Opening of the 29th edition of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Since 2012, Verlingue has been a partner of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award. This unique programme rewards the entrepreneurial careers of men and women who manage growth companies, reconciling responsibility and a sustainable economic model.



For this first ceremony, Antoine Jacquot, Regional Director for the Île-de-France region at Verlingue, had the pleasure of presenting the Family Business Award to Laurent Zenou, CEO of Novair. Specialising in the design and manufacture of air and gas production, compression and treatment solutions for the health and industrial sectors, Novair played a strategic role during the health crisis.



Congratulations to all the winners of the EY Entrepreneur Award for the Île-de-France region:
✅ Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Olivier Duha and Frédéric Jousset with the company Webhelp
✅ Start-up of the Year Award: Pierre Dubuc and Mathieu Nebra with the start-up OpenClassrooms
✅ Born Global Award: Philippe Guerret with the company M2i Group
✅ Family Business Award: Laurent Zenou with the company Novair
✅ Social Commitment Award: Nicolas Simon and Matthieu Masselin with the company Wandercraft



Join Verlingue from 23 September to 19 October at the regional and national Entrepreneur of the Year Awards ceremonies:
Île-de-France: 23 September
– Southeast France: 28 September
– Western France: 30 September
– Northern France: 5 October
– Eastern France: 6 October
– Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes: 11 October
– Occitania: 14 October
– Nouvelle-Aquitaine: 19 October