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Roche Vice President Senich Honored at EWNJ 'Salute to Policy Makers'

NUTLEY, N.J., May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Barbara Senich, B.S.N., M.B.A., M.P.H., Roche vice president, Sales and Marketing Services, was honored by Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ) at its "Salute to the Policy Makers" 2008 Awards Dinner. The biennial event, held May 15, 2008 at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, recognized women of professional distinction in New Jersey who are senior executives or members of boards of directors at major New Jersey-based corporations and organizations.

"Barbara is extremely deserving of this honor. As a member of Roche senior management, she participates in all areas of corporate decision making. Her knowledge, experience and leadership are instrumental in helping Roche build a world class organization that effectively serves the needs of the healthcare community as well as the patients whose lives are improved by our medicines," said George Abercrombie, president and CEO of Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.

"Over the course of the last two decades, the Salute to the Policy Makers Awards Dinner has evolved into a 'Hall of Fame' of sorts for accomplished women throughout the Garden State and we are pleased to include Barbara Senich among the 36 women honored this year," added EWNJ President-Elect and 2008 Salute Dinner Chair Mary S. Hartman, Ph.D., who also serves as director of the Institute for Women's Leadership at Rutgers University.

Senich, who joined Roche in 2004 in her current position, has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry, especially in the areas of managed care, pricing, market research and product marketing. She leads a multifunctional area of eight departments including the Transplant Therapeutic area, Account Management and others that provide critical strategic and analytical support to the company's commercial operations.

Senich began her career in the pharmaceutical industry as a sales representative and held a number of increasingly responsible marketing and sales positions before coming to Roche. She holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and an M.P.H. from Columbia University. She earned a B.S. in Nursing from the University of North Carolina, and is a board member of the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing Foundation. She also serves on the advisory committee of the Women Business Leaders of the U.S.

Proceeds from the Salute to the Policy Makers 2008 Awards Dinner are funding EWNJ's scholarship program, which has provided over $875,000 in scholarships to more than 275 deserving New Jersey women enrolled in advanced degree programs at N.J. institutions since 1986.

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) Chairman of the Board, President and CEO Ralph Izzo served as honorary chair of the event, at which Gwen Ifill, Washington Week managing editor and senior correspondent for The News Hour with Jim Lehrer was guest speaker. Distinguished honorary chairpersons included N.J. Governor Jon Corzine, The Honorable Richard J. Codey, The Honorable Donald T. DiFrancesco, The Honorable Christine Todd Whitman, The Honorable James J. Florio, The Honorable Thomas H. Kean Sr., and The Honorable Brendan T. Byrne. Roche Public Affairs Vice President Carolyn Glynn is a past EWNJ honoree.

About Roche

Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. (Roche), based in Nutley, N.J., is the U.S. pharmaceuticals headquarters of the Roche Group, one of the world's leading research-oriented healthcare groups with core businesses in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. For more than 100 years in the U.S., Roche has been committed to developing innovative products and services that address prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases, thus enhancing people's health and quality of life. An employer of choice, in 2007 Roche was named Top Company of the Year by Med Ad News, one of the Top 20 Employers (Science) and ranked the No. 1 Company to Sell For (Selling Power). In previous years, Roche has been named as a Top Company for Older Workers (AARP) and one of the Best Companies to Work For in America (Fortune). For additional information about the U.S. pharmaceuticals business, visit our website Product and treatment information for U.S. healthcare professionals is available at

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About Executive Women of New Jersey

Founded in 1980 as New Jersey's premier organization for senior level women, EWNJ promotes the advancement of women to the highest levels of business, the professions and government. EWNJ also assists corporations seeking qualified candidates for board of director positions. EWNJ awards approximately $60,000 annually to 20 New Jersey women pursuing advanced degrees. For more information on corporate sponsorship or the Salute to the Policy Makers awards dinner, contact EWNJ at 609-249-7982 or visit

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