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15/12/2021 | 07:00 CET | Group Announcements

Sonova nominates Julie Tay for election as a new member of the Board of Directors

Stäfa (Switzerland), December 15, 2021 – Sonova Holding AG, a leading provider of hearing solutions, announces that as part of medium-term succession planning its Board of Directors will nominate Julie Tay as a new independent Board member for election at the next Annual General Meeting (AGM) in June 2022.

Julie Tay (born in 1966, citizen of Singapore) has served for over eight years in various senior leadership roles at Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN), including most prominently as Senior Vice President and Managing Director Asia Pacific. Align Technology is a leading global medical device company that designs, manufactures, and sells the Invisalign system of clear aligners, iTero intraoral scanners, and exocad CAD/CAM software for digital orthodontics and restorative dentistry. Prior to that she held various management positions at Bayer Healthcare, JohnsonDiversey and Johnson & Johnson Medical. Ms. Tay holds an MBA in International Marketing from Curtin University of Technology in Australia.

Robert Spoerry, Chair of the Board of Directors of Sonova Holding AG, stated: “With over 20 years of management experience in the medical device sector, Ms. Tay is a valuable addition to the Board of Directors. She has a successful track record of driving sustainable and profitable growth in the Asia Pacific region, particularly in China and Japan. Her nomination represents a further step in advancing the diversity of the Board.”

 

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