Awarepoint Expands With Four Execs

San Diego-based Awarepoint, which develops systems for tracking equipment and patients in hospitals, reported today that it has hired four new executives onto its management team. The firm said it has named Merrie Wallace as Executive Vice President of Product Solutions, Chris Cosgrove as Senior Vice President of Sales, Eastern United States, Greg Arthur as Vice President of Client Management, and Carla Gallecos as vice President of National Accounts, Western United States. Wallace was most recently at McKesson Corporation, as was Cosgrove; Arthur joins from Microsoft, and Gallecos from Cisco. Awarepoint is venture backed by Avalon Ventures, Cardinal Partners, JAFCO, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Silicon Valley Bank, Top Tier Capital Partners, and Venrock Associates.