Written by Dentistry Today Tuesday, 05 July 2011 14:44
MELVILLE, N.Y., July 5, 2011— Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, today announced that Andreas Meldau has joined the Company as President, European Dental Specialties and Exclusive Products, a newly-created position within the organization. Based in Langen, Germany, Mr. Meldau will be part of Henry Schein's International Group, reporting to Bob Minowitz, President of Henry Schein's European Dental Group. Mr. Meldau will also support Henry Schein's Global Healthcare Specialties Group. Previously, Mr. Meldau was CEO of COLTENE Holding AG.
In his new role at Henry Schein, Mr. Meldau will focus on four strategically important specialty categories - orthodontics, implants, oral surgery and endodontics - strengthening Henry Schein's commitment to meeting the practice needs of specialists and generalists who perform these dental services.