Evotec wins award for "Sustained Excellence" at Deloitte's Technology Fast 50

Hamburg, Germany, 09 November 2018: 
Evotec AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: EVT, MDAX/TecDAX, ISIN: DE0005664809) announced today that the company has won one of the prestigious “Technology Fast 50” awards with which Deloitte honours the fastest-growing innovation drivers within the technology sector.

At yesterday’s award ceremony, Evotec received the prize for “Sustained Excellence” which recognises the Company’s long-term growth, innovation capability, entrepreneurial spirit, as well as its sustainable corporate management. The “Sustained Excellence” award distinguishes companies which are financially successful and are characterised by other excellent achievements as well. Their evaluation covers competitive advantages, management, attractiveness of the market segment, as well as financial key performance indicators.

Dr Werner Lanthaler, Chief Executive Officer of Evotec, said: “We are very proud to have received this prestigious award. First and foremost this is a commendation for the excellent performance of our workforce and a strong encouragement for our vision and passion for innovation when it comes to the further implementation of our growth strategy.”

“Several fast-growing German companies have positioned themselves in future-oriented fields of technology over the past years. This is the work of enterprisers who through their risk tolerance and entrepreneurial spirit were able to consequently put their visions into action“, explains Dr Andreas Gentner, Partner and Head of Technology, Media & Telecommunications EMEA at Deloitte. “With the Fast 50 Award we want to recognise exceptional entrepreneurial achievements for Germany as a technology location.“


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