17 March 2017
Tony Reed, BDIA Executive Director, will be stepping down from his position in early April 2017. Tony, who has been responsible for running the Association for over 20 years, comments, “I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at the BDIA and have overseen many changes in the industry over the last two decades. I am privileged to have met and worked with so many great characters in the dental community over the years”.
The BDIA Council has appointed Edmund Proffitt, currently the Association’s Policy and Public Affairs Director, as the BDIA’s new Chief Executive, and he will be assuming the position from 10th April. Commenting on his new role Edmund said, “I am honoured and delighted to be taking up this position. There are many challenges facing BDIA members over the next few years, as well as some great opportunities. I look forward to working with the BDIA Council and members to ensure that the sector is prepared and can prosper going forwards”.
BDIA President, Mike Cann commented, “Edmund has played a key role in growing the Association’s influence and presence over the last four years and we are confident that he is the right choice to follow in Tony’s footsteps leading the BDIA”.
Though stepping down as Executive Director, Tony will remain involved with the Association in a financial capacity going forwards.
Notes for editors:
Established in 1923, the British Dental Industry Association (BDIA) represents and supports manufacturers and suppliers of dental products, services and technologies. BDIA members gain access to a range of services designed to benefit them and promote the well-being of the industry as a whole and the profession gains the reassurance of dealing with like-minded individuals who are committed to providing a high-quality standard of service.
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