Ad de Waard has been named VP of international sales and marketing at Accumetrics (San Diego). Previously, de Waard was director of international business development at Inverness. He will be based in the Netherlands. Accumetrics makes diagnostic tests for rapid platelet function assessment.

Steven Pacelli has been appointed to the newly created position of chief administrative officer at DexCom (San Diego). Pacelli has been DexCom's senior VP of corporate affairs since July 2007. DexCom makes continuous glucose monitoring systems for use by patients at home and by healthcare providers in the hospital.

Wendy DiCicco was named CFO of Globus Medical (Audubon, Pennsylvania). DiCicco was CFO of Kensey Nash for the past 10 years. Globus Medical makes spinal implants.

Oswaldo (Oz) Le n has joined Health Language (HLI; Denver) as chief technology officer. Prior to joining HLI, Le n was CTO of Jones International. Health Language makes software solutions that automatically incorporate medical vocabulary and coding standards into healthcare information technology applications.