NUTLEY, N.J., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Roche employees were recognized for their significant contributions to industry in New Jersey at the 2009 TWIN Awards Dinner held April 30, 2009. Honored were Nancy Shore DiLella, J.D., senior counsel and managing attorney; Theresa Martinez, marketing director for the leading hepatitis C treatment, Pegasys(R) (peginterferon alfa-2a); and Linda Lee-Mathieson, Director, Clinical Management, Pharma Development Operations.
"These individuals are exceedingly deserving of this recognition. They have made outstanding contributions to Roche, to the pharmaceutical industry as a whole and to the health and quality of life of countless people," said George Abercrombie, president and CEO of Hoffmann-la Roche Inc. "We are very proud to have them join the 82 Roche pharmaceutical employees recognized since TWIN began 35 years ago."
TWIN, which stands for Tribute to Women and INdustry, is sponsored by the YWCA of Bergen County to recognize women who have achieved responsible managerial, executive or professional positions and have made noteworthy contributions to their industries.
Nancy Shore DiLella, J.D., is senior counsel and managing attorney in the Corporate Law group, responsible for managing two legal teams, a regulatory legal team and the litigation group. She provides counsel on a myriad of legal issues involving products, commercial operations, functional areas, and litigation matters. DiLella has been instrumental in developing a variety of corporate policies and processes to help ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, and she has played a major role in advising the company on complex commercial and government pricing issues.
"I am proud of the contributions Roche has made in the health care arena, and it has been a privilege for me to play a small role in it
|SOURCE Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.|
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