Advanced Robotic Technology is pleased to announce that David White (Director) has been named as Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 for Australia's Northern Region. The award was presented for business excellence in the field of Technology and Emerging Industry.
David was instrumental in the founding of Advanced Robotic Technology and has devoted many years to the building of a strong company which provides stable employment for over 40 staff. Whilst actively involved as a director of ART and it's various subsidiary companies, David is also involved at a hands-on level in his role as head of the ART research and development team.
"Surrounding yourself with the right people, as well as being detirmined to stick to your principles are key factors in long term success. Respect and support from your family, friends and staff is so important. For that reason we have always striven to do our best, and I am sure this is a major reason for ART's continued success" says David
David will join his fellow regional winners in Sydney at the National Award Ceremony in November, where the overall national Winners will be announced.
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognises the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.
As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognising them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 135 cities in 50 countries.
The Entrepreneur Of The Year program, launched in Australia in 2001, is one of the country’s leading business awards programs. It has so far recognised over 800 leading Australians for their entrepreneurial business success and each year, through its global program, acknowledges some 10,000 entrepreneurs worldwide. Founded and produced worldwide by Ernst & Young, the program in Australia is sponsored by Westpac (primary sponsor), Qantas (sponsor) and Austrade (supporter). Further information about the Entrepreneur Of The Year program can be found at ey.com/au/eoy.