The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) has awarded CSL Behring its 2015 Corporate Leadership Award as recognition for the company's longstanding and unwavering commitment to advancing science and improving the care of the bleeding disorders community. The award was accepted by Paul Perreault, CEO and Managing Director, CSL Limited, during the NHF Annual Spring Soiree in New York City on May 21.
"The National Hemophilia Foundation is dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for bleeding disorders," said Val Bias, Chief Executive Officer of NHF. "CSL Behring shares NHF's vision and commitment to providing education, advocacy and research opportunities that strive to improve the well-being of patients and their caregivers. We applaud CSL Behring's leadership and dedication to delivering innovative products and programs that make a meaningful difference in the lives of the bleeding disorders community."
World-class research and development, high quality manufacturing, and patient-centered management are the longstanding hallmarks of CSL Behring in serving the bleeding disorders community. Driven by its commitments to the community, CSL Behring develops and delivers innovative protein-based therapies, and leading educational and emotional support programs that improve the lives of people living with hemophilia, von Willebrand disease and other serious bleeding disorders. By closely partnering with the hemophilia community, CSL Behring has achieved significant advancements in its Recombinant Factor Development program which, upon regulatory approvals, will provide hemophilia A and B patients with new treatment options.
The company also continues to advance patient, caregiver and researcher support through highly impactful programs, including:
- My Source℠ program -- one-stop location for CSL Behring's patient-support resources for the U.S. bleeding disorders community
- Common Factors series of educational events
- My Access℠ cost share program
- Gettin' in the Game℠ events and the Gettin' in the Game℠ Junior National Championship program
- CSL Behring Professor Heimburger Award for Coagulation Research
- Pledge to the World Federation of Hemophilia to donate bleeding disorder therapies and provide financial contributions.
"CSL Behring has long been at the forefront of protecting the health of people living with a range of serious and chronic medical conditions," said Paul Perreault, CEO and Managing Director of CSL Limited. "NHF's goals align with our focus to develop and deliver innovative products and programs that save people's lives and improve the quality of their lives. On behalf of CSL's 14,000 employees around the world who are driven by our deep passion and commitment to the global bleeding disorders community, I'd like to thank NHF for recognizing us with this year's Corporate Leadership Award."