Dexcom to create over 60 new jobs in Edinburgh

Diabetes management leader Dexcom, has announced the opening of its Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters in Edinburgh. This will create over 60 new jobs for the region within the next three years.

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28/11/2016

A broad range of high-quality jobs will be created, delivering both headquarter-related internal services, as well as customer-facing services to clients across a range of European countries in multiple languages.

The new Edinburgh operation for the San Diego-headquartered company, will manage all commercial, operational, technical support and research and development operations in the European region and will be key to Dexcom’s international growth.

Scotland's reputation for innovation

John Lister, general manager EMEA at Dexcom, said in a recent Invest Edinburgh article in City AM, “We feel there’s a good cultural match between Dexcom and Scotland’s reputation for innovation, especially here in Edinburgh, with its skilled and experienced workforce.

“With its strong history of medical innovation, the incredible talent pool in the city and the strategic inward investment through Scottish Enterprise, Edinburgh really stood out to us as a location. We are excited to bring the benefits of our state-of-the-art glucose monitoring solutions to diabetes patients across EMEA and build our brand and future commercial business from Scotland."

Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Keith Brown, said: “I am particularly pleased that an international company like Dexcom recognises the strength of Scotland’s life science sector and chose Edinburgh as their new European headquarters. I look forward to hearing of technological advances developed here that will enhance the lives of people living with diabetes and I wish them all the best for the future.”

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