DexCom, Inc. (DexCom), a California-based company developing and marketing continuous glucose monitoring systems, has appointed Richard B. Doubleday as vice president of sales. Doubleday will be responsible for DexCom's sales and sales administration functions. Most recently, Doubleday worked as director, global strategic alliances for the Johnson & Johnson Family of Diabetes Companies. He will be reporting to Terry Gregg, DexCom's president and chief executive officer.
We are delighted that Rick has agreed to lead our sales activities. Rick brings to DexCom not only a proven track record of sales leadership, but many professional working relationships in the diabetes community, which is consistent with my core belief that a strong commitment to diabetes is an essential part of building our business, said Mr. Gregg. He has demonstrated success in delivering exceptional results in organizational development, sales volume, alliance development, market share and profit growth and Rick has dedicated much of his career to improving the lives of people suffering with diabetes. We are coming into a critical time for DexCom as we lead healthcare providers and patients to an understanding of the full potential of continuous glucose monitoring in diabetes as well as in other key settings.
Doubleday joined Johnson & Johnson as a retail sales representative with Advanced Care Products in May 1988. After Johnson & Johnson, he joined LifeScan in 1996 as a national account manager. During his service at LifeScan, Doubleday also served as area manager, consumer sales, field sales director, consumer sales, field sales director, professional sales and marketing director, health care professional channel. Then Doubleday joined Animas Corporation in 2006 as director, brand marketing, responsible for promotion, positioning and messaging for new and existing products in the Animas portfolio. Doubleday then served as director of strategic marketing and alliances, responsible for developing and managing strategic alliances for Animas as well as helping to craft the long term portfolio strategy.