February 8, 2011
February 8th, 2011 – Kitchener, Canada – Unitron, a global provider of world-class hearing innovations, announced today the appointment of Dion Watson as General Manager for Unitron South Africa.
“We are very pleased to welcome Dion to the Unitron organization. Unitron South Africa has experienced tremendous growth over recent years, and Dion, with his extensive sales and marketing expertise and strong business acumen, is the ideal person to solidify Unitron’s position as one of the leading hearing healthcare providers in South Africa,” says Jan Metzdorff, Vice President, Unitron International Sales.
Dion Watson brings to Unitron extensive experience in marketing and sales as well as divisional management within the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining Unitron, he was Business Head for Consumer Care SA with MSD/Shering-Plough, a member of the Merck Group, with responsibility for all sales and marketing-related activities.
Watson replaces former Unitron South Africa General Manager Leonard Marshall, who is taking on a new role within the Unitron organization as Director, Unitron Australia.
“I am thrilled to join the Unitron South Africa organization at this exciting point in our growth phase,” said Dion Watson. “My team and I are one-hundred percent committed to further developing the Unitron brand in this market, and to continue delivering exceptional service coupled with technically advanced but affordable hearing solutions to hearing healthcare professionals and the clients they serve.”
Unitron is a global innovator of technologically advanced hearing instruments. We care deeply about people with hearing loss and work closely with hearing healthcare professionals to make advanced, purpose-driven solutions available to everyone. Headquartered in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, Unitron, a member of the Sonova Group, meets the needs of our customers through 17 international offices and through distributors in a further 52 countries. The International Sales organizationis located in the Sonova Group Head Office.For more information, please visit us on the web at unitron.com.
Ann Marie Lang
Corporate Media Relations
(519) 895-0100 ext. 2104
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