Sales Team - Myriad RBM

Sales Team

Robert BencherMr. Rob Bencher
Director of Sales, Eastern Region

Robert Bencher, a Director for Myriad RBM began his career as a Scientist at Abbott Laboratories in 1983 and was involved in the development of the first commercially available HIV blood test. He has since held sales, marketing, and strategic consulting roles with several companies including Johnson & Johnson, Pall Life Sciences, Chiron Diagnostics, Bayer Healthcare, and MetriGenix. Rob holds a Chemistry degree from Michigan State University (1983) and a MBA in Marketing and Finance from Loyola University of Chicago (1987).

Phone: (215) 806 1747

Jeff FreiserMr. Jeff Freiser
Director of Sales, Western Region

Prior to joining Myriad RBM as a Regional Sales Director, Jeff began his career as a Research Scientist at Allozyme Inc., a start-up biotechnology company located in Oakland, CA. He has since held sales positions at several biotechnology companies including MiraiBio Inc. (a Hitachi Software Co.) where he managed a sales team and provided technical support for a line of imaging systems, microarray equipment, and Luminex instrumentation and software. More recently he served as the West Coast Sales Manager for LINCO Research, again performing a sales role and providing technical assistance with multiplexed biomarker immunoassay kits. Jeff holds a Bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley.

Phone: (619) 497 0079

Dr. Friederike MuellerPD Dr. Friederike Mueller
Director Business Development

PD Dr. Friederike Mueller joined RBM in 2008 as Director Business Development. Before, Dr. Mueller worked over six years for Biomol GmbH as Head of Sales South Germany. In this position she was responsible for Luminex Kit sales and protein and mRNA patterning services. She began her career as Head of Laboratory in the department of Internal Medicine I of the University Hospital Ulm. She completed her qualification as University Lecturer and holds a PhD degree from the University of Ulm.

Phone: +49 7304 968680

Mr. Troy TremaineMr. Troy Tremaine
Director Business Development, Eastern Region

Troy Tremaine, a Director for Myriad RBM Eastern Region. Troy brings over 14 years of technical sales, sales management and marketing experience with several biotechnology companies including BD Biosciences, Genetix Limited and Perkin Elmer LAS. Troy holds a Bachelors of Science in Biology from Northeast Louisiana University and a MBA in International Business from the University of Phoenix.

Phone: (919) 327-6760

Rich StrattonMr. Rich Stratton
Regional Business Director, Midwest

Rich Stratton, our Myriad RBM Director of Business for the Midwest began his career as a small business owner. He joined VWR Scientific in 1989 as an Account Manager and was promoted to Senior Account Manager during his tenure there. In 1998, he joined Bio-rad Laboratories as a Senior Instrumentation Specialist. In 2003, Rich joined Affymetrix as a Senior Account Manager for the Academic Midwest. He also held the roles of Executive Account Manager for the Industrial Midwest and District Manager for the Academic Midwest while employed there. Rich holds his Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from Ohio University.

Phone: (614) 580-0440

Alastair SmithAlastair Smith
Regional Business Manager, Scandinavia and the UK

Alastair Smith, a Director of Sales for Myriad RBM covering the UK and Scandinavia, has over 11 years of technical sales, business development and marketing experience in the life sciences sector. Alastair holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology, and started his commercial career at Thermo Hybaid, before moving onto BD Biosciences in the role of Key Account Manager and Marketing Specialist. Alastair then joined Invitrogen as their Business Development Manager focused on drug discovery services, and prior to Myriad RBM Alastair was Business Development Manager at Almac Diagnostics focused on providing genomics based biomarker solutions. Alastair also holds a Certificate in Management and a Diploma in Management.

Phone: +44 (0) 7795 170684