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Company Overview of MRIGlobal, Inc.

Company Overview

MRIGlobal, Inc. provides contract research and development, test and evaluation, and operations and management services for government, industry, and academia customers in the United States and internationally. The company focuses on developing food and energy supplies. It conducts programs in the areas of national security and defense, life and animal sciences, energy and environment, agriculture and food safety, and engineering and infrastructure. The company offers technology solutions in chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive fields for the U.S. Government and the defense industry; services in renewable, alternative, and fossil energy arenas; research, development, di...

425 Volker Boulevard

Kansas City, MO 64110-2241

United States

Founded in 1943





Key Executives for MRIGlobal, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer
Vice President and General Counsel
Chief Advisor for Science
Executive Vice President and Director of National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

MRIGlobal, Inc. Key Developments

MRIGlobal Wins $6.2 Million, 5-Year Program from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency

MRIGlobal announced that it has been awarded a $6.2 million, 5-year program from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) for the development of a vaccine for tularemia. The award continues a long-standing international co-operation to develop a tularemia vaccine. Tularemia is a disease of animals and humans caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis. Rabbits, hares, and rodents are especially susceptible to tularemia and often die during outbreaks. Humans can become infected in several ways including tick and deer fly bites; skin contact with infected animals; ingestion of contaminated water; inhalation of contaminated dust or aerosols; and acts of bioterrorism. Previous efforts and cooperation among US and foreign entities generated a vaccine that was less reactive and more protective than other tularemia vaccine candidates. The current award will help to advance the new vaccine candidate by supporting scaled-up manufacturing, large animal studies, and studies aimed at understanding how the vaccine produces immunity.

MRIGlobal Announces Appointment of Steve Phillips as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

MRIGlobal announced that Steve Phillips has joined the organization as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. A veteran sales operations and marketing executive with industry and government experience, Mr. Phillips brings more than 30 years of expertise in sales leadership, strategic partnerships, P&L management, strategic planning and execution, brand strategies, and market penetration. Phillips will assume responsibility for sales and marketing throughout MRIGlobal, supporting research operations for global health security including pharmaceutical sciences, medical countermeasures, and diagnostics; energy; and defense and infrastructure programs. His vast experience in pharmaceutical and biotech includes leading brand strategy and implementing key objectives for growth. Prior to MRIGlobal, Mr. Phillips held sales leadership positions at Grifols, Inc.; Merck and Co.; Schering-Plough Corp.; and Bristol-Myers Squibb, Inc.

MRIGlobal Elects Three New Members to Board of Directors

MRIGlobal announced that its Board of Directors has elected three new members to the MRIGlobal Board of Directors. The three new MRIGlobal Board Members are: Neeli Bendapudi, Ph.D., Dean and H.D. Price Professor of Business, University of Kansas School of Business; David B. Dillon, J.D., Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, The Kroger Company; David Field Oliver, J.D., Attorney Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw and Eisenbrandt, LLP. Each board term is three years of service with a maximum of three terms.

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