January 06, 2017 – Plymouth, MN, USA – Unitron, a global innovator of advanced hearing solutions, today announced the appointment of Robert (Bob) Eastman as Vice President of Sales at Unitron US.  Eastman will oversee Unitron US commercial sales.

“Bob brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and leadership to Unitron US,” says Mike Dittmann, President, Unitron US. “I’m confident that his impressive background, along with his high levels of enthusiasm and energy, will be a tremendous asset in our efforts to support hearing healthcare professionals in their delivery of an exceptional patient experience.”

Eastman brings to the Unitron US function more than 25 years of industry experience. In 2009 he launched the US operations of Hansaton, a Sonova brand, and previously served as General Manager at Phonak US. Prior to this, he was President at Rexton. In conjuction to his sales leadership role at Unitron US, Eastman will continue to head up commercial sales for Hansaton US.

“Unitron products and technology are second to none, and I look forward to working with an outstanding group of individuals to strengthen the customer experience, while building new excitement and momentum in the marketplace,” says Eastman. “I’m grateful to my predecessor, Jason Mayer, who established a solid foundation for my work going forward.”

Unitron is a global brand 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 more than 60 countries. For more information, please visit us on the web at unitron.com/us.