Oticon Medical, a global company in implantable hearing solutions, announced that John Sparacio has been named as President, Oticon Medical US. As President, Sparacio will have responsibility for leadership of the entire US organization and the advancement of Oticon Medical’s position in bone-anchored hearing systems and cochlear implant solutions in the US. He will report directly to Mikael Worning, President of William Demant Holding in the US.
Sparacio joins Oticon Medical with more than 25 years of experience in the medical device industry, including 16 successful years at Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics, said to be “a world leader” in joint replacement and trauma systems, according to the company’s announcement. Most recently, he served as Vice President of US Sales, Trauma, and Extremities, where he led a team of 200+ direct employees and 500+ independent agents and redesigned the organization to accelerate growth and drive deeper penetration into key market segments.
“John brings a wealth of experience in managing a growing, state-of-the-art medical device company while maintaining a relentless focus on excellence and value,” said Worning. “His commitment to superior product innovation and customer service make him a strong complement to Oticon Medical’s already impressive management team. Together, they will help Oticon Medical reach its ambition to become the world’s leading hearing expert in implantable hearing solutions.”
Sparacio holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater, and has completed executive education programs at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Matrix Achievement Group.
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