EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 21, 2017 — priMED Medical Products is proud to announce its President and CEO, David Welsh, was named EY Entrepreneur of the YearTM 2017, Prairies Region, in the Health and Wellness category.
Through its Entrepreneur of the YearTM program, EY is recognizing entrepreneurs who dare to take risks, dive into uncertainty and overcome challenges with innovative solutions. As one of the world’s most prestigious business awards for entrepreneurs, it encourages entrepreneurial activity and recognizes the contribution of those who have inspired others with their vision, leadership and achievement.
“Our Prairies finalists are tackling issues head-on with fresh new ideas that they dared to dream and pursue,” says Rob Jolley, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Prairies program Director. “They represent such a diverse range of sectors – from health care and technology, to manufacturing and cleantech – which is a true reflection of our Prairies community.”
This year, the EY Prairies Region had 33 finalists across nine categories. Collectively these entrepreneurs employ nearly 5,000 people, see year-over-year growth and generate $1.5 billion in annual revenues.
On behalf of our board of directors, corporate partners, customers and colleagues, the priMED community would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to David Welsh. From its founding partners, Chris Thompson and Guy Plamondon, to David and all priMED staff, the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award represents decades of achievement in entrepreneurship. David, has made a significant economic impact in both Canada and abroad, and we are thrilled to see his contributions recognized on a national platform.
About priMED Medical Products:
Established in 1995, priMED Medical Products is a dynamic, global manufacturer specializing in high-quality medical products. As a leading Canadian medical product provider to hospitals, clinics and long-term care facilities, priMED also offers branded, co-branded and private label products and services to its customers and international partners.
priMED Medical Products
#301, 1259-91 Street SW
Edmonton, Alberta T6X 1E9
Phone: 780 497 7600
Media Contact: Craig Blackburn, Senior Brand Manager craig.blackburn[at]primed.ca
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