DR. CYRIL E. GEACINTOV
1930 – 2017
Dr. Cyril E. Geacintov founded DRG International, Inc. in 1970 and was CEO and President of DRG International, Inc. and DRG® Subsidiaries overseas. With an innovative vision for manufacturing and distributing critical medical and diagnostics products across the globe, Dr. Geacintov led the DRG Group of companies for 47 years.
Today, DRG International is active in more than 110 countries. The Company continues to expand its multinational presence by producing and distributing innovative specialty medical/diagnostic products and equipment.
DRG International continues Dr. Geacintov’s legacy by staying at the forefront of new and innovative products; ensuring clinical laboratories and medical institutions across the globe have access to the latest technologies, test kits, products and services. From this initiative, DRG International currently offers more than 1,000 products through its multinational network.
Prior to founding DRG, Dr. Geacintov’s early career included positions as: Vice President at the financial service company Octagon Industries; Manager of Corporate Planning at Celanese; Research Scientist at Mobil; and Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School, Newark College of Engineering. Additionally Dr. Geacintov served as Director of Avon Products’ Export Operations to more than 120 foreign markets.
With a rich understanding of government affairs and global economics, Dr. Geacintov was appointed as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce in Washington, DC in 1974, and as Director of the Bureau of East/West Trade.
Among his professional associations, Dr. Geacintov served on the Board of Directors of the Council for Trade & Economic Cooperation, Inc. (CTEC). He was a member of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and the American Association of Clinical Chemistry. Dr. Geacintov was the recipient of the Ellis Island Medal, served as the president of the Russian Nobility Association, and was very active in various charities. Fluent in English, Russian, German and French, Dr Geacintov frequently lectured in the U.S. and abroad on international business topics.
Dr. Geacintov received his early education in France and Austria. He holds a B.S. Degree (1958) in Paper Science and Engineering and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry (1962) from both the State University of New York (SUNY) and Syracuse University. Dr. Geacintov served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
We remember Dr. Cyril Geacintov very fondly as a great leader, entrepreneur, brilliant scientist, global citizen and highly accomplished person. A man with a great heart but most of all a loving husband and father.
He will be sorely missed.
News and Updates
DRG distributor “SERION-BRAZIL” successfully attends Brazilian Laboratory Medicine Exhibition in Sao Paulo, Brazil
DRG is proud to announce the new partnership with Serion-Brazil and looks forward to a longstanding and successful business relationship! Mr. Gustavo Ruales, DRG International's Latin American Sales Manager, also attended the exhibition to support...read more
We are proud to announce the launch of a new assays for DRG:HYBRiD-XL®: TM-CA 72-4. Clinical Application: Tumor Marker (gastrointestinal cancer) Tumor Marker (ovarian cancer) CA 72‑4 is the marker of choice for the therapeutic monitoring and follow-up...read more
New Poster presented using DRG´s newly optimized Salivary Testosterone Kit Ellie Shuo Jin, Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology of the University of Texas at Austin, presented her poster at the Meeting of International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology...read more
DRG is proud to announce that our TM-CA 72-4 ELISA Kit (EIA-5071) has been used in a recent cancer study done by NYU Winthrop Hospital. The DRG TM-CA 72-4 ELISA Kit is for sale in the United States as an RUO product and is CE marked for global sales. Please see...read more
DRG International, Inc., the authorized distributor for CHROMagar, recently attended the 2017 ASM Microbe General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in New Orleans, LA from June 1, 2017 – June 4, 2017. Attendees (pictured above, l to r) were Mr. Alberto...read more
Dear Customers, Suppliers, and Friends, We regret to inform you that Dr. Cyril E. Geacintov passed away on Tuesday, May 23. His death was sudden and unexpected. In his usual driven style he was working in the office until a few days ago and challenging his team on how...read more
DRG International, inc. recently launched our brand new Ecommerce site for USA customers! Click here to shop over 180 ELISA, Salivary ELISA, and CHROMagar products now: https://store.drg-international.com/ The Ecommerce store has over 180 products that are FDA...read more
DRG Booth with Visitors. From Left: Mr. Gideon Lim; Dr. Cyril E. Geacintov, CEO & Founder of DRG; Dr.Aw Tar Choon, MD at Changi General Hospital in Singapore; Mrs. Josephine Teo; Mrs. Elke Geacintov; Mr. Wilhelm Sanger. We are pleased to announce that the DRG...read more
DRG’s CA 72-4 ELISA Kit (EIA-5071), which uses antibodies licensed from the NIH, has been used in a recent study conducted by Winthrop University. The study used the DRG CA 72-4 ELISA Kit (EIA-5071) to explore the expression of CA72-4 compared to current FDA-approved...read more
DRG is pleased to officially announce that we are going to Medlab Dubai from February 6th-February 9th, 2017 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, attended by over 10,000 delegates. The conference features 11 CME-accredited conference...read more
We sat down with the top executives and staff of DRG at the 2016 AACC Annual Meeting and asked them questions about what makes them the worldwide leader in diagnostics. These are the key takeaways the top executives at DRG want you to remember. Michael Martini (full...read more
DRG’s staff is diverse and the company maintains a global presence requiring its staff to speak multiple languages as well as travel the world visiting DRG’s many offices and events. We sat down with the top executives and staff of DRG at the 2016 AACC Annual Meeting...read more