Dentsply Sirona appoints Tony Johnson as chief supply chain officer

Dentsply Sirona has appointed Tony Johnson as chief supply chain officer (CSCO), effective 28 November 2022. He succeeds Andy Johnson, who served as interim supply chain leader and will now fully focus again on his role as VP of Formulated Products.

Johnson is a seasoned operations executive with 30 years of global experience in engineering, manufacturing, supply chain and procurement in the medical device business. He joins the company from Cardinal Health, where he led upstream product marketing, research and development, medical affairs, and the medical global supply chain as president of Global Products and Supply Chain. Prior to that, he was senior vice-president of Operations at Becton Dickinson (BD) / CR Bard where he was responsible for their interventional segment and spent 25 years with Baxter International where he held positions leading operations both in the United States and internationally.

Simon Campion, chief executive officer of Dentsply Sirona, said: “We are pleased to have Tony as a seasoned operations executive with 30 years of global experience join us. Tony’s strong history of delivering results at international medical device businesses matches very well with Dentsply Sirona’s global footprint, our broad portfolio in the dental space and our future ambitions. His international leadership and supply chain expertise will be instrumental to deliver on our strategic goals, realise our full potential and create value for our stakeholders.”

Johnson said: “It’s an honour to join the global leader in dental products and technologies. I am convinced that my experience will be of value for Dentsply Sirona to build a robust platform that enables the company to capitalise on market opportunities and reliably serve the needs of customers around the globe. I look forward to working with this great team on its important purpose to empower customers by creating innovative solutions for healthy smiles.”