Remon Vos, CEO of CTP advanced on Wednesday Sept. 04 to the final round in the prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year contest organized by international consulting firm EY (formerly Ernst & Young). A Dutch native, Vos took part in the Netherlands country competition representing his investment firm CTP Property NV in the category "Accelerating". EY organizes the yearly competition in 50 countries around the world with the aim of recognizing successful entrepreneurs whose vision, passion and leadership can inspire and motivate a further generation of entrepreneurs. This year, candidates are measured on the criteria of
- how the entrepreneur made his company successful
- business strategy
- company performance
- and personal vision
The selection as finalist took place Tuesday Sept. 03 in Amsterdam following a series of intensive interviews and individual presentations. "Making it to the final round is a significant achievement given the current group of talented competitors', commented Vos.
The final competition will take place Saturday, October 5 in Rotterdam with the winner being announced later that evening. "I'm up for the challenge,' commented Vos on the final, citing the international nature of CTP, the economic and cultural exchange he promotes in his work, and the vision and leadership employed to build CTP from nothing in 1998 to the successful company it is today.