Los Angeles | Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
Rick Caruso has been named as an Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young.
The developer received the 2012 Master Entrepreneur of the Year® Award for Greater Los Angeles for his entrepreneurial excellence and philanthropy.
He joins past winners Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Alfred E. Mann, James Power and John E. Anderson as a recipient of the honor.
Other leading CEO, private capital investors and business leaders who were feted this year include: Jeffrey Clark, President & CEO, Anthony International, David Overton, Chairman & CEO, The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated, Jon Kirchner, Chairman & CEO, DTS, Inc., Simon Bax, CEO, and Bill Tillson, President & COO, Encompass Digital Media, Inc., Sunnie Kim, President & CEO, Hana Financial, Inc., Bob Brisco, CEO & Director, Internet Brands and Peter Dameris, President & CEO, On Assignment, Inc.
In a statement, Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year® Program Director for Greater Los Angeles Brian Ring said: “Ernst & Young has honored outstanding entrepreneurs like this year’s winners for the past 26 years. These business leaders have accomplished so much and contributed a tremendous amount to the community.”