Willie A. Deese
United States of America
Mr. Deese currently serves as a Director on the Company's Board of Directors. Formerly, Mr. Deese served as a DENTSPLY Director from 2011 through the Merger. Mr. Deese retired from Merck & Co., Inc. on June 1, 2016 after serving as Executive Vice President since 2008 and President of the Merck Manufacturing Division since 2005. He is also a member of Merck's Executive Committee. Mr. Deese originally joined Merck in 2004 as the company's Senior Vice President of Global Procurement. Mr. Deese currently serves on the Board of CDK Global as Chair, Compensation and Benefits Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee. He also serves as a Director for PSEG (Public Service Enterprise Group, Inc.) where he is a member of the Organization and Compensation Committee and the Corporate Governance Committee. Formerly, Mr. Deese served as a member of the Board of Trustees of North Carolina A&T State University from 2007 to 2015. In addition, Mr. Deese served as the Chair of the Board of Trustees of North Carolina A&T State University from 2011 to 2013. Previously, Mr. Deese served as Senior Vice President of Global Procurement and Logistics at GlaxoSmithKline and as Senior Vice President of Procurement at SmithKlineBeecham.