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Dental Industry’s Global Body Gets Aussie Leadership

Dental Industry’s Global Body Gets Aussie Leadership

1st Jun 16

Summary —

The global body representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products, the association of International Dental Manufacturers (IDM) has elected Mr Phil Jolly of Australia as President Elect.

Key Issues For The Dental Industry —

The International Dental Manufacturers (IDM) is the global body representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products and brings together peak national bodies including the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA).

At the recent meeting of the IDM General Council, Mr Mr Phil Jolly of Australia as President Elect.  Mr Jolly is the current ADIA Vice President and senior manager for new business development in the Asia-Pacific with Ivoclar Vivadent, a dental products company that employs approximately 3,300 people globally.

The new role for Mr Jolly comes at a dynamic time for the dental industry as manufacturers step-up to the challenge of providing new and innovative products that support oral healthcare.

Founded in October 1988 in Washington DC with a head office based in Switzerland, IDM serves as an independent umbrella organisation to globally represent the common interests of member associations and support the interests of the global dental industry as a whole.

IDM serves as a significant point of reference for the FDI World Dental Federation, the global body representing dentists with IDM working with FDI on matters of shared interest including the FDI World Dental Congress.

There is a distinctly Asia-Pacific focus in IDM’s leadership with Dr. Kiyotaka Nakao elected as President, representing the Japan Dental Trade Association (JDTA).

The current IDM leadership serves a two-year term covering 2016-18 where upon Mr Jolly will serve as IDM President over 2018-20.

Currency of Information —

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