BOERNE, TX – November 9, 2011 – Gilbert A. Mejia joined Stanbio Laboratory as
Vice President of Sales and Marketing – a new position with responsibilities and
oversight for the Stanbio Laboratory sales and marketing teams.
Most recently, Mr. Mejia was Executive Director of Sales for BioMerieux, Inc., in
Durham, North Carolina. Mr. Mejia returns to Stanbio Laboratory where he was formerly
Director of U.S. Sales.
“We’re delighted to have Gilbert return to Stanbio,” said Stanbio President
William R. Pippin. “He has a demonstrated track record of organizing and motivating
sales teams in ways that produce impressive results. Gilbert will be instrumental in
developing and growing our established sales and marketing departments. We look
toward 2012 as our most successful year in our 52-year history,” Pippin added.
Mr. Mejia brings more than 15 years of sales and marketing experience in the
medical diagnostic industry to Stanbio Laboratory. He has additional strengths in
strategic sales planning, sales staff optimization and customer relationship development.
“Now that Stanbio Laboratory is part of United Kingdom-based EKF Diagnostics
Group, there is incredible potential to develop and enhance the structure of our sales and
marketing forces to meet the challenges of a fiercely competitive domestic and
international marketplace,” Mejia said. “I couldn’t be more excited for this opportunity –
and my family is equally pleased to be returning to Texas, our home state,” Mejia added.
Founded in 1960 and headquartered in Boerne, Texas, Stanbio Laboratory manufactures and
markets medical testing and diagnostic devices including clinical chemistry, pregnancy, strep A, serology,
urinalysis, and point-of-care hemoglobin tests. Stanbio Laboratory’s Quality System is ISO 13485
registered and its facility operates under USFDA current GMP requirements. Stanbio also offers OEM and
private labeling capabilities and distributes products in over 125 countries worldwide. This year the
company celebrates its 51st year in business. To find out more about Stanbio, review its news, or learn more
about its products, visit www.stanbio.com.
EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc is a worldwide manufacturer of near-patient care equipment for the
measurement of glucose, lactate, hemoglobin, hematocrit and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c). It offers its
products to the professional clinical and research laboratories, doctors’ offices, sports clinics, and athletic
testing sites. The company is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.