Ross HansenVP, Sales
Although he began his professional career as a Forensic Scientist, Ross Hansen soon found his true calling in life as a sales leader, a role he continues today as VP, Sales for Axcend®. Prior to taking over global direct and indirect sales efforts for Axcend, Hansen spent over 30 years 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. Additionally, he also spent four years with the Monroe County Regional Crime Lab in New York as a Forensic Scientist, as well as over two years with Schenectady Chemicals as a Synthetic Organic Chemist. Hansen graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from State University of New York, and he also received a Certificate in Biology from Rutgers University.