M. Derek Smith – PDG, SomnoMed, Ltd.

Derek has spent his life working for healthcare Technology and Service Companies with the goal of improving and saving lives. He has over 20 years of General Management Leadership experience, lately working for Philips Healthcare where he was CEO of their Hospital to Home Business as well as SVP of The Therapeutic Care Business Unit. Prior to that Derek was President of the Hospital Division of Respironics, the General Manager of the Access Health Business of McKesson and General Manager of the Configured Monitoring Division of Datex.Ohmeda. Prior to his General Management leadership roles Derek had extensive Product Development, Marketing and Sales Experience.

Derek was educated in Australia and the UK and holds a BSc in Biochemistry (Newcastle University,UK)


Dr. Peter Neustadt – Non-Executive Chairman, SomnoMed, Ltd.

Dr. Neustadt is a management consultant and entrepreneur with more than thirty years’ experience in building and improving public companies within the hospitality, media, property and finance sectors. He has previously worked for the global management consulting firm, McKinsey & Company and was an executive board member of Kerry Packer’s Consolidated Press Holdings (CPH).

Dr. Neustadt served on a number of public and private company boards including Cypress Lakes Group Limited, The Golden Door, CEL Limited, Network TEN, Advance Bank Limited, Trafalgar and Manboom Limited.


M. Neil Verdal-Austin – Directeur financier

M. Verdal-Austin a plus de vingt ans d’expérience en tant que directeur financier pour plusieurs sociétés de distribution et de fabrication médicale, là où les appareils médicaux et améliorer la vie des gens, sont devenus sa passion. Son expérience inclut le développement et l’application des systèmes, les acquisitions d’entreprises, la planification stratégique, rédiger les rapports et la gestion d’opérations. Avant d’atteindre ce poste chez SomnoMed, il a d’abord travaillé chez Lifehealthcare, le plus grand distributeur australien d’appareils et de produits médicaux.
Avant Lifehealthcare, il était le directeur financier et un acteur clé au sein d’Orthomedics Group, un grand distributeur médical en Afrique du Sud. Pendant cette nomination, il était un personnage clé dans l’équipe de direction et chef d’orchestre dans tous les aspects commerciaux de cette entreprise, ses processus, ses acquisitions, sa performance financière, et sa qualité opérationnelle. Neil a complété ses études à l’Université de Cape Town, en Afrique du Sud et est un expert-comptable (Australie).