For Immediate Release

Ultradent Names New Leadership in Sales & Marketing

May 15, 2018 South Jordan, Utah

SOUTH JORDAN, UT, May 15, 2018 – Ultradent announced new leadership in the sales and marketing departments this morning. Karen Philips will assume the role of Director of Field Marketing and Events, which oversees training, trade shows, seminars, and public relations. Jason McFarland, under her leadership, will be Ultradent’s new Key Opinion Leader Manager. Steve Clark will take over the role of Director of U.S. Sales & Merchandising, overseeing Ultradent’s team of U.S.-based sales representatives, regional managers, customer service, and large group practice, and government sales. Sean Kennedy was named Senior Manager of Marketing, covering brand management, MarCom, and Ultradent’s international marketing teams. Melanie Jones will remain in her role as Director of ebusiness but will now oversee the digital media team as well.


Ultradent made the organizational changes in order to optimally align leadership skills with organizational needs, according to Ultradent president, Dirk Jeffs. The new structure will also better accommodate partnership and collaboration with industry key opinion leaders in the dental industry. The changes are effective immediately. “Through careful and thoughtful consideration, I believe these changes will serve as an energizing force at Ultradent. I’m very excited to see what these capable and proven leaders do in each of their roles” says Jeffs.




 About Ultradent Products, Inc.

Ultradent Products, Inc. is a leading developer of high-tech dental materials, devices and instruments worldwide. Ultradent’s mission is to improve the level of dental health care and to make dental procedures more predictable and hassle free. Consistent with its mission, Ultradent works to improve the quality of life and health of individuals through financial and charitable programs. For more information about Ultradent, call 800.552.5512 or visit


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