Tag: Brandon Sawalich



Starkey Issues Statement On FDA Proposed OTC Ruling

Starkey President and CEO Brandon Sawalich has issued a statement regarding the recent proposed ruling by the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) outlining a new category of hearing aids that can be sold over the counter (OTC). 

Oticon’s Gary Rosenblum Appointed HIA Chair

Elected in the spring of 2017, Brandon Sawalich, President and CEO, Starkey, now hands over the Chairmanship of the Hearing Industries Association (HIA) to Gary Rosenblum, President, Oticon, Inc, HIA announced. The members of HIA elected Rosenblum unanimously to this position.

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Starkey Sponsors HLAA 2021 Virtual Convention

During the three-day event, participants will learn the latest about hearing health, communication access, and the technologies and strategies that help people with hearing loss live well. It includes a research symposium on Hearing Care for All, as well as workshops on advances in hearings aids, accessibility through mobile devices, hearing access in the workplace, and more.

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The Philosophy of Growth by Serving People’s Hearing Needs: An Interview with Bill Austin, Part 2

In February, William (Bill) Austin celebrated his 60th year in the hearing healthcare field. Few people have had a better front-row seat to the history of this industry than Austin. Purchasing a small earmold lab in 1970, he built Starkey Labs into one of the largest hearing aid manufacturers in the world and has played a major role in hearing aid dispensing, technology, and industry evolution.

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Starkey France Managing Director Announces Retirement

Starkey announced that a “key figure in the development of Starkey France, from startup to a global leader,” will retire on March 31. According to Starkey, Thierry Daudignon has worked in the hearing industry for more than 40 years, with the last 22 years spent serving as Managing Director of Starkey France.

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Starkey Livio AI Tested in New Study

In a recent study published by the “American Journal of Audiology,” Starkey’s Livio AI hearing aids recorded “the most accurate steps compared to actual physical steps taken, outperforming a Sportline pedometer and a Fitbit Charge 3,” the company announced.

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