Executive Team

David Casper - CEODavid Casper
Chief Executive Officer

David Casper comes to DenMat with over 25 years of experience in the dental market. Most recently, he served as President of both the Prismatik Dentalcraft and IOS Technologies divisions of Glidewell Laboratories, having worldwide responsibility for all functions of the product manufacturing divisions of Glidewell. Prior to his time at Glidewell, David held senior leadership positions at Sybron Dental Specialties (Danaher), GE, and Nobel Biocare. As CEO, Mr. Casper is responsible for all of the Company’s activities including continued strategic development, global sales and marketing, product development, manufacturing, distribution, finance and all administrative functions.

Robert Cartagena
Chief Operating Officer

Robert is a 23-year veteran of the dental industry.  He began his career with Discus Dental and was an integral part of its first sales team during the company's start-up phase in 1993. Over the course of 20 years, Robert held senior management positions in global sales, marketing, R&D, and business development.  In 2008, Robert was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Discus and served in that capacity until the company's merger with Philips. From its founding until 2011, Robert was responsible for Discus's expansion into key foreign markets, the introduction of some of the industry's most widely-recognized brands, as well as the development and execution of the company's acquisition and integration strategy. Robert brings a wide range of expertise and experience in dentistry to the DenMat team.

Robert holds a Bachelor of Science in business management from Nova Southeastern University.

Trevor RootsTrevor Roots
Chief Financial Officer

Originally from Manchester, England, Trevor Roots is a UK-chartered accountant with over 30 years of experience in executive management in both accounting and finance in the United States. Prior to joining DenMat in 2010, Trevor served as CFO of Sierra Monotlithics as well as VP of Finance of JDS Uniphase and CFO of Network Systems. Trevor has been a key member of the DenMat executive team managing much of the Company’s M&A activity and executing on its information technology strategy.

Salaverry FabianFabian Salaverry
Vice President, International Sales

Fabian Salaverry has over 22 years of experience in the dental field. He has worked for some of the most reknown companies in the industry, beginning his career in 1995 at EMS Electro Medical Systems. Involved in sales from day one, Fabian has also held many other roles, including Marketing Manager, Subsidiary Manager, OEM Worldwide Manager, and Product Manager. He was also CEO of a Switzerland-based dental company specializing in optics. Since joining DenMat in 2012, Fabian’s focus has been leading the expansion of DenMat throughout the world by creating and managing a team of sales specialists, and establishing a network of distribution partners in all continents.