BG Medicine Posts 85 Percent Jump in Q1 Revenues, Appoints New CEO | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BG Medicine today reported first quarter revenues of $888,000, up 85 percent from $480,000 in the first quarter of 2012.

The company also announced that it had appointed Paul Sohmer as president and CEO, replacing Eric Bouvier.

The revenue increase was driven by $820,000 in revenues from sales of the company's BGM Galectin-3 test, a 97 percent jump from the $416,000 it posted in Q1 2012. The remaining $68,000 in revenues came from BG's services business, up 6 percent from $64,000 a year ago.

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