InSphero Adds Head of Sales
News Jan 21, 2016
InSphero AG, the leading supplier of easy-to-use solutions for production, culture, and assessment of more organotypic 3D cell culture models, has appointed Dr. Beate Schnell to serve as Head of Sales. Dr. Schnell joins the InSphero senior management team having previously held senior-level strategic sales, sales operations, and key account management positions at Promega Corp., Promega GmbH, and Abbott Diagnostics.
InSphero CEO and co-founder Dr. Jan Lichtenberg states the addition of Schnell “adds instant energy and over 15 years’ experience in the global life sciences research and diagnostics industry to lead our growing global sales team. Beate brings with her a proven track record of setting and achieving ambitious sales objectives with one of our industry’s leading companies, and her scientific background and customer-centric sales focus make her a natural fit for InSphero. We are excited to have her leading our team and driving our coordinated sales and marketing initiatives.”
Along with the hiring of Schnell, InSphero’s sales team and facilities are expanding to meet increased demand within the US marketplace where InSphero’s assay-ready 3D InSight™ Microtissues and contract screening services are gaining traction for safety and efficacy testing within the pharmaceutical industry. States Lichtenberg, “In addition to Beate, we’ve recently added experienced regional account professionals and field application scientists in the US and Europe. With the establishment of our US bioproduction facility in Brunswick, Maine, we have created capacity to provide responsive, best-in-class product delivery and support to our North American customers.”