March 14, 2012 (Houston, TX) – Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Houston has announced Will Perry,Founder and CEO of Worldwide Power Products, as the winner of the 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year award. Perry was selected by his peers, who voted for the chapter member who exemplifies the qualities of a great entrepreneur.
wide Power Products, a power generation equipment company, in 2008, after raising seed capital from private investors. In 2011,the company raised $3 million more investor capital, expanded operations,and increased revenue 338% to $25 million to make the Forbes’ list of America’s 100 Most Promising companies.
“Entrepreneurs’ Organization Houston recognizes Will’s hard work and determination,” said EO Houston President, Michael Reade. “His success comes well deserved. We know he has had an impact on the growth of the Houston economy and hope his story can serve as inspiration for entrepreneurs everywhere.”
About Worldwide Power Products Worldwide Power Products specializes in power generation equipment including new and used engines and generator sets. As an independent company based in Houston,Texas, the company buys and sells new and used generator sets and engines worldwide. In addition, the firm provides rental services for job sites in Texas, Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico. Generator sets range in size from 20kW – 2500kW and engines range in size from 150hp – 4000hp. Brand specialties include Caterpillar generator sets and engines and Cummins generator sets. For more information and a complete list of inventory, visit: www.wpowerproducts.com.
About Entrepreneurs’ Organization Houston The Entrepreneurs’ Organization Houston is the local chapter of a global community that enriches members’ lives through dynamic peer-to-peer learning and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. For more information please visit www.eohouston.com.
About The Entrepreneurs’ Organization The Entrepreneurs’ Organization is a dynamic, global network of more than 8,000 business owners in 40 countries. Founded in 1987 by a group of young entrepreneurs, EO is the catalyst that enables entrepreneurs to learn and grow from each other, leading to greater business success and an enriched personal life. Membership in one of EO’s 120 chapters is by invitation only; the average member is 41 years old with annual revenues of US $17.3 million. For more information on the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, visitwww.eonetwork.org or call +1.703.519.6700.