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John R. Beaver

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

John R. Beaver was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of BIOLASE on October 1, 2017. He brings substantial leadership and technical experience in finance and business management in both public and private companies.

Prior to joining BIOLASE, John served as the Chief Financial Officer of Silicor Materials, Inc., a global leader in the production of solar silicon, from 2009 to 2013 and 2015 to 2017. John also served on Silicor’s Board of Directors from 2013 to 2015. While at Silicor, John led debt and equity fundraising efforts to finance the company’s transition from start-up to commercial production. He also supported revenue growth from zero to nearly $100M (annualized) in less than one year, and he developed and implemented many of the company’s business processes.

From 2013-2015, John was Chief Financial Officer for Modumetal, Inc., a nano-laminated alloy coatings company focused on oil and gas applications. Previously, John was Senior Vice President – Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Sterling Chemicals, a mid-sized public commodity chemical manufacturer, from 2007 to 2009. He also served as Vice President, Corporate Controller at Sterling Chemicals from 2001 to 2007 and as Financial Reporting Manager and Plant Accountant from 1987 to 1995.

From 1997 to 2000, John served as Vice President, Controller at Pioneer Companies, Inc., where he coordinated two major acquisitions which tripled the size of the company. Previously, John was Controller at Borden Chemicals and Plastics from 1995 to 1997. John started his career in Finance at Monsanto Company.

John holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and is a Certified Public Accountant.