SOURCE: Medivation


November 17, 2014 16:10 ET

Medivation CEO David Hung Named National EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Overall Award Winner

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 17, 2014) - Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDVN) announced today that Founder, President and CEO David Hung, M.D., has been named the National EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Overall Award winner.

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award, a leading business award for entrepreneurs, recognizes entrepreneurial activity and leaders and visionaries who demonstrate innovation, financial success and personal commitment as they create and build world-class businesses. A panel of independent judges selected Dr. Hung from more than 250 regional award recipients.

"Entrepreneurship is all about thinking outside the box to develop solutions to everyday problems," said Mike Kacsmar, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Americas program director. "Dr. David Hung recognizes that when a patient is critically ill, time is all that matters. Medivation challenges clinical development time limitations, and as a result, the company has been able help prolong lives by making an unprecedented shift to the industry benchmark of how long it takes to bring life-saving products to market."

Dr. Hung was also recognized with EY's 2014 Venture Capital Award of Excellence and the National Life Sciences Category Award.

About Medivation
Medivation, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the rapid development of medically-innovative therapies to treat serious diseases for which there are limited treatment options. Medivation aims to transform the treatment of these diseases and offer hope to critically ill patients and their families. For more information, visit

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™
The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The program makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

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