ACTEON NORTH AMERICA LEADERSHIP
Vice president of operations
Katy Kjartanson has been with ACTEON since 2012. She began her employment with ACTEON North America as its Manufacturer’s Representative covering Southern California, Southern Nevada, and Hawaii. Katy was promoted to Special Markets Sales Manager for the United States and Canada in June of 2015 where she directed all school and government sales and was responsible for ACTEON’s Clinical Trainer initiative. Katy is now ACTEON’s Director of Commercial Operations and will continue managing school and government sales. She will also oversee sales for group practices and large organizations, primarily working to develop new and existing strategic partnerships. Katy currently resides in San Diego, California.
vice president of north american sales
Kurt Lamb joined ACTEON North America in 2012. He started as an ACTEON Manufacturer Representative covering MO, KS, NE & OK. After excelling in the Midwest territory, Kurt was promoted to Regional Sales Manager, Central in December of 2015. He was responsible for six ACTEON territory representatives across 16 states. Kurt was recently promoted to Executive Director of Commercial Operations and will be running day-to-day sales operations for ACTEON North America with all Regional Sales Manager’s reporting to him. Prior to joining ACTEON, Kurt spent more than 10 years in Sales Management. His experience ranges from general management to National Key Accounts. Kurt has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from UMKC and currently resides in Kansas City, MO with his wife and children.
EXECUTIVE operations coordinator
Noelle began her career with ACTEON in 2008 with over 12 years of Customer Service and Administrative Experience. Noelle has expanded her responsibilities as ACTEON has matured as a company. She was recently named Executive Operations Coordinator, supporting the Executive Management Team and running the day to day operations of the office. Noelle continues to work closely with ACTEON’s dealer network, Regional Sales Managers to put new sales programs in place and support the sales force across the US and Canada. She resides in Washington Township, NJ with her husband Steve and Lab, Chase.
Imaging Regional Sales Manager, West
Andrew joined ACTEON North America in 2018 as Regional Sale Manager – Imaging East. Prior to ACTEON Andrew was the Vice President of Sales – Large Equipment for J. Morita USA. He brings 12 years of CBCT imaging experience, rapid sales growth and team development to the ACTEON brand. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from the University of Missouri. Andrew, his wife Alisha, and their children live outside of St. Louis MO.
clinical regional sales manager, east
Alain Carles joins the Acteon team with over 30 years of dental sales and management experience. Prior to joining ACTEON, Alain was the General Manager for Patterson Dental in South Florida and prior to that, the Director of Latin American Sales for Schick Technologies. As a sales leader, Alain has consistently developed high performing teams domestically and internationally. Alain holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Miami. He is an avid golfer, enjoys playing tennis, and has been known to dabble ‘quite competitively’ in the game of ping pong. He resides in Miami with his wife and son.
clinical REGIONAL SALES MANAGER, west
Molly Mann joined ACTEON North America upon graduation in 2009 as a Manufacturer Representative covering the Chicago and Indianapolis markets. After excelling in the territory, Molly was promoted in January 2016, joining the newly formed ACTEON Special Markets team as a Key Account Manager. As a Key Account Manager, Molly covered the Central Region as well as Canada. She was subsequently promoted to Regional Sales Manager, North East in June 2016. Prior to joining ACTEON, Molly attended Western Michigan University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Sales and Business Marketing. Molly currently resides in Chicago, IL.
imaging Regional sALES MANAGER, WEST
Jeff Durrbeck joined ACTEON North America in 2015 bringing 14 years of dental sales and management expertise/leadership. Prior to joining ACTEON, Jeff consistently exceeded his sales goals and developed future sales leaders for Dentsply Tulsa Dental, Southern Implants, and SS White Dental. As a transformational leader, he has thrived in expanding business geographically, turning around under-performing territories and creating great culture within the organization and with dealer partners. Jeff makes his home just outside Denver, CO.
Customer Operations Manager
Michele Bottino is Manager, Customer Operations. In the current role, Michele leads her department in the transformation of ACTEON North America by fostering customer solutions that combine business process knowledge with specialized technology and services. Before joining ACTEON, Michele gained more than two decades of experience working within the manufacturing sector applying strategic and tactical planning with Lean strategies thru cost and waste reduction. Michele earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration & Management from Drexel University. She has two children, and resides in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.
Chip manages all of the product responsibilities for Equipment and Pharma for ACTEON North America, which includes ultrasonic scalers, ultrasonic bone surgery devices, curing lights, gingival retraction paste, and hemostatic gel. He also directs all of the marketing relationships with dealer and trade partners as well as key opinion leader relationships. Chip has been with ACTEON North America for 10 years.
Imaging Product Manager
Thomas Davis, Imaging Product Manager, has spent the last 7 years dedicated to providing dental professionals with solutions for CBCT, Extraoral Radiography and Imaging. With a background in sales, customer support and quality assurance, he has a passion for technology and improving the way clinicians and patients interface with emerging dental imaging technology. Tom is responsible for the ACTEON North America Imaging product lines including X-Ray, Intraoral sensors, Phosphor plate systems and Intraoral cameras.