Implantable hearing solutions provider Oticon Medical has appointed John Sparacio as the president for Oticon Medical US.


Image: Oticon Medical US new president John Sparacio. Photo: Courtesy of Business Wire

As President, Sparacio will have responsibility for leadership of the entire US organization and the advancement of Oticon Medical’s position in bone anchored hearing systems and cochlear implant solutions in the US.

He will report directly to Mikael Worning, President of William Demant Holding in the US.

Sparacio joins Oticon Medical with more than 25 years of experience in the medical device industry, including 16 successful years at Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics, a world leader in joint replacement and trauma systems.

Most recently, he served as Vice President of US Sales, Trauma and Extremities where he led a team of 200+ direct employees and 500+ independent agents and redesigned the organization to accelerate growth and drive deeper penetration into key market segments.

Worning said: “John brings a wealth of experience in managing a growing, state-of-the-art medical device company while maintaining a relentless focus on excellence and value.

“His commitment to superior product innovation and customer service make him a strong complement to Oticon Medical’s already impressive management team. Together, they will help Oticon Medical reach its ambition to become the world’s leading hearing expert in implantable hearing solutions.”

Sparacio holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater and has completed executive education programs at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Matrix Achievement Group.

Source: Company Press Release