June 11, 2007
by Oral Health
Kerr Announces New President
ORANGE, CA June 1, 2007 Leading dental manufacturer Kerr Corporation, a division of Sybron Dental Specialties (SDS), names industry veteran Steve Paskin as president.
His passion, his vision, his strong work ethic, along with the ability to develop great allegiance among team members, is what positions Steve as the person to lead the Kerr team, said Sybron President Dan Even. As past VP of Marketing, Steve led the company through the transition years, repositioning Kerr as a technology leader. And he has had the recent experience of successfully running the SybronEndo business unit, which has grown significantly since he took over as president five years ago.
Paskin is ready for the challenges ahead, building on a successful legacy while leveraging Kerrs standing as a contemporary player in the industry. We are involved in the creation of dental materials that serve both patient and dentist, and we can have a profound effect on peoples lives, said Paskin.
Continuing to design high-performance products for doctors and providing wonderful, long-lasting esthetics for improved patient care is the ultimate goal. The patient profile is always evolving, and around the world there are emerging dental economies and a global need for greater healthcarewe want to take advantage of those growth drivers and build for changing demographics.
Regarding the recent acquisition of SDS by Danaher Corporation, Paskin said, Change creates opportunity, and we are in the fortunate position of benefiting from the philosophy and teachings of our parent company Danaher. It is a remarkably well-run, disciplined and successful company with a tremendous ability to leverage their assets. We are extremely optimistic about the future.
Paskin, who holds an MBA from Pepperdine and a business degree from Indiana University, started with Sybron Dental Specialties in 1981.
Visit KerrDental.com to learn more about their broad portfolio of products or call 800.KERR.123.