Henry Schein Inc, Melville, NY, has announced its acquisition of Ortho Organizers, Carlsbad, Calif.
Ortho Organizers recorded approximately $30 million in 2008 sales, with products sold both within the United States and abroad. The company includes approximately 200 employees, including 20 sales representatives. President and chief executive officer of Ortho Organizers George Guttroff has been appointed president of Henry Schein’s newly formed Global Dental Specialties Group, with responsibility for advancing the company’s global orthodontic and implant sales.
“Orthodontics is a $1.2 billion global market, including $600 million in the United States, and Ortho Organizers is highly regarded within this important market segment” said Stanley M. Bergman, chairman and chief executive officer of Henry Schein, in a press release from the company. “Ortho Organizers’ executives, including president and CEO George Guttroff, along with Henry Schein leadership, will be working to develop the Henry Schein orthodontics platform. We are delighted to welcome our new colleagues from Ortho Organizers to team Schein.”