Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year

Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year™ Award program honours executives in Canadian business who have exemplified integrity, insisted upon excellence, earned trust and built globally competitive organizations. The award program was founded in 1990 by Caldwell and is today one of Canada’s most prestigious business awards. Comprising more than 20 distinguished business leaders from across Canada, the award program’s independent advisory board meets annually to select the honouree based on five key criteria:

  • Vision and leadership
  • Corporate performance
  • Global competitiveness
  • Innovation
  • Social responsibility

Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year™ also established the Futures Fund Scholarship for outstanding leadership to recognize and mentor 10 young Canadian university business students each year who have demonstrated exemplary leadership in their academic and extra-curricular initiatives. The award program provides these exceptional and deserving students with grants to further their education ambitions.

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