BioSurplus Hires Veteran Sales Executive, Robert Kum

Based in Fremont, With Extensive Experience in High-Level Scientific Instrument Sales

Feb 28, 2012, 07:03 ET from BioSurplus

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSurplus announced today that it has hired Robert Kum as an Account Manager in the sales department.  Kum will focus on high-end laboratory instruments and will be based in the company's Fremont, Calif. office and showroom.


Kum previously was National Account Director for Spectros, where he managed the sales team in charge of marketing for T-Stat, a visible light spectroscopy patient monitoring device.  While at Spectros, he worked on-site with the product's users, including vascular, bariatric and cardiac surgeons, among others.  Under his leadership sales tripled in volume.

In past positions, Kum has worked as Regional Sales Manager for Salix Pharmaceuticals, where he launched Colazal, an inflammatory bowel disease medication.  He has also held sales positions with Watson Pharma, Searle, and Dow Hickam/Mylan Pharmaceuticals.

About BioSurplus

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, as well as live 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 and the San Francisco Bay Area, and a new showroom in Korea.  BioSurplus offers services nationally and sells equipment worldwide. For more information, please visit the corporate website at

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