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Sabina Ewing Awarded Bench and Deloitte Inaugural Life Sciences Tech Innovation Award

Sabina Ewing Awarded Bench and Deloitte Inaugural Life Sciences Tech Innovation Award

San Diego, CA, March 15, 2024 –(– Bench International, a leading global executive search firm, is pleased to announce Sabina Ewing, Senior Vice President, Business & Technology Services and Chief Information Officer at Abbott, is the recipient of the inaugural Bench and Deloitte Life Sciences Tech Innovation Award. Sabina was recognized for her remarkable contributions to the life sciences industry at the LAMedTechWeek Mixer on March 14, 2024, held at BioscienceLA.

“We are thrilled to recognize Sabina’s outstanding leadership, vision, and commitment to advancing the life sciences industry,” said DeeDee DeMan, Chairman and CEO of Bench International. “Her accomplishments serve as an inspiration to aspiring professionals in the life sciences sector and her dedication to pushing boundaries and fostering diversity exemplifies the qualities that drive progress and success in the industry.”

Sabina joined global healthcare company Abbott in November 2020, bringing with her experience gained from her previous IT roles at Pfizer and management positions at Arthur Andersen Business Consulting, BearingPoint, and American Express.

“I’m honored to have been nominated with an amazing group of women and humbled to receive this award,” Sabina said. “It’s important that we recognize the contributions of women at all levels to life sciences and technology. Women are critical to STEM and our ability to advance these disciplines. We need their smart, imaginative thinking, and unique perspectives and experiences to solve the world’s biggest problems.”

The Bench and Deloitte Inaugural Life Sciences Tech Innovation Award was established to acknowledge the outstanding contributions of women leaders in life science and technology, as well as inspire future generations of women leaders. Nominations underwent a thorough evaluation by a select panel of nine distinguished leaders in the fields of technology and biopharma, subsequently receiving the endorsement of the public through hundreds of votes.

DeeDee concluded, “I extend a sincere thank you to our esteemed panel of industry judges and LAMedTechWeek leadership for their time and shared passion of supporting the advancement of women leaders in life sciences.”

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