Coronavirus In Minnesota: Starkey Hearing Technologies Furloughs 10% Of Global WorkforceStarkey Hearing Technologies announced Thursday that it’s furloughing 10% of its global workforce as economies around the world grind to a halt in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
FBI Searches Home Of Fired Former President Of Starkey HearingMore drama is unfolding in the ongoing purge of top executives at Starkey Labs. Federal agents executed a search warrant at the Plymouth home of former Starkey president Jerry Ruzicka Wednesday afternoon.
Meet Bill Austin – Founder Of Starkey Hearing FoundationHe is a Minnesotan. He is a billionaire, and he says he does not know or care who writes his checks. He is Bill Austin, owner of Starkey technologies. The only American hearing supplier is a major employer in the Twin Cities. The company operates out of Eden Prairie, as does the foundation -- which fits people around the world with free hearing aids. The foundation's star-studded fundraiser is Sunday, with Katy Perry headlining.
George W. Bush, Katy Perry To Headline Starkey FundraiserFormer President George W. Bush and pop star Katy Perry will headline this year's Starkey Hearing Foundation awards gala in St. Paul. Bush will be honored for working with the foundation to give customized hearing devices to 222 people in Tanzania.