Following the recent Series B fundraising announcement, Eon Dental is happy to announce the appointment of two new senior leaders to support the company’s fast expansion. Allan Hyldal, a former executive at 3Shape and an orthodontics industry veteran, has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of Eon Dental, with the goal of driving top-line growth, increasing supply chain capacity, and speeding up the product development pipeline through technology and clinical innovation. Kareem Muna, a seasoned life sciences executive with over 20 years of expertise in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial strategy, has been named Chief Financial Officer, with responsibility for the company’s finances and financial strategy.
Allan Hyldal is a well-known global leader with more than 25 years of expertise in technology and international leadership, as well as a track record of producing global corporate software and cutting-edge medical solutions. Hyldal was previously a Senior Vice President of 3Shape, where he was in charge of product innovation and commercial growth for the Orthodontic division. Kareem Muna, Eon Dental’s new CFO, has 20 years of experience in corporate finance and strategy, including accomplishments in implementing complicated life-science transactions in emerging countries. Kareem previously held various leadership positions at Hikma Pharmaceuticals, Sandoz, and Smith & Nephew, most recently as Vice President of Corporate Development and Regional Director of EMENA.
“It is a very exciting time for the company and we are excited to welcome Allan and Kareem to the Eon Dental team,” said Qais Sabri, CEO of Eon Dental.
He added, “Allan’s deep industry insight and experience in steering product innovation and strong operational execution to drive rapid growth will be invaluable. Likewise, Kareem’s expertise in finance strategy and transactions for large multinational companies will be essential in steering us through this period of change and rapid growth.”
Commenting on his new appointment, COO Allan Hyldal said “I believe Eon is poised to be an innovation leader in the orthodontic industry and I am very excited to join the team. The potential for growth and value creation in the orthodontics industry is tremendous, and Eon is well positioned to attain a leading position in the industry given our state of the art manufacturing capabilities and the smart and passionate team. I am confident that we can develop and execute plans to drive rapid growth while ensuring the highest quality of products and services to our customers.”
“It’s an exciting time to join Eon,” said newly appointed CFO, Kareem Muna.
He added, “As a highly regarded manufacturer of clear aligners, in an industry that is experiencing unprecedented investment and M&A activity, Eon is seeing tremendous growth. I look forward to working with the team to execute on the company’s priorities, accelerate growth, and enhance value for its stakeholders.”
The executives join Eon Dental’s team in Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, Europe, and the United States, bringing relevant industry experience both internationally and regionally. Following a $26 million series B fundraising round, Eon announced their accession to the company, allowing it to execute and deliver on its objectives.