SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX), China's premier provider of pharmaceutical R&D outsourcing services announced today that Dr. Ge Li, the company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) China 2007 Award. This prestigious award was presented to Dr. Li and 10 other elite entrepreneurs on October 26 in the China World Hotel, Beijing, China.
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards China program was founded by Ernst & Young to champion entrepreneurs, whose ideas, vision and energy have prompted profound change in the Chinese economy and who have shown entrepreneurial spirit. This year's recipients include Charles Zhang, Chairman and CEO of Sohu.com Inc. -- the fourth most popular website in China and 22nd most popular website in the world, and Zhengrong Shi, Chairman and CEO of Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. -- the leading solar energy company in China and the fourth largest solar energy equipment maker in the world.
The judges of the selection panel are drawn from those at the forefront of the business and academic communities. According to the panel, winners are selected based on the following criteria: entrepreneurial spirit, corporate financial performance, strategic direction, national or global impact, innovation, and personal integrity and influence.
Dr. Li is honored as the only winner to represent the pharmaceutical sector in China. "He has influenced the way big pharmaceutical companies think about China, and China's respect for intellectual property," according to Ernst & Young.
"I'm deeply honored to be listed among China's finest entrepreneurs,"
commented Dr. Ge Li, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of WuXi
PharmaTech. "I'm very proud to see WuXi PharmaTech's succe
|SOURCE WuXi PharmaTech|
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