SOURCE: SK & A, A Cegedim Company

SK & A, A Cegedim Company

October 19, 2010 12:00 ET

SK&A Appoints 25-Year Information Services Veteran as Senior Director of Sales

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - October 19, 2010) -  SK&A, A Cegedim Company, a leading provider of healthcare Information solutions and research, today announced the addition of longtime information-industry sales professional David Simon to its management team as Senior Director of Sales.

"David brings to SK&A a very accomplished and very successful performance record selling information solutions to companies throughout his career," said SK&A's Dave Escalante, Vice President, Data and Information Solutions. "As we expand our high-quality, innovative healthcare data products and services into new markets, we are fortunate and honored to have such a skilled manager and leader join our organization."

Simon has held positions in sales management, sales, and marketing management with companies such as Experian, D&B, and McGraw Hill. As Vice President of Data Sales at Experian, Simon led a large nationwide team of account executives to record product-line growth over an eight-year period. In his 15-plus years of sales leadership experience, Simon has managed field, inside, broker / reseller, and agency sales teams with a strong focus on new business development.

Simon will manage SK&A's staff of 21 sales representatives and one sales manager, which includes inbound, outbound, reseller, and solution sales teams. Simon will be based from SK&A's parent company office, Cegedim Relationship Management, in Bedminster, N.J.

About SK&A, A Cegedim Company:
SK&A is a leading provider of healthcare information solutions and research. SK&A, as part of Cegedim's global OneKey® offering, researches and maintains contact and profiling information for over two million healthcare practitioners, including 800,000-plus U.S. prescribers. SK&A also offers the only 100-percent telephone-verified database of email addresses of prescribers and professionals working at active healthcare sites. SK&A's customers include many of America's most recognized healthcare, life sciences and pharmaceutical companies. Please visit for more information or for counts and ordering.

About Cegedim: 
Founded in 1969, Cegedim is a global technology and services company specializing in the healthcare field. Cegedim supplies services, technological tools, specialized software, data flow management services and databases. Its offerings are targeted notably at healthcare industries, life sciences companies, healthcare professionals and insurance companies. The world leader in life sciences CRM, Cegedim is also one of the leading suppliers of strategic healthcare industry data. Cegedim employs 8,600 people in more than 80 countries and generated revenue of EUR 874 million in 2009.
Cegedim SA is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: CGM).
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Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Jack Schember
    SK&A, A Cegedim Company
    Director of Marketing
    Tel.: (+1) 949.255.1259
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    Aude Balleydier
    Media Relations
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