Carsten Trads: President
Carsten Trads joined Clarity as President on September 22, 2003. Trads is responsible for directing the strategic and financial direction of Clarity's global initiatives. Trads will also oversee all aspects of the company's daily operations, product development and sales and marketing activities. Trads formerly served at GN ReSound, a manufacturer of hearing aids and audiological measurement equipment, as president of North American operations. Trads joined GN ReSound in 1994, serving as a senior vice president at its headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark. In this position, he was a member of the executive management committee and led the sales and marketing organization. From 1991 to 1994 Trads was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Dancall radio, a manufacturer of cell phones and cordless phones. From 1985 to 1991, he held management positions in the distribution and marketing divisions of Bang and Olufsen, a manufacturer of consumer electronics. He graduated from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark with a degree in Business and Administration.
Jamie van den Bergh: Vice President - Sales & Marketing
Jamie van den Bergh is responsible for Clarity’s Marketing development and management of Clarity’s Sales organization. He has over 20 years experience in the Telecommunications industry having held Director and Vice President positions at Motorola and Giant International. Jamie moved from Europe to the US to start Motorola’s OEM Energy Products business and went on to run Marketing and International Operations for Motorola’s Consumer Products Division. Jamie joined Clarity in 2007 to focus on Clarity’s continued development of products and solutions for those with hearing loss. Jamie received a Bachelors degree from the University of Canterbury and a Business Degree from the University of Bradford.
CJ Lindsey: Director of Finance
CJ Lindsey is the newest
member of the executive team at Clarity and she is responsible for
managing its Finance and IT related activities. Prior to joining
Clarity, CJ was employed 11 years with a medical devices manufacturer,
Chattanooga Group- a DJO Company,
where she worked as VP of Finance responsible for overseeing Finance,
IT, HR and Customer Services. CJ graduated cum laude from the
University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor’s Degree in
Business/Accounting, and began her professional accounting career with
PriceWaterhouse Coopers in Dallas.
David G. Lashley: Vice President - R&D and Q&A
David Lashley is responsible for Clarity's worldwide product development and compliance. He manages the company's engineering department and Asian vendor relations. Lashley joined Clarity in 1995 as a Senior Engineer and was promoted to Engineering Manager in 1997. Prior to joining the company, he was a Technical Project Manager and Senior Engineer with First Financial Management Corporation's MicroBilt Division. Lashley's professional experience spans both the consumer and defense electronics industries. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a graduate of the General Electric Edison Engineering Program.