Gary Dota has been named director of U.S. sales and field service for Cholestech (Hayward, California), a manufacturer of point-of-care health diagnostic systems. Dota comes to Cholestech from Beckman Coulter, where he spent 18 years, most recently as director of central U.S. sales.

Patrick McStay has joined Xilas Medical (San Antonio) as its vice president, sales and marketing. For the past ten years, McStay has effectively led the development and expansion of the Disease Management product offerings of Caremark Rx. Xilas Medical manufactures diabetic foot related medical devices and systems.