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Jerry Yanz Joins Hansaton USA

Hearing aid industry veteran named Director of Audiology at Hansaton USA

February 1, 2010 – Minneapolis, MN - Representatives of Hansaton USA announced that Jerry Yanz has been named Director of Audiology for Hansaton USA. Yanz is a senior audiologist and hearing scientist with more than 25 years experience in academia, clinical audiology and hearing aid industry education and research. As Director of Audiology for Hansaton USA, Yanz will be responsible for training and education of the hearing aid manufacturers’ partners and in-house staff and will be involved in ongoing product development.

“Joining Hansaton USA is an exciting challenge, helping customers see why Hansaton hearing aids are the finest in the world, from a company that values straight talk and straightforward relationships,” said Yanz. “Beyond that, it’s a pleasure to work with such a dedicated and enthusiastic team.” Yanz added he is already conducting training sessions at the Hansaton USA offices in Plymouth, Minnesota.

After spending nearly a decade running an audiology practice in St. Paul, Minnesota, Yanz became a well-known fixture in the hearing aid industry while working for several major firms. He was a member of the team that created the first hearing aid to utilize Bluetooth technology and has created and delivered educational and training programs for hearing professionals across the country and around the world. Yanz holds a PhD in Audiology from the University of Iowa and was an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Communication Disorders.

“Jerry is truly an icon of our industry, and a critical success factor in building our business in the United States,” said Hansaton USA President and CEO Robert Eastman. “It’s an honor to be working alongside him.”

About Hansaton

In our 50 years as a European leader in hearing aid design, we’ve learned a few things about what it means to listen. It’s how we deliver more of what you want. It’s how we provide the best available technology and the best possible value. And we do it simply. Great products. Transparent pricing. Extraordinary service. We’re listening. To learn more about Hansaton products or to join its expanding network of providers email sales@hansaton-usa.com or call 888.984.7432 or visit www.hansaton-usa.com.

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