Dr. Candace Kendle named ACG Deal Maker Lifetime Achievement Honoree 2017
ACG honors first woman with its highest honor
ACG Cincinnati, the membership community for middle market private equity and business leaders focused on corporate growth and M&A, is proud to announce that Dr. Candace Kendle, Retired Chairman and CEO of Kendle International Inc., has been named as the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Recipient. The award is the chapter’s highest recognition, reserved only for those exceptional leaders who have driven significant corporate growth, organizational achievement and community impact by visionary, tenacious, and inspired deal making through acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and financing transactions.
Dr. Kendle was chosen for this award based on her achievements in founding and growing Kendle International Inc., from a small, private start-up in 1981 to a global clinical research organization traded on NASDAQ (KNDL). In 2011 Kendle International was acquired by INC Research. Under Dr. Kendle’s leadership, the company delivered a wide range of clinical development and clinical trial services to biopharmaceutical companies around the world.