Renewable Energy Group’s (REG) Chairman, Jeff Stroburg and President & CEO Daniel J. Oh, have been awarded the Entrepreneur of The Year Award in the Central Midwest by Earnst & Young. The winners were selected by an independent judging panel comprised of past award winners.
The awards were given during a gala on June 5, 2012 in Kansas City, Kansas and after receiving the honor Oh and Stroburg recognized REG’s employees for driving positive organizational results and attributed the company’s excellent status to their team. Stroburg and Oh also recognized and thanked the company’s shareholders during the ceremony.
“Ernst & Young has honored outstanding entrepreneurs like this year’s winners for the past 26 years,” said Randolph Buseman, Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Director for Central Midwest. “These business leaders have accomplished so much and contributed a tremendous amount to the community.”
REG is the largest biodiesel producer in the United States with six biorefineries producing more than 210 million gallons of biodiesel per year.