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Oticon Medical Mourns Passing of Curt Gorman, Senior Vice President, BAHS Division

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SOMERSET, NJ   August 6 -- Oticon Medical sadly announces the passing of Curt Gorman, Senior Vice President, BAHS Division, following a courageous battle with cancer.  A valued member of the management team since Oticon Medical’s inception in 2009, Gorman was passionate about building a company that made implantable hearing solutions an option for more people than ever before. His unwavering focus on delivering innovative solutions and quality support and service earned him the deep respect and loyalty of Oticon Medical customers and fellow associates alike.

Gorman was a pioneer in the hearing implant industry and an early champion of the benefits of bone anchored hearing technology who helped to increase awareness and adoption by hearing healthcare professionals across the US.

“All of us at Oticon Medical who had the pleasure of working with Curt and learning from him are saddened by his passing,” said Jes Olsen, President of Oticon Medical A/S.  “He will be remembered as a warm and caring friend and a dedicated mentor who gave freely of his time, advice and expertise. We honor his memory by carrying forward his spirit of service and passion for people with hearing loss and the dedicated professionals who serve them.”

Gorman is survived by his wife, DeAnn, and sons, Jerrit and Alex.

Jared Schnackenberg, President, Oticon Medical US, will assume responsibilities for the BAHS Division for the immediate future.

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