Releases | Industry | Michel Jurgens Appointed General Manager at Audiology Systems Michel Jurgens Appointed General Manager at Audiology Systems August 26, 2012 Print Schaumburg, ILL., August 16, 2012 - Audiology Systems Inc., a national partnership of industry professionals, audiologists and local audiology and vestibular instrument experts, announced today that Michel Jurgens has been appointed the company's general manager. In this new position at the newly-formed company, Jurgens will be responsible for overseeing all daily operations including management of a sales/service team that serves close to 30 states, planning of national and regional sales and marketing initiatives, as well as maintaining relationships with the company's shareholders and partners. Jurgens joins Audiology Systems from GN Otometrics, where he held several positions of increasing responsibility during his eight-year tenure, both at the GN Otometrics corporate headquarters in Denmark and at GN Otometrics North America. He joined the company in 2004 as a commercial product manager in Denmark. A series of promotions followed, allowing Jurgens to make substantial contributions to the company's sales and marketing in pivotal positions such as international key accounts director/sales director and manager of the launch and marketing communication department. Most recently, he was the manager of the sales, audiology and marketing department in GN Otometrics North America, where he established a team to drive national market penetration and distributor involvement. "Michel was our first choice to head up Audiology Systems," said Uffe Bjerg, chairman, Audiology Systems Board of Directors. "He has the experience, the vision and the energy to lead the company as it seeks to set a new standard for customer care among distributors in the hearing and vestibular industry." Prior to GN Otometrics, Jurgens was with Rockwool, the world's leading supplier of innovative products and systems based on stone wool, headquartered in Denmark. Jurgens holds a masters degree in marketing and economics from the Copenhagen Business School. "I am very excited to be leading this team of extremely talented and dedicated professionals," said Jurgens. "We are all looking forward to putting the new, innovative business model on which Audiology Systems was founded to work for our customers."About Audiology Systems Inc.Audiology Systems is a national partnership owned by a group of shareholders, including GN Otometrics, which is a minority shareholder in the company. It is currently operating in more than half of the states in the U.S. Visit audiologysystems.com for more information.