Nuheara Limited (ASX: NUH) (Company or Nuheara) announced that it has appointed John R. Luna as Global Business Development Manager, effective immediately.
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Based in the United States, Mr Luna has spent most of his career in senior management and executive leadership positions, specializing in business development, sales, and commercialization of medical device and hearing healthcare products.
Over his career he has been responsible for generating over $200 million in revenue, according to Nuheara’s announcement.
Most recently, Mr Luna held CEO, COO, and CBDO roles with iHEAR Medical Inc and Eargo respectively. His prior experience included leadership roles with established and emerging growth companies that disrupted hearing healthcare business models, including InSound Medical’s Lyric device.
Commenting on the appointment, Nuheara Co-founder & CEO Justin Miller said: “We are excited to welcome John to Nuheara’s senior management team at this pivotal time as we scale globally. John’s proven industry track record in establishing new business channels, partnerships, and commercializing hearing healthcare products that take on legacy players will play a strong role in Nuheara’s growth strategy. This is particularly important in further developing our extensive range of global opportunities, outside of the Direct To Consumer [DTC] market, with traditional retailers and OEM prospects.”
On joining Nuheara, Luna said: “I am delighted to join Nuheara’s talented executive team, having admired how Nuheara has set itself apart to create a true hearing healthcare business. I’m looking forward to adding value to Nuheara’s focus on smart hearing solutions that are affordable and accessible to the hundreds of millions of people worldwide who suffer from varying hearing challenges. Nuheara is at an inflection point in growth, with strategic opportunities from around the world coming into focus as the hearing wearable device or ‘hearable’ market grows. Nuheara has impressively proven its technology and is without a doubt at its prime to scale to meet consumer and partner demand.”