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Starkey’s Bill Austin Celebrates 60 Years in the Hearing Industry

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz Proclaims February 10, 2021 as William F. Austin and Starkey Day Eden Prairie, Minnesota (February 10, 2021) – Today, Starkey is celebrating its inaugural Founder’s Day, as owner and Chairman Bill Austin marks 60 years of helping people with hearing health care around the globe. Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has also proclaimed […]

Starkey France Veteran Announces Retirement

Thierry Daudignon retiring after 40 years in the hearing industry Eden Prairie, Minnesota (February 1, 2021) – A key figure in the development of Starkey France, from startup to a global leader, will retire on March 31. Thierry Daudignon has worked in the hearing industry for more than 40 years. For the past 22 years, he has served […]

Starkey Announces Promotions of Key Contributors to Leadership Positions

Eden Prairie, Minnesota (January 19, 2021) – Starkey is positioning itself for rapid and intense growth in 2021 with the promotions of six influential company contributors to leadership positions. The strategic move will allow Starkey to double down on the company’s mission, which is to serve its customers better than anyone else. To that end, this week, […]

Starkey Chief Technology Officer Dr. Achin Bhowmik Named IEEE Fellow

Leading technologist earns prestigious honor for leadership in perceptual augmentation devices Eden Prairie, Minnesota (January 14, 2021) – Starkey Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Engineering Achin Bhowmik, Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology. Each […]

Starkey’s Livio Edge AI Wins 2021 BIG Innovation Award

Hearing industry leader continues to earn recognition for technological innovations Eden Prairie, Minnesota (January 12, 2021) – Starkey is pleased to announce Livio Edge AI has won a 2021 BIG Innovation Award, presented by the Business Intelligence Group. The annual business awards program recognizes organizations, products and people that are bringing new ideas to life in […]

Starkey Wins Award for Excellence in Design

Eden Prairie, Minnesota (January 5, 2021) – Starkey is pleased to announce that Livio Edge AI has won a GOOD DESIGN® Award. GOOD DESIGN is the world’s most recognized program for design excellence worldwide. It represents the world’s critical mass of the design and manufacturing industry, representing the best consumer design ranging from electronics to transportation. […]

Starkey Kicks Off Student Series Educational Programming

Eden Prairie, Minnesota (December 28, 2020) – Starkey is continuing its longstanding commitment to the future of the hearing healthcare industry by hosting a series of exclusive educational events for students of audiology. This month, Starkey Chief Audiology Officer Dr. Sara Burdak and industry powerhouse Dr. Gyl Kasewurm kicked off the series with an interactive virtual […]

Starkey Wins Prestigious CES Technology Award

Livio Edge AI designated as a CES 2021 Innovation Awards honoree Eden Prairie, Minnesota (December 15, 2020) – Starkey’s ground-breaking technology continues to receive high-profile accolades, this time from the Consumer Technology Association, one of the tech industry’s premier organizations. Livio Edge AI has been selected as a CES 2021 Innovation Awards honoree in the accessibility […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for December 21, 2020

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Starkey Welcomes Hearing Industry Veteran to UK and Ireland Market

Tim Clark named Managing Director, UK and Ireland Eden Prairie, Minnesota (November 30, 2020) – Starkey is pleased to announce that Tim Clark will assume the role of Managing Director UK and Ireland, effective January 2021. For nearly 20 years, Clark has held various roles within the health care space, most recently in the hearing industry. […]

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