SOURCE: Align Technology

Align Technology

May 09, 2016 16:00 ET

Stuart Hockridge Joins Align Technology as Vice President of Global Human Resources

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - May 09, 2016) - Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced that Stuart Hockridge will join the Company on May 23, 2016 as vice president of Global Human Resources, reporting to Joe Hogan, Align Technology President and CEO.

"I am very pleased to have Stuart join Align as we continue to grow and expand our business globally and look to develop the best talent and teams to support our continued success," said Joe Hogan, president and CEO. "Stuart has a proven track record and broad human resource experience across a number of international Fortune 500 companies, from finance to healthcare. His strong global experience, including his most recent role in the Bay Area with Visa make him an ideal leader to help us build critical capabilities across our global organization."

Mr. Hockridge was most recently senior vice president of Talent at Visa Inc., where he led all aspects of talent delivery for the company including executive development, succession planning, employee engagement, learning and development and talent acquisition. Prior to Visa, Mr. Hockridge held human resource management positions at GE Healthcare leading HR processes globally and for various business units.

Jennifer Erfurth, Align's vice president of Global Human Resources since October 2012, will leave the Company on May 20, 2016 to pursue other opportunities.

"On behalf of the company, I want to thank Jennifer for her contributions to Align's success and wish her the best in her future endeavors," said Mr. Hogan.

About Align Technology, Inc.
Align Technology is the leader in modern clear aligner orthodontics that designs, manufactures and markets the Invisalign system, which provides dental professionals with a range of treatment options for adults and teenagers. The Company also offers the iTero 3D digital scanning system and services for orthodontic and restorative dentistry. Align Technology was founded in March 1997 and received FDA clearance to market Invisalign in 1998. Visit www.aligntech.com for more information.

For additional information about Invisalign or to find an Invisalign provider in your area, please visit www.invisalign.com. For additional information about iTero, please visit www.itero.com.