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Jon Gjedebo voted Entrepreneur of the Year

Jon Gjedebo, co-founder and Chairman of HitecVision, has been voted Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 in Norway.

Oslo/Stavanger, November 28th 2007: Jon Gjedebo, co-founder and Chairman of HitecVision, has been voted Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 in Norway. The jury describes Gjedebo as a pioneer who has been an entrepreneur all his life and has contributed to a number of growth companies within the petroelum and real estate industry in Norway and internationally. Throughout his career Gjedebo has shown a personal commitment to his projects and managed to realize his ideas and visions to an extent that few others can match, having initiated several step-changing innovations within the petroleum industry. Through his involvement in HitecVision he has contributed to a number of successful growth companies and IPOs.

Gjedebo will represent Norway in Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur of the Year in Monaco in May 2008.