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Oticon Medical Appoints Jared Schnackenberg to New Position of President, Oticon Medical U.S.


SOMERSET, NJ   June 23 –Oticon Medical today announced the expansion of its U.S. leadership team with the appointment of Jared Schnackenberg as President, Oticon Medical U.S. In the newly created position, Schnackenberg will provide overall leadership for the entire U.S. organization to further develop Oticon Medical’s position in the bone anchored hearing solutions (BAHS) segment and to successfully prepare the future launch of Oticon Medical Cochlear Implants for the U.S. market.

Schnackenberg brings a wealth of experience from the cochlear implant field. Before Oticon Medical, he was Vice President, North American Sales & Service for Advanced Bionics with full responsibility for the support to cochlear implant clinics, ENT physicians and recipients. He has a solid track record building and leading high-performance teams in sales, service and clinical operations.

“Jared’s deep experience in hearing implants and his proven success in relationship-building and business development make him the ideal candidate to help Oticon Medical reach our ambitious goal of becoming world’s leading hearing expert in implantable hearing solutions,” said Jes Olsen, President of Oticon Medical A/S.

Schnackenberg earned a Master of Arts in Audiology from the University of Northern Colorado and holds board certification in Audiology with a specialty in Cochlear Implants from the American Academy of Audiology.

He will head an already strong and proven U.S. leadership team that includes Curt Gorman, Senior Vice President, BAHS Division and Alan Raffauf, Vice President Marketing.

About Oticon Medical

Because Sound Matters . . .

Oticon Medical is a global company in implantable hearing solutions, dedicated to bringing the magical world of sound to people at every stage of life. As a member of one of the world’s largest groups of hearing care companies, we share a close link with Oticon and direct access to the latest advancements in hearing research and technologies. Our competencies span more than a century of innovations in sound processing and decades of pioneering experience in hearing implant technology.

By working collaboratively with patients, physicians and hearing care professionals, we ensure that every solution we create is designed with user needs in mind. We share an unwavering commitment to provide innovative solutions and support that enhance quality of life for people wherever life may take them. Because we know how much sound matters.

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