MBC Lauds EMD Serono's Fereydoun Firouz with Inaugural Innovative Leadership Award

March 25, 2009

The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council has announced that Fereydoun Firouz, President & CEO of EMD Serono, Inc., will receive the first-ever award MBC Innovative Leadership Award.

The award recognizes an individual who has contributed significantly to the growth and success of biotechnology in Massachusetts.

Mr. Firouz's strong leadership, strategic vision, and keen focus have contributed to EMD Serono's growing footprint in Massachusetts and in the United States. Under Mr. Firouz's leadership, EMD Serono has partnered with MBC and led a campaign informing the public of the role biotechnology plays in the state and region, and promoting the mission of solving unmet medical needs around the world. Additionally, EMD Serono is one of the first supporting organizations of the MBC and American Cancer Society's Cancer Research Challenge aimed at increasing funding for cancer fellows in Massachusetts.

Check out the a video honoring Fereydoun!

The award will be presented at a luncheon at the 2009 MBC Annual Meeting on April 14th at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston.

For more information and to register for the event, click here.

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