On November 5th, 2014, Canadian Business is bringing together the country’s business elite to honour the most outstanding Chief Executive Officers in Canada. The program will focus on successful strategies implemented by CEOs who have made a major contribution to the Canadian business community and to Canada’s overall economic success. The winner will be chosen by an advisory panel of Canada’s most respected business leaders, academics and strategists based on corporate performance and contribution to the Canadian business community and to Canada’s overall economic success.
Top New CEO: This award will be given to the best CEO with a tenure of less than five years
Top Turnaround CEO: This award will be given to the most effective CEO appointed to a corporation facing a serious challenge
Most Innovative CEO: This award will be given to the CEO who has launched the most innovative new product, service, division or expansion
Most Socially Responsible CEO: This award is new for 2014 and will be given to the CEO who most effectively delivered results in a sustainable, ethical, and responsible fashion
Winners will be announced in the November issue of Canadian Business.
The Advisory Board
Brian Segal, Chair, CEO of the Year
Jalynn Bennett, President, Jalynn H. Bennett and Associates Ltd.
Graham Fox, President and CEO, Institute for Research on Public Policy
Jeff Hauswirth, Board of Directors Member, Spencer Stuart
Isabelle Hudon, President, Sun Life Financial, Quebec
Ellis Jacob, CEO, Cineplex
Steven Murphy, Dean, Ted Rogers School of Management
John Risley, President and CEO, Clearwater Fine Foods Incorporated
Chris Rudge, Executive Chairman & CEO, Toronto Argonauts Football Club
Edward Sonshine, CEO, RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust
Ann Stewart, President, Maxus Canada