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Alumnus made Companion of Canadian Business Hall of Fame

May 13, 2016 — 

Alumnus Rick George [BES/1974] has been made a Companion of the Canadian Business Hall of Fame.

George was among five business leaders honoured for contributions to Canadian society and the economy and inducted as Companions of the Order of the Business Hall of Fame by Chancellor L.R. Wilson during the 38th annual Gala Dinner and Induction Ceremony on May 12.

“It brings me great pleasure to recognize these exceptional Canadians for their lifetime accomplishments, and the legacy they have created for future generations,” said L.R. Wilson. “Their everlasting contributions to our society merit the full honour of being awarded Canada’s most distinguished business order.”

Linda Hasenfratz, CEO of Linamar, also was made a Companion of the Canadian Business Hall of Fame. She was the 2014 IDEA winner at the University of Manitoba.



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