Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Business, Maureen Kempston Darkes, Hassan KhosrowshahiAndrewé Desmarais, Paul Desmarais Jr. & Paul Guy Desmarais Sr. (posthumous) will be inducted into the 2022 Canadian Business Hall of Fame.
TORONTO, December 14, 2021 /CNW/ – Each year, the Canadian Business Hall of Fame (CBHF) honors and celebrates outstanding business leaders for their lifetime achievement. Today CBHF is pleased to announce its 2022 Journeyman Class:
- Maureen Kempston Darkes OC, O.Ont., D.Comm., LL.D, General Motors Group Vice President, President of GM Latin America, Africa & Middle East (Retired)
- Hassan Khosrowshahi OC, OBC, Chairman, Persis Holdings
- Andrewé Desmarais OC, OQ, Vice Chairman, Power Corporation of Canada
- Paul Desmarais Jr. OC, OQ, MBA, President, Power Corporation of Canada
- Paul Guy Desmarais Sr. (posthumous 1927-2013) CP, CC, OQ, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Power Corporation of Canada
“As 2022 FCSP Chancellor, I am pleased to congratulate Ms. Kemptson Darkes, Mr. Khosrowshahi and the Desmarais family,” said Janice Fukakusa. “Not only are they an accomplished and diverse group of pioneers recognized for their vision and leadership, national and global economic impact, community involvement and philanthropy, but they are role models for enterprising young Canadians. »
The Canadian Business Hall of Fame was established in 1979 to recognize outstanding and visionary individuals for their contributions to the economic development and prosperity of Canada.
Each year, business leaders are nominated by their peers and chosen by an independent selection committee representing from Canada leading private sector, academic and media institutions. “We thank Korn ferryour official selection partner, for their diligent review of applications, and my colleagues on the selection committee for their thoughtful engagement throughout the process,” said Fukakusa, Chancellor of CBHF.
This year’s companions will be officially inducted at the 2022 Canadian Business Hall of Fame Gala Dinner and Induction Ceremony at the Metro Toronto Convention Center on May 12. Proceeds from this event support JA Canada’s mission to provide experiential educational programs for students focused on financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship.
“By honoring these remarkable Canadians, the CBHF maintains a legacy of role models to inspire young people for generations to come,” said Scott Hillier, CEO JA Canada. “As companions, they are mentors and role models for JA youth who represent from Canada future leaders. »
About the Canadian Business Hall of Fame (CBHF)
The Canadian Business Hall of Fame celebrates the outstanding achievements of from Canada most distinguished business leaders. Since 1979, more than 200 business leaders have been inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame. Celebrating the leaders of today and inspiring the leaders of tomorrow, the FCS Gala Dinner is the signature national fundraising event in support of JA Canada. For more information, please visit www.cbhf.ca.
About JA Canada
JA Canada prepares young people for success by delivering programs that provide experiential learning opportunities to more than 200,000 students each year across Canada. This is done in partnership with educators, volunteers and businesses to educate students on financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. For more information, please visit www.jacanada.org.
For more information, interview requests or comments from Janice FukakusaFCS Chancellor and/or JA Canada, please contact Angela ScottManagerCommunication [email protected].
SOURCE Canadian Business Hall of Fame