Louis Roy of Optel Group named Canada’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2017

_Louis_Trent Henry form EY

TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2017 /CNW/ – Louis Roy, President and Founder of Optel Group – a leading multinational provider of traceability systems for pharmaceuticals, medical devices, hospitals and more – is named Canada’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2017 National award winner.

“Roy has shown extraordinary leadership in a continuously evolving industry, pushing Optel Group to break traditional boundaries and create innovative solutions to meet growing industry needs,” says François Tellier, EY Partner and National Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Director. “What’s most inspiring is Roy’s vision to affect positive change, a commitment he has embedded into the company values.”

The independent panel of judges were inspired by Roy’s mission to build a viable world for the next generation by deploying technological solutions that solve collective problems. Optel Group is now ensuring the quality of consumer health products and helping to prevent the counterfeiting of pharmaceuticals and medical devices in Brazil, India and Ireland.

“We’re honoured to award Roy the title of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Canada,” says Tellier. “And we’re excited to have him represent Canada in Monaco next June, alongside impressive entrepreneurs from around the world.”