New Chief Production Officer Markus Heinz

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Schaan, Liechtenstein – 8 June 2015

Markus Heinz is the new Chief Production Officer of the Ivoclar Vivadent

Group. He succeeds Wolfgang Vogrin, Dipl. Ing., from 1 July 2015, who will retire. Vogrin has headed up the production and logistics of the company since 2002.

Markus Heinz, who has comprehensive management experience, has been working for Ivoclar Vivadent since 1985. He took over the responsibilities for the global tooth production in 2002 and since 2014 he has also been responsible for the production site in Schaan/Liechtenstein. "Markus Heinz is a proven production expert, manager and leader" comments Robert Ganley, CEO Ivoclar Vivadent, upon the nomination of the new Chief Production Officer. Within the context of his function 46-year-old Heinz will join the Corporate Management from 1 July.

Significant contribution to growth
Markus Heinz succeeds Wolfgang Vogrin, who will retire. Chairman of the Supervisory Board Christoph Zeller and CEO Robert Ganley have thanked Vogrin “for his contribution as manager to the rapid development of Ivoclar Vivadent on a global level“.

Above all, the build-up of the ceramic production center in USA as well as the expansion of numerous other production sites can be credited to Vogrin.