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Woodbridge Receives EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Ontario Award

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, October 29, 2018 – Woodbridge, a global leader of foam technology specializing in fully-integrated systems and solutions, announces it was recognized as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Ontario winner in the “Industrial Manufacturing” category. This is the first time Woodbridge was acknowledged by EY.

Woodbridge Founder Bob Beamish, Chairman Bob Magee, President and CEO Charles Daly, and Chief Operating Officer Terry Campbell accepted the award on behalf of the company’s more than 7,500 teammates. During the ceremony, a special citation was given to Woodbridge for “Innovative Global Strategies.” This acknowledgement was presented to Woodbridge for the unique mark the company has made on the entrepreneurial landscape and the diverse way it embraces the entrepreneurial spirit.

In his acceptance speech, Magee commented, “It’s quite an honor to be a finalist amongst so many deserving organizations. I’m here with three colleagues. We represent four generations of management at Woodbridge. Together, we want to thank our teammates around the world, for making our status tonight a reality. On their behalf, I would also like to recognize our founder Bob Beamish. Bob was our first CEO, and he enabled a unique, innovative, caring culture. Bob’s Woodbridge truly values people, and consequently, its people value Woodbridge. Again, thank you to E&Y and the judges.”

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. The program makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership, and achievement. As the first and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 50 countries.

For more information on the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards, visit www.ey.com/ca/EOY or follow on Twitter @EYCanada #EOY.

About Woodbridge
Woodbridge is a privately-owned company offering innovative material technologies for applications in automotive, commercial, recreational, packaging, healthcare and building products. In addition to its manufacturing operations, Woodbridge offers a full complement of services including: chemical research and development, product and process engineering, tooling, technical support and accredited laboratory testing. Woodbridge operates more than 60 facilities across 10 countries—employing over 7,500 teammates and serving more than 600 customers worldwide.

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