David Van Avermaete
David Van Avermaete has over 30 years of experience in medical devices, including 22 years in the diabetes field, with specific expertise in consumer healthcare marketing and sales, including retail/pharmacy distribution, large scale customer service, physician recommendations and hospital-based marketing.
He is a former US president of the LifeScan division of Johnson & Johnson who, during his 13 year tenure, grew annual sales from under $100 million to over $1.0B developing the business into one of J&J's most successful and profitable consumer/professional healthcare divisions. More recently, he was the founder and CEO of VeraLight, a medical device company established in 2004 to focus on non-invasive screening for type 2 diabetes, and recently sold to Miraculins, Inc. Mr. Van Avermaete has also held leadership positions in sales and marketing with several device companies including Biotope, Roche Diagnostics, and Syntex Medical Diagnostics.
Mr. Van Avermaete holds a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science Degree in Microbiology from the University of Arizona and a Bachelor of Science Degree in medical technology and chemistry from Ball State University.