Thomas Rossnagel, president and CEO of Sunrise Medical since 2009, is stepping down from his position to spend more time with his family, the company reports in a media release.

Effective June 1, Johan Ek, chairman of the Board of Directors, will take over as acting CEO.

“Thomas Rossnagel has led Sunrise Medical’s transformation to a global industry leader with revenues approaching €500 million in 2017. He has worked relentlessly toward Sunrise Medical’s vision to ‘improving people´s lives’ by designing, manufacturing, and marketing of innovative, high-quality premium complex rehab mobility products and services. It is with regret I have accepted Thomas’ resignation,” Ek says, in the release from the Fresno, Calif-based company.

“After 20 years of service at Sunrise Medical, I would like to spend more time with my family. For that reason, I have asked our owners Nordic Capital to find a new CEO for Sunrise Medical. I took this step to ensure continued success of this great business. It is the right time for a new leader to take Sunrise Medical to the next level,” Rossnagel states.

[Source: Sunrise Medical]