Dental Asia Nov/Dec 2018

Mr. Don M. Casey, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Dentsply Sirona Dental Profile DENTAL ASIA NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2018 26 Transforming Dentistry Through Growth and Innovation Interviewed by Ms. Jamie Tan Written by Dr. Chala R. Platon W ell known as The Dental Solutions Company™, Dentsply Sirona’s comprehensive solutions offering includes leading product brands covering consumables, equipment, technology and specialty products. With the widest clinical education platform and unparalleled commitment to R&D in dentistry, Dentsply Sirona’s mission and vision guides them to continuously aim higher, support customers and advance patient care around the world. With their continued commitment on empowering dental professionals to provide better, safer, faster dental care, Dentsply Sirona held its Ultimate Dental Meeting: Dentsply Sirona World from 13 th - 15 th September at Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, Florida. As the market and technology leader in the dental industry, the company presented one of the most highly anticipated events of the year among the worldwide dental community. At the event, our Publications Director, Ms. Jamie Tan was fortunate enough to speak with Mr. Don M. Casey, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Dentsply Sirona as he talked about the company’s updates, latest trends in digital technology, strategies and future plans in the Asia-Pacific region. Mr. Don Casey earned his bachelor’s degree in finance and a master of business administration degree from the University of Notre Dame, USA. He most recently served as Chief Executive Officer o f t he Med i ca l s egmen t o f Ca rd i na l Hea l t h , a l ead i ng manufacturer and provider of medical products and supply chain services to hospitals, laboratories, physician offices, surgery centres and other sites of care across the health care continuum. Prior to Cardinal Health, Mr. Casey served as Chief Executive Officer of the Gary and Mary West Wireless Health Ins t i tut e , a non-pro f i t research organisation focused on lowering the cost of health care through novel technology solutions from 2010 to 2012. Previously, Mr. Casey served as worldwide chairman for Johnson & Johnson’s comprehensive care group and amember of the company’s executive committee, where he oversaw its cardiovascular, diagnostic, diabetes