His dedication, creativity, vision and community spirit has made him some of the respected businessmen in Canadian historical past. In 1999, he was named “Outstanding CEO of the Year” after main a outstanding business turnaround at Suncor, and received the Canadian Business Leader Award in 2000. Mr. George was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in December 2007 for his leadership in the growth of Canada’s pure sources sector, for his efforts to supply economic alternatives to Aboriginal communities and for his commitment to sustainable improvement. Marquette University has attracted leaders on the top of their respective professions to talk on the Business Leaders Forum, together with Herbert V. Kohler, chairman, chief govt officer and president of Kohler Co.; Richard M. Schulze, founder and chairman of Best Buy; and James J. Mulva, chairman and CEO of ConocoPhillips.
In 2019, we are joined in our efforts by the assist of Calgary Foundation. Mr. Nourse holds an MBA from the Ivey Business School and a DBA from Harvard. After 9 years as a professor at Ivey and after holding the position of Chairman of the MBA program, in 1976 he left academia to turn into a enterprise capitalist and an govt with Venturetek International Ltd. Under Mr. Currie’s leadership, the market value of Loblaw elevated to greater than $14 billion from $forty million. During his six years as President of George Weston Limited, its share price increased more than seven-fold to $124 a share from $16 a … Read More