David Brown retires as NDX CEO

March 21, 2012
Issue 10

National Dentex Corporation (NDX) announced today that Chief Executive Officer David L. Brown has retired from the Company, and that its board of directors has appointed Steven E. Casper the Chief Executive Officer, effective September 30, 2010.

National Dentex Corporation (NDX) announced today that Chief Executive Officer David L. Brown has retired from the Company, and that its board of directors has appointed Steven E. Casper the Chief Executive Officer, effective September 30, 2010.

The Board of Directors truly appreciates Mr. Brown’s dedication to the Company’s mission during his tenure. Throughout his 26 years of service he has been instrumental in helping to successfully guide NDX through dramatic changes. Dave’s contributions have been integral in building NDX into one of the largest owner/operators of dental laboratories in North America.

“Our achievements are due to the support of our employees, customers and investors, and I would like to take this opportunity to thank them,” said Brown. “This is the appropriate time to turn over leadership of the Company to Steven Casper, our new CEO. Steve is an outstanding choice and has my enthusiastic support.” Mr. Brown will continue to serve on the Company’s Board of Directors.

In July 2010, NDX, was acquired by GeoDigm Corporation, a Minnesota based portfolio company of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (“Welsh Carson”). In August of 2010 Mr. Casper was appointed the President and Chief Executive Officer of GeoDigm Corporation. Pursuant to the merger agreement between the companies, NDX continues as a corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of GeoDigm.

Mr. Casper has significant experience leading and building successful health care organizations. He most recently held the position of President of Dermpath Diagnostics, the market leader in the delivery of dermatopathology services, a division of Quest Diagnostics, Inc. Prior to Quest Diagnostics, he was a senior executive with AmeriPath, Inc. and Dermpath Diagnostics, portfolio companies of Welsh Carson and was instrumental in their founding and development.

About National Dentex

National Dentex Corporation serves an active customer base of over 30,000 dentists through 47 dental laboratories located in 29 states and one Canadian province. National Dentex’s dental laboratories provide a full range of custom-made dental prosthetic appliances, including dentures, crowns, and fixed bridges, and other dental specialties.