EY Announces Aaron Leon, CEO of LD Products Inc., is an EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2014 Semifinalist in Greater Los Angeles

The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

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Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014

EY today announced that Aaron Leon, CEO of LD Products Inc., is a semifinalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in Greater Los Angeles. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Mr. Leon was selected as a semifinalist by a panel of independent judges. Award recipients will be announced at a black-tie awards gala on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. To find out more about the program, please visit: http://www.ey.com/us/eoy/greaterla.

“I am honored to have been selected as a semi-finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award,” said Aaron Leon, founder and CEO of LD Products. “It’s an incredible feeling to do something you’re passionate about and to collaborate with people you love working with. I live for my company and my customers – that’s the real reward for me. Being selected as a semifinalist for this prestigious award is a humbling bonus to all of that.”

With Aaron’s leadership, LD Products has become one of the leading eCommerce providers of printer supplies. Specializing in professionally remanufactured and compatible print cartridges, Aaron has provided individuals and businesses with a reliable alternative to expensive name-brand printer supplies. His dedication to high-quality products, affordable prices, customer service and environmental responsibility has earned LD an award-winning reputation and a loyal customer base.

During its 15 years of phenomenal growth, LD became the parent company of 5 successful eCommerce sites, including InkCartridges.com. Aaron now looks to further LD’s success with the recent addition of office supplies to its current product lineup.

Now in its 28th year, the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.

Regional award recipients are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year National Program. Award recipients in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur of the Year National Overall Award recipient, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors

Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In Greater Los Angeles, regional sponsors include: Platinum sponsors – Marsh, Merrill Corporation, Scherzer International, Smart Business and Union Bank. Silver sponsors – Acacia Wealth Advisors, Ballard Spahr, The Big Picture, and Cresa.

About LD Products Inc.

Founded in 1999, LD Products Inc. has experienced consistent, year-over-year growth that has propelled them to be one of the largest online retailers of printer supplies in the US.

Since its inception, LD Products has made customer satisfaction their number one goal. They have been recognized for their commitment to stellar customer service with the Bizrate Platinum Circle of Excellence Award for Customer Service for six years and is also a Yahoo 5 Star certified merchant.

LD has always been a proponent of environmental responsibility. Their remanufactured ink and toner cartridges offer individual customers and businesses a cost-effective way to reduce their carbon footprint while still receiving professional print results. Additionally, their headquarters in Long Beach, CA, boasts a LEED Certification for having met the highest possible standards for energy efficiency.

LD recently expanded their current product line-up to include office supplies, offering customers a convenient and affordable alternative to purchasing everything office-related from big office supply chains.

About EY Entrepreneur of the Year™

EY 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 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

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