of Management & Strategy at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Mr. Kraemer was the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Baxter International Inc. until April 2004. Mr. Kraemer had been a Director of Baxter International since 1995, Chairman of the Board since January 1, 2000, President since 1997 and Chief Executive Officer since January 1, 1999. Mr. Kraemer is active in business, education and civic affairs. He serves on the board of directors of Leidos Corporation and as chairman of its Audit Committee. He also serves on the board of directors of VWR International, Inc. In addition, he serves on the board of trustees of Northwestern University, the Conference Board and NorthShore University HealthSystem. He is also a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, the Commercial Club of Chicago and the Economics Club of Chicago. He is a past member of the Business Roundtable, the Business Council and the Healthcare Leadership Council. Mr. Kraemer received a B.A. from Lawrence University and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and is a certified public accountant.

Michael Alfano

Dr. Michael C. Alfano, Ph.D., D.M.D., is an Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Alfano served as a DENTSPLY Director from 2001 through the Merger. Dr. Alfano is Executive Vice President Emeritus, and Professor and Dean Emeritus at New York University (‘‘NYU’’). Dr. Alfano served as Dean of the College of Dentistry from 1998 to 2006 and as Executive Vice-President of NYU from 2006 to 2013. Beginning in 1982 until 1998 he held a number of positions with Block Drug Company, including Senior Vice President for Research & Technology and President of Block Professional Dental Products Company. He served on the Board of Directors of Block Drug Company, Inc. from 1988 to 1998. Dr. Alfano has served as a member of, or consultant to, various public health organizations, including the National Institutes of Health, the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Dentistry, the Consumer Healthcare Product Association and as the industry representative to the Non-Prescription Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA from 2001 to 2005. He was a founding director of the Friends of the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research, and he is a founding director of the not-for-profit Santa Fe Group. He was also a Trustee of the New York State Dental Foundation until 2006. From 2010-2015 he served as a director of the not-for-profit Delta Dental of New York Insurance Company. He also served as a Director of the YMCA of Greater New York, the largest YMCA system in the country, from 2010 to 2014. He has received numerous honors, research grants and awards, and currently serves as Senior Consultant to the Academy for Academic Leadership, and President of the Santa Fe Group.

Eric Brandt

Mr. Eric K. Brandt is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Brandt served as a DENTSPLY Director from 2004 through the Merger. Mr. Brandt served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Broadcom Corporation, a Fortune 500 high-tech company from 2007-2016. From September 2005 until March 2007, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Avanir Pharmaceuticals. Beginning in 1999, he held various positions at Allergan, Inc., including Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer until 2001, President of Consumer Eye Care from 2001 to 2002, and 2005 until his departure, Executive Vice President of Finance and Technical Operations and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Allergan, he was Vice President and Partner at Boston Consulting Group (‘‘BCG’’), and a senior member of the BCG Health Care and Operations practices. Mr. Brandt served as a director of Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2002 to 2009 and as a director of Avanir Pharmaceuticals from 2005 to 2007. He serves on the Board of Directors for LAM Research Corporation as the Chair, Audit Committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Yahoo! Inc. as well as for MC10, Inc., a private medical device manufacturer.

Michael Coleman

Mr. Michael J. Coleman is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Coleman served as a DENTSPLY Director from 1991 through the Merger. Mr. Coleman is the Chairman of the Board of Cool Media Company and a partner in CS&W Associates Media Management, both based in Cocoa Beach, Florida. He served as Chairman of Cape Publications in Melbourne, Florida until retiring from that position on January 1, 2007. He previously served as Publisher of FLORIDA TODAY and President of the Gannett Co., Inc., South Newspaper Group from 1991 to April 2006. He serves as a director of Ron Jon Surf Shops Worldwide and Florida Bank of Commerce, Orlando, Florida, and as a Trustee of the Freedom Forum, The Newseum and The Newseum Institute, all based in Washington, D.C. Prior to the merger of Dentsply International Inc. with Gendex on June 11, 1993, Mr. Coleman served as a director of Gendex.

Willie Deese

Mr. Willie A. Deese is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Deese served as a DENTSPLY Director from 2011 through the Merger. Mr. Deese has served as Executive Vice President at Merck & Co., Inc. since 2008 and President of the Merck Manufacturing Division since 2005. He is also a member of Merck’s Executive Committee. Mr. Deese originally joined Merck in 2004 as the company’s Senior Vice President of Global Procurement. Mr. Deese currently serves on the Board of CDK Global as Chair, Compensation and Benefits Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee. He also serves as a Director for PSEG (Public Service Enterprise Group, Inc.) where he is a member of the Organization and Compensation Committee and the Corporate Governance Committee. Formerly, Mr. Deese served as a member of the Board of Trustees of North Carolina A&T State University from 2007 to 2015. In addition, Mr. Deese served as the Chair of the Board of Trustees of North Carolina A&T State University from 2011 to 2013. Previously, Mr. Deese served as Senior Vice President of Global Procurement and Logistics at GlaxoSmithKline and as Senior Vice President of Procurement at SmithKlineBeecham.

Francis Lunger

Mr. Francis J. Lunger is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Lunger served as a DENTSPLY Director from 2005 through the Merger. Mr. Lunger served on the Board of Millipore Corporation from 2001 until March 2005, including serving as Chairman from April 2002 until April 2004. Mr. Lunger joined Millipore in 1997 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and held several executive management positions, which included serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2000 until 2001, and Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer from August 2001 until January 2005. Prior to joining Millipore, Mr. Lunger held executive management positions at Oak Industries, Inc., Nashua Corporation, and Raychem Corporation. From June 2007 through July 2010, Mr. Lunger served as a director of NDS Surgical Imaging. From July 2009 to December 2012, Mr. Lunger was an Operating Partner with Linden LLC. Since April 2012, Mr. Lunger has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sera Care Life Sciences Inc.

Derek Leckow