November 6, 2014 – Kitchener, Canada – Unitron, a global innovator of technologically advanced hearing solutions, is pleased to be named one of the top 50 Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada for the fifth year. Unitron was recognized for making particularly large increases over the past year in scores measuring effective leadership, organizational values and employee engagement across the organization.
The rigorous study conducted by Queen’s School of Business, Queen’s Centre for Business and Aon Hewitt, now in its 11th year, is published annually in PROFIT Magazine. The study rates companies based on input from their own employees and attracts both public and private companies with anywhere from 50 to 399 employees from all major industries and regions across Canada.
“We have fostered a culture very much focused on lowering barriers to the acceptance and use of hearing aids, and giving our hearing healthcare customers the tools they need to provide a superior patient experience,” said Jan Metzdorff, President, Unitron. “We are very proud of the passion our employees have for our company and for helping people overcome hearing loss. This strong common purpose will always be core to our business.”
Unitron’s global organization is one of the fastest-growing hearing healthcare companies in the industry with 22 offices worldwide and distribution across more than 60 countries. The company employs 210 people at its global and Canadian headquarters, located in Waterloo Region, Canada’s ‘Silicon Valley’. More than 30 per cent of Unitron employees have been with the company for over 10 years, and the company employs talented individuals from as many as 18 different countries.
To learn more about the Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada study, please visit the website.
Unitron is a global company that understands the hearing healthcare business is built on strong, personal relationships. We work closely with hearing healthcare professionals to improve the lives of people with hearing loss. A member of the Sonova Group, Unitron has a proven track record of developing hearing innovations that provide natural sound with exceptional speech understanding. Headquartered in Canada, Unitron distributes its full line of hearing instruments to customers in over 60 countries. For more information, please visit us on the web at unitron.com.