3Shape, Warren, NJ, announced the appointment of John Nabors as business development manager, orthodontics.

According to a press release from the company, Nabors will lead all strategic initiatives related to 3Shape’s plan to “provide superior outcomes for orthodontists and their patients in North America.”

He comes to 3Shape with extensive experience in the orthodontic industry. He spent 25 years with 3M Unitek, advancing to the positions of director of sales, western region and director of global educational marketing.  Following 3M Unitek, he was recruited to Ortho Technologies as senior vice president of global sales. From there, he became the director of US sales at TP Orthodontics. Most recently, Nabors was the vice president of global sales and marketing for Biolux Research, responsible for the global commercialization efforts related to OrthoPulse.

Nabors will report to Matthew Henderson, president of 3Shape, North America.