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Charles Chang, Vega’s President and Founder, named 2014 EY Pacific Entrepreneur Of The Year Business-To-Consumer Products and Services Award Winner

BURNABY, BC, October 1 2014 – Vega is pleased to announce that their President and Founder, Charles Chang, received the 2014 EY Pacific Entrepreneur Of The Year Business-to-Consumer (B2C) Products and Services Award at the regional awards gala in Vancouver.  He was also a finalist for this year’s [overall] Pacific Entrepreneur Of The Year Award.

What a big honour! shared Chang after receiving his Entrepreneur of the Year award. “Big cheers to our Vega fans for voting with their dollars – I also must thank my talented and dedicated team at Vega that has supported me to this point.”

Now in their 21st year, the annual EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards celebrates the contribution and spirit of entrepreneurs across Canada.  Award winners are chosen based on their vision, leadership, financial success and social responsibility.

“Charles is a born entrepreneur whose courage to challenge conventional thinking continues to impress and inspire us,” says Lui Petrollini, Entrepreneur Of The Year, Pacific Program Director. “We’re thrilled to honour him — and Vega — with this year’s Pacific Entrepreneur Of The Year Business-to-Consumer Products and Services Category Award.”

For more information on the 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year announcement, please click here.

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About Vega

Since 2001, Vega (previously Sequel Naturals) has established itself as the leader in the plant-based natural health and performance products industry. Formulated by Brendan Brazier, vegan former professional Ironman triathlete and bestselling author on plant-based nutrition, the Vega brand of nutritional products is internationally recognized. Good for your body and the planet, Vega is the clean, plant-based choice to fuel your healthy, active lifestyle—without compromise. For more information, please visit MyVega.com, join Vega on Facebook at Facebook.com/vegafanpage and on Twitter @VegaTeam.

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique 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, 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 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

For more information on the program, FAQs and key dates, please visit ey.com/ca/EOY.

About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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