Market

Change in the Sonova management board

Departure

Franz Petermann
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Sonova has announced on July 13 that Franz Petermann, GVP Corporate e-Marketing and member of the Management Board, will leave the company to focus on private investments and business endeavors.

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Stefan Zimmer to take over from Søren Hougaard as Secretary General of EHIMA

Association

EHIMA
Søren Hougaard and Dr. Stefan Zimmer

As of August 1, 2017, Dr Stefan Zimmer will take over from Søren Hougaard as Secretary General of the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (EHIMA).

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OTC: debate in Europe on the situation in the US

OTC

European Association of Hearing Aid Professionals (AEA)
The participants of the AEA symposium

On May 27, the European Association of Hearing Aid Professionals (AEA) organized a mini-symposium on the topic that has inflamed the debate around audiology the other side of the Atlantic: the unrestricted sale of hearing aids and assistive hearing devices.

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Sonova continues to look to Asia-Pacific for growth potential

Markets

Sonova Asia-Pacific
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Switzerland’s Sonova considers the Asia-Pacific region to be the greatest potential hearing aids market worldwide and is determined to increase operations in the coming years, according to a company statement in the annual report released in mid-June.

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Brandon Sawalich appointed president of Starkey Hearing Technologies

Appointment

Brandon Sawalich
©Starkey

On July 6th Starkey Hearing Technologies announced the appointment of Brandon Sawalich as president.

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Technology and new perceptions of hearing aids

Innovation

evolution
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The San Francisco Chronicle recently reported in its Biz & Tech column on how the emergence of headphones and earbuds as stylish, multifunctional and modern accessories is changing the perception of in-ear devices.

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Sonova announces change in the management board

Appointment

Sonova Open Door Day
©Sonova

Sarah Kreienbühl, Sonova Group Vice President Corporate HRM & Communications, has decided to join the management board of Migros, Switzerland’s largest private employer with over 100,000 employees.

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ZPower® announces collaboration with Oticon

Partnership

ZPower Oticon Opn
© ZPower

ZPower has announced on June 22 its collaboration with Oticon, manufacturer of the award-winning Internet-connected and now rechargeable hearing aid Oticon Opn™.

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Ole Asboe Jørgensen new president of Oticon Brand, Global

Appointment

Oticon Ole Asboe Jørgensen
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Oticon has announced today the appointment of Ole Asboe Jørgensen as new president of the Oticon Brand, Global.

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Sonova Open Door Day to celebrate 70 years of Phonak

Anniversary

Sonova Open Door Day
From PHONAK ALPINA (1950) to Phonak Audéo B-R (2016) - ©Phonak

Sonova is celebrating seven decades of its brand Phonak with the Sonova Open Door Day on June 24 at its global headquarters in Staefa, Switzerland.

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