ResMed Appoints Michael Farrell as Chief Executive Officer; Robert Douglas Appointed President and Chief Operating Officer: Page 4 of 4
initiatives strategic business unit, Jim Hollingshead, will replace Farrell as president, Americas. Jim joined ResMed in 2010 as vice president of strategy & business development. In 2011 his role was expanded to include leadership of ResMed ventures & initiatives, the unit within ResMed responsible for growing early stage businesses. Before ResMed, Jim spent 18 years in strategy consulting, where he worked across a wide range of industries, with senior roles at Deloitte Consulting and Monitor Group. Jim holds a bachelor of arts degree in history and international relations with distinction from Stanford University, and an MA and PhD in political science from the University of California at Berkeley, where he was awarded a prestigious graduate student fellowship by the National Science Foundation.
ResMed is a global leader in the development, manufacturing and marketing of medical products for the diagnosis, treatment and management of respiratory disorders, with a focus on sleep-disordered breathing. The company is dedicated to developing innovative products to improve the lives of those who suffer from these conditions and to increasing awareness among patients and healthcare professionals of the potentially serious health consequences of untreated sleep-disordered breathing. For more information on ResMed, visit www.resmed.com.
Statements contained in this release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking" statements as contemplated by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the company's future revenue, earnings or expenses, new product development and new markets for the company's products, are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to materially differ from those projected or implied in the forward-looking statements. Those risks and uncertainties are discussed in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for its most recent fiscal year and in other reports the company files with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. Those reports are available on the company's website.
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