Ad van Wijk, chairman of of the renewable energy project developer Econcern, has been awarded the title Entrepeneur of the Year 2007 by Ernst & Young.
‘Ad van Wijk demonstrates that the combination scientist and entrepeneur can be an excellent one,’ said the jury.
Econcern increased its revenues fivefold in 2006 to €240m and expects further growth this year to €500m.
The award for fastest-growing company goes to Anne Jan Zwart of ECOstyle, which makes environment-friendly fertilizers and pesticides.
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