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Harold C. Flynn Jr.

President and Chief Executive Officer

Harold C. Flynn was named President and Chief Executive Officer of BIOLASE in July 2015. Before coming to BIOLASE, he had more than 25 years of senior executive experience in the dental, hematology and diagnostics industries. 

Most recently, Mr. Flynn was for eight years President of Zimmer Dental, a division of Zimmer Holdings Inc. and a leading manufacturer and provider of medical devices for the dental market including implants, prosthetics and a range of other oral rehabilitation products.

While at Zimmer, Mr. Flynn rebuilt and upgraded the leadership team and the direct sales force domestically and internationally, guided the acquisitions of two international companies, developed a global distributor partner network and led the successful FDA clearance of several new products. He also executed more than 20 new product launches, accelerating revenue and significantly strengthening the product pipeline.

Prior to Zimmer, Mr. Flynn was Divisional Vice President and General Manager at Abbott Hematology from 2004-2007, a division of Abbott Laboratories, where he provided strategic leadership, strengthened the product pipeline and rebuilt the leadership team. Previously, Mr. Flynn spent 14 years in a variety of positions of increasing responsibility at IDEXX Laboratories, a global leader in veterinary, food and environmental diagnostics.

Mr. Flynn has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maine at Orono. He holds patents in laser-based hematology and implantable devices for dentistry.