SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Under Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 7, 2004
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Item 5.02. Principal Officer Appointment.
Effective September 7, 2004, ResMed has appointed Kieran T. Gallahue as its President of ResMed Global. Before this appointment, Mr. Gallahue served as President and Chief Operating Officer, ResMed Americas.
Mr. Gallahue joined ResMed in January of 2003 from San Diego-based Nanogen, Inc., where he held a number of positions including President, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President Strategic Marketing. Before joining Nanogen, he led the critical care business division for Instrumentation Laboratory. In addition, Mr. Gallahue held various sales and marketing management positions with both General Electric and Proctor & Gamble. Mr. Gallahue holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics and Accounting from Rutgers University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
We have authorized the person whose signature appears below to sign this report on our behalf, in accordance with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Date: September 8, 2004
/s/ Adrian M. Smith
Adrian M. Smith
Senior Vice President Finance and
Chief Financial Officer