KENILWORTH, N.J., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP) was honored by Scrip World Pharmaceutical News last night with three top pharmaceutical industry awards: Large Pharma Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, and Executive of the Year for Fred Hassan, Schering-Plough chairman and CEO.
The Scrip Awards are designed to recognize excellence and achievement within the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Scrip World Pharmaceutical News, a leading provider of news and analysis for the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, held its third annual awards ceremony last night in London.
"We are honored and inspired by winning these three awards," said Hassan. "They are a testament to the courage and tenacity of our people around the world who have executed the remarkable transformation of Schering-Plough on our special long-term journey.
"The passion of our people for our science, for our customers and for our patients is a special strength. As we now launch our combination with Organon BioSciences, our people are uniting around that passion. We will be working hard to realize the exciting new promise of our company," Hassan said. "And we will not lose our sense of humility!"
Schering-Plough is an innovation-driven, science-centered global health care company. Through its own biopharmaceutical research and collaborations with partners, Schering-Plough creates therapies that help save and improve lives around the world. The company applies its research-and-development platform to human prescription and consumer products as well as to animal health products. In November 2007, Schering-Plough acquired Organon BioSciences, with its Organon human health and Intervet animal health businesses, marking a pivotal step in the company's ongoing transformation. Schering-Plough's vision is to "Earn Trust, Every Day" with the doctors, patients, customers and other stakeholders served by its approximately 50,000 people around the world. The company is based in Kenilworth, N.J., and its Web site is http://www.schering-plough.com.
|SOURCE Schering-Plough Corporation|
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