Entrepreneur Award: Profiles of an all-conquering France

In the context of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award, you can find Verlingue in the special edition of L’Express on 18 October 2017.


Entrepreneur of the Year Award: OVH – Octave Klaba
A man on a cloud
He is an unusual man with a remarkable background. The entrepreneur of the year is someone who could easily not have achieved such universal success.


Start-Up of the Year Award: Evaneos – Eric La Bonnardière and Yvan Wibaux
A direct escape
A bespoke trip, with ethical principles and practical details, without any unnecessary intermediary… We have all dreamed of it. Two adventurers made it a reality.


Family Business Award: Sodebo – Patricia Brochard, Marie-Laurence Gouraud and Bénédicte Mercier
A recipe for feeding growth
Having grown out of a delicatessen shop, the company from the Vendée now boasts remarkable market share. It is currently led by the three daughters of the founders, before they hand over in turn to the next generation.


Social Responsibility Award: Les P’tits Doudous – Nolwenn Febvre
Our children – what heroes!
The pain of a child in hospital is not only physical. It is also emotional and psychological and a nurse battles every day to relieve it.