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Keith Cockrum Joins AgriPlex Genomics as Senior Sales Rep

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Keith Cockrum has been named senior sales rep at AgriPlex Genomics. Cockrum will be responsible for managing key accounts, increasing revenue from key market segments, and introducing AgriPlex Genomics’ PlexSeq™ genotyping services to new industry segments. Cockrum will help AgriPlex Genomics better serve customers across the globe as they continue to invest in market opportunities.

Cockrum brings over 15 years of experience in the biotechnology and genomics markets to AgriPlex, most recently in senior sales positions with Fortis Life Sciences and 10x Genomics. In his previous roles, Cockrum has led global sales strategies, been deeply involved with technology advancement, and has managed teams and large footprint departments. His skill set will transfer well to AgriPlex Genomics.

“AgriPlex is thrilled to add Keith to the team,” said Scott Weigel, CCO of AgriPlex Genomics. “His experience and technology skillset will allow us to serve our customers even better as we continue to scale our business.”

Cockrum can be reached at