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Dr. Ragab El-Rashidy: CIOGC 2017 Top Muslim Achiever

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) is pleased to announce our second Top Muslim Achiever of 2017, Dr. Ragab El-Rashidy. He will be recognized at our 25th Anniversary Dinner on Saturday, November 4 at Shalimar Banquets in Addison, Illinois.

Dr. Ragab El-Rashidy is the founder and CEO of Genix, a pharmaceutical research and development company focused on challenging generic injectible products, with high unmet need and orphan drug opportunities. Prior to Genix, Dr. Elrashidy founded Pentech Pharmaceuticals, which was acquired by Perrigo in 2012.

Dr. El-Rashidy has 20+ patents for inventions of several pharmaceutical products and continues to combine his technical knowledge with his deep international network to develop complex products to help patients live their best lives. He raised $25 million to build various companies over the last 25 years.

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