The inauguration of the BDTA’s new president, Edward Attenborough, took place at the Association’s Midwinter Meeting in London on Thursday (10 December).
His presidency officially commencing on 1 January 2010.
Edward takes over from Simon Gambold, managing director of Henry Schein Dental, who has served as president since 2007.
Edward Attenborough said: ‘Simon has served as president with immense dedication and commitment for more than two years and has achieved a great deal during his term of office.
‘He has strengthened our links with the professional associations and worked hard to improve our lobbying capabilities and self regulation within the membership.
‘I aim to continue with the focus on quality standards in both the surgery and laboratory sides of the industry as well as meeting the needs of the membership and very much look forward to working with members to achieve this.’
Edward, managing director of Attenborough Dental, will be supported in his role by vice president Karen Turner, managing director of Dentafix.
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