Brussels/Deurle, 23 October 2012 – Itineris is happy to announce that it was elected and has been awarded “Most Promising Company 2012” by Ernst & Young and received the award, yesterday evening, from Flemish Minister-President Kris Peeters.
The award from the Flemish government for the most promising company has now been handed out seven times. It is the Flemish government’s way of rewarding a business that has clearly proven itself over the recent years and has considerable potential for growth.
All nominated companies met the selection criteria specified by the professional jury, which was led by Mr. Geert Noels, and are all rapidly-growing businesses in full development. The list of previous winners includes Skyline Communications, Clear2Pay, Financial Architects, Transics en Televic.
Geert Noels, the chairman of the jury, declared: “The jury chose Itineris as the winner of the award from the Flemish government for the most promising company because of its solid performance as a new starter with sufficient promising projects for the future. This Flemish technology company has succeeded in achieving substantial success in a very short time. It now has enough critical mass for the next stage in its growth.”
“Of course, young and strong growing businesses have many points of interest to focus on and deal with a number of challenges. The management is awar of this and has convinced the jury that Itineris has a promising future. Furthermore, their story of entrepreneurship deserves support, and it can serve as an example to other young entrepreneurs in Flanders,” said Geert Noels.
Edgard Vermeersch CEO/Founder of Itineris, on the announcement of the result, stated: “I’m and all Itineris employees are delighted with the award for ‘Most promising Company 2012’. This award is a recognition for our entrepreneurship, overall performance and our commitment towards our customers, over the past 9 years! Through our varied and large client portfolio, we have proven that UMAX™ delivers unique added-value to utility companies. The flexibility and agility of the UMAX solution as well as our track record of successful implementations reflects who we are as a company and what we stand for. We are very proud of this achievement and this award encourages us to further innovate continuously and serve our clients even better.”