EY Announces James Lovett and Mike Cohen of Myonex as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2024 Greater Philadelphia Award Winner


Myonex Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2024 Greater Philadelphia Award Winner

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Gladwyne, PA, June 6, 2024 – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that James Lovett, CEO, and Mike Cohen, Executive Chairman of Myonex were named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2024 Greater Philadelphia Award winner. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the preeminent competitive awards program for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies.

James Lovett and Mike Cohen were selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous award winners, leading CEOs and other business leaders. Candidates were evaluated based on their ability to create long-term value through entrepreneurial spirit, commitment to their purpose and the demonstration of growth and substantial impact, among other key indicators.

Michael Cohen

“This award is an amazing achievement—not just for James and me—but for the entire company. This award celebrates what we have all created. I am very grateful for the contributions every employee makes to this great company every day,” said Mike.

James Lovett

“Even if our names are on the plaque, this is a team award for what everyone at Myonex has accomplished so far. Congrats to everyone and thank you,” said James.

Myonex grew out of a family-owned retail pharmacy in Norristown, PA in 1931 to become the leading global complete clinical trial supply company it is today. Myonex offers solutions in central and local drug sourcing, packaging, labeling, and ancillary supply to support each trial’s specific requirements and complexities. With the recent acquisitions of Saveway Compounding Pharmacy and Creapharm, Myonex has further expanded its capabilities and reach. Now operating from nine locations across the US, Germany, UK, and France, Myonex has been named Philadelphia Inquirer “Top Place to Work” three years in a row, and United Kingdom’s Sunday Times “Best Place to Work” in 2024. Myonex partners with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, contract research organizations (CROs), and other clinical trial service providers seeking a flexible, comprehensive solution for their trial and commercial supply needs.

As a Greater Philadelphia award winner, James Lovett and Mike Cohen are now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2024 National Awards. The National Award winners, including the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced in November at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the World Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in June 2025.

Entrepreneur Of The Year recognizes many different types of business leaders for their ingenuity, courage and entrepreneurial spirit. The program celebrates original founders who bootstrapped their business from inception or who raised outside capital to grow their company; transformational CEOs who infused innovation into an existing organization to catapult its trajectory; and multigenerational family business leaders who reimagined a legacy business model to fortify it for the future.

The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has recognized the leadership of entrepreneurs such as:

  • Daymond John of FUBU
  • Hamdi Ulukaya of Chobani, Inc.
  • Holly Thaggard and Amanda Baldwin of Supergoop!
  • Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company
  • James Park of Fitbit
  • Jodi Berg of Vitamix
  • Kendra Scott of Kendra Scott LLC
  • Michael Happe of Winnebago Industries
  • Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn Corporation
  • Sheila Mikhail of AskBio

Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners become lifetime members of a global, multi-industry community of entrepreneurs. They receive exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of program alumni and other ecosystem members in more than 60 countries — all supported by vast EY resources.

In addition to Entrepreneur Of The Year, EY US supports other entrepreneurs through the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™(Winning Women) program and the EY Entrepreneurs Access Network (EAN) to help connect women founders and Black and Hispanic/Latino entrepreneurs, respectively, with the resources, network and access needed to unlock their full potential.

Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards include presenting sponsors PNC Bank, Cresa, SAP and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In Greater Philadelphia, sponsors also include regional Platinum sponsor Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN), regional Gold sponsors Marsh USA and Lockton, and regional Silver sponsors ADP and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Founded in 1986, Entrepreneur Of The Year® has celebrated more than 11,000 ambitious visionaries who are leading successful, dynamic businesses in the US, and it has since expanded to nearly 80 countries and territories globally.

The US program consists of 17 regional programs whose panels of independent judges select the regional award winners every June. Those winners compete for national recognition at the Strategic Growth Forum® in November where National finalists and award winners are announced. The overall National winner represents the US at the World Entrepreneur Of The Year® competition. Visit ey.com/us/eoy.

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