AURORA, Colo. December 08, 2017
Greffex, Inc., a company leading a paradigm shift in the design, development and production of vaccines, elected two new members to its board of directors on Monday. They are John D. White, founder and chairman of PSP Capital and former U.S. Ambassador to Qatar, Chase Untermeyer. Both are accomplished leaders and will bring significant global and national experience to Greffex, Inc.
“John and Chase are both strong leaders with impressive accomplishments and contributions that span across business and public service,” said John R. Price, Co-Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive of Greffex, Inc. “They will serve as valuable additions to the board.”
White is a fifth generation Texas rancher. After 25 years in the private practice of law, in Houston, he became involved in the formation and growth of start-up and early stage companies, primarily in the Energy sector. John currently serves on the Boards of four privately held companies and one publicly traded company. He serves as Chairman of three of the private company Boards. John was appointed by Former Texas Governor Rick Perry to serve on the Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University System. He was elected Chairman of the Board of Regents from 2005-2007 and Vice Chairman from 2007-2009. John is a Trustee of the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation.
White is also a Board member of the Houston Technology Center, The Greater Houston Partnership and Former Chairman of the Board of the Ed Rachal Foundation. In addition, he has
been involved in a number of civic and Texas A&M related organizations. He received a degree in Political Science from Texas A&M University and his law degree from the University of
Texas School of Law.
Ambassador Untermeyer, served as US ambassador to Qatar from 2004 to 2007. He is the founding chairman of the Qatar-America Institute, which aims to increase friendship between the two nations and strengthen the important Qatar-American relationship in energy, education, and security. QAI does this through symposiums, studies, trips to Qatar, exhibitions and other cultural events.
Ambassador Untermeyer is a l968 graduate of Harvard College with honors in government. He was a political reporter for the Houston Chronicle and executive assistant to the county judge (chief executive) of Harris County, Texas. In l976, he was elected to the first of two terms as a member of the Texas House of Representatives.
He resigned his seat to go to Washington in 1981 as executive assistant to then-Vice President Bush. In 1984, President Ronald Reagan appointed him Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs. During the first Bush Administration, he was assistant to the President for presidential personnel and director of the Voice of America.
He is currently an international business consultant, chairman of the Houston Committee on Foreign Relations, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Ambassador Untermeyer is the author of three volumes of diary-based memoirs of the Reagan-Bush era, “When Things Went Right”, “Inside Reagan’s Navy”, and “Zenith: In the White House with George HW Bush.” He has also published “How Important People Act: Behaving Yourself in Public.”
He is married to the former Diana Cumming Kendrick of Sheridan, Wyoming, whom he met in the White House. Their daughter Ellyson, a 2016 graduate of Stanford University, is affiliated with Thiel Capital in San Francisco.
Greffex is continuing to invent the future of vaccines and genetic medicine. Through innovative and proven technologies like the state-of-the-art, GREVAX™ Universal Platform, Greffex delivers vaccines in a fast, efficient and affordable manner, including new vaccine development within weeks. Greffex is an acknowledged leader in developing immediate response vaccines to pandemic threats.
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