Our business teams require a variety of thought, energy and insight to achieve and maintain a competitive edge and further our strategic objectives. The strength of our company lies in the combined contributions of the individuals who make up our business teams.
United Therapeutics has always been highly aware that it is people who make the difference. Over the last few years of our rapid growth, we have ensured that our employees understand that there is an expectation for each team member to make a significant contribution.
Each position and individual in our company is different; we are united in our commitment to discover, develop and market life-enhancing drugs that make a measurable difference in the lives of thousands of patients. Our employees are in the right place, at the right time, doing the right things, to build on the company's scientific and commercial achievements.
Since inception, United Therapeutics has attracted employees of the highest caliber. We strive to work both harder and smarter than our competitors. Our commitment has inspired us to break new ground and encouraged us to take on tough challenges. As we look to the future, we will continue to be inspired by the principles that have guided us thus far, and enabled us to achieve great success and we believe that this steadfast commitment will enable us to maintain an extraordinary level of achievement, and that we will continue to attract the best people at every level of the organization.
United Therapeutics' Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Martine Rothblatt, has made it a personal mission to preserve the corporate culture that has made our company so successful. Part of that mission is focusing on always doing the right thing for our patients, stakeholders and employees.