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Demant's surgical division loses president of 13 years

Oticon Medical, the implants division at hearing group Demant, is saying goodbye to President Jes Olsen, who is exiting his role in March after having spearheaded the business leg since 2008. Demant CEO Søren Nielsen is stepping in temporarily until a replacement is found.

Jes Olsen is retiring from Demant after having spent 13 years leading the company's surgical division, Oticon Medical | Photo: Oticon Medical

Hearing group Demant is going on a hunt for a new president for its surgical division, Oticon Medical, which has marketed hearing implants and bone-anchored solutions since the company’s establishment in 2008.

Jes Olsen, who has been at the Demant group since 1985 and has spearheaded Oticon Medical from the beginning, has decided to retire from the company at the beginning of March, Demant reports in a press release on Tuesday.

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