Nir Nimrodi - Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
Mr. Nimrodi has served as our Senior Vice President — Corporate Development since October 2014. Prior to this, Mr. Nimrodi served as our Senior Vice President — Environment Sector from March 2014 to October 2015. Mr. Nimrodi brings to Intrexon over 20 years of diverse international experience, in large global businesses in the life sciences, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and diagnostics industries. Prior to joining Intrexon, Mr. Nimrodi was most recently the Vice President and General Manager of Life Technologies, Inc. Food Safety and Animal Health Business, now part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, and also served in numerous executive roles, including Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Life Technologies Israel and Head of Protein Technologies. Previously, Mr. Nimrodi held leadership positions as CEO of Proneuron Biotechnologies, Inc. and also Mindsense Biosystems, as well as Director of Finance of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd. Before joining the life sciences industry, he served in the Israeli Navy and worked for the Israeli Ministry of Defense. Mr. Nimrodi earned a B.A. in Economics and an M.B.A in Finance from Tel-Aviv University.