August 5, 2013 Plymouth, Minnesota — Unitron US today announced the resignation of Rodney Schutt as President and CEO, a position he held for nearly four years.
“In this role, Rodney both strengthened and broadened Unitron’s position in the U.S. market, and he built an organization with outstanding performance and values,” stated Jan Metzdorff, Global President of Unitron. “We appreciate all of his contributions to the success of Unitron.”
Also today, Unitron US announced the promotion of Steve Savage to company President and CEO. Previously, he served for more than three years as the company’s Director of Commercial Operations and then as Vice President of Operations.
“Steve turned Unitron US into one of the top-rated operation centers among all Sonova Group companies,” said Metzdorff. Savage possesses extensive experience in various operational and leadership roles during his long career with prominent blue-chip companies, according to Metzdorff. “We’re confident that Steve, with his background, experience and personality, and with the strong support of the Unitron US management team, will successfully lead Unitron and strengthen our position in the U.S. market.”
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/us.
Ann Marie Lang
Corporate Media Relations
(519) 895-0100 ext. 2104