Stanley N. Maragos Promoted to Vice President, Wieland Dental Systems Inc.

June 7, 2012
dlpmagazine.com-2012-06-01, Issue 6

In promotions news, Wieldand Dental Systems kicked off the month of June announcing the promotion of Stanley Maragos to the position of Vice President. He had previously served as the company's General Manager.

In promotions news, Wieldand Dental Systems kicked off the month of June announcing the promotion of Stanley Maragos to the position of Vice President. He had previously served as the company's General Manager.

In his new position, Maragos will be in charge of overall organizational activities for the global company, developing Wieland's CAD/CAM products and ceramic materials

Read the full press release below:

Frankfurt, Germany, June 1st, 2012 - Torsten Schwafert, CEO, Wieland Dental GmbH, today announced the promotion of Stanley N. Maragos to Vice President, Wieland Dental Systems Inc.. Mr. Maragos will preside over the company's activities, reporting directly to Mr. Torsten Schwafert and Mr. Marcus Kieffer.

"Stanley is one of the very best and creative executives in Dental with an exciting vision to grow and diversify our company's presence and appeal. His dedication to, and passion for, our customers and industry is second to none,” said Mr. Schwafert. “WIELAND continues its global expansion strategy in 2012. Mr. Maragos has earned this great opportunity to lead Wieland Dental System into the future and I look forward to continue working closely with him in the years to come," said Mr. Kieffer.

"I am eager to lead and continue to grow one of the most innovative companies and talented teams" said Mr. Maragos. "Torsten Schwafert’s and Marcus Kieffer’ s enthusiasm and commitment to make Wieland the most dynamic and innovative dental manufacturing organization is inspiring and motivating. I couldn't be more enthusiastic about building on the great Wieland legacy, working tirelessly on behalf of our employees, and positioning the company for a robust future."

A Minneapolis native with 15 years of medical device management experience, Mr. Maragos has been an instrumental part of developing brands, launching ‘high-tech’ products, and leading organizations. In his new role, Mr. Maragos will oversee overall organizational activities, and continue to develop the industry’s leading CAD/CAM technology (Zenotech) and all ceramic materials (Zenostar). “With a ‘best-in-class’ sales team, Wieland continues to deliver cutting edge technologies to the industry. Customers of all sizes seek to become part of the Wieland network.” said Mr. Maragos.

Mr. Maragos joined the company in 2011 and previously served as General Manager, WDS. Mr. Maragos is the CFO and Board Member for the non-profit Economic Ventures and has a BS in Business from Skidmore College.

About Wieland

WIELAND is a privately held company based in Pforzheim, Germany. Founded by German chemist Dr. Theodor Wieland in 1871, the WIELAND name has stood for a unique combination of tradition and innovation. WIELAND specializes in the production and sales of dental prosthetics, restorative materials, and CAD/CAM digital technology. WIELAND employs 300 specialists worldwide, 20% of which are scientists and engineers dedicated to its state of the art Research and Development Centers. Its products and technology are sold directly to more than 20 countries through its own subsidiaries, direct export, or via distributors. WIELAND's most recent innovation, ZENOTEC T1 and MINI CAD/CAM System, is positioned as a high quality digital milling solution for full-contour crowns, ceramic veneers and prosthetic parts. For more information, please visit www.wieland-dental-systems.com.