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Sensear, a leading innovator in the global Hearing Protection industry, has appointed Rick Marquez as VP of Sales America based in Los Angeles. Rick will be responsible for driving Sensear’s sales efforts in the North and South American markets.

Marquez brings to Sensear over 20 years of senior sales and marketing experience in the Hearing Protection industry, having recently been VP Sales for Moldex. “With Rick’s executive sales experience in the Hearing Protection industry, we anticipate rapid growth for Sensear in the America’s where we believe we have a very exciting opportunity” Justin Miller, CEO Sensear said.

Sensear has developed the world's first SENS® technology that simultaneously isolates and enhances speech while suppressing background noise. Sensear’s Smart Ear Plugs and Ear Muffs enable users to hear conversations in high noise environments via face-to-face, two-way radio, and Bluetooth cell phones while staying protected with situational awareness.

Marquez said “I am elated about joining the Sensear team. Their smart hearing protection devices are exciting additions to a market segment that is looking for innovative, proprietary technology. For the end-user, it truly gives them hearing protection that prevents hearing loss and allows them to hear vital communication in all types of noise environments. For distributors, Sensear products offer extra value-added hearing protectors to their customers and increased margins to their bottom lines.”

Having launched their smart hearing protection devices to the industrial market in early 2008, Sensear is experiencing rapid growth in key markets of Australia and the Americas where they are now being used by over 75 customers including global companies such as Qantas, Rio Tinto, Alcoa, and Boeing.

According to Justin Miller, “Noise-Induced Hearing Loss is one of the world’s most common occupational illnesses and Sensear products enable users to stay protected while they communicate resulting in reduced hearing loss liabilities and improving productivity”

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About Sensear

Founded in 2006 in Perth, Australia, and with joint headquarters in Perth, and San Francisco, USA, Sensear is a world leader in the development and manufacture of high noise communication headsets. From a global network of sales offices, Sensear is selling to end users via distributors, dealers, and resellers in the majority of countries around the world. Sensear’s patented combination of hardware and software, isolates, cleans, and packages speech while suppressing background noise to a safe level. The award-winning technology has been incorporated into both earplug and earmuff headsets that, whilst retaining situational awareness, enable face-to-face, mobile/cell phone, short-range, and two-way radio communication in the harshest and noisiest of environments.

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