Kym Denny, CEO of hVIVO plc, wins EY Entrepreneur of the Year Healthcare Category at national gala awards evening in London

October 5, 2016 3:40 pm

Kym Denny, hVIVO plc CEO, and Stuart Watson, EY Partner, at the EY Entreneur of the Year UK National Awards Oct 2016

(London, Monday evening, 3rd October 2016).

At a glittering national reception in London this week hosted by EY (Ernst & Young), and supported by sponsors and supporters including the Financial Times, Kym Denny, CEO of hVIVO plc, was voted national winner of the Healthcare category. This follows Kym’s win in the regional finals for London and the South East in June. Each business leader present was recognised for their contribution to building and leading successful, dynamic and growing businesses.

Pictured here is Kym Denny, hVIVO CEO, with Stuart Watson, Partner at EY and leader of the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards programme.

The awards judges assess the candidates on a number of detailed criteria headlined under these key headings:

> Entrepreneurial spirit

> Financial performance

> Innovation

> National and global impact

> Personal integrity and influence

> Strategic direction

Kym Denny, CEO of hVIVO plc – a pioneering respiratory biotechnology business helping to accelerate drug development – was voted in as winner of the health and life sciences section, reflecting her passion and leadership of new, disruptive approaches to transform the drug development process.

The EY judges commented: “You and your team are pioneers aiming to make drug development quicker, cheaper and more effective.”

Commenting on this latest national announcement, Kym Denny said: “I am honoured to have achieved this recognition through the EY Entrepreneur of the Year programme. Now with this national accolade, I am delighted to represent the hard work and achievements of not just myself, but of all of the team at hVIVO, and our fantastic supportive investors, as we work to deliver better treatments, faster.”

 

Notes:

EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016

Now in its 18 year in the UK, and running in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries worldwide, the programme honours those men and women who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses. Those who have the vision to see how things could work better, and then make them happen in the real world. Find out more on the EY awards here:http://www.ey.com/UK/en/About-us/Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneur-Of-The-Year/UK_EOY_Home#

Find out more about hVIVO here: www.hvivo.com

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