Henry Schein has named Gerard Meuchner as its new vice-president and chief global communications officer (CGCO).
The healthcare and dental product services provider has welcomed him to his new position, in which he will be responsible for corporate branding and cross-business brand alignment.
Stanley Bergman, chairman and chief executive officer of the company, said the firm is intent on strengthening its global position over the coming years and Mr Meuchner is the ideal man to help the it fulfil this vision.
He noted: "Gerard is uniquely qualified to advance Henry Schein's strategy and efforts in this area, and he will bring vision and leadership to Henry Schein's global communications efforts."
The company celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2011 and during the year completed a number of acquisitions to strengthen its global brand. These included McAllister Software Systems and ImproMed, as well as Sogim Grimouille - a full-service dental provider in France.See all the latest jobs in Dental