Sunrise appoints new CEO
This just in from Sunrise Medical:
(May 26, 2009) LONGMONT, Colo. — Michael N. Cannizzaro announced that Thomas Rossnagel, SVP and Managing Director of Sunrise Europe, has been promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer of Sunrise and will join the Board of Directors effective immediately.
The Graduates video (Cannizzaro, the outgoing CEO and president, will continue as chairman of the board of directors.)
“Over the past thirteen years at Sunrise, Thomas has demonstrated a superb track record for both operational and strategic excellence. There is no one better suited to carry on what I have implemented and take the company to the next level. I look forward to all of the accomplishments ahead,” Cannizzaro commented.
“I am thrilled with the opportunity to lead Sunrise,” Rossnagel said.
He added, “Under Michael Cannizzaro`s leadership a lot has been accomplished in refocusing the company, that I now will be building on. We appreciate our customer’s business and reassure them of our continued commitment to the highest level of product and service excellence in the industry.”
Rossnagel closed in saying, “I am very proud to lead the talented and dedicated people in our company as we continue to position Sunrise for strong future growth.”