Ivoclar Vivadent congratulates Robert A. Ganley, CEO, on his 35-year anniversary with the company. As a leader throughout the dental industry, Ganley’s unique vision has propelled Ivoclar Vivadent ‘s growth and expansion. With a passion for providing quality esthetic dentistry, Ganley’s leadership has led to the development of premier all-ceramic restorative materials, including IPS e.max, as well as comprehensive digital solutions for dental laboratories and dental practices. This and other Ivoclar Vivadent products continue to change esthetic restorative dentistry, enabling greater predictability, enhanced esthetics, and longer-lasting restorations.
“I have been fortunate to be surrounded by great people,” said Ganley. “That’s what makes this company so special.” Under Ganley’s direction, Ivoclar Vivadent has grown significantly, with 3,200 employees now working worldwide in 120 countries. His leadership has enabled Ivoclar Vivadent to remain a worldwide leader in dentistry. “Our goal is to create innovative products and solutions that create opportunities for our customers,” Ganley added. “We do this by simply listening to the needs of our customers.”
Ganley earned an undergraduate degree in mathematics and a graduate degree in business administration. In 1980, he joined Ivoclar Vivadent as a Vice President and was named President of Ivoclar Vivadent North America in 1990. In 2003, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ivoclar Vivadent Worldwide in Schaan, Liechtenstein. As the global CEO of Ivoclar Vivadent, AG, Ganley is responsible for the worldwide business of Ivoclar Vivadent. He spends half of his time in Europe and half in North America. “It is a great honor and privilege to be part of the Ivoclar Vivadent network of companies, he added. “Let’s see what the next 35 years has in store.”