EY Announces Carlos Ferreiro and Carolina Ferreiro-Diaz of Pharma Natural as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Florida Award Finalists
Celebrating the 35th class of unstoppable entrepreneurs who transform Florida and beyond
Miami Lakes, FL, June 11, 2021 – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Carlos Ferreiro and Carolina Ferreiro-Diaz of Miami Lakes-based Pharma Natural were named Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Florida Award finalists. Now in its 35th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors unstoppable business leaders whose ambition, ingenuity, and courage in the face of adversity help catapult us from the now to next and beyond.
Ferreiro and Ferreiro-Diaz were selected by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced during a special virtual celebration on August 5, 2021 and will become lifetime members of an esteemed community of Entrepreneur Of The Year alumni from around the world.
Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive award programs for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The nominees are evaluated based on six criteria: entrepreneurial leadership; talent management; degree of difficulty; financial performance; societal impact and building a values-based company; and originality, innovation and future plans. Since its launch, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries around the world.
“We’re honored to be named finalists in the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Florida Award, the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs,” says Carolina Ferreiro-Diaz, president of Pharma Natural. “This is a tremendous milestone in our family-owned business. In recent years, we have expanded our manufacturing potential and we’re positioned to continue our growth, adding new products, serving new clients, and launching innovative programs while continuing to give back through our Pharma Natural Cares community initiatives. Our goal is to provide consumers with the best nutritional products on the market using meticulous research and high-quality production standards.”
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards, to be announced in November 2021 at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2022.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America. In Florida, sponsors also include Premium sponsor PNC Bank and Supporting sponsors DLA Piper LLP and Donnelly Financial Solutions.
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About Pharma Natural
Founded by Carlos Ferreiro in 2002, Pharma Natural is a fully integrated manufacturer of high quality, all-natural nutriceuticals and engineered body management products driven by state-of-the-science technology. Pharma Natural is licensed and registered with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Since its inception, the company has operated in compliance with FDA 21 CFR 111 – current good manufacturing practice in manufacturing, packaging, labeling, or holding operations for dietary supplements, as well as with the quality standard of the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP).
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