Michael Farrell
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Michael Farrell

Chief Executive Officer, ResMed

Michael J. Farrell became chief executive officer in March 2013. Mr. Farrell has served as the Company’s president – Americas since May 2011. He was previously senior vice president, strategic business unit – sleep from July 2007 to May 2011, and before that role he was vice president, marketing for the Americas from June 2005 through July 2007, and vice president, business development. Before joining the Company in September 2000, Mr. Farrell 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. Mr. Farrell sits on the board of directors of the American Association for Homecare, the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, and the New Children’s Museum, San Diego. Mr. Farrell 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, and an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management. In addition to his appointment as chief executive officer, Mr. Farrell was appointed to serve as a director on the Board effective as of March 1, 2013.