Each year, this award is presented to a CEO who, from EFCG's perspective, has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the industry.
Environmental Financial Consulting Group, or EFCG, is the leading M&A advisory
Pierson was presented with the award during the 25th annual EFCG CEO Conference for Engineering and Consulting Firms in New York City, which brought together 250 leaders of international engineering/consulting firms to discuss trends and issues in the industry.
Pierson was cited for his achievements during his five-year tenure at Parsons Brinckerhoff, "during which time the company significantly increased its revenues and profitability," according to Paul Zofnass, founder and President of EFCG.
's largest case was a liability suit involving a government-guaranteed loan.
Frithjof Holtz is an active member of several international industry associations and industry initiatives as APIC and EXCiPACT, and member of the board of IPEC Europe, EFCG
, and Rx-360.
Regarding generic drugs imported into the EU from third countries, the EFCG
will lobby to ensure that active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) comply with good manufacturing practices (GMP) and fulfil conditions for fair competition.
This message is at the core of the latest EFCG position paper, (1) which is aimed at all stakeholders in the global API supply chain, including the regulators, and previewed during their October press conference at the 2012 CPhI exhibition in Madrid.
EFCG believes that the new EU Falsified Medicines Directive (2011/62/EU), designed to minimize counterfeit medicines entering the EU market, does not adequately address the API quality issues and that in reality it does little to improve upon the present Directive (2001/83/EC) with regard to patient safety.
Regulatory Breakfast Briefing, The 2010 Megatrends in API Manufacturing, will be held Tuesday, October 13th from 8:00 a.m.
EXCiPACT was founded in 2012 by volunteers from IPEC-Europe, IPEC-Americas, European Fine Chemicals Group (EFCG
) and others to provide independent third party certification of manufacturers, suppliers and distributors of pharmaceutical excipients.
Oct 26: EFCG
4th Annual Dinner Intercontinental Hotel Frankfurt, Germany