AstraZeneca employee named a rising star

AstraZeneca’s Emily Denney receives industry honor

An AstraZeneca employee has been recognized as a leader in the healthcare industry by The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA).

Emily Denney, Senior Director, Alliance Development and Stakeholder Relations was honored as a 2012 Rising Star at the annual HBA Woman of the Year luncheon in New York City on May 3.

This honor is given to professionals who contribute significantly to their organizations, exemplify leadership, are role models for others and exhibit dedication to the healthcare industry. Emily received this award based on a recommendation from Kathy Monday, Regional Vice President, Supply Americas, who said:

“Emily is a role model to her colleagues and her passion and dedication to AstraZeneca is unmatched as she actively engages teams across the organization. Emily has had several roles within the company and is always up for a new challenge, showcasing her ‘rising star’ qualities.”

Emily has been with AstraZeneca for nearly 15 years and has worked in a number of roles within US and Global Corporate Affairs. Before joining Alliance Development and Stakeholder Relations, she was Senior Director, Brand Corporate Affairs, where she led the communications efforts for a number of AstraZeneca’s medicines. She also worked in US Corporate Communications and in the media office in AstraZeneca’s headquarters in London.

AstraZeneca congratulates Emily for achieving this prominent industry recognition.

Click here for more information about HBA and their annual Woman of the Year awards.