|Rübesamen Named CEO of Komet USA|
Started Komet Career as Apprentice
Rock Hill, SC – February 6, 2008 - Komet, a recognized worldwide leader in the production of highly specialized and precise dental rotary instruments, announced today that Klaus Rübesamen has become Komet USA’s new Chief Executive Officer.
Rübesamen replaces Siggi Haverkamp, who retired last month. Rübesamen will be based out of Komet’s main headquarters in Lemgo, Germany.
Rübesamen, 44, a native of Germany, has spent his entire career working for Komet beginning as an apprentice in 1981. After his apprenticeship, he worked in the company’s export department. His ability to speak both English and Spanish assisted Rübesamen in his job, because he was responsible for the company’s distributors in Japan, Spain, Portugal, and Latin America.
His hard work and determination paid off when he was promoted to the position of Assistant to the General Manager. In addition to knowing English and Spanish, Rübesamen also speaks Italian and French, and was responsible for the coordination of all subsidiaries in the United States, Italy and France.
He remained at that position for a little over a year when he was promoted to Export Sales Manager. His rise within the ranks of Komet continued when he became the National and International Sales Manager in 1997.
At the age of 37, he was promoted to Sales and Marketing Director. Three years later, he was promoted to the position of Managing Director at Komet in 2005.
Rübesamen is married and has two children.
About Komet USA
Komet is a recognized worldwide leader in the production of highly specialized and precise dental rotary instruments. Komet operates in the United States under the name Komet USA, and sells direct to practitioners and dental laboratories.
The Company’s U.S. headquarters is located in Rock Hill, SC.
|Welcome to Komet USA|
For more than eighty years Komet has delivered innovation and quality to the dental industry. Now we are pleased to offer our complete line of dental rotary instruments, systems and services in the US under a new company name – Komet USA. And while the name may be new to you, the craftsmanship and quality will be instantly recognizable.