Align Technology Inc, San Jose, Calif, recently announced that Richard Twomey has resigned as the company’s vice president, international to serve as president and CEO of a leading global healthcare products and services company, based in Europe. Thomas M. Prescott, Align president and CEO, will assume primary responsibility for all international operations. Raphael Pascaud, vice president and managing director of the Europe, Middle East, and Africa region, and Julie Tay, vice president of the Asia Pacific region, will report directly to Prescott. Twomey will remain at Align through the end of December 2013 to help ensure a smooth transition.

“On behalf of Align’s executive management team and board of directors, I want to thank Richard for his leadership in the growth and development of our international business and congratulate him on this new career opportunity,” Prescott said. “We have a world-class team at Align, including a strong global team with seasoned, experienced leaders who are driving our European growth and expansion in Asia. I am confident this organization will continue to deliver great results in our international markets.”

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