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DexCom Appoints Kevin Sayer As New Chairman of the Board

DexCom Appoints Kevin Sayer As New Chairman of the Board

DexCom, Inc. an innovator in continuous glucose monitoring for people with diabetes, recently announced that Terry Gregg has retired as the Company’s Executive Chairman and from the Company’s Board of Directors after 13 years with the company. Kevin Sayer has been appointed Chairman of the Board, in addition to his current duties as President and CEO.

DexComDexCom Appoints Kevin Sayer As New Chairman of the Board

“My retirement and today’s transition represent the final steps of the vision we established several years ago. The Company is ideally positioned to drive Continuous Glucose Monitoring (“CGM”) to the objectives we always contemplated – the standard of care for all insulin-using patients and ultimately a key technology across healthcare. Our Board is strong and very excited for Kevin to assume these additional responsibilities,” said Terry Gregg.

Mr. Gregg joined the company’s Board of Directors in 2005 and served as the CEO from June 2007 through January 2015. He has been the Company’s Executive Chairman since January 2015. During his tenure, the Company launched six generations of CGM technologies and grew from nominal revenues to a currently estimated $925 million in 2018 revenues (based upon the Company’s updated financial guidance). Dexcom’s footprint has expanded to more than 40 countries around the world and to approximately 2,300 full-time employees worldwide.

“We all want to express a heartfelt thank you and congratulations to Terry for his many years of dedication to Dexcom,” said Kevin Sayer, Dexcom’s Chairman, President and CEO. “His commitment to ’patients first’ and intense drive to advance CGM technology leave an indelible imprint on Dexcom’s culture. We all understand and participate in his vision for Dexcom. We look forward to achieving those goals and going much further.”

Bethany Payton-O’Brien Joins Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Law Firm As Partner

Tully Rinckey PLLC has announced that Bethany L. Payton-O’Brien has joined the firm’s San Diego, C.A. office as Partner. As a Partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC, she focuses her practice on security clearance representation and military law, including litigation, dispute resolution, criminal law and administrative law. She can represent clients before the U.S. Court of… Continue Reading

Al Pesiri Joins Harland Property Management as Senior Property Manager

Al Pesiri Joins Harland Property Management as Senior Property Manager

Al Pesiri has joined up with Harland Property Management, a  La Jolla based property management firm. With over 20 years of professional real estate experience that includes management of over 1,500 units, functioning as regional manager/asset manager in Washington, Oregon, California and Arizona, Al Pesiri joins Harland as a Senior Property Manager. Al will be… Continue Reading

San Diego Based Solar Gard Promotes Kendall Combs to General Manager

San Diego Based Solar Gard Promotes Kendall Combs to General Manager

San Diego-based Solar Gard  has announced it has appointed Kendall Combs as its new general manager of thin films. Through his previous role as marketing director, Combs gained an unrivaled understanding of the market and its customers, which allowed him to position himself as a leader with the capabilities and knowledge to help propel Solar… Continue Reading

San Diego’s Generali Global Assistance Wins Two ACE/Claims Magazine Awards

Generali Global Assistance’s Travel Insurance division, formerly CSA Travel Protection, recently announced that it took home two top honors at the America’s Claims Event (ACE Awards) on June 21 in Charlotte, N.C. Recognized for going above and beyond to serve her customers in a way that provides a seamless, supportive experience, Michelle Bjarnson was awarded… Continue Reading

Scot Chisholm, Classy CEO And Co-Founder, Named A Glassdoor Highest Rated CEO In 2017

Classy CEO and co-founder Scot Chisholm has won a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award recognizing the Highest Rated CEOs for 2017 in the U.S. SMB category. Based in San Diego, California, Classy aims to accelerate social impact by providing world-class online fundraising tools that fuel modern nonprofits. Recognized by Fast Company as a Top Innovative Company… Continue Reading

You Are a Powerhouse – Now Put It to Good Use

By Samantha DeBianachi  What do you do once you have broken the glass ceiling? Women everywhere are achieving far beyond what was thought possible not too long ago. For women, there is some work yet to be done, but in the business arena women are making names for themselves as serious power-players. Once you achieve… Continue Reading

W. Michael Garner to Be Honored with the AAFD’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) has announced W. Michael Garner of Garner & Ginsburg, P.A. as this year’s recipient of the AAFD’s Total Quality Franchising Award for Lifetime Achievement. Garner will receive the AAFD’s highest individual recognition in acknowledgement for a lifetime of embracing collaborative relationships in franchising. Garner will be honored… Continue Reading