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Julie Charlestein

Julie Charlestein

Julie Charlestein is a Philadelphia-based business leader and healthcare innovator who serves as the fourth-generation CEO of Premier Dental, just named a 2023 Top Ten Most Innovative Company in Wellness by Fast Company. Premier Dental is a global provider of innovative dental products used by dentists in 75 countries. Products range from hygienist instruments to teeth polishers to prosthetic mouth devices. Heading the most trusted brand in dental products for over 100 years, Julie is an advocate for change and industry expert on integrating technology into modern dental practices to improve the treatment journey for both dentists and patients.

She was recognized as one of Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Most Admired CEOs,” awarded the Silver Stevie Award as Female Executive of the Year and honored with the Gold Award by the Best in Biz Awards as Executive of the Year. Her new Wall Street Journal bestseller is HOW TO LEAD YOUR FAMILY BUSINESS: Excelling Through Unexpected Crises, Choices, and Challenges (Ben Bella Books/Matt Holt, February 14, 2023).

Julie Charlestein is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Connect with her through LinkedIn. For more information, visit the author’s website CLICK HERE.
Julie Charlestein
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Negotiating Succession and Changing Company Culture as a 4th Generation Female CEO

One of the most difficult processes I had to work through during my years as president of Premier Dental were the negotiations involving my eventually being named CEO and the revision of the related corporate governance documents. In the process, my father would relinquish his role as CEO and owner...