Van Nuys, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2012
International Checkout, Inc. today announced that Saskia Chiesa, CEO and President, is a semifinalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Award in the Greater Los Angeles region. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Finalists will be named in May, with awards being presented at a special gala on June 19, 2012 at The Beverly Hilton.
Now in its 26th year, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, Michael Dell of Dell Inc., Herb Kelleher of Southwest Airlines, Fred Smith of FedEx, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Richard Schulze of Best Buy, Andrew Mason of Groupon, Mindy Grossman of HSN, Inc., Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, and many more.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the United States by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In the Greater Los Angeles region, sponsors include Acacia Wealth Advisors, ADP Cresa Partners, J. H. Cohn, Marsh, Montgomery & Co., Scherzer International, Smart Business, Strategic Equity Group, The Big Picture and Union Bank.
About International Checkout, Inc.
Since 2003, International Checkout (IC) has been providing retailers access to the billions of dollars spent online by international consumers. Over 1200 retailers (including DrMartens.com, bebe.com, Jockey.com, and ZGallerie.com) have partnered with IC, enjoying an immediate increase of revenues averaging 8 – 12%. The innovative global e-commerce solution is easy to implement and virtually cost free with a streamlined and sophisticate customer experience, making it accessible and desirable to retailers from the mom-and-pops to the big-boxes.
About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries.
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