During the 11th annual Healthcare Supplier Diversity Symposium, the Earl G. Reubel Award was presented to the following honorees, across three categories:
Hospital/Healthcare System of the Year:
Diverse Business of the Year:
Civic Leader of the Year:
Owens & Minor established the Earl G. Reubel Award to honor a man whose legacy-building vision and business acumen propelled Kerma Medical Products, Inc. to become one of the most successful diverse healthcare suppliers in the country. Mr. Reubel embodied the true spirit of entrepreneurialism - aggressively meeting market challenges with a compelling value proposition that remains a driving force behind the company today. His instincts for identifying and capitalizing on healthcare opportunities were unprecedented and a model of partnering for success. As a person, Mr. Reubel was insightful, intuitive, and caring. This award is a tribute to a great man and his legacy which yet lives.