Gilbert A. Mejia Joins Stanbio Laboratory as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Published: Nov 10, 2011

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

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.

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