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Sonova Holding AG (PHBN.DE)

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Sonova Holding AG

Laubisrutistrasse 28
Stäfa 8712
41 58 928 33 33

IndustryMedical Appliances & Equipment
Full Time Employees14,089

Key Executives

Mr. Hans MehlGroup VP of Operations and Member of Management BoardN/AN/A58
Ms. Sarah KreienbühlGroup VP of Corp. Communications, Group VP of Corp. HR and Member of Management BoardN/AN/A47
Mr. Hansjürg EmchGroup VP of Cochlear Implants and Member of Management BoardN/AN/A49
Mr. Andi VonlanthenGroup VP of R&D and Member of Management BoardN/AN/A56
Mr. Claude DiversiGlobal VP of Hearing Instruments Wholesale and Member of Management BoardN/AN/A53
Amounts are as of December 31, 2017 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in EUR.


Sonova Holding AG designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes hearing systems for adults and children with hearing impairment. It offers hearing instruments, cochlear implants, wireless communication products, and rechargeable hearing aids, as well as professional audiological services. The company provides hearing instruments under the Phonak, Unitron, and Hansaton brand names; cochlear implants under the Advanced Bionics brand name; and professional audiological services under the Connect Hearing brand name. Sonova Holding offers its products through a sales and distribution network, which comprise approximately 50 Sonova-owned wholesale companies and 100 independent distributors; and AudioNova retail network of approximately 3,300 locations in 12 markets. It operates in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia/Pacific. The company was formerly known as Phonak Holding AG and changed its name to Sonova Holding AG in August 2007. Sonova Holding AG was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Stäfa, Switzerland.

Corporate Governance

Sonova Holding AG’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2017 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 6.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.