PDA Letter Article

PDA Honor Awards: EU Service Award and Agalloco Award

by Rebecca Stauffer, PDA

Each week, the PDA Letter will publish announcements for the winners of the 2019 Honor Awards. PDA thanks all of the recipients for their contributions to the Association.

PDA Europe Service Appreciation Award

Elisabeth VachetteThis award honors special contributions that have contributed to the success of PDA’s European activities. Elisabeth Vachette, Head of Product Management Bags/Mixing/Tanks, Sartorius Stedim Biotech, is recognized for her involvement in the 2019 PDA Europe Pharma Logistics & Outsourced Operations conference, among other biopharmaceutical and outsourcing-related PDA activities. She supports the biopharmaceutical industry on a world-wide basis, in particular in process design, validation, training and implementation of single-use fluid management technologies.

James P. Agalloco Award

Lei LiNamed honor for James Agalloco’s work in developing the PDA Education program, this award recognizes a PDA faculty member who exemplifies outstanding performance in education. PDA grants this recognition to Lei Li, PhD, Associate Senior Consultant Engineer, for his work as an instructor for the PDA Education course, “Container Closure Systems and Integrity Testing.”