Cyril Geacintov, President and CEO of DRG Intl. awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor
The founder of the global medical device technology company was honored as an American Citizen, as of one several medal honorees representing diverse ethnic origin whose achievements inspire and touch lives
MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ (May 2011) - Cyril E. Geacintov, Ph.D., founder, President and CEO of DRG International was recognized with the Ellis Island Medal of Honor for his achievements as a business leader of diverse ethnic origin. The award, presented on May 7 at Ellis Island, pays tribute to Geacintov's work and his vision for the future.
Each year since 1986, NECO - whose mission is to honor the United State's diverse past, to advocate for positive change in the present, and to build strong leaders for the future - has honored the nation's diversity by sponsoring the Ellis Island Medals of Honor. The Ellis Island Medals of Honor annually pays tribute to the ancestry groups that comprise America's unique cultural mosaic.
Dr. Geacintov, who also serves as president of the Russian Nobility Association of America, founded DRG International in 1970 as a medical diagnostics and equipment developer. The company has since grown to operate in over 110 countries worldwide.
Past Ellis Island Medal of Honor recipients include six Presidents of the United States, Nobel Prize winners, athletes, leaders of industry, artists and others whose work has made a lasting impact on humanity. They are awarded annually to outstanding American citizens, from all walks of life, who have distinguished themselves through their significant contributions to this country. The Ellis Island Medal of Honor ranks among the nation's most prestigious awards. The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have officially recognized the Ellis Island Medals of Honor, and each year the recipients are listed in the Congressional Record.
Dr. Cyril E. Geacintov with NECO Chairman Nasser J. Kazeminy
About DRG International
DRG International, Inc. is a leading specialty medical equipment and diagnostics manufacturer with operations in more than 110 countries. Founded in 1970, DRG International provides a complete range of products and services to the diagnostics medical community. DRG International's global headquarters is based in Mountainside, New Jersey. For more information, please visit www.drg-international.com.
NECO was created in 1984 on the conviction of its founders that the diversity of the American people is what makes this nation great. NECO's mission is simple: to honor our diverse Past, to advocate for positive change in the Present, and to build strong leaders for the Future. NECO does this with one goal in mind: Unity through Diversity: Investing in the Power of Caring.