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Ernst & Young LLP's Todd Skrinar Named One of the 100 Most Inspiring People in Life Sciences

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Todd Skrinar, principal, Ernst & Young LLP, and West Coast leader of the Advisory Life Sciences practice, has been recognized by PharmaVOICE as one of the "100 Most Inspiring People in the Life Sciences Industry" for 2014. Skrinar was selected for his positive impact on the industry, his inspirational leadership and his ability to innovate and turn problems into opportunities.

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"We are thrilled that Todd's leadership, talent and contributions to the industry are being recognized," said Kim Ramko, principal, Ernst & Young LLP, and EY Global and Americas Life Sciences sector leader. "In these transformative times, our clients know they can count on Todd to anticipate industry changes before they happen and lead them through complex and challenging situations. It is only fitting that he be honored for his dedication to his clients and his passion for the life sciences."

Nominations for the PharmaVOICE 100 are submitted by industry peers. Editors then select those who demonstrate exceptional leadership and have had a positive impact on the life sciences industry.

Skrinar has more than 23 years of experience creating competitive advantage through technology. He is known for championing the potential of big data and analytics to improve business operations. As part of his selection, PharmaVOICE noted Todd's reputation as a trusted advisor to clients, a leader among his peers and a mentor to others.

"I'm honored and humbled to be recognized along with so many other deserving life sciences professionals," said Skrinar. "I am lucky to have an opportunity to work with outstanding colleagues and exceptional clients and I'm excited to be a part of the technological revolution that is leading to an industry transformation."

Before joining EY, Todd led the West Region of the Life Sciences practice of IBM Global Business Services and was previously was the lead of the Health and Life Sciences consulting practice at Unisys. 

Skrinar earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Boston University and a M.B.A. from Emory University.  He is based in San Francisco.

The full list of PharmaVOICE 100 recipients appears in the July/August 2014 issue of PharmaVOICE magazine and is available at www.pharmavoice.com.

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