Mrs. Marina Zazanis
Marina P. Zazanis, CEO and President, the co-founder of Kytogenics in 1993, has since her early years with a family business always been involved in an executive business capacity. From 1956 until the present, she has been involved as shareholder and Director of Clement Pappas & Co., Inc., a privately owned family business headquartered in Carney’s Point, NJ, a manufacturer of various fruit and beverage products with current sales in the range of $400 million. In 1983, she was a co-founder of NMR of America, Inc. (“NMR”) a $15 million in revenue public company engaged in developing, installing, managing, and maintaining magnetic resonance imaging centers for diagnostic purposes in clinics throughout the United States. In 1987, Ms. Zazanis was elected President and CEO of NMR. NMR was named the fortieth fastest growing company in the USA in 1990 according to Inc. Magazine’s annual survey that year. In 1986 net revenues were $2,526,893 after which under Ms. Zazanis’ leadership net revenue in 1990was $15,676,000 and net income was $1,225,000. In 1990, NMR was named one of the top New Jersey companies by Business Journal of New Jersey and number two in the top companies in return on equity with a 45.9% return.