On June 6, CEO Mark DeYoung won the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 Utah Award for Retail & Consumer Products. DeYoung was announced as the winner at a special event at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.
“Winning this award is an incredible honor,” said DeYoung. “Vista Outdoor was 10 years in the making and required an immense amount of work and vision to get to this point. This award is a testament to the hard work of all the people who helped make Vista Outdoor a reality.”
Earlier this year, DeYoung was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges for his commitment to innovation, financial performance and community service. At the award ceremony, he was announced as the winner and thanked all of the people who contributed to the company’s success. He also signaled his determination to keep moving forward.
“To be honored as a top entrepreneur is extremely flattering, but I’m not content. We’re going to continue to drive results at Vista Outdoor and build this company into the premier outdoor sports and recreation company in the world.”
Learn more about the prestigious award.