The Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officers of Toll Brothers (NYSE: TOL), and the Chief Executive Officers of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ALNY) and Trex Co., Inc. (NYSE: TREX) are among the corporate executives named as the recipients of the thirteenth annual “E-3 Awards,” presented by Emerald Asset Management at the Twentieth Annual Emerald Groundhog Day Investment Forum. The Forum was held in Philadelphia on February 7, 2013.
Joseph Besecker, President of Emerald Asset Management said, “We created this unique award to recognize leaders who epitomize the qualities that are inherent in the most successful business leaders – qualities that reflect an entrepreneurial spirit and a commitment to excellence,” adding, “The award’s name – E-3 – reflects these criteria: the Emerald Entrepreneurial and Excellence Award.” Joseph Garner, Director of Research for Emerald, said, “These leaders have taken risks and fueled innovation. They have created jobs and built companies. They have bested their competitors and rewarded their employees and shareholders. They are leaders in every sense of the word.”
Through an intensive multi-faceted process, Emerald’s team of research analysts and portfolio managers identified corporate leaders who have demonstrated:
The 2013 winners of the E-3 Award are:
Public Company Executive Award:
Public Company Science & Technology Executive Award:
The Green Company Executive Award:
Presented by Emerald Asset Management, Groundhog Day Investment Forum sponsors included Pepper Hamilton LLP, Janney Capital Markets, Boenning & Scattergood, Greentree, Trout, Ebersole & Groff LLP, Sturdivant & Co., Patriot Financial Partners L.P. and Susquehanna International Group, LLP.
Founded in 1991, Emerald Asset Management, Inc. is a diversified investment management company that operates thru its wholly-owned subsidiaries Emerald Advisers, Inc. and Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust. Emerald Advisers and PMG jointly own Emerald Fixed Income Advisers, LLC. Assets managed by these companies totaled over $2 billion as of December 31, 2012. “Driven by Research,” Emerald employs an intense fundamental, research-focused investment philosophy and focuses primarily on growth-oriented equity investing and high-quality disciplined fixed-income investing. Emerald is headquartered in Leola, Pennsylvania and operates satellite offices in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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