Vikash Jhunjhunwala joins Western Dental as Senior Vice President Finance

ORANGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Western Dental, a national leader in dental and orthodontic care, today announced that Vikash Jhunjhunwala has joined the organization as Senior Vice President of Finance.

Mr. Jhunjhunwala comes to Western Dental with over 20 years of finance and accounting experience, including 12 years with publicly traded companies Aramark Corporation and Republic Services Inc.

Most recently, he was Vice President of Finance for Athens Services, a leading environmental services company in Southern California, where he built a strong team while working closely with management to support effective decision making. He has extensive experience in financial modeling, pricing, contract negotiations, strategic planning, acquisitions and annual budget preparation. He knows how to make financial analysis easy to understand and useful for operations.

Mr. Jhunjhunwala began his accounting career in India at MG Todi & Co., where he was a senior auditor.

“We welcome Vikash to the Western Dental team,” said Paul Holt, executive vice president and chief financial officer. “His skills and experience will support Western Dental’s ongoing mission to expand access to affordable, high-quality dental care.”

“It’s exciting to be part of an organization with such a proud heritage,” said Mr. Jhunjhunwala. “I look forward to being part of the team that positions Western Dental for success as it serves communities across the country in the decades to come.”

Mr. Jhunjhunwala holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Calcutta, India, and a master’s degree in business administration from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.


Founded with the goal of making oral care accessible to everyone, Western Dental (along with its supported subsidiaries including Brident Dental & Orthodontics and Vital Smiles) has been expanding access and equity in oral care for nearly 120 years. . Operating in the nation’s most connected oral care system, Western Dental serves 3 million patient visits annually through 354 offices in California, Texas, Arizona, Alabama and Nevada. A full-service “dental home,” Western Dental offers general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, implants and oral surgery services in its offices, designed to provide consistent, high-quality care that meets the needs of its diverse patient population. To learn more about Western Dental or inquire about an office in your community, visit or call 1-800-6-DENTAL.

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