E&Y honours top entrepreneurs

The Ernst & Young UK Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards have recognised the
country’s most outstanding business men and women.

Richard Harpin, CEO of Homeserve Plc, took the night’s premier award for the
UK Overall Entrepreneur Of The Year.

Bob Keiller, of Production Services Network, took the business services
award and Keith Neilson, of Craneware plc, received the science and technology
award, while Geoff Ball, of CALA Group Limited, received the Special Award for
his achievements spanning 30 years.

Mark Harvey, partner at Ernst & Young and leader of Entrepreneur Of The
Year in Scotland said the recipients are deserving of the accolade bestowed upon

‘The judges praised each of them for their charisma and entrepreneurial
spirit,’ he said.

The awards judges included Toby Coppel, managing director of Yahoo! Europe
and Canada, and Nick Read, CEO of Vodafone UK Limited.

A full list of winners can be seen at

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