ResMed Appoints Michael Farrell as Chief Executive Officer; Robert Douglas Appointed President and Chief Operating Officer: Page 2 of 4
on as executive chairman of the board."
"I have little doubt that Mick and Rob will build on ResMed's momentum as a global driving force in sleep and respiratory medicine, and as a leader in the medical device industry," said Dr. Peter Farrell. "Mick has been with us for more than 12 years; Rob for more than 11. This is a deeply experienced and accomplished duo to lead ResMed. They have also played an integral role in developing and preserving the unique culture established within ResMed which has proved to be an extremely important component of the success of the company. The board and I are extremely confident in the ability of our senior management, as well as the talent at all levels throughout ResMed."
"Rob and I have worked in collaboration with the entire organization at ResMed for more than a decade to help drive the success of our core business by producing the best products on the market, becoming the preferred mask brand by patients and promoting the awareness of sleep-disordered breathing," commented Mick Farrell. "I am extremely excited to be taking the reins of a company that will contribute to the well-being and improved quality of life of millions of patients suffering from sleep-disordered breathing. Looking forward, we have huge opportunities to leverage current ResMed offerings and our product pipeline to change the lives of millions of patients who suffer from such co-morbidities as congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Our future success will be accelerated by ResMed's intense focus on innovation, breaking down barriers to diagnosis and treatment, and an emphasis on our culture, which attracts world-class talent who learn to share our passion for changing lives, one breath at a time."
"I am looking forward to working together with Mick and the rest of the team to build on the success and achievements of ResMed," said Rob Douglas. "We are uniquely positioned in healthcare. We improve patients' quality of life, slow down and even improve other medical co-morbidities, and reduce the cost of healthcare. I am confident we will continue to succeed in