Mr Zellmer’s appointment follows the recent announcement that Lee Culp would join the company as chief technology officer.

As CFO of DTI, Mr Zellmer will be responsible for building an accounting, finance and information technology organization at DTI’s headquarters in Dublin, California. Additionally, he will lead the transitions of the functions from a shared-services model currently located in another state.

Mr Zellmer has over 25 years of financial executive experience, including five years as CFO of publicly-traded Silicon Graphics. Most recently, he was vice president of Finance for Lam Research Corporation, a publicly-traded technology company.

Kimberly Bradshaw, president and CEO of DTI, said: “We are very excited to have added someone of Jeff’s caliber to our Executive Team. He has a strong history of building high-performing finance teams and has a demonstrated track record of building and maintaining financial and operational controls in high-growth corporate environments. Jeff also brings deep experience in financial planning and analysis.

“Jeff and Lee will be instrumental in strengthening our management team, and they share our commitment to delivering customer satisfaction, driving growth and becoming the industry’s preeminent leader in the world of digital dentistry.”