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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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Randall Huffman, Maple Leaf Foods visits Ivey

Nov 21, 2014

Dr. Randall Huffman is Senior Vice President, Operations and Chief Food Safety Officer at Maple Leaf Foods. He will speak to Ivey HBA students on the handling of and learnings from the listeriosis crisis that Maple Leaf Foods faced in 2008.

Inaugural Leadership Case Competition

Feb 26, 2015

Good leadership is finding the balance between performance and well-being, candour and compassion, collaboration and competition, drive and temperance and between East and West. The Ivey Business School and the Haskayne School of Business are organizing the inaugural Leadership Case Competition on February 26, 27 & 28, 2015.

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