New Role Established to Support Recent Company Growth in an Industry Experiencing Rapid Evolution
Vancouver, BC, August 26, 2019 — Smile Innovations Group (SIG) appoints Tim Dinger, as Director of Corporate Development, effective August 26, 2019. Tim, reporting to Executive Chairman, Manny Padda, joins Smile Innovations Group from BMO Capital Markets.
Mr. Dinger, as part of the executive management team, will be responsible for all M&A activities including the valuation of future laboratory acquisitions, along with new technology and opportunity investments. He will also be instrumental in identifying analytic solutions, that drive growth for Smile and its growing list of subsidiaries.
Throughout his career, Tim has been involved in advising multi billion dollar companies in the structuring, and execution of financing, mergers and acquisitions. He acquired Capital Market experience in both North America and Europe, and most recently, worked for BMO Capital Markets, as an analyst with their investment banking team. Fluent in both English and German, Tim holds a BA from the University of Victoria, and an M.Sc. in Finance, from SFU Beedie School of Business.
With the recent expansion SIG has enjoyed, creating this role will provide a solid foundation for the next phase of the company’s growth. “Tim offers big picture thinking, with a deep understanding of the M&A landscape,” said Manny Padda, Smile’s Executive Chairman. “As we continue to pursue additional opportunities to broaden our laboratory portfolio, Tim’s experience with complex valuation and contractual matters, will prove invaluable.”
Notes Dinger, “The opportunity to impact operations in a positive way, coupled with the unique company culture, were certainly strong factors that enticed me towards the role. I’m excited to be part of Smile’s next chapter and look forward to being part of such an accountable and progressive leadership team.”
Smile Innovations Group is a private investment company, focusing on dental laboratory acquisitions, consolidation and the development of dental products and services. Established in 2018, the management of Smile Innovations Group offers extensive experience and success in the operational management of large-scale businesses and continually seeks out additional opportunities to add to their growing portfolio of companies. It was co-founded by Manny Padda, Executive Chairman and Donald Park, CEO.