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Lucid Audio Announces Acquisition of Westone Audio, the Music Division of Westone Laboratories

FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Lucid Audio announced this week that it is acquiring Westone Audio.  The move will expand Lucid Audio’s innovative family of products by adding Westone Audio’s premium in-ear and custom earphone solutions.  “With Westone Audio’s over 35 years of success and experience in the consumer and professional audio markets, the acquisition is…

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E.A.R. Inc. Seeking Partnership

BOULDER, COLORADO — Over the past decade hearing healthcare providers and manufacturers have been experiencing dramatic changes in market conditions. A result of PSAP’s, OTC’s, E-Commerce, manufacturers clinics, and large retail outlets such as Costco, Sam’s Club, Cabela’s, Bass Pro has, until recently, created an age of accelerated competition. The addition of the COVID-19 Pandemic…

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Hearing Industry Financial Reports Offer Glimpse of Coronavirus Impact

The hearing industry received further evidence this week that the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has been unprecedented. Recent publication of the first quarter (Q1) financial reports from Amplifon and GN Store Nord offer a glimpse of how much impact the pandemic has had on the industry.  Additionally, the Interim Management Statement issued by…

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Hearing Health & Technology Matters Turns 9; Announces New Company CMO

Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM), an online resource for hearing professionals and consumers with hearing loss, marks its 9th anniversary this week. Originally founded in 2011 by a group of internationally-recognized audiologists and hearing industry professionals, HHTM has steadily grown to become a leading source of news and commentary about topics related to hearing…

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Starkey President Joins Medical Alley Board of Directors

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey and Medical Alley have announced that, following a unanimous vote by the Medical Alley Association Board of Directors, Starkey President Brandon Sawalich has been elected to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors. In this role, Sawalich will identify new opportunities for organizational growth and collaboration to further the organization’s goals and…

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Hearing Industries Association Issues Statement Regarding Hearing Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, DC — The Hearing Industries Association (HIA) leadership has issued a statement regarding hearing healthcare in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The full text of the statement can be read below: ______________________________________ The hearing healthcare industry, like many businesses in the United States and around the world, is facing an unprecedented challenge. As…

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Starkey Hosts Panel Discussion in Honor of International Women’s Day

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – In honor of International Women’s Day, Starkey hosted an Empowering Women Panel Discussion this week. Chief Health Officer Archelle Georgiou, MD, Chief Audiology Officer Sara Burdak, Au.D., Vice President of Global Operations, Corporate Strategy & Services Finance Diane Hughes, and Senior Director of Market Insights Holly Schissel shared their insights and experiences…

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Oticon, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Three Vice Presidents

SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY – Oticon President Gary Rosenblum has announced the appointment of three new Oticon Vice Presidents: Josephine Poelma, MS, PMP® to Vice President, Learning and Development; Dawn Spring, MBA to Vice President, Customer Experience; and Douglas Beck, AuD, to Vice President, Academic Sciences. “Our three newest Vice Presidents have each used their unique…

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