Europe's hearing device manufacturers welcome Amplifon into the fold

 

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The Italy-based hearing care retail company, Amplifon, has joined Europe's major manufacturing association, EHIMA.

Represented by CEO, Enrico Vita, Amplifon brings a big voice to the grouping; the Milan firm currently has an 11% global market share and claimed 2018 revenue of €1,372.7m. The firm officially became part of the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (EHIMA) on October 1.

"We are happy to join a reputable association such as EHIMA. As a global leader in hearing solutions and services, we believe that joining forces will create great opportunities to further develop hearing care and treatment, raise awareness for innovative hearing solutions and create significant value to people with hearing loss. Being able to hear is essential at any age, and we aim to empower people to rediscover all the emotions of sound”, says Amplifon CEO Enrico Vita.

Meanwhile, EHIMA President Søren Nielsen, welcomed Amplifon aboard, declaring “I have the great pleasure to welcome a new member to our EHIMA organization: Amplifon is a company dedicated to advanced hearing technology with whom we share the vision that every hearing-impaired person has the right to hear well. The innovative hearing solutions manufactured by EHIMA’s member companies deliver smart solutions that help people hard of hearing not only to treat their hearing problems, but also to reduce health risks linked to hearing loss, to achieve their best on the job and to fully participate in society."

Søren Nielsen, President of EHIMA                                                                       © EHIMA

Amplifon employs 16,000 people worldwide and operates through a network of over 11,000 points of sale in 29 Countries and 5 continents. More information about the group is available at: www.amplifon.com/corporate