Axcend, a Provo-based liquid chromatography systems company, has hired Ross Hansen as vice president of sales. He will be responsible for leading and directing worldwide sales efforts for Axcend, both domestically and around the globe, including both direct and channel sales programs. Hansen has more than 30 years of experience in sales and sales management of scientific instruments, with a specific emphasis on high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and mass spectrometry, including sales management, sales and field sales/support positions with Thermo Fisher Scientific, Agilent (and Hewlett Packard/Agilent) and Perkin Elmer. He also spent four years with the Monroe County Regional Crime Lab in New York as a forensic scientist and more than two years with Schenectady Chemicals as a synthetic organic chemist.
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