President and Chief Operating Officer
Robert Douglas was appointed ResMed’s president in March 2013 and chief operating officer in September 2011; together with ResMed chief executive officer, Mick Farrell, he holds full operational responsibility for ResMed and its subsidiaries. Previously, Rob was ResMed’s chief operating officer of Asia Pacific and global supply chain from 2008 through 2011, responsible for the region’s commercial distribution, sales operations, and global manufacturing; Sydney chief operating officer from 2005 through 2008, responsible for the company’s manufacturing and research and development; vice president of operations from 2003 to 2005, responsible for the company’s manufacturing; vice president of ResMed’s respiratory and cardiac business from 2002 to 2003; and vice president of corporate marketing when he joined ResMed in 2001.
Rob currently serves as co-vice chairman on the Board of Directors of the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation. He also serves as vice chairman on the Board of Directors of EvoNexus, a non-profit technology incubator. Rob has a Master of Business Administration from Macquarie University, a bachelor’s in electrical engineering with first-class honors, and a Bachelor of Science in computer sciences from the University of New South Wales, Sydney.