YARDLEY, Pa., April 23, 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/COO Ramy Mahmoud, MD, MPH, have been named finalists for the EY 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 as finalists by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 14, 2018, at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.
“We are both honored to be named finalists for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 and to represent our terrific company and this great region,” said Peter Miller, CEO of Optinose. “We recognize that our accomplishments and success occur only through the efforts of our entire team of exceptional individuals who all are focused on a single mission to improve lives. One of our core values is friendship and we are fortunate of the great partnership we have together and the resulting trust and respect that we believe enable us collectively to achieve so much more than we could individually. We thank EY for this honor and 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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