BioSurplus Appoints Michelle Crandall to Lead Boston Expansion 12-Year Life Sciences Veteran Will Offer Boston's Thriving Bio Sector Better Options for Buying, Selling and Auctioning Used Lab Equipment
BOSTON, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSurplus today announced the appointment of Michelle Crandall as its Greater Boston Regional Business Development Manager. A 12-year veteran of the Boston area's life sciences community, she will launch the company's first local showroom and spearhead expansion efforts in the region. Many greater Boston life sciences companies already rely on BioSurplus' online services to maximize the value of their scientific instrument. The planned BioSurplus Boston showroom launch and hiring of Michelle demonstrate the company's commitment to delivering better and more services in the region. Crandall's first directive will be to seek opportunities to acquire, consign and/or auction lab equipment from working labs.
"BioSurplus is thrilled to welcome Michelle Crandall to lead our expansion in greater Boston," said Preston "Cinco" Plumb, BioSurplus' President and CEO. "Her deep roots in the New England life sciences community coupled with her extensive experience as a lab technician and researcher will be invaluable in helping serve our customer needs for buying and selling used lab equipment."
Crandall has a strong background in both life science and business development. She joined BioSurplus after a sales and business-development strategy role at Bainbridge International. Before that she managed customer accounts and programs at global pharmaceutical services provider PAREXEL. She also served as a research associate at Acceleron Pharma and held laboratory technician and program manager positions at Charles River Laboratories. She earned her MBA from Suffolk University and her B.S. in biology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Since 2002, BioSurplus has assembled a team of scientific experts to pioneer leading edge solutions for every stage of the lab equipment lifecycle. From providing a website of dynamic inventory and online auctions, to developing software solutions that allow clients to manage their own equipment, to offering turnkey solutions for selling surplus assets, BioSurplus is dedicated to maximizing the value and use of laboratory equipment for its customers. To this end, it has become a leading supplier of pre-owned laboratory instruments and equipment management services.
BioSurplus is headquartered in San Diego and has large showrooms in San Diego, the San Francisco Bay Area, Korea and, soon, Boston. BioSurplus offers services nationally and sells equipment worldwide. For more information, please visit the corporate website at www.biosurplus.com.