JA New Brunswick Business Hall of Fame - Year Eleven
The 2016 Junior Achievement New Brunswick Business Hall of Fame will mark the 20th Anniversary of this prestigious induction ceremony. As part of the 20th Anniversary Celebrations, we’re taking a look back at the previous 19 events that brought us to year 20! This week we’re headed back to 2007 to celebrate the 11th Junior Achievement New Brunswick Business Hall of Fame!
In 2007, the New Brunswick Business Hall of Fame returned to Saint John for the 11th Annual event and to celebrate the induction of 3 deserving New Brunswick business greats. The 2007 event marked the first of five JANB Business Hall of Fame events with Revolution Strategy as the Presenting Partner. The three deserving Laureates represented businesses like Ganong, Mariner Parters Inc and Atlantic Hydrogen.
CLASS OF 2007
David Ganong, a native of St. Stephen, is President of Ganong Bros. Limited, Canada’s oldest candy company. During his tenure, David Ganong has grown the company to a staff of over 400 people. In 1984, he helped launch the St. Stephen Chocolate Festival. Mr. Ganong has also served as a member of UNB’s Board of Governors since 1992.
Gerry Pond, chairman of Mariner Partners, Inc., was born in Quebec but has lived most of his life in New Brunswick. He served as President of Aliant Telecom and CEO of NBTel during a period of significant deregulation in the Canadian industry. Since that time he has focused on fostering the information communication technology (ICT) sector in the Atlantic Provinces by providing leadership and guidance for the next generation of entrepreneurs.
William (Bill) Stanley is founder and executive chairman of Atlantic Hydrogen Inc., a research and development company focused on the fields of energy and environment. Mr. Stanley has amassed a long record of business achievements including the founding of Fundy Cable and the Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (CCSA). He is also involved with the Saint John YM-YWCA and the University of New Brunswick’s Business Advisory Council.
The 20th Anniversary of the Junior Achievement New Brunswick Business Hall of Fame will take place on November 1st in Moncton at Casino New Brunswick. For ticket information, please visit www.janbhalloffame.ca or call the JA New Brunswick office at 506.455.6552!