February 14, 2008

SCHAUMBURG, Ill — GN Otometrics recently hired Kyle Kowalewski, MS, as part of the Audiology/Education department as a Professional Trainer. In addition to training and support, Kowalewski’s knowledge will contribute to new product development and provide insight to the retail dispensing market. 

“Kyle’s audiology background spans 25 years in the audiology field. She has extensive experience with fitting, training and retail hearing aid business,” says Michael Hamacher, vice president and general manager of GN Otometrics, North America. “Establishing a better presence and increasing our market share in the Fitting segment of the US business is a high priority and we feel that Kyle’s experience in this area will help us achieve this goal.”

Kowalewski joins GN Otometrics from a large Miracle-Ear franchisee in northern Illinois, where she was the Director of Store Operations. There, she was very involved in office management software training and database management. Prior to that, she has worked for hearing instrument manufacturers and dispensing networks and in capacities of Business Regional Manager, Audiological Regional Manager, Professional Trainer and Special Projects Manager.

Kowalewski holds a Master’s of Science in Audiology, from the Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Missouri in St. Louis.

SOURCE: GN Otometrics