Zest Dental Solutions (Zest), the only manufacturer of the LOCATOR® Family of Attachment Systems and provider of clinician trusted dental materials and small equipment, announces that David Painter has joined Zest as its Chief Strategy Officer. David will oversee the Marketing Department, the company’s long-term Strategic Plan and will also lead M&A initiatives.
David Painter has 23 years of experience in the global dental industry where he has held leadership roles in Sales, Marketing and Business Development within the dental implant, endodontic and orthodontic markets. For the past five years David held leadership positions at Implant Direct, a company within the Danaher Corporation, most recently as Vice President, Global Business Unit Head. Before that David held leadership roles within various Divisions of Dentsply International and Zimmer Dental (formerly Sulzer Medical).
“I am excited to join the Executive team with Zest Dental Solutions,” says David. “Zest has established itself as the leader in the removable full-arch market and I believe that we will build upon the great legacy as we support our implant manufacturing partners, dentists, dental laboratories and the patients that they serve.”
“David brings with him an extensive and rich professional track record of success within leading global dental organizations,” states Tom Stratton, CEO Zest Dental Solutions. “We are confident his leadership and strategy will position Zest for continued growth in both the US and international markets.”
About Zest Dental Solutions
Zest Dental Solutions is a global leader in the design, development, manufacturing and distribution of diversified dental solutions for a continuum of patient care from the preservation of natural teeth to the treatment of total edentulism. The company's product offering consists of a range of solutions including the LOCATOR® Family of Attachment Systems, Consumables and Dental Equipment, with global distribution through Implant Companies, dealer/distributor networks, as well as a domestic retail sales operation. Zest Dental Solutions is headquartered in Carlsbad, California with operations in Anaheim and Escondido, California. Zest Dental Solutions is a portfolio company of BC Partners, a leading private equity firm. For more information, please visit www.zestdent.com.