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George D. Behrakis

George D. Behrakis, American investment company executive. Certified pharmacist, Massachusetts. Recipient Doctor Anugrah Narayan Wang award Lowell Chamber of Commerce, 1987, Distinguished Layman award American Academy Allergy and Immunology, 1995, National Public Service award American Hellenic Institute, 1998, Ellis Island award Hellenic Heritage.

Background

  • Behrakis, George D. was born on January 1, 1934 in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Drakoulis and Stavroula (Zaroulis) Behrakis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Northeastern University, 1957. Doctor of Health Sciences (honorary), Northeastern University. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Massachusetts, Lowell, 1997.

    Career

    • Dri. hospital sales McNeil Laboratories (subsidiary Johnson & Johnson), Fort Washington, Pennsylvania. From vice president to president Dooner Laboratories Inc., Haverhill, Massachusetts, 1967-1978. President, Chief Executive Officer, Muro Pharmaceutical, Inc., Tewksbury, 1978-1997, Muro-American Seed Trade Association Medica, Inc., Tewksburg, 1997-1998.

      Chairman Gainesborough Investment, Lexington, since 1998.

    Major achievements

    • Certified pharmacist, Massachusetts.

    Religion

    Denomination: Greek Orthodox

    Membership

    Board overseers Boston Museum Fine Art, since 1998. Founder Merrimack Repertory Theatres, Lowell, since 1978. Founder, board directors The Lowell Plan.

    With United States Army, 1957-1959. Member National Council Christians and Jews, Alpha-Omega Council.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, reading, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Margo Pergakis, July 30, 1961. Children: Drake, Stephanie, Joanna, Elena.
    • father: Drakoulis Behrakis
    • mother: Stavroula (Zaroulis) Behrakis
    • spouse: Margo Pergakis
    • children: Drake Behrakis
    • Stephanie Behrakis
    • Joanna Behrakis
    • Elena Behrakis
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    Nationality
    • 1957
      Northeastern University
    • 1997
      University Massachusetts
    • 1967 - 1978
      from vice president, to president Dooner Laboratories Incorporated
      Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1978 - 1997
      president
      Tewksbury, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1978 - 1997
      Chief Executive Officer
      Tewksbury, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1997 - 1998
      president
    • 1997 - 1998
      Chief Executive Officer
    • 1998
      chairman, Gainesborough Investment
      Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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