Sébastien Tondeur Wins Entrepreneur Award
CEO of MCI Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011
Zurich, 28 October 2011, Sébastien Tondeur was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011. The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year is renowned for recognizing successful entrepreneurs who, thanks to their personal commitment and willingness to take risks, are making a contribution towards strengthening the Swiss economy.
This year, the Entrepreneur of the Year prize was awarded in four categories. An independent jury assessed key factors such as the candidates’ accomplishments as entrepreneurs, their business development, innovation, leadership and future sustainability. Sébastien Tondeur was awarded the honour in the category of Trade/Services for achievements in his role as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of MCI Group Holding SA. Today, MCI helps organize over 3,100 events worldwide per year and represents a truly global organization inspired by the motto: “When people come together, magic happens.”
“Once again this year, we were treated to an impressive overview of entrepreneurial activity in Switzerland,” says Bruno Chiomento, CEO of Ernst & Young Switzerland. “There is no doubt in our minds as to the high quality and calibre of the entrepreneurs from a broad spectrum of sectors. They reflect the competitive strength, climate of innovation and economic momentum of Switzerland as a business location. I warmly congratulate the winners on their success.”