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Nobel Biocare appoints Frank Mengis as Head of Global Operations

Nobel Biocare announced today that Frank Mengis will be appointed Senior Vice President Global Operations and member of the Executive Committee, effective 1 July 2012. He will replace Ernst Zaengerle, who will be retiring.

Frank Mengis has extensive senior management experience in operations and manufacturing in the life sciences field including the dental industry. Most recently, he held senior management  positions in Project Management and Development, Global Manufacturing, Operations and Quality Management at Straumann Institute. Prior to that, Frank Mengis was Head of Pharma Capital Investment Projects at Karl Steiner, Switzerland, after having held various management positions at F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Switzerland, in areas including galenical engineering and pharmaceutical manufacturing. Frank Mengis obtained a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Karlsruhe, and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Nobel Biocare would like to thank Ernst Zaengerle for his commitment and contribution to Nobel Biocare, and wishes him all the best for his future.

Nobel Biocare is a world leader in the field of innovative implant-based dental restorations. The company’s portfolio offers solutions from single tooth to fully edentulous indications with dental implant systems (including key brands NobelActive®, Brånemark System® and NobelReplace®), a comprehensive range of high-precision individualized prosthetics and CAD/CAM systems (NobelProcera®), diagnostics, treatment planning and guided surgery solutions (NobelClinician® and DTX Studio™) and biomaterials (creos). Nobel Biocare supports its customers through all phases of professional development, offering world-class training and education along with practice support and patient information materials. The company is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. Production takes place at six sites located in the United States, Sweden, Japan and Israel. Products and services are available in over 80 countries through subsidiaries and distributors.