Oticon, Inc. Earns 2019 Learning! 100 Award for Exemplary Workforce Development

SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY – Oticon, Inc. has been honored as a 2019 Learning! 100 Award Winner, a global competition that recognizes companies for best-in-class learning and development programs. The Learning! 100 Award recognizes the top 100 global organizations across the public and private sectors for their best-in-class learning and development programs that drive organizational performance,…

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Oticon, Inc. Appoints Roger Peterson as New Vice President of Sales

SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY – Oticon, Inc. has announced the appointment of Roger Peterson as Vice President of Sales. In his new role, Peterson will be responsible for developing sales strategies, driving improvements and implementing best practices to deliver quality support and services to Oticon’s professional partners.   Peterson joins Oticon with more than 32 years of highly…

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UPDATE: Demant Group IT Infrastructure Falls Victim to “Cyber Crime” Incident

According to a statement, the Demant Group “experienced a critical incident on our internal IT infrastructure on 3 September 2019”. The critical incident is being labeled as cyber-crime. The impact has affected various systems globally, with reports in both the US and Europe of communication systems down at times throughout the week. The company provided…

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Phonak Releases Marvel 2.0 Hearing Aids; Adds New Features and Form Factors

STAFA, SWITZERLAND — Phonak has introduced Marvel 2.0, the next generation of Marvel technology developed to give hearing aid wearers “even more hearing performance, more connectivity and more choice”. With Marvel 2.0, Phonak is making RogerDirect™ available to all Marvel hearing aids while also expanding Marvel technology to more form factors. The company says the…

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Sertoma Inc. Receives $10,000 Grant from Oticon to Offer Scholarships to Students with Hearing Loss

SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY — A $10,000 grant from Oticon, Inc. has enabled Sertoma Inc. to award ten $1,000 college scholarships to students with hearing loss. The Sertoma Scholarship for the Hard of Hearing or Deaf is the nation’s leading scholarship program for students with hearing loss.  The 2019 scholarship winners were selected from more than…

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Sandy Brandmeier Officially Assumes Role as President of Sonova USA

WARRENVILLE, ILLINOIS — Swiss hearing aid maker, Sonova Holding AG, announced this week that Sandy Brandmeier has officially taken on the role of President of Hearing Instruments Wholesale for Sonova USA, effective April 1st. Brandmeier assumes the role after a transition phase that began October 31, 2018, working alongside former US Wholesale President Jan Metzdorff.…

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Oticon Donates $25,000 AAAF’s Empowering Students Scholarship Fund

SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY — At the 2019 American Academy of Audiology Conference, Oticon President Gary Rosenblum presented American Academy of Audiology Foundation (AAAF) trustees with a $25,000 donation to the Foundation’s Empowering Students Scholarship Fund. This year marks the eighth year that Oticon, Inc. has provided funding to enable AAAF to award scholarships to graduate…

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Oticon Inc. Launches Opn S Family of Hearing Aids, with New Rechargeable Option

SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY — Oticon Inc. has announced the official launch of the Oticon Opn S in the US, with “further improvements in speech understanding and listening effort to take the open sound experience and the unique benefits of BrainHearing™ to the next level”. The new platform also boasts the company’s first lithium-ion rechargeable offering.…

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