Karl and Klaus Schwitzke in finale of the "Entrepreneur of the Year 2013" competition

This year, for the seventeenth time, auditing and consulting firm Ernst & Young organised the "Entrepreneur of the Year" competition in Germany. The award will presented in - all together - more than fifty countries worldwide. For the competition business excellence is the objective and factors such as growth, innovation and social commitment are rewarded.

After a multi-stage, strict selection, entrepreneurs Karl and Klaus Schwitzke have made it to the finals of the competition. An independent jury of renowned industry experts will select "Entrepreneur of the Year 2013" winners in five categories: capital goods, consumer goods, trade, services, IT/media and start-up.

On September 19, 2013 the winners will be revealed before a star-studded audience at the Alte Oper in Frankfurt. Until then it´s fingers crossed!