Plymouth, MN — Unitron, a subsidiary of the Sonova, has announced two new appointments in its Unitron US division.
Chue Yang has been named senior operations manager and will oversee the company’s manufacturing operations. Additionally, Brian Taylor, AuD, is now the company’s director of practice development and clinical affairs and will oversee customer loyalty program.
Yang joined Unitron in 1994, starting as an operator in manufacturing. In 1999, he became a lead technician, followed by his promotion to Manufacturing Manager in 2002.
Unitron US president and CEO Rodney Schutt, commented about Yang in the press release: “In his 16 years with Unitron, Chue has been a leading force behind many improvements in our manufacturing processes and product quality. Going forward, I’m confident he will play an even more pivotal role in meeting the needs of our customers and keeping Unitron at the forefront of our industry.”
Taylor previously served as manager of professional services. In his new position, Taylor will manage
Unitron’s Unite Program, a customer loyalty program launched in July 2010. He will also direct the company’s best practices and clinical research initiatives and be responsible for all Unitron initiatives related to key opinions, leadership and clinical best practices.
Taylor stated in the press announcement that he was most enthusiastic about running the Unite Program. “Essentially, it gives our most loyal customers access to a broad spectrum of value-add services, offered by a dozen independent vendors. In these challenging times for hearing care providers, it’s our goal to provide Unite members an extra advantage in every clinical and business facet of their practices.”