OPEN COFFEE FRIEND and creative entrepreneut Colm Lyon, CEO of Realex Payments, continues stepping up in the business world. He won the prestigious Ruban d’Honneur in Round Two of the European Business Awards.
To progress to the next level, Colm needs a new suit (his analysis) for the next level of competition in September.
Realex Payments was one of ten country representatives chosen from Ireland to attend the first stage of the event, Unicarepharmacy and Aerogen have also been awarded a Ruban d’Honneur, selected from Irish representatives at this years event.
The overall European Business Award winners will be selected from the Ruban d’Honneur finalists. Ruban d’Honneur recipients are reviewed by a panel of judges drawn from comparable companies in Europe. Colm will appear before a third judging panel of highly regarded academics, heads of state, industrialists, entrepreneurs and media commentators drawn from across the 28 member European States. The interviews will take place in September in London, with an opportunity to win one of the ten European business Awards, at the gala finale in Barcelona in November 2011.
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