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Breakfast with Honourable Perrin Beatty
Friday, September 21, 2018
Friday, September 21, 2018
7:30am: Registration & Buffet Breakfast
FREE ENTRANCE FOR CATALYST, COMMUNITY & CORNERSTONE MEMBERS. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm eligibility.
1 Valhalla Inn Road
Join us for a Leaders Luncheon-style breakfast event with Honourable Perrin Beatty, President of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, as he joins us a little in advance of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce AGM.
The Honourable Perrin Beatty is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the 200,000-member Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Canada’s largest and most representative national business association. Prior to joining the Canadian Chamber in August 2007, Perrin was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME).
A descendant of one of Canada’s most prominent manufacturing families, Perrin grew up in Fergus, Ontario and graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1971.
Perrin was first elected to the House of Commons as a Progressive Conservative in 1972. During his 21 years in Parliament, he served as Minister in seven different portfolios, including Treasury Board, National Revenue, Solicitor General, Defence, National Health and Welfare, Communications and External Affairs.
In 1994, Perrin joined a number of private sector boards and worked as a consultant in the field of communications. He was an Honorary Visiting Professor with the Department of Political Science, University of Western Ontario. From 1995 to 1999, Perrin was President and CEO of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. In 2008, Perrin was named Chancellor of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. In 2013, he received an honorary degree, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa from Western University. In 2016, Perrin received an honorary degree, honoris causa from University of Ontario Institute of Technology.
Perrin is also a member of the board of directors of Mitsui Canada.
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