EY Announces LLamasoft, Inc. Founder, President and CEO Donald A. Hicks is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award Finalist in the Michigan and Northwest Ohio Region
Ann Arbor, MI. (April 22, 2014) – LLamasoft, the global leader in supply chain design software solutions, announces that LLamasoft Founder, President and CEO Donald A. Hicks has been selected by Ernst & Young as a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Michigan and Northwest Ohio Region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Hicks was selected as a finalist from more than 50 nominees by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 5 at the MGM Grand Detroit.
“It’s an honor to be considered for this award,” said Hicks. “We started LLamasoft to help companies solve complex supply chain challenges through better design. Our exponential growth validates our vision and strategy for driving ongoing customer value and recognizes the hard work and dedication of our entire team.”
Now in its 28th year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are sponsored in the United States by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America.
In the Michigan and Northwest Ohio Region program, regional sponsors include: RBS Citizens Charter One, Foley & Lardner LLP., Tanner Friedman, Crain’s Detroit Business, NewsTalk 760 WJR, New Paradigm Promotional Marketing Inc., and Grand Valley State University Seidman College of Business.
About EY 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, 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 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
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