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Rick George Named Ivey Business Leader of the Year

Jan 10, 2012

Rick George, Chief Executive Officer, Suncor Energy Inc., will receive the 2012 Ivey Business Leader Award and address Canada’s prominent business leaders at a gala dinner on October 17, 2012.

Mr. George was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Suncor Energy Inc. in 1991, and currently holds the Chief Executive Officer position of the company. In 1999, he was named "Outstanding CEO of the Year" after leading a remarkable 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 development of Canada's natural resources sector, for his efforts to provide economic opportunities to Aboriginal communities and for his commitment to sustainable development.

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