ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS) announced today that Fuad El-Hibri, its chairman and chief executive officer, has been recognized as Biotech CEO of the Year during the Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards at the World Vaccine Congress. The ViE awards showcase excellence and honor accomplishments of both individuals and companies in the global vaccine industry.
"This award is a testament to the collective efforts of the Emergent BioSolutions team, who on a daily basis and all over the world, lives out the corporate mission - to protect life," said Mr. El-Hibri. "Our team shares a passion and commitment to make vital contributions to address unmet and underserved medical needs. It is an honor to be recognized for the work that we do."
In selecting the winner for this category, the distinguished panel of judges evaluated the finalists based on their commitment to disease prevention and treatment, leadership, contribution to company performance, communication, and vision, industry influence, and achievements in company positioning and status.
About Emergent BioSolutions Inc.
Emergent BioSolutions protects and enhances life by developing and manufacturing vaccines and therapeutics that are supplied to healthcare providers and purchasers for use in preventing and treating disease. Emergent's marketed and investigational products target infectious diseases, oncology and autoimmune disorders. Additional information about the company may be found at www.emergentbiosolutions.com.