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2012 Oliver R. Grace Award

At its 26th Annual Awards Dinner on October 17, 2012, the Cancer Research Institute presented the 2012 Oliver R. Grace Award for Distinguished Service in Advancing Cancer Research to Mark P. Frissora, chairman and CEO of Hertz Corporation, for his company's long-standing support of the Cancer Research Institute, and Dr. Severin Schwan, CEO of Roche, for his company's dedication to developing a personalized healthcare strategy for cancer and other diseases and in particular its focus on developing new medicines, which includes a commitment to immune-based cancer therapies. CRI trustee Donald J. Gogel presented the award. Jenna Wolfe, co-anchor, Sunday edition of "Weekend TODAY," and "TODAY" correspondent, who emceed the event, introduced Mr. Gogel.