Enerkem cofounder named 2018 EY Quebec Entrepreneur of the Year

By Enerkem Inc. | November 12, 2018

Enerkem Inc., a world-leading waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, recently announced that Cofounder, President and CEO, Vincent Chornet received the 2018 EY Quebec Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in the cleantech category at the regional awards gala held Nov. 1 in Montreal, Québec, Canada.

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards program recognizes Québec's most creative and high-achieving entrepreneurs. A panel of independent judges selected the Quebec 36 finalists and 10 winners highlighting individuals that are forging new paths to business success through vision, leadership and enduring entrepreneurial spirit.

"It is an honor to receive this award amongst so many talented entrepreneurs,” shared Chornet, following the announcement of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. "I must thank our highly talented and dedicated management team and employees who have supported me and this organisation since the beginning, and who continue to contribute to our success across the world in providing innovative, sustainable waste-to-biofuel solutions."

For 25 years, the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards program has recognized the achievements of Canada's entrepreneurial trailblazers—recognizing more than 3,800 finalists and presenting more than 1,000 awards to inspiring Canadian entrepreneurs.