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Angelo Masciantonio, CEO and Co-Founder of HTH Worldwide Named Ernst & Young 2009 Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) in Greater Philadelphia

Award Recognizes Entrepreneurial Excellence in Health Care Services and Products Category

PHILADELPHIA, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- HTH Worldwide, a global health and safety services company, today announced that Angelo Masciantonio, CEO and Co-Founder received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2009 Award in the Health Care Services and Products category. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses. Angelo Masciantonio was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a gala event at the Loews Hotel on June 18, 2009.

"Speaking for all my co-workers at HTH Worldwide, we are proud and gratified to receive this recognition from Ernst & Young," said Angelo Masciantonio. "We have invested years of innovative thinking and hard work to meet the demands of a growing, dynamic market for international health insurance and services. This award is further proof that HTH is a leader in delivering timely, vital information and services via innovative platforms such as our mPassport suite of mobile medical assistance tools and databases."

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards celebrate their 23rd anniversary this year. The program honors entrepreneurs who have demonstrated exceptionality in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

"We are proud to recognize the achievements of Angelo Masciantonio," said Andrew Jordan, III, Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Director for Greater Philadelphia. "Winners of the Entrepreneur Of The Year award build leading businesses and contribute significantly to the strength of our region's economy. Their success helps our area grow stronger."

As a Greater Philadelphia award winner, Angelo Masciantonio is now eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year 2009 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California on November 14, 2009. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors

Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards are pleased to have the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America as national sponsors.

In Greater Philadelphia, local sponsors include Ballard Spahr, Morgan Lewis and Pepper Hamilton.

About HTH Worldwide

HTH Worldwide provides health insurance plans and global medical assistance services for business and leisure travelers as well as students abroad. HTH programs are distinguished by a contracted community of over 5,000 hospitals and doctors in 180 countries. HTH combines its health and safety research, advanced Internet and mobile applications, and extensive experience in designing and delivering international health insurance plans to ensure customers' health, safety and peace of mind. HTH was recently named one of North America's fastest growing companies in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500. For more information, visit www.hthworldwide.com.

About Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) Awards Program

Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) Award is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The award 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 award of its kind, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) award celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 135 cities in 50 countries.

SOURCE HTH Worldwide



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