The Entrepreneur Of The Year award ceremony for the PACA Region was held on 26 September in Marseilles. Here is the full list of this edition’s winners by category.
This award celebrates the start-up nominee preferred by the public at large on an online voting platform. The General Public award was won by Johan Guedj, chairman of Klanik.
This award celebrates the start-up entrepreneur whose business model displays the greatest international potential. The Born Global award was presented to Cyril Vidal, chairman of Crosscall.
This award celebrates the entrepreneur whose company is international leader on its market, and whose strategy and culture are oriented towards international business. The Global Player award was presented to Jean-Michel Berud, chairman of Jifmar Offshore Services.
This award celebrates the start-up entrepreneur who has conceived a business model that challenges market codes. The Disruptor award was presented to Cédric Messina, chairman and CED of Global Sport / My Coach.
This award celebrates an entrepreneur who, after his or her business had been affected by upheavals, began a successful transformation of their business model taking the view that change is an opportunity. The Strategic Vision award was presented to Michel Feraud, chairman of Provepharm.
This award celebrates a solidarity-minded entrepreneur who looks beyond the economic purpose of his or her business by providing innovative solutions to societal problems. The Societal Commitment award was presented to Laurent Delannoy, chairman of Avencod.
This award celebrates a family business having defined a long-term strategy built on transparent values and governance. The Family Business award was presented by Florent Gourvès (Verlingue) to Roland Gomez, chairman of Proman.
Start-Up of the Year
This award celebrates a young business with “strong potential” that has demonstrated innovation on its market and is likely to be one of the entrepreneurial leaders of tomorrow. The Start-Up of the Year award was presented by Florent Gourvès (Verlingue) to Elvire Gouze, founder of Therachon.
Entrepreneur of the Year
This award celebrates an entrepreneur for his or her exceptional track record and for the performance of their business. The Entrepreneur of the Year award was won by Jean Henin, chairman of Pellenc Selective Technologies.
Verlingue, partnering the Entrepreneur Of The Year programme since 2012, invites you to the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes regional award ceremony on Wednesday 27 September in Lyon.