EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 – CROMA-PHARMA´s Martin and Andreas Prinz win award
Martin and Andreas Prinz, Owners and CEOs of Croma-Pharma, were the winners of the Austrian EY Entrepreneur Of The Year award 2016 and will also represent Austria at the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Gala in Monte Carlo in June 2017.
The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the most important business award and widely acclaimed and celebrates entrepreneurs through regional, national and global awards programmes in more than 160 cities in 60 countries. The awards encourage entrepreneurial activity and recognise people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. More than 350 distinguished guests attended the wonderful Gala at the imperial Hofburg in Vienna.
EY Country Managing Partner Helmut Maukner congratulated all finalists.
“In June 2017 Martin and Andreas Prinz will represent Austria in Monte Carlo at the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Gala, competing alongside the world’s best entrepreneurs. That will be an incredibly exciting and rewarding networking experience that presents game-changing business opportunities," says Andreas Prinz.
The winners in 2016 are:
Industry & Hightech:
Andreas and Martin Prinz
Johann Rohrer of Rohrer GmbH
Products & Goods:
Hans Georg Hagleitner of Hagleitner Hygiene Internatioal
Prize of generations
awarded to a company spanning at least 3 generations: Winner Anton Paar GmbH
A jury of independent judges from different backgrounds throroughly evaluates all entries and then comes up with a shortlist of three finalists per category.
About Entrepreneur Of The Year™
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 160 cities in more than 60 countries.
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