- Published on 07 May 2015
Unitron has appointed Mike Dittmann as the Company’s new President of Unitron US. Dittmann has spent the past 17 years in the hearing instrument industry in leadership positions within Widex’s global head office in Denmark. From 2008 until very recently he was Vice President Global Sales, with commercial responsibility for all group companies and distributors worldwide. From 2012 to 2013 he headed up Widex USA Inc., as President and CEO, where he was instrumental in orchestrating a change management program for the US business.
“Mike Dittmann joins our organization at a pivotal time, just as we are poised to enter a new and exciting year, beginning with the launch our powerful new North platform and the extension of our award-winning Moxi product family,” said Jan Metzdorff, President of Unitron. “His proven experience achieving solid sales growth in complex, competitive environments makes him an ideal leader to head up our US organization.” Continued Metzdorff, “The US market holds tremendous opportunity for Unitron and it is a testament to the strength of our US team and the potential in this market that we have attracted a professional of Mike’s caliber to our US organization. His in-depth industry knowledge and impressive track record will be invaluable in accelerating our growth and reaching our ambitious goals. Mike’s leadership will be a great addition to our strong US team.”
Dittmann will be based in Unitron’s US headquarters in Minneapolis. His appointment is effective May 1, 2015.