NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Modere, a global, clean health & wellness brand of dietary supplements, household and beauty, and personal care products, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer Asma Ishaq was named the winner of Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year® 2022 Pacific Southwest Award, one of the most competitive and prestigious awards for forward-thinking leaders of high-growth companies.
“It is such an honor to be named the winner of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Pacific Southwest Award,” said Ms. Ishaq. “The EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award is one of the highest honors for a leader of a high-growth company, as it showcases the entrepreneurial spirit and drive of the entire Modere organization. I am humbled by EY’s recognition and incredibly grateful to my entire team, as their continued passion, ingenuity, diligence and commitment to excellence have helped make our vision a reality.”
For over 35 years, Ernst & Young has honored the most ambitious leaders who are building and sustaining successful, dynamic businesses around the world. The Pacific Southwest program celebrates entrepreneurs from Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, and Orange County and San Diego, California. Ms. Ishaq was recognized by an independent panel of judges comprising prominent entrepreneurs and C-suite business leaders among a group of visionary finalists.
Modere’s industry-leading business model is supported by its science-backed, clean lifestyle and health & wellness products, which are currently sold in 44 international markets. The company’s Live-Clean philosophy drives every aspect of the brand, from its blue ribbon, clean ingredients to its business operations, company culture, community activism and environmental advocacy.
As the Pacific Southwest program winner, Ms. Ishaq is now eligible for EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2022 National Awards to be presented in November at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur of the Year National Overall Award winner will then be considered for the EY World Entrepreneur of The Year™ Award in June 2023.
Modere (www.modere.com) is an omnichannel, consumer products company that develops and markets clean health & wellness products through ecommerce and direct-to-consumer channels. The company’s branded, award-winning portfolio of science-backed clean lifestyle products includes beauty and personal care, nutrition and household essentials that are clinically validated, US EPA Safer Choice-approved, EWG Verified™, NSF Certified, gray-water appropriate, and formulated without the use of thousands of controversial chemicals and compounds. This holistic live clean philosophy drives every aspect of the brand, going beyond its ingredient paradigm to encompass business operations, company culture, community activism and environmental advocacy.
Modere is a portfolio company of Z Capital Partners, L.L.C., the private equity arm of Z Capital Group, L.L.C. ("ZCG") (www.zcg.com), a leading private markets asset manager.