The Sheffield business leader and group chief executive of South Yorkshire-based B. Braun Medical Ltd has been awarded a prestigious global honour in recognition of his work with the company.
Hans Hux, who has worked for B. Braun for 36 years, has been named one of just 36 of the company’s 50,000 employees worldwide to join the esteemed “Club of the Best”.
Mr Hux said:
“It’s a true honour to join B. Braun’s Club of the Best and to see the B. Braun Medical Ltd name up there with a selective few.
“However, I cannot accept this honour without thanking each and every one of our employees based here in Sheffield and throughout the UK.
“The company has developed me in many ways, both personally and professionally, and its success is down to the achievements of the UK team as a whole.
“Every one of the employees who work for our UK base here in Sheffield demonstrates exceptional dedication to their roles and through their commitment has excelled in its achievements and I am proud to be part of its success.”
Based in Chapeltown, Sheffield, B. Braun Medical Ltd is a member of the B. Braun Group – one of the world’s leading healthcare companies.
Under Hans’ leadership, B. Braun Medical Ltd has become renowned for its products, innovation and services and also has an extensive Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme and the value it places on its employees, having been awarded the highest Investors in People ‘Champion’ status in 2013.
Since 2000, the company’s sales income has grown from £40million to £146 million.
Mr Hux added:
“Today’s healthcare market is changing dynamically.
“We at B. Braun Medical Ltd remain focused on working with the NHS in developing new product and service concepts improving patient care and patient outcome, leading to sustainable health economic and also commercial success. This accolade is testimony to that.
“Throughout every level of the company we are constantly striving to keep improving and to not only provide the most innovative healthcare solutions, but to give something back to both the community and our own employees.
“Being named as one of the Club of the Best is something that every B. Braun Medical Ltd employee should be proud of, as well as the Sheffield City Region business community too, as Sheffield always has been a good and encouraging business base for achieving dynamic business growth.”
Hans was handpicked for the honour by the Management of the Board of the B. Braun Group.
Members of the Club of the Best are recognised for ‘outstanding achievements within the entire worldwide Group after a person has been continually successful for a long period of time.