Chief Executive Officer
Scott is chartered with creating more value for Siemens customers through enhanced partner services, increased customer support and continuous product innovation. Scott leads SHI’s sales, marketing and operations in the United States.
Chief Financial Officer/Head of Bus. Admin. North America
Linda Engblom became CFO of Siemens Hearing Instruments effective December 2013. As CFO, Linda oversees all financial aspects of SHI in North America. In addition to providing overall financial leadership and direction, she is responsible for maintaining strong financial accountability in Accounting, Controlling, Regulatory Compliance, Procurement, Information Technology, and Credit/Collections.
Thomas A. Powers, Ph.D.
Vice President, Product Management & Government Accounts
A 30-year veteran of Siemens Hearing Instruments, Inc., Dr. Thomas A. Powers is currently the Vice President of Product Management and Government Accounts. In his role he is responsible for the product life-cycle process including development, introduction, and phase-out; and managing the sales and contracting services for the Department of Veteran Affairs and other government agencies.
Pamela L. Burton, Au.D.
Vice President, Customer Care
Throughout her nearly 24 years with Siemens Hearing Instruments, Dr. Pamela Burton has excelled in various senior management positions with a primary focus on the customer. While initially concentrating her efforts in Audiology, Education and Product Management, she more recently assumed responsibilities in Customer Care.
Vice President, Marketing & Learning
Alina Urdaneta brings more than 20 years experience to her position as Vice President of Marketing and Learning for Siemens Hearing Instruments, Inc. She is responsible for the development and execution of marketing strategy, programs, and communications. She is also responsible for new product training programs for hearing care professionals, consumers, and Siemens staff.
Vice President, Business Development & Practice Management
In his role as Vice President of Business Development and Practice Management, Ron is responsible for increasing market penetration in the Independent sales channel while overseeing the development and growth of SHI’s world-class preferred customer program.
Vice President, Business Management
Charles (Chas) Kuratko is the Vice President of Business Management. He is responsible for the development and implementation of customer-facing programs for active kids and teens, wireless communication, and for establishing a systematic sales process centered on effective training and reporting.
Vice President, Operations
Greg has over 25 years of varied and progressive leadership experience in operational roles with P&L responsibility. Throughout his career, he has successfully demonstrated a keen ability to implement programs and processes while maintaining a solid financial structure that ensures profitability.