Speakers and other contributors
Chief Executive Officer
Linda Hasenfratz is the Chief Executive Officer of Linamar Corporation, a diversified global manufacturing company of highly engineered products powering vehicles, motion, work and lives. She joined her father’s company in 1990 and worked her way up from the ground floor, experiencing all aspects of the business including running a machine, engineering and operations management. Since her tenure as the Chief Executive Officer started in 2002, Linda has grown the company from an C$800m enterprise to an over C$5.3b company.
Linda has been recognized for her contributions to Canadian business through many leadership awards, including the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Ontario Manufacturing and Overall awards. She was extremely honored to be named the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Canada. In May 2016, Linda and her father, Frank Hasenfratz, were inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame.