Oticon Medical, Somerset, NJ, has announced the passing of Curt Gorman, senior vice president of the company’s BAHS Division, following a courageous battle with cancer. Gorman had been a valued member of the management team since Oticon Medical’s inception in 2009.
According to Oticon Medical’s announcement, 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 considered a pioneer in the hearing implant industry and was an early champion of the benefits of bone anchored hearing technology. He helped to increase awareness and adoption by hearing healthcare professionals across the United States.
“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 of Oticon Medical US, will assume responsibilities for the BAHS Division for the immediate future.
Source: Oticon Medical