Nikolaus F. Rentschler and Frank Mathias Awarded as "EY Entrepreneur of the Year"
Rentschler Biopharma’s chairman of the board, Nikolaus F. Rentschler, together with CEO Frank Mathias have received the "EY Entrepreneur of the Year" award 2019 in the category "Industry". The award, initiated by Ernst & Young, was presented in Stuttgart, Germany on Oct. 25, 2019 to German entrepreneurs, chosen by an independent jury from among 38 finalists.
The award for entrepreneurial performance worldwide is based on criteria such as growth, future potential, innovation, employee management and social responsibility.
"Rentschler Biopharma is a family-owned business that has been successful for five generations," commented 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."
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."