WS Audiology (WSA) announced the appointment of Joerg Brandscheid as its next chief technology officer and member of the executive committee. 

He will join WSA as chief technology officer on Nov. 1, 2023, upon completion of his current responsibilities as CTO at Polestar, Sweden’s electric performance car brand.

Joerg has an extensive R&D background, having held senior R&D positions at General Motors, Continental and Hella, and most recently at Polestar. He will succeed Stefan Menzl, who after six successful years has decided to pursue opportunities outside WSA, effective Sept. 30, 2023.

“I am delighted to welcome Joerg Brandscheid to WSA as CTO and really look forward to working with him,” says Eric Bernard, WSA president & CEO. “His solid experience and proven track record across multiple companies and brands will enhance our technology strength. At the same time, I want to thank Stefan Menzl for all his achievements at WSA. Under his leadership, we have brought important innovations to the market, most recently a world first with Signia Integrated Xperience. I wish Stefan all the best in his future endeavors.”

Meanwhile, WS Audiology also recently selected the o9 Digital Brain platform to enhance its supply chain planning capabilities and continue its digital transformation journey. o9 Solutions is an enterprise AI software platform provider for transforming planning and decision-making.

Featured image: Joerg Brandscheid. Photo: WSA