ResMed names new member of board of directors

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ResMed has announced the appointment of the experienced healthcare executive Karen Drexler as the newest member of its board of directors.

Ms Drexler has been a board member for public and private digital health, medical device and diagnostic companies for more than a decade, and has extensive management experience as both a founder and chief executive officer (CEO).

“ResMed has appointed Sandstone Diagnostics head Karen Drexler to its board of directors.“

She currently serves as CEO and board member of Sandstone Diagnostics, a commercial-stage consumer diagnostics company, and as an active mentor and advisor with Astia, a global nonprofit focused on female founders.

Peter Farrell, ResMed's founder and chairman, said: "Her deep expertise in advising and managing medical device, digital health and diagnostic companies, and particularly her experience in technology and out-of-hospital care models, will serve ResMed well."

Additionally, the company has announced that Dr Chris Roberts is retiring from the board, after serving with the company for more than 25 years. Ms Drexler's appointment and Dr Roberts' retirement both took effect following the company's annual meeting of shareholders.

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