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Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (VIVO)

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Meridian Bioscience, Inc.
3471 River Hills Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45244
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Phone: 513-271-3700
Fax: 513-271-3762

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Diagnostic Substances
Full Time Employees:550

Business Summary 

Meridian Bioscience, Inc., a life science company, develops, manufactures, sells, and distributes diagnostic test kits primarily for gastrointestinal, viral, respiratory, and parasitic infectious diseases. It operates through Diagnostics and Life Science segments. The company offers testing platforms and technologies comprising isothermal DNA amplification, enzyme immunoassay, and enzyme-linked immunoassay; and transport media that store and preserve specimen samples from patient collection to laboratory testing. The company’s diagnostic products principally include C. difficile for the detection of antibiotic-associated diarrhea from a hospital-acquired infection; Foodborne products, such as tests for Enterohemorrhagic E. coli and Campylobacter jejuni; Helicobacter pylori for the detection of peptic ulcers; and Group A and Group B Streptococcus tests. Its diagnostic products are also used in the detection of various infectious diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, parasites, and pathogens. It also offers bulk antigens, antibodies, PCR/qPCR reagents, nucleotides, competent cells, and bioresearch reagents used by researchers and other diagnostic companies; and contract development and manufacturing services under clinical cGMP conditions for biopharmaceutical and biotechnology companies engaged in research for new drugs and vaccines, as well as sells and distributes diagnostic test kits manufactured by third-party vendors. The company markets its products through direct sales force and independent distributors primarily to hospitals, reference laboratories, and outpatient clinics in the United States, Asia, Canada, Australia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Meridian Bioscience, Inc. was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Corporate Governance 
Meridian Bioscience, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 6.
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Key Executives 
Mr. William J. Motto , 73
Founder and Exec. Chairman
Mr. John A. Kraeutler , 66
Chief Exec. Officer and Director
Ms. Melissa A. Lueke , 51
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial & Accounting Officer, Exec. VP and Sec.
Mr. Lawrence J. Baldini , 55
Exec. VP of Operations and Information Systems
Mr. Marco J. Calzavara , 60
Pres of Meridian Bioscience Europe and Managing Director of Meridian Bioscience Europe
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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