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Kainos CEO Brendan Mooney crowned EY Entrepreneur of the Year™
The prestigious awards celebrate the achievements of top entrepreneurial businesses and individuals across the island of Ireland.
28 October 2016

Belfast, 28 October 2016 – Kainos is today celebrating after CEO, Dr Brendan Mooney, was crowned EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ at a gala awards ceremony in Dublin on Thursday evening. In addition to scooping the highest accolade, Brendan also took home the award for Best International Entrepreneur.

EY Entrepreneur of the Year™, now in its 19th year in Ireland, is a ten-month development programme designed to challenge and inspire its 24 finalists, who are selected to take part after a round of nominations and consideration by an independent judging panel.

This year’s programme and its finalists were profiled in a TV series which aired on UTV, with the episode featuring Brendan and Kainos available to view for a limited time, here.

This latest accolade rounds off a bumper year of awards success for the company, which celebrated being a ‘Sunday Times Best Company’ for the 4th consecutive year, coming in at number 37 in February 2016.