Piscataway, May 7, 2020 – Daniel Liberman has joined hearing aid and hearing health services company WS Audiology as President for the US region and member of Group Management.
Daniel Liberman will lead the strategic coordination of the Group’s unique US portfolio of multiple brands and complementary business assets including wholesale, retail, managed care, e-commerce platforms and innovative diagnostic solutions.
He joins WS Audiology from a position as Chief Commercial Officer at Essilor of America, a USD 2 billion division selling eyeglass lenses, frames, and contact lenses; managing retail and providing omnichannel solutions. Before Essilor, he worked for Samsung Mobile and RadioShack as a senior executive in various roles including leading nationwide retail sales and wholesale organizations.
Daniel Liberman studied as an undergraduate at Stanford University in the engineering school, attended the University of Bath for his M.Sc., and received a law degree from the University of Michigan. He was also a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School.
“The US is the largest hearing aids market in the world and the single most important market for WS Audiology,” commented Group President and CEO Eric Bernard. “I am delighted to welcome such a strong profile as Daniel in this key position for us.”
“He brings with him a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of the US wholesale and retail markets. We are positive he will add significant value to the company,” he added.
Formed in 2019, through the merger of Sivantos and Widex, WS Audiology combines over 140 years’ experience in pioneering the use of technology to help people with hearing loss hear the sounds that make life wonderful. We are active in over 125 markets and employ more than 10,000 people worldwide. Our broad portfolio of leading hearing related products and services generates annual revenues of around €1.7 billion. WS Audiology is privately owned by the Tøpholm and Westermann families, as well as funds under the management of EQT. As a global leader, our ambition is to unlock human potential by making wonderful sound part of everyone’s life.
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