Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Names 2016 WOTY | Pharmaguy's Insights Into Drug Industry News |

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) announced that its 2016 Woman of the Year is Jennifer Cook, head of pharma, region Europe for Roche. 

“The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association is extremely proud to honor Jennifer Cook as our 2016 Woman of the Year,” says Laurie Cooke, CEO of the HBA. “Jennifer embodies the leadership, business savvy results and commitment to inclusion that our industry needs to thrive in today’s challenging environment.”

“I am incredibly proud to see Jennifer recognized as the HBA 2016 Woman of the Year,” says Daniel O’Day, chief operating officer, Roche. “Jennifer is an exceptional leader with a combination of qualities that make her an invaluable contributor to our industry. Her outstanding business acumen, combined with her highly engaging leadership style and passion for bringing out the best in people, makes her a worthy choice for this award.”

 Jennifer will be honored at the HBA’s 27th annual Woman of the Year (WOTY) event on Thursday, May 12, at the Hilton New York Midtown. The WOTY event, which draws upward of 2,000 women and men from throughout the healthcare industry showcases the HBA’s core purpose of furthering the advancement and impact of women in the business of healthcare. Awards for Honorable MentorSTAR (Strategic Transformation Achievement Recognition) and a group of some 100 Rising Stars and Luminaries, noted for their accomplishments and contributions to the healthcare industry, also will be presented at the WOTY event.