Minneapolis, Jan. 19, 2011 – Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world’s leading hearing technology companies, is proud to announce that Chris McCormick has been named the new Vice President of Marketing. With more than 15 years of experience in marketing, sales and customer relations at Starkey Hearing Technologies, McCormick brings a wealth of knowledge and experience about both marketing and the company to the position.
“Chris has demonstrated effective leadership in marketing,” said Jerry Ruzicka, President of Starkey Hearing Technologies. “We are confident in his ability to set the standard for marketing excellence in our industry.”
McCormick has held several positions within Starkey Hearing Technologies including Sales Representative, Midwest Regional Sales Director, Senior Director of Sales Operations and Customer Service, and Senior Director of Marketing and Communications. As Vice President of Marketing, he oversees the wide variety of internal and external marketing and communication activities for Starkey Hearing Technologies including business-to-business relations with customers, retail marketing activities, public relations, social media and web site development. He holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the Herberger Business School at St. Cloud State University.
About Starkey Hearing Technologies
Starkey Hearing Technologies is a privately held, global hearing technology company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minn. The company is recognized for its innovative design, development and distribution of comprehensive digital hearing systems. Founded in 1967, Starkey Hearing Technologies currently employs more than 3,500 people, operates 21 facilities and conducts business in more than 100 markets worldwide. The company develops, manufactures and distributes hearing aids via five distinct brands – Audibel, AudioSync, NuEar, MicroTech and its original brand, Starkey. For more information, visit StarkeyHearingTechnologies.com