PROTEK GROUP Has Celebrated its 25th Anniversary
On November 24, 2015, a solemn reception to celebrate PROTEK's 25th anniversary was held in the Moscow Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre. More than 500 guests attended the event among whom were pharmaceutical manufacturers, customers, investors and analysts.
A speech by Vadim Iakunin, the founder and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of OAO PROTEK, marked the start of the celebration. He told about a challenging period that PROTEK had gone through from its foundation as a small industrial enterprise to one of Russia’s largest pharmaceutical distributors. Vadim Yakunin was particularly proud to enumerate awards picked up by the Group’s segments during the last few years, among which were 14 Platinum Uncias (CV PROTEK – 7, Rigla –4 and Sotex – 3 ), the RAMS Medal for the Achieved Success and the Contribution to Development of New Forms of Cooperation of Fundamental Science and Pharmaceutical Business, the Logistics Operator and the Customs Olympus Awards, many other awards in the IT, HR management, and corporate publishing areas. The specified awards confirm high professional skills of PROTEK’s employees, as well as their involvement and commitment to excellence.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, a co-founder of the St. Gregory the Theologian Charity Foundation, congratulated PROTEK GROUP on its anniversary and noted Vadim Iakunin’s contribution to charity and the development of the Russian Orthodox culture.
After an official part the guests were invited to a concert of Russian opera stars opened by the outstanding opera singer Lyubov Kazarnovskaia. In the second part, leading singers of the State Academic Bolshoy Theatre of Russia Anna Aglatova, Andrei Zhilikhovskii and Aleksandr Zakharov appeared backed up by the Moscow City Symphony – Russian Philharmonic directed by the conductor Sergei Tararin.
After the concert the guests attended a celebratory dinner where the Management and partners of the Group’s segments congratulated PROTEK GROUP on its anniversary and presented their commemorative gifts.
The partners of PROTEK’s anniversary event:
Gedeon Richter, Egis, Ferron, Takeda Pharmaceutical, STADA CIS, Sanofi, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Pharmstandard, OTCPharm, Dominanta-Service, RIA Panda, Scandi-line, BOLEAR MEDIKA, Merz, Gradient, Santen.
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