Freedom Innovations names new vice president of R&D

Freedom Innovations, Irvine, Calif., has hired John Robertson as vice president of research and development.

Robertson has more than 25 years of experience in leading the development of high quality, high reliability and safety-critical systems in both R&D and operation management roles.

Robertson was most recently senior director of new product introduction at Masimo in Irvine. Previously he directed R&D for Cameron Health and also was chief engineer at Delphi, where he provided the overall leadership of the R&D organization for their automotive safety electronics product line.

John Robertson

John Robertson

Robertson has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University and holds the prestigious Six Sigma Green Belt Certification for quality in manufacturing and management process control.

“Throughout his career, John has focused on providing engineering solutions and designs that have a profound impact on customers’ and patients’ lives. We are excited to have John join our team,” Maynard Carkhuff, chairman and chief executive officer for Freedom Innovations, stated in a press release. “His experience and expertise is ideal for driving development of the advanced technology products that will fuel Freedom’s continued growth.”

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