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Nonin Medical Names New CEO

February 25, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS—Nonin Medical, Inc., a global leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, today announced that David Hemink has been named its new CEO effective February 11, 2019. Hemink succeeds Nonin founder, Philip Isaacson, as CEO. Isaacson will remain as chief technology officer, and take on the responsibility of executive chairman.

“I have a great sense of accomplishment in guiding Nonin Medical since the founding of the company in 1986; I am proud of our achievements and how we have been able to improve the quality of people’s lives through our innovation,” said Isaacson. “With his passion, leadership and industry experience, the board and I are confident that David is the right person to continue to drive continued innovation and growth well into the future.”

Hemink has extensive experience as a leader and innovator in the medical device industry. Before joining Nonin as Executive Vice President of Sales in August 2018, he served as president of Cantel Medical, a leading provider of infection prevention products and services. At Cantel, he helped to drive significant, profitable growth and developed innovative infection prevention and control technologies that measurably improved outcomes for caregivers and patients alike.

Prior to Cantel, Mr. Hemink served as senior vice president of electrophysiology at Boston Scientific, a renowned global medical technology leader, and president of Bard Access Systems, a market leader in vascular access devices. Earlier in his career, he held senior sales and marketing roles at Abbott Vascular Devices, Dell EMC, and Boston Scientific. Hemink received his Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications from California State University, Fresno.

“I know I speak for everyone at Nonin in thanking Phil for his dedication and leadership to the company,” said Hemink.  “I am excited by the opportunity to lead Nonin Medical, a company rich with talent, capability and technology platforms that have a long standing history of success and delivering best-in-class care.”

“I’ve had the privilege to support caregivers and patients, for over 25 years in the medical device field, and I am thrilled to be working with such a strong team as we look to future innovation and advancements within the next chapter at Nonin Medical,” continued Hemink.

About Nonin Medical

Since 1986, Nonin Medical has developed reliable technologies and manufactured durable noninvasive patient monitoring devices for healthcare professionals and consumers. Nonin pulse oximeters, cerebral and tissue oximeters, capnographs, sensors, and software deliver dependable performance day after day—even in challenging environments. To learn more, visit