ARLINGTON, VA., 14 June, 2010 - Michael J. Mulligan has joined Battelle as a Senior Market Manager with the National Security Global Business, after completing a distinguished career of more than 26 years with the United States Marine Corps and retiring as a Colonel. In his new role, he will have leadership responsibility for providing high-value, affordable, technology-based solutions to Marine Corps customers and their suppliers.
“Mike brings a deep understanding of the technology needs of the Marines, and he is the ideal leader to further enhance Battelle’s impact in this important national security market,” said Chris Gunther, VP for Business Development for Battelle’s Marine Corps Market Sector.
During his USMC career, Mike served as an infantry officer. He has an extensive background in acquisition and training, having served as the Infantry Weapons Product Group Director at the USMC Systems Command and multiple command tours within the USMC Training and Education Command. He is a certified level III acquisition program management specialist and a graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.
Mike will be based in Battelle’s Crystal City office.
As the world’s largest independent research and development organization, Battelle provides innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing needs through its four global businesses: Laboratory Management; National Security; Health and Life Sciences; and Energy, Environment and Material Sciences. It advances scientific discovery and application by conducting $6.2 billion in global R&D annually through contract research, laboratory management and technology commercialization.
Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Battelle oversees 22,000 employees in more than 130 locations worldwide, including eight national laboratories for which Battelle has a significant management role on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the United Kingdom.
Battelle also is one of the nation’s leading charitable trusts focusing on societal and economic impact and actively supporting and promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.