Local businessmannominated for award

Roscommon businessman Sean Keenan has been shortlisted for the prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Eight companies have been chosen in each of the three categories – international, industry and emerging, and cover a cross section of business interests. Keenan, originally from Roscommon, established Multis in 1994 and the company has been shortlisted in the International category. Multis is involved in the remanufacturing and reselling of used computer equipment. The company’s head office is in Galway and they have developed operations in the Netherlands and the USA, employing a total of 180 with close on 50 percent based in Ireland.