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GN Appoints New CFO; Announces New President of Beltone North America

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK — GN Store Nord announced last week that it has chosen hearing industry veteran Marcus Desimoni as the new chief financial officer (CFO) of GN Store Nord and GN ReSound, effective February 15, 2016. Desimoni will replace Anders Boyer, who resigned as CFO in December. According to the company, Desimoni has more than 15 years of financial leadership experience…

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UPDATE: Strong Results for GN ReSound Overshadowed by Beltone Accounting Fraud; Murray Resignation

Editor’s Note: this evolving story was last updated on 8/24/2015 COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – another strong quarter posted by GN ReSound was overshadowed last week by news that serious accounting fraud had been committed by GN’s retail arm, Beltone. In its Q2 Interim Report, GN reported a one-time loss of more than $22 million dollars (DKK…

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Siemens to sell hearing aid division; $2.67 billion deal is industry’s biggest ever

This updated version of the post published on November 7 includes additional comments about the sale of Siemens from an informed source whom I interviewed this week. My informant asked not to be named because he was not authorized by his company to speak for publication.  David H. Kirkwood, Editor, Hearing News Watch   MUNICH,…

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Mauldin Award for Excellence in Education will go to Ron Leavitt at AAA Convention

ORLANDO—Ron Leavitt, AuD, whose career has spanned a wide range of audiologic activities, will receive the Larry Mauldin Award for Excellence in Education at AudiologyNOW! 2014. The annual convention of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) will be held March 26-29 in Orlando. The Mauldin award, which is presented annually by Beltone Electronics, honors the…

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GN adds a major Danish hearing aid dispensing company to its portfolio

COPENHAGEN—The latest development in a continuing trend in the hearing aid industry toward manufacturer control of the retail sector took place today (October 1) when GN Store Nord A/S acquired a major Danish hearing aid dispensing network, Dansk Hørecenter. GN, owner of GN ReSound, made the purchase through its Beltone subsidiary. The price was not…

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Nominees sought for 2013 Mauldin Award

CHICAGO—The call went out last week for nominations for the 14th annual Larry Mauldin Award. Since 1999, the Mauldin Awards have recognized individuals who have demonstrated unsurpassed dedication to excellence in education and professionalism in the hearing care field and who have unselfishly given back to their profession, the community and those with hearing loss.…

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Beltone honors audiologists for outstanding achievements

BOSTON–Tom Muller, PhD, a leading figure in audiology education in Arizona and a person who has actively reached out to the deaf and hard of hearing, is the 2012 recipient of the Larry Mauldin Award for Excellence in Education. Beltone presented the 14th annual Mauldin Award to Muller on March 30 during the annual convention…

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