Chip Wilson, founder of yoga-wear giant Lululemon Athletica and one of Canada’s most valuable public companies, has been named the 2012 Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year by the University if Victoria’s Gustavson School of Business.
“Chip Wilson exemplifies the values of a visionary entrepreneur,” Peter Gustavson, chairman of the Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year Award committee, said in a statement Monday. “He turned a passion for health and fitness into a worldwide movement and has inspired countless others through his unique outlook and commitment to quality. His values permeate everything he does.”
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