Biotechnology company C3 Jian announced two new additions to its board of directors.
Steven Semmelmayer and Richard Bisson are the latest members of the company's board of directors. Semmelmayer currently serves as CEO of DenMat Holdings and previously was the CEO of Discus Dental from 2008 to 2011 when Discus merged with Koninklijke Philips Electronics.
Richard Bisson has served as the CEO, president, and member of the board of directors of Water Pik since 2006.
Todd R. Patrick, president and CEO of C3 Jian, stated in a press release that these appointments bring unique skills to his company.
"We are extremely excited about Richard and Steve joining our board of directors," Patrick said. "Richard's experience in building Water Pik's brand awareness in the oral healthcare industry and the resulting significant increase in revenues and earnings will be a great resource for us as we move our lead product toward eventual commercialization. Having Steve on board, with his vast operational experience and contacts in the dental industry, will be an extraordinary benefit as we examine various sales, marketing/distribution options and worldwide partnering strategies for C16G2. Each of these very successful executives brings a unique and valuable skill set to C3 Jian."
C3 Jian is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing and commercializing novel products to diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases related to the human microbiome, with an initial focus on improving oral health.