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22/09/2017

25th edition of the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards : Greater Southern Region winners

The Entrepreneur Of The Year award ceremony for the Greater Southern Region was held on 21 September in Toulouse. Here is the full list of this edition’s winners by category.

 

General Public
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 Mamadou Diouf, CEO of Sens Digital.

 

Born Global
This award celebrates the start-up entrepreneur whose business model displays the greatest international potential. The Born Global award was presented to Frédéric Salles, chairman and founder of Matooma.

 

Global Player
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 Philippe Boy, general manager of 3C Metal.

 

Disruptor
This award celebrates the start-up entrepreneur who has conceived a business model that challenges market codes. The Disruptor award was presented to Josselin Bequet, Yann Bruner, Matthieu Claybrough and Alban Deruaz-Pepin, chairman, general manager, technical director and engineer at Donecle.

 

Strategic Vision
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 award was presented by Guillaume Jossé (Verlingue) to Philippe Rivière, founder of Septeo.

 

Societal Commitment
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 Matthieu Poupon, founder manager of Greenburo.

 

Family Business
This award celebrates a family business having defined a long-term strategy built on transparent values and governance. The Family Business award was presented to Emmanuel Merin, chairman of Forge Adour.

 

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 to Arnaud Mascarell, general manager and co-founder of Fineheart.

 

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 presented by Guillaume Jossé (Verlingue) to Sébastien Matty, chairman of GA Smart Building.

 

Verlingue, partnering the Entrepreneur Of The Year programme since 2012, invites you to the PACA Region award ceremony on Tuesday 26 September in Marseille.