Sonova AG has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Head of Legal Affairs – US and Canada, who will lead, manage, and further develop the legal function, act as the day-to-day advisor and counselor to two business segments (i.e. Wholesale and Audiological Care), and report to the General Counsel in Switzerland.
Sonova is the leading provider of innovative hearing care solutions offering customers one of the most comprehensive product portfolios in the industry – from hearing instruments to cochlear implants to wireless communication solutions. Founded in 1947, Sonova currently operates in over 100 countries and has a workforce of over 14,000 dedicated employees. Sonova generated sales of CHF 2.76 billion in the financial year 2018-19 and a net profit of CHF 460.2 million. Across all businesses, and by supporting the Hear the World Foundation, Sonova pursues its vision of a world where everyone enjoys the delight of hearing and therefore lives a life without limitations. For more information, please visit www.sonova.com.
For this role, which will, post-COVID be located in Aurora, IL, we are seeking candidates from both law firm and in-house environments with between 8-20 years of legal experience across a broad range of healthcare and corporate transactional matters with a demonstrated understanding of the general regulatory environment in which an organization like Sonova operates. Experience working with the medical device, healthcare or life sciences industries is strongly preferred.
Please do not contact the Company directly; resumes sent to the company will be routed back to MLA.
Internal Number: 84798
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