EY Entrepreneur of the Year

EY Announces Lina Hu as an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Finalist

EY today announced that Lina Hu, Chairman/CEO of Clipper Corporation, is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Greater Los Angeles Region Award

EY today announced that Lina Hu, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Clipper Corporation is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Greater Los Angeles Region. The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Lina Hu was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 15, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. Now in its 31st year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.

"Without the dedication and support of our customers, we don’t have a business. And without our employees’ passion, loyalty and the care they put into serving our customers, we don’t have a business. Our employees have helped us realize our goals and allowed us to deliver on our unwavering commitment to bring our customers the most innovative and highest quality products at the lowest possible price. Our employees combined with our customers are the driving force of our business and the reason we continue to succeed.” – Lina Hu

Learn more about Lina Hu’s journey as an Entrepreneur of the Year finalist and more about Clipper Corporation by visiting www.clippercorp.com

Follow all the latest program developments @EY_EOYUS using #EOYGLA and visit the Greater Los Angeles regional website for more information: www.ey.com/us/eoy/greaterla.

About Clipper Corporation

Founded in 1994 by award-winning entrepreneur Lina Hu, Clipper Corporation is recognized as a leading global distributor and manufacturer of uniforms and restaurant supplies for national and global chains, including Burger King, Yum Brands, Winn Dixie, Darden Restaurants, among others. Clipper specializes in bringing its customers creative solutions, high quality products and exceptional value.

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.

About EY

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