RADNOR, Pa., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), the leading global independent provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers, is proud to share that Jim Rubbo, Director, Business Strategy, Integration, was recently recognized with the Emerging Leader Award from The M&A Advisor.
The M&A Advisor created this event to promote mentorship and professional development amongst emerging business leaders. In its eighth year, the award celebrates leaders who have reached a significant level of success in the industry before the age of 40. Jim was selected as a winner of this award by an independent judging panel made up of distinguished business leaders.
"Jim has been with VWR for nearly 10 years and has made numerous contributions to our success in that time," said Greg Cowan, VWR's SVP and CFO. "Mergers and acquisitions is a key component of VWR's growth. Effective post-merger integration is essential to our ongoing success and Jim has supported the successful integration of 12 acquisitions in less than three years at VWR."
Founded in 1998, The M&A Advisor was the first dedicated media company to offer insights and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions. As the world's premier think tank and leadership organization for M&A, restructuring and corporate finance professionals, the firm provides a range of integrated services.
Winners were announced on Thursday, June 29th, and were recognized during an awards gala held on September 19th in New York City. To view the complete list of this year's Emerging Leaders Award Winners, CLICK HERE.
VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, is the leading global independent provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. With sales in excess of $4.5 billion in 2016, VWR enables science for customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries. With more than 160 years of experience, VWR has cultivated a value proposition delivering product choice, operational excellence and differentiated services to improve our customers' productivity from research to production. VWR's differentiated services provide innovative, flexible and customized solutions from scientific research services to custom-manufactured chemical blends. Our dedicated team of more than 10,200 associates is focused on supporting scientists, medical professionals and production engineers to achieve their goals.
For more information on VWR please visit www.vwr.com.
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