Killian Named Patterson Dental VP, Digital Technologies



Patterson Dental recently announced that Josh Killian was promoted to Vice President, Digital Technologies. Killian served as Patterson’s marketing director for equipment since 2008.

In this newly created position, he will lead efforts to drive business opportunities in CAD/CAM and digital imaging (including cone beam), as well as various software products and Web-based applications.

Patterson Dental President Paul Guggenheim said, “This is an exciting change in our management structure that will help position our business to capitalize on market opportunities. Josh brings a breadth of experience to this new position, along with strong relationships with our business partners who are developing innovative products. This important business segment will only continue to grow as more dentists invest in their practice to improve the patient experience and expand their revenue base through technology solutions.”

Other Patterson leadership posts Killian has held over the years include national accounts manager, St. Louis Branch manager and marketing director, merchandise. He began his Patterson career in sales in 1995 with the Minnesota Branch and then with Omaha.

About Patterson Dental

Patterson Dental, a leading distributor of dental products, equipment and technology in the U.S. and Canada, serves as the largest business in the progressive, global Patterson Companies (Nasdaq: PDCO) family of businesses. Patterson is committed to creating value for customers through products, services and lasting relationships. Dental professionals who partner with Patterson enjoy the convenience and peace of mind that come with relying on one trusted source for everything they need.