WAUKESHA, Wis., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Science Corporation, an Opto Circuits group company and a global leader in automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and diagnostic cardiac monitoring devices, is pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Pepper as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Cardiac Science.
As CFO, Doug will oversee all financial and accounting matters such as managing the company's cash flow, accounting and finance departments, and budget and expense controls.
Doug has extensive experience in global and domestic operations, manufacturing, finance and administration. Previously, he worked as a Chief Operating Officer for a global manufacturing company and as CFO for one of the company's business units prior to joining Cardiac Science.
"It is rare to find a leader like Doug who combines a deep understanding of financial planning and analysis with global operations expertise," said Thomas Dietiker, Director, OEM and M&A, Opto Circuits (India) Ltd. "We are excited that Doug has joined our team."
Doug and his wife have lived in Milwaukee for five years and originally hail from the St. Louis, Mo., area. He will be reporting directly to Neal Long, Cardiac Science Chief Executive Officer, located in the Waukesha office.
About Cardiac Science
Cardiac Science, a wholly owned subsidiary of Opto Circuits (India) Ltd., develops, manufactures, and markets a family of advanced diagnostic and therapeutic cardiology devices and systems, including automated external defibrillators (AED), electrocardiograph devices (ECG/EKG), cardiac stress treadmill and systems, PC-based diagnostic workstations, Holter monitoring systems, hospital defibrillators, vital signs monitors, cardiac rehabilitation telemetry systems, and cardiology data management systems (informatics) that connect with hospital information (HIS), electronic medical record (EMR), and other information systems. The company sells a variety of related products and consumables and provides a portfolio of training, maintenance, and support services. Cardiac Science, the successor to the cardiac businesses that established the trusted Burdick®, HeartCentrix®, Powerheart®, and Quinton® brands, is headquartered in Bothell, Washington. With customers in almost 100 countries worldwide, the company has operations in North America, Europe, and Asia. For information, call 425.402.2000 or visit http://www.cardiacscience.com.
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