Kevin Sayer has been president and CEO of Dexcom since 2011 and in 2018 was also named chairman.
Kim Kamdar joined Domain Associates LLC in 2005 and became a partner in 2011. She has a background in small molecule drug discovery, worked in therapeutic startups and has played an important role in identifying promising companies.
HEALTH: Hospitals Grapple With Use, Costs and Concerns
Rady Children’s Hospital holds a world record for fastest genomic diagnosis. Instrumental in the feat: artificial intelligence.
Helen Torley joined Halozyme in 2014 as president and CEO. She has led the company to annual revenue of more than $350 million and a market cap of $2.6 billion.
M&A: Co. Will Operate as Armata Pharmaceuticals
Two companies, new name. San Diego-based AmpliPhi Biosciences and Marina del Rey’s C3J Therapeutics have merged, operating as Armata Pharmaceuticals, focused on antibiotic-resistant infections.
shipbuilding: Ship Costs $642M; Program Could Be $8B
General Dynamics NASSCO laid the keel for the first of up to 20 new U.S. Navy oilers — Navy auxiliary ships that refuel fighting ships in the middle of the ocean.
TECHNOLOGY: Transit Agency Inks $68.2M, 5½-Year Deal
Cubic Corp. received a $68.2 million contract extension to maintain and support the fare collection system for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, or LA Metro.
ENERGY: Battery Maker Plans to Move to Larger Facility
Flux Power Holdings Inc., which produces advanced lithium batteries for small industrial vehicles, reported a net loss of $3.8 million, or 8 cents per diluted share, on net revenue of $1.75 million during its third quarter, which ended on March 31.
BIOTECH: Co. Gets Licensing Fee From Argenx
San Diego-based Halozyme reported higher revenue and net income in first quarter results, thanks to the company’s platform technology. Looking forward, the company is heading for an inflection point.
BEVERGE: It Plans To Add Production Capacity to Vista HQ
Vista-Based NuZee Inc., a specialty coffee company founded in 2011 and with 15 local employees, will open a new facility in Texas. According to a news release, the Plano, Texas, location will support the company’s pour over co-packing services business.
TECH: Electronics Specialist Has 40% of Revenue From Defense
Kearny Mesa-based Cubic Corp. reported 21 percent year-over-year growth in sales from January to March 31.
medicine: Costs To Scale Up Leave Some Cos. in the Red
The heavy-hitters of San Diego medtech — Dexcom, ResMed, Tandem Diabetes Care and NuVasive — saw revenue either rise or shoot up in recent quarterly results.
DEFENSE: Acquisition Of Florida Turbine Technologies Closes
Kratos Defense and Security Solutions completed the first quarter of 2019 on March 31 with net income of $3.1 million, or 3 cents per share, on revenue of $160.4 million.
According to a news release, the Plano, Texas, expansion will support NuZee's pour over co-packing services business.
RETAIL: It Sells Human-Grade Food at Small Stores and Online
Many pet-owners treat their fur babies like their children.