Award Recognizes Entrepreneurial Excellence in Technology Services Category
Boston, MA – (June 16, 2011) – PlumChoice Inc, the industry experts in premium technology services, today announced that CEO & Founder Ted Werth, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 New England Award in the Technology Services category. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Ted was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a gala event at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel on June 15, 2011.
"It is an honor to win this prestigious award," said Ted Werth. "PlumChoice is a New England headquartered company with a nationwide employee base that is the leading innovator in the technology care space. This kind of achievement is only possible with the help of the tremendous team at PlumChoice, a wonderful set of companies that we work with, and a loving family that supports my vision. We take great pride in helping companies better serve their customers."
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards Program celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Past award winners have included Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, Arthur M. Blank of AMB Group, LLC (Home Depot, Atlanta Falcons), Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc., Ruth Fertel of Ruth's Chris Steak House, Inc., Maxine Clark of Build-a-Bear Workshop, Tom Adams of Rosetta Stone Inc., Matt Szulik of Red Hat, Inc., and last year's national winner, Howard Lutnick, Chairman and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Capital Partners, Inc.
As a New England award winner, Ted is now eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2011 National Award. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year National Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 12, 2011. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies, which will be held November 9-13, 2011.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are pleased to have the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation as a national sponsor.
In New England sponsors include Boston Magazine, J. Robert Scott, Marsh, Nixon Peabody, RR Donnelley and Regan Communications Group.
About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year®
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Karen McPhillips, Vice President, Marketing
SSPR, for PlumChoice
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