Numira Grows Sales Division Adding Kim Killian As Regional Sales Manager
Exec to Support Life Science Research Clients in Booming Southwestern Market
SALT LAKE CITY, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Numira, a leader in high resolution, 3D imaging services, visualization software, and cloud computing for the life science market, today announced the appointment of Kim Killian as Regional Sales Manager of the Southwestern region.
“As we’ve seen remarkable growth opportunities in the western United States, we knew we needed to bring on new and exceptional resources,” said Hal Widlansky, CEO of Numira. “We’re thrilled to be able to attract talented sales professionals like Kim to our team. Her background, experience and network of relationships will enable us to continue to expand our business and have a real impact on drug and biotech development efforts in that part of the country.”
Based in San Diego, CA, Kim will work to extend support services to the rapidly expanding sectors in Southern California, Arizona, Nevada, and Utah.
Kim brings over 15 years of sales leadership to the Numira team, with the majority of her professional experience within the pharmaceutical/biotech arena. Upon graduating from the University of South Carolina with a BS in Biology, Killian served 3 years as a manufacturers representative for Eppendorf/Buchi, responsible for the promotion and maintenance of research equipment to Eli Lily. She then transitioned to pharmaceuticals sales spending 9 years at Wyeth as a key account manager, responsible for educating San Diego area medical teaching institutions like UCSD, Navy Medical Balboa and Camp Pendleton about Wyeth’s entire product portfolio. In 2007 Pfizer purchased Wyeth and Killian made the leap to Biotech, focusing specifically on Contract Research Organizations (CROs) offering a variety of preclinical in vitro/ in vivo/ex vivo contract studies for drug candidate evaluation.
“Numira is a respected company and a leader in the life science industry,” explains Killian. “I’m excited to be part of the team and utilize my experience and one-on-one approach to providing top-notch service and technical support to clients in my territory. I’ve been immersed in the industry for many years and look forward to working with our clients to understand their technology and research needs and provide the solutions that best serve them.”
Kim adds, “We combine proprietary reagents and software algorithms with our imaging platform and offer unique measurements. You can visit our cloud portal at www.altanexus.com to view recent validation data and 3D movies of our imaging.”
Numira is a specialized preclinical contract research organization (CRO) assisting pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies to understand the efficacy of their products at the early stages of development. Utilizing patented imaging protocols and 3D quantitative analysis tools, Numira delivers images, metrics, and analyses that provide definitive results rapidly and accurately. Focused on therapeutic areas such as CNS, bone, pulmonary, oncology, and inflammation, Numira’s novel customized solutions provide researchers with new insights and greater accuracy in a cost-effective and timely manner, helping to expedite the discovery process. For more information visit www.numira.com.