Jan Klerken has been nominated for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Awards.

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are being organized for the 22nd time and reward successful entrepreneurship. It honours entrepreneurs who make an impact in the market and society with their vision and leadership. 13 entrepreneurs are shortlisted, divided into 2 categories. The “EY Emerging Entrepreneur Of The Year” is a rapidly growing, innovative entrepreneur with a company that is less than 10 years old. The “EY Entrepreneur of The Year” is an established entrepreneur who makes an impressive impact with his/her company. Jan is nominated in the latter category, together with Tijn van Elderen of Brabantia, Mike van Woensel of Eurocept and Benno Leeser of Gassan Diamonds.

The winner will be elected by an independent jury, consisting of previous EY winners, managers from industry and representatives from the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Dutch Association of Investment companies and the Netherlands Employers Federation (VNO-NCW). From the shortlisted nominees the finalists will be elected, after presenting themselves to the jury on the 6th of September. The winner will be announced at the final on October 3rd.

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