Ron SaslowChairman and CEO When Ron’s career at Hu-Friedy began in 1990, he devoted his time to establishing relationships and distribution channels for the company’s products in the Asia-Pacific region, including Japan, Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, China, India, Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand. He remains very active in that segment of Hu-Friedy’s business. In 2004, Ron became CEO and later assumed the responsibility of Chairman of the Board in 2011.
Ken SerotaPresident Ken began his affiliation with Hu-Friedy in 2004 as a member of the company’s advisory board and went on to serve as Executive Vice President and CFO. He was named President in 2011 and served in that role until Hu-Friedy’s acquisition by Cantel Medical in 2019. He is now president of the Dental business segment for Cantel and is responsible for the combined Hu-Friedy Crosstex and all dental subsidiaries. Previously, Ken was President and CEO of Liberty Group Publishing. He has also held various executive-level and board of directors positions with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, business process optimization, and overall financial management.
Richard SaslowChairman Emeritus Richard Saslow acquired Hu-Friedy in 1959 from founder Hugo Friedman. He served as its President for the next 41 years, transforming Hu-Friedy from a small boutique instrument maker to a world class dental company and brand. Today, Richard continues to guide the company from a strategic standpoint as Chairman Emeritus.
Check out the Dental Distribution Hall of Fame article that features Richard Saslow.