Jared Schnackenberg appointed as new president of Oticon Medical U.S.


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Oticon Medical today announced the expansion of its U.S. leadership team with the appointment of Jared Schnackenberg as president of Oticon Medical U.S. In this newly created position he will provide overall leadership for the entire U.S. organization to further develop Oticon Medical’s position in the bone anchored hearing solutions (BAHS) segment and to successfully prepare the future launch of Oticon Medical Cochlear Implants for the U.S. market.

According to the press release Schnackenberg brings a wealth of experience from the cochlear implant field: Before Oticon Medical, he was vice president, North American Sales & Service for Advanced Bionics with full responsibility for the support to cochlear implant clinics, ENT physicians and recipients. He has a solid track record building and leading high-performance teams in sales, service and clinical operations.

“Jared’s deep experience in hearing implants and his proven success in relationship-building and business development make him the ideal candidate to help Oticon Medical reach our ambitious goal of becoming world’s leading hearing expert in implantable hearing solutions,” said Jes Olsen, president of Oticon Medical A/S.

Schnackenberg earned a Master of Arts in Audiology from the University of Northern Colorado and holds board certification in Audiology with a specialty in Cochlear Implants from the American Academy of Audiology.

The Oticon Medical U.S. leadership team includes Curt Gorman, senior vice president, BAHS Division and Alan Raffauf, vice president marketing.

Source: Oticon Medical