Kitchener, Ontario, Canada – Unitron, a member of the Sonova Group of hearing products, has announced the appointment of Michael Tease (pictured right) as its new president and CEO. Tease will lead Unitron’s global operations from the company’s headquarters in Kitchener.
Tease arrives at Unitron with 25 years in the pharmaceutical industry. The company believes that his past growth management experiences in pharmaceuticals will facilitate Unitron’s global brand development and increase sales in both consumer and business-to-business sectors.
Prior to Unitron, Tease served as general manager at Merck Consumer Care Canada, where he reportedly achieved industry-leading growth and extended Merck’s leadership in all key product categories. Tease has also held senior leadership positions at Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson.
Valentin Chapero, CEO of the Sonova Group, stated in the press announcement, “As a core brand of the Sonova Group, Unitron is an important growth driver in our global business strategy. Michael Tease brings to Unitron a significant track record for performance, a depth of leadership expertise, and a passion for the customer that will allow us to further build and extend Unitron’s brand reputation around the globe.”