Dentsply Sirona, the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, today announced the appointment of Cherée H. Johnson as SVP, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel & Secretary. She will also become a member of the Executive Leadership Team and report directly to Don Casey, Chief Executive Officer.

Charlotte, N.C., December 16, 2021. Cherée H. Johnson will join Dentsply Sirona on February 28th, 2022 as its Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Secretary, and will be based at the Company’s headquarters in Charlotte, NC.

She succeeds Keith J. Ebling who is leaving the Company in connection with the relocation of his position to Charlotte, NC and will help to ensure a smooth leadership transition.

“As a sophisticated, global lawyer, Cherée has deep legal experience and brings significant expertise in important areas, like ESG and M&A to Dentsply Sirona. She has an impressive leadership track record and a tremendous dedication to the customer perspective. We are very excited and fortunate to welcome her to the Dentsply Sirona team,” said Don Casey, CEO of Dentsply Sirona.

Cherée’s background spans across multiple industries and global operations. She brings tremendous strengths in ESG, compliance, M&A and financial transactions, enterprise risk management, capital markets and securities matters.

Currently, she serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer at W.R. Grace, a Standard Industries Company, with global operations. Before joining W.R. Grace, she served as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary at McCormick & Company, H.J. Heinz Company and Cargill. She held a similar role at 3M Company, where she began her legal career. Cherée Johnson also worked at 3M as a product development lead and chemical engineer.

She earned her law degree from University of Minnesota Law School and her undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Florida A&M University. Cherée Johnson currently serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and is a board member of several nonprofit organizations.

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