The finalists in Ernst & Young (EY) Entrepreneur Of the Year Awards 2018 Pacific program have been announced and Christian Chia, CEO of OpenRoad Auto Group, has been named amongst the list of B.C.’s entrepreneurs for the award.
Chia is being recognized for his leadership in business innovation and entrepreneurship in the Business to Consumer category.
“It is a great honour to be recognized by EY as a finalist among such an esteemed group of entrepreneurs,” said Christian Chia, CEO of OpenRoad Auto Group. “At OpenRoad, we’ve worked very hard to stay ahead of competition and to offer a superior car ownership experience at every turn, so this recognition is really a tribute to the dedication of the entire OpenRoad team.”
Each year Ernst & Young recognizes entrepreneurs who drive growth and build their businesses with creativity and purpose. This year, 35 finalists across nine categories had made the list of finalists. Over the past 25 years, the program has recognized more than 3,800 finalists and presented more than 1,000 awards to inspiring Canadian entrepreneurs.
The Pacific finalists will come together on September 25, 2018 in Vancouver, where Ernst & Young will name one winner in each of the nine categories selected by the independent panel of judges.