Ivo Usmiani at the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year award

The World Entrepreneur Of The Year award finals will take place on Thursday, 6 June 2024, in Monaco. The winner of the World Entrepreneur Of The Year will be announced at the event which is organised by the consulting and audit company EY.

Croatian entrepreneurship and business success will be represented by Ivo Usmiani, one of the founders, the first CEO, and president of the Board of Directors of JGL, among stiff competition from 51 businessmen and women from 47 countries across the globe.

The finale takes place over three days, from today to 7 June, during which Usmiani will have the opportunity to network with the global business community and meet the other candidates competing for this prestigious award.

“Ivo Usmiani is one of the pioneers of Croatian entrepreneurship, having achieved numerous business accomplishments in the 33 years since JGL’s founding. Today, the JGL Group operates in 60 markets worldwide, generating 87 per cent of its revenue from exports. Through its products, activities and projects, it reaffirms its focus on sustainability and improving the quality of life of its patients and consumers in the global market. I am confident that we have an outstanding representative,” said Berislav Horvat, Country Managing Partner at EY Croatia.

In a three-day programme, the Croatian delegation will take part in workshops and panel discussions together with prominent business leaders and inspiring speakers and network with peers from around the world 

“I am delighted to be included in the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year award as it serves as further recognition of our company’s decades of successful business. I look forward to meeting my fellow entrepreneurs and am certain that this will be a valuable, fulfilling and special experience,” said Ivo Usmiani, the ninth Croatian representative at the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year awards, ahead of his departure for Monaco.

We wish our president of the Board of Directors every success at the global best of the best event!

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