Adds Accomplished Pharma Executive Arne Brandon to Management Team

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–, the life science industry’s leading online marketplace for outsourced research, announced today the appointment of Arne Brandon to its senior leadership team. As the company’s chief commercial officer, Brandon will focus on growth of the platform within global pharma and biotech markets.

“We are delighted to have someone with Arne’s breadth of experience, superb execution abilities and strong industry connections join the management team,” said Kevin Lustig, PhD,’s CEO and Founder. “His technology background and business expertise will help us continue our rapid expansion into new research areas and geographic locations.”

Brandon brings over three decades of business development experience within the life sciences to Before joining the company, he was Vice President of Global Strategic Partnerships at VWR International. Previously he held senior leadership positions at Thermo Fisher Scientific and Life Technologies. He is an industry thought leader who has consistently delivered exceptional growth and greater productivity.

“I am excited to join at this critical time in the company’s global expansion,” added Brandon. “By enabling all scientists to access the latest research tools and technologies in one easy-to-use convenient marketplace, is revolutionizing how drug discovery is done.”

About is the world’s leading marketplace for outsourced research. The marketplace simplifies the entire research sourcing process, saving time and money and providing access to the latest innovative tools and technologies while maintaining full compliance with an organization’s procurement policies. operates private enterprise marketplaces for most of the world’s major pharmaceutical companies, VWR and the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). Since its founding in 2007, has raised more than $33 million from Leerink Transformation Partners, 5AM Ventures, Heritage Provider Network, Bootstrap Ventures and Hollywood producer Jack Giarraputo among others. Visit to learn more.

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