Vikash Jhunjhunwala joins Western Dental as SVP of finance
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 more than 20 years of experience in finance and accounting, 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 Southern California environmental services firm, where he built a strong team while working closely with the leadership to support effective decision-making. He has extensive experience in financial modeling, pricing, contract negotiations, strategic planning, acquisitions and annual budget preparation. He is adept at making financial analysis easy to understand and helpful to Operations.
Mr. Jhunjhunwala began his career in public accounting, in India, with M.G. 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 continuing mission of expanding access to affordable, high-quality dental care.”
“It is exciting to be part an organization with such a proud legacy,” 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 ahead.”
Mr. Jhunjhunwala earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Calcutta University, India, and a Master of Business Administration from UCLA Anderson School of Management.