ResMed taps Nunez as new chief medical officer

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

SAN DIEGO – ResMed has named Dr. Carlos Nunez chief medical officer effective Jan. 3. Nunez most recently served as senior vice president of medical affairs for Becton, Dickinson and Company. He will be based in ResMed’s San Diego headquarters and will report to CEO Mick Farrell and President/COO Rob Douglas. Nunez has more than two decades of leadership experience in the medical field, with a focus on aligning the clinical realities of modern healthcare with the business strategies of global enterprises. At BD, he drove business strategy, innovation and public policy efforts across a business with $12 billion in revenue, while advising on safety, quality and regulatory matters. He has also held senior leadership positions at United HealthCare Group’s Optum division, CareFusion and Picis, a healthcare informatics company. ResMed’s current chief medical officer, Dr. Glenn Richards, will transition to the role of medical director for the company’s product development teams.