The event was held during the New Year Party of Entrepreneurship Westervoort, which was held in Partycentrum Maxim in Westervoort on Thursday 14 January 2016. The jury has chosen the Westerfurthermore entrepreneurs Eddy and Jolanda Visser, owners of VISSER Mirrors & Glass as entrepreneur of the year. Visser has his company in Duiven, however they live in Westervoort and highly appreciated member of Entrepreneurship Westervoort.
The New Year party was fully dedicated to the exciting presentation of the Entrepreneur’s Prize. Three companies nominated by fellow entrepreneurs, were in danger of winning the title Entrepreneur of the year 2015: Hans Erren van Erren Protectie, Pieter & Louise Bisselink van Bisselink Christmas trees and Foundation SENT and Eddy & Jolanda Visser van VISSER Mirrors & Glass.
These companies were visited by an expert jury consisting of Dirk van der Mark, Johan Paape and last year’s winner Erik Heijting van BordBusters. They assigned the companies to ambition, growth, personnel policy and their significance for Westervoort.
The jury expressed its appreciation for VISSER Mirrors & Glass and stated that the choice for the entrepreneur of the year 2015 was determined by the following points: Successful introduction of several innovations making the company unique, a leading role in the market that has made the company understand the industry through high-level performance, high sustainability score through positive environmental results, sustained growth that also enables the company to provide employment for its citizens and to offer a distinctive product, unlike the usual.
Through all these beautiful initiatives and qualities, the jury has decided to declare VISSER Mirrors & Glass as entrepreneur of the year 2015. According to jury chairman Dirk van der Mark.