Siemens Hearing Instruments Siemens Hearing Instruments Inc, Piscataway, NJ, has announced that five new sales representatives have joined the Siemens team. The new representatives are: Craig Castelli, inside sales representative, Illinoishis responsibilities include sales, coordination of local and regional marketing and advertising campaigns, customer support, and dedicated support of his sales team partner Jon Pomerantz, field representative; Russell D. Gey, inside sales representative, Oklahoma and Texashe will be responsible for new account generation and customer support; Greg Horn, field sales representative, Oklahoma and TexasHorn brings over 20 years of experience in the hearing industry, most recently managing regional clinic operations for a chain of clinics; Lisa A. Perhacs, inside sales representative, Pennsylvaniaher responsibilities include the support and growth of business in Pennsylvania, in addition to providing product information and overall assistance for the hearing care professional; and Jaime L. Wigner, MS, inside sales representative, government servicesWigner is responsible for maintaining and generating business opportunities while providing product information to the VA and other government services agencies.
Deafness Research Foundation and National Campaign for Hearing Health The Deafness Research Foundation (DRF) and National Campaign for Hearing Health (NCHH), Washington, DC, have elected Armand P. DAmato of Lloyd Harbor, NY, as the new chairman of the Board of Directors. His one-year term commenced October 1, 2003. DAmato, president of the Lloyd Neck Group of Melville, NY, has more than 20 years of experience in state politics, including 15 years as a New York State assemblyman. He joined the Board of Directors of DRF, a New York incorporated foundation, in 1989. He also serves on the board of the Little Village School for Developmentally Disabled Children, Seaford, NY. He also has a family member with profound hearing loss, thus his strong belief in and connection to DRFs philanthropic and educational mission.