ESS December 2017

The San Diego chapter of Young Catholic Professionals (YCP) will gather Tuesday, December 12, at 7 p.m. for its next monthly Executive Speaker Series, featuring Mick Farrell, the CEO for ResMed. The event is FREE and open to all young professionals in their 20s and 30s and is usually attended by people from all industries!

YCP is one of the nation's fastest-growing Catholic organizations with chapters in cities across the country and now finally in San Diego! Join other vibrant, Catholic young professionals at this free monthly event.

- Free wine, beer and appetizers
- Learn from an expereienced CEO!
- Meet young Catholics committed to professional growth
- Be part of this challenging and inspiring community

7:00 p.m. - Networking with free wine, beer, and appetizers
7:35 p.m. - Keynote Presentation: Mick Farrell followed by Q&A
8:30 p.m. - Stick around afterward to meet Mr. Farrell & continue networking!

Dress for this event is business professional. We hope to see you there!

We are currently looking for volunteers to help us out the day of! Volunteer positions include greeters, check-in, and beverage servers! Interested in helping out? If so, message us on Facebook or email

Mick Farrell was appointed ResMed’s CEO in March 2013. He joined the company in 2000, serving as president of the Americas region from 2011 to 2013, senior vice president of the global sleep apnea business unit from 2007 to 2011, and various senior roles in marketing and business development.

Before joining ResMed, Mick worked in management consulting, biotechnology, chemicals and metals manufacturing at Arthur D. Little, Genzyme, Dow Chemical, and BHP Billiton.

Mick serves on the board of directors of ResMed, the Advanced Medical Technology Association and Zimmer Biomet (NYSE: ZBH), a multibillion dollar public company that provides implantable musculoskeletal medical devices for patients globally. Mick volunteers as a trustee for non-profit organizations: UC San Diego Foundation, Rady Children’s Hospital, the La Jolla Playhouse, and the Museum of Man in San Diego.

Mick holds a bachelor of engineering with first-class honors from the University of New South Wales, a Master of Science in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Master of Business Administration from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Most importantly, Mick is husband to a lovely Panamanian wife, and father of two beautiful children, and he knows that these are the most important roles he has ever had, or will ever have in this life. As a speaker at YCP, it is relevant that Mick is a cradle Catholic, attended St. Ignatius College, a Jesuit-run school in Australia, and believes in the values and mission of our universal Church.

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