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G&K Services CEO named E&Y Entrepreneur finalist
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Apr '13
G&K Services, Inc. announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Douglas A. Milroy, was named a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 award in the Upper Midwest region.

The award celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses. Recipients demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Awards will be presented at a special gala on June 13, 2013 at the Marriott City Center hotel in Minneapolis, MN.

“This is a tremendous honor, which recognizes the efforts of G&K’s entire team of 7,800 people,” said Milroy. “It has been my privilege to lead this team, as we have worked together to reshape G&K into a more capable, higher performing company, totally focused on delivering superior service for our customers.”

“I’d like to congratulate Doug on this well-deserved recognition,” said M. Lenny Pippin, Chairman of G&K’s Board of Directors. “Under Doug’s leadership, the G&K team has delivered remarkable results, returning the company to growth, dramatically increasing profitability, and producing industry leading shareholder returns. Perhaps more importantly, the team has built a winning culture that positions the company for long-term, sustainable success.”

Now in its 27th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has expanded globally to recognize entrepreneurs in over 140 cities and in more than 50 countries throughout the world. Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year Program.

About G&K Services, Inc.

G&K Services, Inc. is a service-focused market leader of branded uniform and facility services programs in the United States, and is the largest such provider in Canada. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, G&K Services has nearly 7,800 employees serving approximately 165,000 customers from 160 facilities in North America.

G&K Services is a publicly held company traded over the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol GK and is a component of the Standard & Poor’s SmallCap 600 Index. For more information on G&K Services, visit the company’s web site at www.gkservices.com.

About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.

As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries.

About Ernst & Young

Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 152,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential.

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