December 10, 2007

BLOOMINGTON, Minn — Bjørn Christ is the new president of ReSound North America, being appointed to that position at mid-year. The company reports that he is focused on making ReSound the easiest company to do business with—understanding what hearing care professionals need and delivering more solutions to meet those needs.

Prior to joining the North American division, Bjørn was general manager of ReSound Japan. He started work at ReSound in 2001 as vice president of business development, leading activities related to the corporate acquisition and integration of ReSound, Danavox, Royal Philips, Viennatone, and Beltone. 

Previous to his employment at GN, he held positions with consulting firms McKinsey & Company and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has been published in the Journal of National Economics and is a sought-after advisor by international companies on strategy and change management. He holds a master’s degree in Macro-Economics and Finance and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Copenhagen, and has also studied at MIT, Institut Francais, and Copenhagen Business School.

Look for the Industry Insider interview with Bjørn Christ in an upcoming edition of HR.