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EY Names Jesse Singh, CEO of The AZEK Company, Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 National Award Winner

11/16/2021

The Award Honors Leaders for their Entrepreneurial Spirit, Ambitious Goals, and Commitment to Innovation.

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

The AZEK Company Inc. (NYSE: AZEK) ("AZEK" or the “Company”), the industry-leading manufacturer of beautiful, low-maintenance and environmentally sustainable outdoor living products, including TimberTech® decking and Versatex® and AZEK Trim®, is proud to announce that Jesse Singh, CEO of The AZEK Company, was named a EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2021 National Award winner. Jesse was recognized by EY for his ability to imagine the art of the possible, set a vision for the Company and empower his team to innovate toward it. His ability to make innovation a core pillar of AZEK’s business strategy has proven invaluable to the Company’s growth, differentiation and success.

“I am honored to be recognized as a National EY Entrepreneur of the Year alongside such inspiring leaders,” Singh said. “When I came to AZEK, I saw its immense potential to go against the grain, so to speak, and create beautiful, long-lasting products that also make a tangible, positive impact on the planet. We pride ourselves on asking one question every day: ‘how can we be better today than yesterday?’, and this recognition encourages us to continue down the path of innovation and continuous improvement.”

Over the past five years, Jesse’s entrepreneurial vision and leadership has redefined how AZEK does business. As CEO, Jesse has built a values-forward company that focuses on always doing the right thing. The Company is leading the way when it comes to making sustainability a core part of the business model, with a goal to use one-billion pounds of scrap and waste – annually – by the end of 2026. Staying true to the Company’s values, employees are encouraged to pursue thoughtful experimentation that challenges the status quo – and one another – to find the best possible outcome.

In its 35th year, the EY Entrepreneur of The Year is one of the preeminent award programs for entrepreneurs and leaders. Following a rigorous screening process by an independent panel of judges, regional finalists were named and then advanced to a national decision-making round. Nominees are evaluated based on six criteria: entrepreneurial leadership; talent management; degree of difficulty; financial performance; societal impact and building a values-based company; and originality, innovation, and future plans. The award recognizes business leaders in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries around the world.

About The AZEK Company
The AZEK Company Inc. (NYSE: AZEK) is the industry-leading designer and manufacturer of beautiful, low maintenance and environmentally sustainable outdoor living products, including TimberTech® decking and Versatex® and AZEK Trim®. Consistently recognized as the market leader in innovation, quality and aesthetics, products across AZEK’s portfolio are made from up to 100% recycled material and primarily replace wood on the outside of homes, providing a long-lasting, eco-friendly, and stylish solution to consumers. Leveraging the talents of approximately 1,700 employees and the strength of relationships across its value chain, The AZEK Company is committed to accelerating the use of recycled material in the manufacturing of its innovative products, keeping millions of pounds of waste out of landfills each year, and revolutionizing the industry to create a more sustainable future. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the company operates manufacturing facilities in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Minnesota, and recently announced a new facility will open in Boise, Idaho. For more information about TimberTech, visit TimberTech.com. For more information on The AZEK Company and its full line of products, visit azekco.com.

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Amy Widdowson
(415) 819-2126
AZEKquestions@zenogroup.com

Source: The AZEK Company Inc.

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