Nikolaus F. Rentschler and Frank Mathias are EY Entrepreneur of the Year” “

Oct 29, 2019

Nikolaus F. Rentschler and Frank Mathias are "EY Entrepreneur of the Year"

Posted by Rentschler Biopharma Inc

Rentschler Biopharma mangement duo received the award on October 25

Laupheim, Germany and Milford, MA, USA, October 28, 2019 – Rentschler Biopharma SE, a world-class contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) for biopharmaceuticals, announced today that its Chairman of the Board, Prof. Dr. Nikolaus F. Rentschler, together with CEO Dr. Frank Mathias have received the "EY Entrepreneur of the Year" Award 2019 in the "Industry" category. The award, initiated by the audit and consulting firm Ernst & Young, was presented at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany on October 25, 2019 to German entrepreneurs, chosen by an independent jury from among 38 finalists.

"EY Entrepreneur of the Year" is considered one of the most distinguished business awards for entrepreneurial performance worldwide. Criteria such as growth, future potential, innovation, employee management and social responsibility were taken into account in the evaluation by the independent jury. Prof. Rentschler and Dr. Mathias received the award during a festive gala in Stuttgart.

"Rentschler Biopharma is a family-owned business that has been successful for five generations," commented Prof. Rentschler. "When looking back on the strong development and growth we have experienced over the past few years, I believe a key factor is the exceptionally good cooperation between Frank Mathias and myself. Our strong relationship is characterized by complete openness and mutual trust. Combining our shared passion and entrepreneurial spirit, we put a lot of thought into the necessary next steps to advance our business and continue to be a leader in our field. The 'Entrepreneur of the Year' Award is a terrific acknowledgement for us."

Dr. Mathias added: "Entrepreneurs often receive all of the recognition for a successful company; however, it is the dedicated contribution of our employees – the work of many minds, many hands and many hours – that is crucial to our success. Rentschler Biopharma has an exceptional team that is doing an excellent job to meet the needs of our clients in bioprocess development and manufacturing all over the world. I am proud of our team and extremely pleased to accept the 'Entrepreneur of the Year' Award on behalf of everyone at the company."

About the "EY Entrepreneur of the Year" competition

The ÔÇčEntrepreneur of the Year" program was initiated by EY in the US in 1986. Since then, the competition has been established in 60 countries and is one of the most renowned business awards worldwide. More information can be found at

Read the full English press release here.

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Rentschler Biopharma SE
Dr. Cora Kaiser
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