Pfizer CEO Receives Technion Honorary Doctorate

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 Pfizer CEO receives Technion honorary doctorate

Pfizer CEO Albert Burla received an honorary doctorate from the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) in honor of his role in developing a COVID-19 vaccine.

This was reported by The Jerusalem Post.

The award was presented to Albert Burla by Technion President Professor Uri Sivan during the graduation ceremony.

an achievement that shows the importance of science and interdisciplinary research. The vaccine helped save the world from the crisis that began in late 2019 with the outbreak of the epidemic,” Sivan said, referring to the family history of the Pfizer CEO.

“As a scientist and Jewish, I can't overstate how much this degree means to me and an invitation to speak to the graduates this year,” Burla said.

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