EY Award Recognizes Extraordinary Entrepreneurial Excellence and Leadership
BorgWarner’s President and Chief Executive Officer James R. Verrier was honored as an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 winner in the automotive category in the Michigan and Northwest Ohio region during a ceremony held recently in Detroit. Selected by an independent panel of judges made up of previous award winners including leading CEOs, private capital investors and other regional business leaders, Verrier was honored for his entrepreneurial excellence and extraordinary success in innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to his businesses and communities.
“It’s a great honor to receive this prestigious award, which reflects BorgWarner’s outstanding performance and product leadership position,” said Verrier. “I would like to take this opportunity to thank our employees – the backbone of BorgWarner – for their entrepreneurial spirit, their passion for quality and excellence, and their ‘can-do’ attitude. BorgWarner is on the right track, and we are moving forward on our mission to develop innovative powertrain technologies engineered to reduce emissions, improve fuel economy and enhance performance.”
The 28th Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors business leaders in more than 60 countries and 145 cities throughout the world. All regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 National Program. The announcement of the award winners in several national categories as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award Winner takes place at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014.
BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) is a product leader in highly engineered components and systems for powertrains around the world. Operating manufacturing and technical facilities in 60 locations in 19 countries, the company delivers innovative powertrain solutions to improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and enhance performance.