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EY announces SUMMIT PACKAGING SOLUTIONS PRESIDENT & CEO ADAM C. WALKER named Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award winner in the Southeast

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Summit Packaging CEO Adam C. Walker Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year, Southeast 2019 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Regional Award
ADAM C. WALKER joins ranks of unstoppable entrepreneurs in Business Solutions

ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Amzeal -- EY recently announced that President and CEO Adam C. Walker of Summit Packaging Solutions, a leading global supply chain partner, providing end-to-end contract packaging solutions from locations across the country for brands known around the world, received the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Southeast. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world. Mr. Walker was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event at the Coca-Cola Roxy in Atlanta, Georgia, on Thursday, June 27, 2019.

"I am thrilled to join the ranks of EY's unstoppable entrepreneurs," said Walker. "This annual award is a prestigious honor that can only be achieved by an incredible team that's dedicated to delivering excellence in program management, design, materials, co-packing, e-commerce solutions and distribution. Our customers rely on us to not only protect their products but also protect their brand equity with their customers. We've had an incredible year so far and look forward to continuing this momentum."

Since 1986, EY has honored entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, spirit of innovation and discipline have driven their companies' success, transformed their industries and made a positive impact on their communities. Now in its 33rd year, the program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as:
  • Howard Schultz of Starbucks Corporation
  • Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc.
  • Jodi Berg of Vitamix
  • Robert Unanue of Goya Foods
  • Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn
  • Hamdi Ulukaya of Chobani
  • Kendra Scott of Kendra Scott LLC
  • Andreas Bechtolsheim and Jayshree Ullal of Arista Networks
  • James Park of Fitbit
  • J.W. "Bill" Marriott, Jr. of Marriott International, Inc.
  • Lonnie Moulder and Mary Lynne Hedley, PhD, of TESARO, Inc.
As a Southeast award winner, Walker is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 National Awards. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2019. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

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Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In the Southeast, regional sponsors include Platinum sponsors King & Spalding LLP and PNC Bank, and Silver sponsors Chatham Financial and Cresa.

About Summit Packaging Solutions
Summit Packaging Solutions was founded in 2015 and has built a reputation for being a trusted global supply chain partner that provides end-to-end contract packaging solutions for brands known around the world. An industry leader in leveraging today's most innovative integrated services, Summit Packaging specializes in turn-key solutions in program management, design, materials, co-packing, e-commerce and distribution.

Summit serves Fortune 500 clients in the CPG, retail, pharma, electronics, automotive, beverage and general manufacturing industries. With headquarters in Alpharetta, Georgia, Summit has additional facilities in Union City, Georgia; Shippensburg, Pennsylvania; and Monroe Township, New Jersey. Summit is a Corporate Plus Member of the National Minority Supplier Development Council. The company is FDA and DEA registered and OSHA, Bioterrorism certified. To learn more, please click here or visit: www.summitcontainer.com.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, 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 60 countries. ey.com/eoy

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