ResMed Appoints Michael Farrell as Chief Executive Officer; Robert Douglas Appointed President and Chief Operating Officer: Page 3 of 4
About Mick Farrell
Michael "Mick" Farrell, joined ResMed in 2000 and became president, Americas in 2011, responsible for Americas sales and commercial operations. Previously, Mick was senior vice president, sleep strategic business unit from 2007 to 2011, where he led the global team that executed the design, development and launch of the very successful S9™ platform of flow generator products. Before that, he held the positions of vice president, marketing for the Americas and vice president, business development. Before joining ResMed, Mick worked in management consulting and biotechnology, as well as in chemicals and steel manufacturing at Arthur D. Little, Genzyme Corporation, The Dow Chemical Company and BHP Billiton. Mick holds a bachelor of engineering, with first-class honors, from the University of New South Wales, a master of science in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management. He sits on the board of directors of the American Association for Homecare. Mick is the son of Dr. Peter Farrell.
About Rob Douglas
Rob Douglas, as chief operating officer, holds full operational responsibility for ResMed and its subsidiaries and is also now being appointed as president. He joined ResMed in 2001 as vice president of corporate marketing and has since excelled in additional ResMed roles including president – Asia Pacific and chief, global supply operations, responsible for global manufacturing and commercial distribution and sales operations in the Asia Pacific region; COO – Asia Pacific; and COO – Sydney. Before joining ResMed, Rob had various roles at Keycorp, an Australian electronics commerce company, managing strategy and new business, marketing and research and development. Prior to that, he was head of operations, project management and engineering at Telectronics Pty Ltd., an Australian medical electronics company. Rob has a master's of business administration from Macquarie University, a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering with first-class honors and a bachelor of science (computer sciences) from the University of New South Wales.
Jim Hollingshead Becomes President, Americas
As Mick Farrell transitions to the CEO role, current ResMed chief strategy officer and president, ventures &