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Starkey Appoints Industry Veteran Kyle Acker, Au.D. as VP of U.S. Commercial Sales

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey has announced the addition of Kyle Acker, Au.D., to its leadership team as Vice President of U.S. Commercial Sales. He will be responsible for developing and aligning Starkey’s sales strategies and growth objectives in the United States. “As Starkey continues to lead in innovation, service and customer engagement, we are…

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Starkey Announces Three Executive Team Promotions

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey has announced three new leadership changes this week “that emphasize a renewed commitment to serving its customers and providing the world class service and innovations they have come to expect”. “Since our beginning in 1967, serving our customers better than anyone else has been a consistent guiding principle,” said Brandon Sawalich,…

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Starkey’s Sara Burdak Named to 2021 Notable Women in Manufacturing List

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA  – Starkey Chief Audiology Officer and Executive Vice President of Marketing Sara Burdak, Au.D., has been named to Twin Cities Business Magazine’s 2021 Notable Women in Manufacturing list. This list is a special editorial feature in Twin Cities Business, profiling women professionals in manufacturing who have shown the ability to effect change, demonstrated a willingness to share…

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Starkey Names Jessica Perez Chief People Officer and EVP of Culture

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey has announced the promotion of Jessica Perez to the newly created role of Chief People Officer and Executive Vice President of Culture. Perez is responsible for developing and executing people-centered strategies to support Starkey’s success. Ensuring Starkey’s values are “reinforced with every initiative and communication, she is a culture advocate and brand builder…

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Starkey Launches New Sound Bites Podcast

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey has announced the launch of a new podcast, Starkey Sound Bites. Hosted by Starkey Chief Innovation Officer Dave Fabry, Ph.D., the podcast will shine a light on hearing loss, new research about how it is connected to overall health and wellness, as well as new innovations that make it easier for people…

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Starkey’s Sara Burdak Wins Globee in 2021 Women World Awards

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey Chief Audiology Officer and Executive Vice President of Marketing Sara Burdak, Au.D., has been named the Silver Globee Winner for the Excellence in Industry Woman of the Year awards in the Manufacturing category. Women World Awards recognizes women in business and professions from all over the world and encompasses the world’s best in leadership,…

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Starkey Announces Launch of ‘Listen Carefully’ Advocacy Initiative

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey has announced the launch of Listen Carefully, a new initiative aimed at “bridging the conversation between hearing healthcare providers and lawmakers in Washington, D.C.” The effort follows President Joe Biden’s recent executive order that calls on the Department of Health and Human Services to consider issuing proposed rules for hearing…

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Starkey Hosts U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar at Global Headquarters

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey welcomed U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota to its global corporate headquarters last week. During the visit, Senator Klobuchar toured Starkey’s technology center and manufacturing facilities. She was also debriefed on the company’s newest technology, Evolv AI hearing aids, which was released by Starkey earlier this month. Klobuchar’s visit comes…

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Starkey Unveils New Evolv AI Hearing Aids

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey today unveiled the company’s newest full line of hearing aids: Evolv AI. According to the company, the new family of hearing aids are setting the stage for an “entirely new hearing ecosystem that not only emphasizes hearing’s impact on overall health and wellness but creates an effortless user experience”. “In…

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Brandon Sawalich Pens Letter to President Biden on OTC Hearing Aids

U.S. President Joe Biden recently released a comprehensive executive order detailing many initiatives related to the U.S. economy. Among these was a section that addresses the rules on the classification of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids. The President directed the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to “consider issuing proposed rules within 120 days for…

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