NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 25. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmileDirectClub, Inc. (Nasdaq: SDC), the next-generation oral care company with the first medical technology platform for straightening teeth, today announced the appointment of Alex Dimitrief as an independent director of its board of directors, with immediate effect.
Mr. Dimitrief is an experienced director and C-suite leader with experience leading global businesses through a wide range of challenges. He is currently a partner of the Zeughhauser Group, a lecturer in law at Harvard Law School and a Senior Fellow and Distinguished Adjunct Professor at New York Law School. From 2007 to 2019, Mr. Dimitrief held several business and legal positions at General Electric, including as President and CEO of GE’s Global Growth organization, where he led the growth of the international business through the through negotiations and diplomacy and by developing localization strategies in more than 180 countries.
“Alex brings decades of invaluable business, legal and regulatory knowledge to the SmileDirectClub Board of Directors, broadening and deepening the board’s expertise through his winning instincts, integrity and attitude,” said David Katzman, Chief Executive Officer. and president of SmileDirectClub. “We will benefit from his proven leadership in navigating complex environments while continuing to focus on key initiatives that will reinvigorate growth and deliver near-term profitability for the business and value for our shareholders.”
Mr. Dimitrief also serves on the board of directors of Eos Energy Enterprises (Nasdaq: EOSE) and the advisory boards of Ethisphere and Cresset, and previously served on the boards of We Company, Synchrony Financial and GE Capital Bank. . He holds a bachelor’s degree from Yale College and a JD from Harvard Law School, where he served as managing director of the Harvard Law Review.
Mr. Dimitrief will join the audit committee and the nominating and corporate governance committee of SmileDirectClub’s board of directors. Following the appointment, SmileDirectClub’s Board of Directors will consist of nine directors, four of whom are independent.
SmileDirectClub, Inc. (Nasdaq: SDC) (“SmileDirectClub”) is an oral care company and creator of the first medtech platform for straightening teeth. With its advanced telehealth technology and vertically integrated model, SmileDirectClub is revolutionizing the oral care industry. SmileDirectClub’s mission is to democratize access to a smile everyone loves by making it affordable and convenient for everyone. SmileDirectClub is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. For more information, please visit SmileDirectClub.com.
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