Sunday, 28 June 2009

FX Solutions’ Co-Founders Robert Cortright & Thomas Plaut Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2009 Award Winner in New Jersey

Fri, Jun 26 2009, 13:43 GMT
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FX Solutions, a leading online foreign exchange brokerage, today announced that Co-Founders Robert Cortright & Thomas Plaut received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2009 Award in the Financial Services category in New Jersey. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses. Robert Cortright & Thomas Plaut were selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a gala event at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009.

“We are thrilled to receive this distinction. We have always aimed to provide retail FX traders the same superior quality and service previously available only to banks and other financial institutions,” FX Solutions CEO, Michael Cairns said upon hearing about winning the award. “Having others recognize us for our entrepreneurial effort with co-founders Robert Cortright & Thomas Plaut is a great reward for all of us at FX Solutions.”

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards celebrated 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 Robert Cortright & Thomas Plaut,” said Keith Brownlie, Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Director for New Jersey. “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 New Jersey award winners, Robert Cortright & Thomas Plaut are 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.

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