Ergotron CEO Joel Hazzard Winner of the Upper Midwest Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 Award in Consumer Products Category
ST. PAUL, MN June 12, 2009
Last night at the Ernst & Young Awards event at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, WI, Ergotron CEO, Joel Hazzard, was chosen as Upper Midwest winner of Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur of the Year® 2009 Award in Consumer Products Category. Joel is among six other leading entrepreneurs selected by an independent judging panel made up of regional business, academic and community leaders. The Upper Midwest program recognizes companies based in Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Regional award winners will be eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 national awards announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 14, 2009.
“I am honored to receive this award among so many distinguished business leaders,” said Joel Hazzard. “Ergotron’s founder, Harry Sweere, established a very proud tradition of being a true innovator of products that simply make the lives of computer users and display users better. Today we are continuing his legacy in innovating and continuing to solve fundamental problems for the millions of computer and display users throughout the world.”
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