PRESS RELEASE: Jack van’t Groenewout Named New General Manager of Carestream Dental, U.S. and Canada Digital

Carestream Dental is pleased to announce that Jack van’t Groenewout (Jack Vant) has accepted the position of general manager for the U.S. and Canada. In this role, he will oversee the design and execution of the company’s imaging and software growth strategies in the United States and Canada.

Jack first began his career in healthcare working for Fisher Scientific’s international laboratory projects division, ultimately becoming the director of international sales. Then, in 2002, he joined Siemens Healthcare. Jack was promoted to regional vice president of sales for the Los Angeles region, encompassing southern California and southern Nevada, in 2011. Under his leadership, the region was re-energized and grew dramatically, realizing almost a 10 percent market share growth.

Jack first joined the Carestream family in 2013 as the area vice president for the west zone within Carestream’s medical division. In this role, he was responsible in driving sales and growth across Carestream Health’s diagnostic medical equipment and IT portfolio. Within the last two years, the region not only exceeded AOP each year, but increased its market share position year-over-year as well.

“Jack comes to us with a strong background in health care technology,” Lisa Ashby, global president, Carestream Dental, said. “He puts a strong focus on teamwork and a shared a common vision. We look forward to welcoming him to Carestream Dental.”

Jack received his Bachelor of Science in biology and economics from the University of California, Irvine. His first day with Carestream Dental is Sept. 21, 2015.

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