Tony A. Trujillo, Jr, former executive vice president and chief administrative officer of Intelsat Global Service Corp in Washington, DC, has been appointed CEO of The Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education in Key Biscayne, Fla.

Founded in 1972, The Pankey Institute is a nonprofit organization that promotes optimal oral health care through advanced continuing education for dentists. It was the first institute of its kind, and it attracts dentists from 42 nations to its educational programs. Nearly 20,000 dentists and specialists have attended its courses and now serve millions of patients worldwide.

"I am very excited to welcome Tony Trujillo as the new CEO of The Pankey Institute. Tony comes to us with great credentials, enthusiasm, and a vision for the future. He is a real winner, and I look forward to working with him," said Jack Shirley, DDS, Pankey board of trustees president.