GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune, the global biologics unit of AstraZeneca, announced today that the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce has presented Brian Rosen, senior director, government affairs, with its 2008 Chairman's Award at the organization's 49th Annual Dinner held recently at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.
"The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce plays a vital role in representing the local business community at the regional and state levels, which is why MedImmune is proud to be an active corporate member," said Lori Weiman, vice president of public affairs. "We are pleased that the chamber has chosen to recognize Brian's commitment to its organization with the chairman's award."
The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Annual Chairman's Award recognizes an individual for outstanding service and contributions to the business community. Mr. Rosen has represented MedImmune as a board member of the Montgomery County Chamber for the past five years. He is currently the co-chair for the legislative affairs committee and a member of the executive committee and the board of directors.
MedImmune is wholly owned by AstraZeneca plc (LSE: AZN.L, NYSE: AZN) and is the worldwide biologics business for the AstraZeneca Group. The company has approximately 3,000 employees worldwide and is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland. MedImmune strives to provide better medicines to patients, new medical options for physicians and rewarding careers to employees. Dedicated to advancing science and medicine to help people live better lives, the company is focused on infection, oncology, respiratory disease and inflammation, cardiovascular/gastrointestinal disease and neuroscience. For more information, visit MedImmune's website at http://www.medimmune.com.
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