May 05, 2015


East Lyme, Connecticut – American Laboratory Trading, Inc. (ALT), the leading provider of used lab equipment in North America, has named industry veteran Anggie Becorest as their new Senior Vice President of Business Development. Becorest will be based out of the company’s San Diego office where her role will include expanding the company’s west coast operations, diversifying the company’s offerings, and identifying new strategic partnership opportunities.

“ALT has been the leader in the refurbished lab equipment market for a long time and now we’re looking to broaden our scope of lab equipment related services for our clients, including product disposition, asset management, on-site support, relocation services and more,” said Jayson Bernstein, Chief Operating Officer, ALT. “Whether it be from the ground up or through partnerships and acquisitions, we’re confident that Anggie brings the perfect blend of experience and drive to help identify and grow these opportunities.”

Anggie Becorest comes to ALT with 25+ years of experience in the biotech industry. She held several management positions, most notably as the Vice President of Operations at BioSurplus for eight years. While there, Becorest was responsible for the company’s daily operating activities of bicoastal facilities totaling more than 60,000 square feet of showroom and warehouse space and successfully led an interdepartmental team comprised of sales, service, and operations. During her time at BioSurplus she worked with the executive team to establish strategic and company goals to drive expansion while monitoring, assessing, and managing operational procedures.

Most recently, Becorest was a Managing Partner at Lab Asset Manager where she provided asset tracking, deployment, and disposition processes for increased ROI on equipment and greater operational efficiency. She has also held management positions at Neose Technologies, Nextran, Inc. and Cytel Corporation.

Founded in 1999, ALT is the leading provider of used lab equipment in North America and has an established customer base in more than 60 countries.  The company buys and sells a wide variety of laboratory equipment, with a specialty in high-end analytical instruments such as HPLC and FPLC systems, GC, mass spectrometers, and PCR machines, as well as benchtop equipment and lab staples such as incubators and cold storage. ALT houses more than 12,000 instruments in its 30,000 square foot headquarters in East Lyme, Connecticut and has regional offices in the biotech hubs of Cambridge, San Francisco, San Diego, and the Research Triangle in Raleigh.