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The following selection of articles from leading international media feature Sonova, our people and products. The articles are listed in the original publishing language.

China Daily

Zhang Tianjiao is only 20 years old, and has already performed classical dance and modern ballet in front of packed audiences in Europe. Her every move has delighted theatergoers in Zurich and Munich, and made her an integral part of an array of touring dance troupes.

Shanghai Daily

Sonova, one of the leading providers of innovative hearing care solutions, officially launched its global hearing institute in the Suzhou Industrial Park last week, demonstrating its long-term commitment to the Chinese market.

Silver Eco

On October 13th 2016, 177 productions were awarded during the prestigious Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards ceremony at the Palm Beach Cannes. Among them, two short films by hearing aid provider Sonova Holding: “Life without Limitations” a video about German junior soccer player Simon Ollert, which won silver in two different categories, “corporate videos”, and “fairs, shows, events, conference openers”, and “Sound memories”, about Fritze Sendloher, multiple time World Beard...

The Hearing Review

Sonova announced that its film, “Life without Limitations,” has received a gold award at the International Commercial Film Festival, the largest competition for commercial films from the German-speaking world.

Financial Times

The world’s biggest maker of hearing aids is taking a lesson from the eyewear industry, hoping a big expansion of its retail network will boost sales and acceptance of products most customers would rather not admit using.
Lukas Braunschweiler, chief executive of Sonova, said “bricks and mortar” shops would allow the Switzerland-based company to profit from providing more specialist services direct to customers.

Daily Mail

(Reuters) - Swiss hearing aid maker Sonova is buying Dutch-based AudioNova for 830 million euros ($953 million), its largest acquisition, to expand a network of European stores where it will jettison rivals' products in favour of its own.
The cash deal to buy AudioNova from Curacao-based investment company HAL Holding N.V. will add 1,300 stores in eight countries. That more than doubles Sonova's presence in Europe and boosts its worldwide store total to more than 3,300.

China Daily

Switzerland’s Sonova Group, the world’s largest hearing care solutions provider by revenue, plans to build its Asia-Pacific’s first hearing training and education center in Suzhou, Jiang-su province.


The hearing aid sector has huge potential because only 20% of those who could benefit use them, said Lukas Braunschweiler, CEO of Sonova. Braunschweiler added that the market for cochlear implants is even less penetrated with adoption rates around 6%. Sonova recently acquired Hansaton, a German hearing aid manufacturer to increase the company’s global footprint as well as reduce the effect of the Swiss Central Bank’s recent decision to un-peg the Franc.

BNN - Business News Network

Lukas Braunschweiler, Chief Executive Officer, Sonova joins BNN's The Street for a look at the advancements being made to help hearing loss.

China Daily

Despite being the world's largest hearing care services provider, the Switzerland-based Sonova Group believes that it has its task cut out in China, especially to sustain growth on a long-term basis.