Kenneth Ferry has served as a Director and the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer since May 2006. He has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare technology field, with more than 10 years experience in senior management positions. Prior to joining the Company, from October 2003 to May 2006, Mr. Ferry was Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Global Patient Monitoring business for Philips Medical Systems, the market leader in the medical diagnostic imaging and patient monitoring systems industry. In this role he was responsible for Research & Development, Marketing, Business Development, Supply Chain and Manufacturing, Quality and Regulatory, Finance and Human Resources. From September 2001 to October 2003, Mr. Ferry served as Senior Vice President for Philips Medical Systems Division. From 1983 to 2001, Mr. Ferry served in a number of management positions with Hewlett Packard Co. and Agilent Technologies, Inc.