Category: Iconic Businesspeople
6 Posts
POSTED ON September 09, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

Young Mining Professionals is expanding its reach across Canada with the founding of a Toronto chapter, and the Vancouver-based group has lined up a mining legend for the occasion. YMP Toronto will kick off with a Distinguished Speaker Event on Oct. 7, 2015 featuring Peter Munk, the founder and former chairman of Barrick Gold, the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 27, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

BusinessWeek has a short piece out profiling Gerry Schwartz who left Bear Sterns a few months after Jerome Kohlberg, Henry Kravis and George Roberts in 1976 (founders of private equity giant KKR). Schwartz, a Canadian, brought the same LBO platform home to Canada and founded Onex which has returned over 28% annually over the past 30… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 15, 2014 BY Kevin Lee

Some are better at allocating the pie than others I am not personally a fan of most “How CEOs Succeed” books because: a) I’m not one and; b) most are pretentious self-serving ghost written cookie cutter full of tired clichés. However, to do CEO.CA justice, I thought it would be worthwhile to sing the praises of… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 03, 2013 BY Reid McKay

Few businessmen posses the enterprise and acumen required to lead a company to success. Even fewer still have the gumption, drive and tenacity needed to take that company to the forefront of an industry. Jack Welch is one of these few. Though he was the youngest CEO General Electric had ever had, Welch was able… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 22, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

A look at the personality of one of America’s private equity pioneers, the late billionaire Teddy Forstmann. Read: The Ghost in the Gulfstream | By: Rich Cohen, Vanity Fair

POSTED ON January 14, 2013 BY Joseph Staples

I really hate the word culture sometimes. It means a lot of different things to different people and seems to be applied to many things that to me don’t qualify but to others are valid. One person’s culture is anothers knitting club. How you define culture is up to you and like we talked about… Continue Reading

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