SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VERIDIAM (www.veridiam.com), a premier machining and custom metal fabricator of precision tubing, components and assemblies, is pleased to announce that Dan Castner has joined the company to serve as its Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
With more than 20 years of sales, marketing and operations experience in the dental products industry, Castner will oversee all sales and marketing initiatives for all Veridiam business units, including Veridiam, Veridiam Medical, and Veridiam Point Technologies.
Castner previously served as President of Lancer Orthodontics. Castner also founded and served as CEO of Boomerang Consulting, LLC, a developer of patented dental device technologies. Prior to that, Castner served in many executive roles with Sybron Dental Specialties, including Vice President of Business Development. Castner also served as Vice President of Sales for Ormco Corporation, a world leader in the orthodontic market.
"We are delighted to welcome Dan to our team," said Andrew Gale, CEO of Veridiam. "His considerable experience complements not only our medical market initiatives, but also our overall sales objectives. Dan's impressive track record of performance in the dental and orthodontics field, and his superior business skills, will help us maintain our position as a prime machining and custom metal fabricator," Gale added.
"I am anxious to address the challenges and opportunities that await me here at Veridiam," said Castner. "I welcome the challenges and look forward to building upon the platform laid by my predecessors. Veridiam has provided me with a wonderful opportunity to bring all aspects of my experience and capabilities to bear."
Castner holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance degree from Webster University, St. Louis, MO, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics degree from Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
Veridiam is a leading machining and custom metal fabrication specialist with over 60 years of experience serving as a major manufacturer of precision-engineered components. Veridiam manufactures assemblies, sub-assemblies, machined components, precision metal tubing and tubular components for the medical, dental, nuclear power, aerospace and power generation markets from high performance alloys. By working directly with their customers' product development, design and R&D departments, Veridiam develops novel solutions for a wide variety of critical applications.
Managing the complete supply chain, Veridiam delivers a finished device -- to specification and on time -- saving time and expense for their customers. Veridiam has two facilities in the San Diego area including more than 170,000 square feet of manufacturing space on seven acres in El Cajon, and a plant in Oceanside, plus a manufacturing facility in San Jose, Costa Rica.
More information is available by contacting Dan Castner, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, at (619) 448-1000.
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Dan Castner joins Veridiam as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.