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Aesica Awarded NEPIC Industry Award



1/28/2014 10:03:41 AM

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28 January 2013 - Aesica, the global contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), is today pleased to announce that one of its employees, Helen Taylor, Corporate HR Manager, has won the NEPIC 2014 Young Achiever Accolade award within the Pharmaceutical category.

Helen was recently promoted to the role of Corporate HR Manager with a specific focus on employee development, skills gaps and talent acquisition. Helen joined Aesica in 2009 as Senior HR Advisor, swiftly progressing to Corporate HR Manager. She has provided HR support to multiple Aesica sites, being seconded for 3 months to the company’s Monheim, Germany site as an Aesica Ambassador following an acquisition in 2011.

Helen gained a first class honours degree in Human Resource Management at Northumbria University.

The NEPIC (Northeast of England Process Industry Cluster) Annual Awards are designed to recognise the success and achievements of members operating in the hi-tech manufacturing marketplace including the chemical, pharmaceutical, petrochemical and biotechnology sectors among others. The awards provide a platform from which to celebrate the vital contribution that the manufacturing and process industries are making to the regional, national and global economy.

Speaking of her award, Helen commented: “It is a great privilege to be recognised by the NEPIC with this young achiever accolade. People skills are as important as technical skills in the pharmaceutical contract manufacturing market and this award is reflective of the high HR standards that are applied across Aesica. I am proud to be part of the Aesica HR team and look forward to continuing to play my part in the company’s success.”

About Aesica:

Aesica supplies contract development and contract manufacturing services for Formulated Products and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients to a host of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies and emerging biotechnology organisations.

The uniqueness of Aesica lies in its flexible and bespoke approach to service delivery, coupled with its ability to develop products from the initial clinical stage through to final commercial supply. It is this all-encompassing offering combined with its dedication to exceptional standards of service that truly sets Aesica apart from its counterparts.

- Aesica is one of the UK’s fastest growing companies and over the last five years has more than trebled its turnover.

- The company currently employs approximately 1,300 people.

- In addition to its headquarters in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, Aesica has development and manufacturing sites across Europe including Cramlington, Nottingham and Queenborough in the UK, as well as sites in Monheim and Zwickau in Germany and Pianezza in Italy. It also has sales representation in San Diego and Shanghai.

- The vision of Aesica is to become the number one supplier of APIs and formulated products to the pharmaceutical industry.

For media enquiries, please contact Tristan Jervis or Alex Heeley on: +44 (0) 207 203 6740 or e-mail: t.jervis@defacto.com. .

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