2014 PharmaVOICE 100 and inaugural Red Jacket Award!
These individuals illustrate what it means to think bigger, do more, and lead with passion and integrity. Based on their profiles, it is no surprise that you, our readers, have identified this year’s honorees as some of the most inspiring, motivating, innovative, and outstanding leaders in the life-sciences industry today.
The distinguished honorees are nominated by thousands of PharmaVOICE readers throughout the year and are selected based on substantive accounts describing how they have inspired or motivated their colleagues, peers, and even competitors; have affected positive changes in their own organizations; as well as give back to their communities and other philanthropic causes.
The PharmaVOICE 100 honorees represent a broad cross section of industry sectors, including pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, contract research, clinical trial, research and development, patient education, patient recruitment, advertising, marketing, technology, academia, and many others.
“This must-read issue has become one of the most-anticipated and highly regarded publications of the year, and it is our great pleasure to showcase the men and women who are demonstrating exemplary leadership, changing the status quo, fostering innovation along the entire healthcare continuum, and building relationships to position the industry in the best way possible to serve the ultimate stakeholders: patients,” said Taren Grom, Editor and Cofounder of PharmaVOICE. “In celebration of 10 years of the PharmaVOICE 100, we are proud to also announce the inaugural Red Jacket Award. This hall of fame award honors individuals who have been recognized multiple times throughout the years as a PharmaVOICE 100. Throughout their careers the six individuals being honored this year have demonstrated a commitment to innovation, leadership, mentoring, and philanthropy. Their vision and influence is an inspiration to those throughout the life-sciences industry.”
The 2014 Red Jacket Award honorees are: Jeff Berkowitz, Walgreens Boots Alliance Development; Nick Colucci, Publicis Healthcare Communications Group; Dr. Amir Khalali, Quinitiles; Rick Keefer, Publicis Healthcare Solutions; David Ormesher, closerlook inc., and Donato Tramuto, Physicians Interactive.