COPENHAGEN, Denmark— GN Otometrics, a world leader in hearing and balance diagnostic systems, announced on March 3rd that the company has appointed Morten Hoegholm Pedersen, MD, as its new director. Pedersen, 38, joined Otometrics on February 1st as the new director of Product Management & Audiology. In addition to heading a team of product managers and specialists, his knowledge and experience, will be a great asset to Otometrics, according to the company.
“We are excited about Morten joining the Otometrics team,” says Soren Holst, president of GN Otometrics. “He brings a strong perspective on how to support our customers with his background as a clinician as well as in engineering. Also Morten’s experience from world renowned B-K Medical ultrasound manufacturer gives inspiration to further enhance the product development processes to the benefit of audiologists around the world.”
Pedersen joins GN Otometrics from B-K Medical in Denmark, where he was the product manager for Surgical Ultrasound & 3D. Prior to that, he was an associate professor at the Technical University of Denmark. There, he was involved in implementation of experimental set-ups suited for clinical trials evaluating the new ultrasound imaging and flow estimation methods developed at the center. The company reports that not only has Pedersen shown an innovative and creative approach to problem, he has also shown great will and dedication through independent work as founder of a one-man IT consultancy business.
Pedersen has a PhD in Medicine from the University of Copenhagen. Besides his medical degree, Morten has also attended the Technical University of Denmark, where he studied Electrical Engineering.
Copenhagen-based GN Otometrics is a world-leading manufacturer of hearing and balance instruments and software. The company has solutions that range from infant-screening applications and audiologic diagnostics to balance testing and hearing-instrument fitting. For more information, visit www.otometrics.com.
Source: GN Otometrics