YARDLEY, Pa., June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Optinose (NASDAQ:OPTN), a pharmaceutical company focused on patients treated by ear, nose and throat (ENT) and allergy specialists, today announced that CEO Peter Miller and President and Chief Operating Officer Ramy Mahmoud, MD, MPH, have been named as recipients of the EY Life Sciences Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the Greater Philadelphia area. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. The Optinose executives were selected by a panel of independent judges. Award winners were announced at a special gala event on June 14, 2018, at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.
“We are honored to be named as recipients of the EY Life Sciences Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 award, and to represent our outstanding team, this great region, and the life sciences industry,” said Peter Miller, CEO of Optinose and Ramy Mahmoud, President of Optinose. “We credit this award to our longstanding and productive partnership, and most especially to our Optinose colleagues and friends, all of whom share our single-minded mission to improve lives. They have worked tirelessly to get our innovative therapy into the hands of patients. We thank EY for this honor and for their support of entrepreneurialism in Greater Philadelphia and throughout the world.”
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year
Entrepreneur Of The Year, founded by EY, is a prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, chosen from an independent panel of judges including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from business, finance, and the local community. The program makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries.
The Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the US by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In Greater Philadelphia, sponsors also include PNC Bank, Pine Hill Group, Murray Devine & Company, SolomonEdwardsGroup, Ballard Spahr LLP, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Pepper Hamilton LLP and Simkiss & Block.
Optinose is a global specialty pharmaceutical company focused on serving the needs of patients cared for by ear, nose and throat (ENT) and allergy specialists. Optinose has offices in the U.S., the U.K. and Norway. To learn more, please visit www.optinose.com or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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