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Investment increasing in earworn wearables sector

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Interest has continued to grow in 2015 in the area of wearables, and smart ear devices are no exception, reports Tech Crunch.

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HAL: AudioNova acquires full control of GEERS Hörakustik

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Dr Volker Geers

GEERS Horakustik, a hearing aid retailer in Germany, Poland, Hungary, Russia and Switzerland is now under the full control of AudioNova International following the sale of the final 25% of their shares by the Geers family.

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Amplifon has identified Enrico Vita for the position of CEO after Franco Moscetti

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Franco Moscetti (l.), Enrico Vita (r.) ©Amplifon

In a press release from July 23, Amplifon informs that the company jointly with the Chief Executive Officer Franco Moscetti has initiated the transition in the Group leadership by identifying the current Chief Operating Officer Enrico Vita as a candidate for the position of CEO.

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Accessibility of hearing aids in the USA

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LiveScience recently posted an Expert Voices column on the treatment gap in the area of hearing devices in the USA.

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Hearing aids market in Japan - Overview

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As JapanTrak 2012 has demonstrated, there are a number of specificities that characterize the Japanese market which is different from other industrialized countries. To understand the Japanese market, Audio Infos presents an overview of this industry in Japan.

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Sales growth continues on the UK hearing aid market

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The British Hearing Aid Manufacturers Association (BHAMA) sales data for the first three months of 2015 show good growth over 2014.

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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.

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Extension of the Executive Board of William Demant

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© William Demant. Søren Nielsen (left), René Schneider (right)

According to a press release published on June 16, William Demant Holding A/S has employed René Schneider to fill a newly created position as Chief Financial Officer, CFO, starting from September 1.

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Sonova shareholders approve all motions of the Board of Directors

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According to a Sonova press release from June 16 the shareholders of Sonova Holding AG approved all motions of the Board of Directors at the Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting (AGM) on June 16, 2015, and thus decided on a dividend of CHF 2.05 per share.

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Market forecast for hearing amplifiers

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According to California-based Grand View Research, Inc. the hearing amplifiers market is expected to reach USD 78.2 million by 2022.

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