STOCKHOLM, Feb. 02, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Rejlers was awarded the Honourable Distinction – Family Business Award 2016 at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year final ceremony in Stockholm City Hall. EY annually arranges the EY Entrepreneur of the Year in more than 60 countries. The objective is to make entrepreneurs visible and increase interest in entrepreneurship. The award also seeks to inspire the entrepreneurs of tomorrow. Successful entrepreneurs stimulate economic growth worldwide.
The committee has decided to award the Rejler Family the Family Business Award 2016.
Rejlers is a one of the leading companies in the Nordics in the engineering consultancy services and its development has run alongside Sweden's evolution as a leading industrial nation. In addition, the Rejler Family has managed to follow a successful, sustainable and long term oriented strategy for their company over three generations and serves a true inspiration to Family Businesses in Sweden as well as in the Nordics.
About the Honourable Award The Honourable Distinction Family Business Award is to be given to an entrepreneur family that is driven by a strong entrepreneurial spirit and whose operations have played a significant role for the development and growth of Swedish enterprise. The winner of this honourable distinction is named by the EY Family Business International Committee. In addition to being a successful family-driven company, ownership must have been in the family for a full three generations.
Peter Rejler was named the Stockholm region's foremost entrepreneur in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2015. "
We are incredibly happy and proud to have been awarded the honourable distinction for family companies. This is a recognition of the family and all of Rejlers' employees hard work to achieve our goals and visions," says Peter Rejler, President and CEO.
About EY Entrepreneur of the Year
EY started the EY Entrepreneur of the Year in the U.S. as early as 1986. In Sweden, the prize began to be awarded in 1995 under the name "Årets Entrepreneur" (Swedish for Entrepreneur of the Year). Since 2001, the award has been called the EY Entrepreneur of the Year and is awarded regionally, nationally and internationally. During the year, EY had the privilege of meeting and working with the world's most successful entrepreneurs. This has led to a deep insight into this dynamic group, which, regardless of industry and background, is characterised by similar behaviour patterns and mindsets.
For further information:
Peter Rejler; President and CEO, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lisa Rejler; Head of Investor Relations & CSR, tel. +46 (0)70-399 08 06, email: email@example.com
Rejlers is one of the largest engineering consultancy firms in the Nordic region. Our 2,000 experts work with projects in the areas of Building and property, Energy, Industry and Infrastructure. At Rejlers, you will meet specialist engineers with the knowledge, cutting edge expertise and energy to achieve results. We are still experiencing rapid growth and can now be found in 80 locations in Sweden, Finland and Norway. Rejlers recorded revenue of SEK 1.9 billion in 2015 and its class B share is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm.
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