Applied Precision, Inc., Executive Chairman and Founder, Ronald C. Seubert Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 Award Finalist in Pacific Northwest

Jun 07, 2010, 08:00 ET from Applied Precision

ISSAQUAH, Wash., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Precision today announced that Executive Chairman and Founder Ron Seubert is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 Award in the Pacific Northwest.  According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.  He was selected as a finalist from nearly sixty nominations by a panel of independent judges.  Award recipients will be announced at a special gala event on June 18, 2010 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel.  

"I am honored to be selected by Ernst & Young as a finalist for this prestigious award for 2010," stated Ron Seubert, Executive Chairman and Founder. "The groundbreaking work we are doing in super-resolution and live-cell imaging is a testament to Applied Precision's commitment to exceed our customer's needs allowing them to advance their critical understanding in fields such as cancer research, microbiology and drug discovery."

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 24th anniversary this year.  The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world.  

Regional award recipients are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year national program.  Award recipients in several national categories, as well as the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award recipient, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California on November 13, 2010.  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 SAP and the Kauffman Foundation as national sponsors.

In the Pacific Northwest, sponsors include The Big Picture Film & Video Arts Inc, DLA Piper, Seattle Business, Union Bank, Scherzer International and The Summit Group.

About Applied Precision, Inc.

Applied Precision is a leading provider of innovative imaging, measurement and analysis systems for the life sciences industries and OEM markets. Headquartered just outside of Seattle, Washington, with sales centers in both Europe and Asia, Applied Precision has received multiple awards for its innovative new products. The company has also received recognition for its financial growth and is a five-time winner of the Deloitte & Touche Washington State Technology Fast 50 award. More information about Applied Precision is available at: http://www.appliedprecision.com.

About Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards Program

Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The award makes a difference through the unique 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, Ernst & Young 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 135 cities in 50 countries.

Ernst & Young refers to the global organization of member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young LLP is a client-serving member firm of Ernst & Young Global Limited located in the U.S.

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