Almac Group Awarded U.S. Patents for Ground-breaking “DDRD” Assay

Craigavon, N.I., 13 June 2017 – Almac Group’s Diagnostics business unit announced today it has been granted U.S. patent protection for its DNA Damage Response Deficiency (DDRD) assay. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued U.S. Patent Numbers 9,670,547 & 9,677,140, each entitled, “Molecular Diagnostic Test for Cancer”, effective until 2031. This adds to the patent protection already granted in China, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa for this assay.

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Aramark Named Ireland’s Best Facilities Management Firm

Food services, facilities management and property management company Aramark has been recognised as “Best in Facilities Management” at the 2017 Irish Enterprise Awards, the aim of which is to highlight the talent found within Irish businesses that have provided some of the best products and services across the country.

The winners were decided through a combination of votes gathered from a network of industry partners and research into all of the key aspects of each nominee’s business, including how their company has performed over the past 12 months and their methods of operation. Out of the approximately 1,400 companies nominated, only 20 companies went on to win an award.

The MD of facilities management for Aramark North Europe, Roger Brennan, stated that “Aramark is increasingly becoming the one-stop-shop for companies looking for integrated facilities management solutions, including FM, property management and food services. It’s no wonder. Having a single point of contact for all required services is a massive convenience for companies.”

The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company and CEO Eileen McDonnell Honored with 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Recognized in the Transformational category for growth and innovation

June 09, 2017

HORSHAM, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company (Penn Mutual) is delighted to announce that chairman and chief executive officer Eileen McDonnell, representing Penn Mutual, was the recipient of the 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Greater Philadelphia award. McDonnell and the company took top honors in the “Transformational” category, and was recognized along with other regional leaders across varying categories.

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