Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 14, 2015
Ernst and Young (EY) today announced that CEO, Will Perry, of Worldwide Power Products is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® (EOY) 2015 Award in the Gulf Coast Area. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Will Perry was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 25, 2015 at the Hilton Americas Hotel - Houston.
No stranger to awards, Will Perry founded WPP in 2008, establishing a power generation supply footprint worldwide and leading WPP to be named one of Forbes Magazine as one of America’s 100 Most Promising Companies and ranked among the Inc. 500 fastest growing privately-held companies. In 2012, the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) named Perry Houston’s Entrepreneur of the Year and the Houston Business Journal named him one of Houston’s 40 under 40.
Now in its 29th year, the EOY program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 14, 2015. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are sponsored nationally by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America. In the Gulf Coast Area sponsors also include Lockton Companies, LLC, BBVA Compass, Colliers International, DLA Piper, SolomonEdwards, ADP, Pierpont Communications, Smart Business Network.
About Worldwide Power Products
Recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s 100 Most Promising Companies and ranked among the Inc. 500 fastest growing privately-held companies, Worldwide Power Products, based in Houston, Texas, is a full-service power generation provider. WPP has hundreds of engines and generators for sale or rent and maintains hundreds more for its service customers. In addition the company is a master distributor for HIPOWER generators and GFS dual-fuel kits. Generator sets range in size from 20kW - 3000kW and engines range in size from 150hp - 4000hp. Brand specialties in stock include Caterpillar, Cummins, HIPOWER and Waukesha. For more information and a complete list of inventory and services, visit: http://www.wpowerproducts.com.
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.