TORONTO, June 19 /CNW/ - Vincent Beretta, founder of WALKAWAY(R)
Protection for Automotive Financing has been nominated for the prestigious
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. Beretta, a native of London,
Ontario developed the (insurance) concept and established the company,
WALKAWAY Canada Incorporated in 1999. (The product is sold in parts of Canada,
USA and Australia; sales of premium are approaching $25 million annually and
growing). Finalists compete for regional, national and international awards.
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The WALKAWAY program has made many a consumer grateful for protection
that allows them to wave goodbye to thousands of dollars of auto loan and
lease debt. The company develops, markets and administers innovative,
web-enabled, insurance programs for the retail automotive industry. Products
include multiple versions of WALKAWAY - the only debt cancellation insurance
in the world protecting consumers from financing shortfalls arising from
depreciation of new and used vehicles. Since inception, WALKAWAY has made it
possible for consumers to eliminate over $20 million in auto-related debt.
WALKAWAY is underwritten by ING and available only at Authorized WALKAWAY
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For further information: Robert Varga, (416) 834-2400,