Ernst & Young LLP today announced that Dr. Dan Fischer, President and CEO of Ultradent Products, Inc., an international dental company, was named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 program in the Utah Region. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Winners will be presented at a special gala on June 20 at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.
Dr. Dan Fischer graduated from Loma Linda University in 1974. Dr. Fischer maintained a full-time private practice for fifteen years, working after hours on research and development. He still maintains a part-time practice with an emphasis on esthetic dentistry. He is President and CEO of Ultradent Products, Inc. and extensively involved in the development of many products used widely in the dental profession, with numerous U.S. and foreign patents granted/pending. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Loma Linda University and University of Texas San Antonio. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the AACD in 2005. In October, 2011, Dr. Fischer was inducted into The American College of Dentists (ACD); the oldest national honorary organization for dentists.
Now in its 27th year, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, Michael Dell of Dell Inc., Herb Kelleher of Southwest Airlines, Fred Smith of FedEx, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Richard Schulze of Best Buy, Andrew Mason of Groupon, Mindy Grossman of HSN, Inc., Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, and many more.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards is nationally sponsored in the United States by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
In the Utah Region, local sponsors include Corporate Staging Resources, LLC, Digital Bytes Production & Design, Diversified Insurance Group, Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., Scherzer International, Strong & Hanni Law Firm and The Summit Group Communications.
About Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award recognizes the significant contributions of entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.
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