Backgrounder: UVic Honours Brandt Louie As Distinguished Entrepreneur

Peter B. Gustavson School of Business

Ten Years of Distinguished Entrepreneurs of the Year

As the 10th DEYA recipient, Brandt Louie joins a select circle of distinguished entrepreneurs:

  • Brandt Louie, chairman and CEO, H.Y. Louie Co. Ltd., and chairman of the board at London Drugs (2013)
  • Chip Wilson, founder of yoga-wear giant Lululemon Athletica (2012)
  • JR Shaw, founder of Shaw Communications Inc. (2011)
  • Alex Campbell, co-founder Thrifty Foods (2010)
  • Sir Terence Matthews, technology entrepreneur (2009)
  • Clive Beddoe, founding shareholder and executive chair of WestJet (2008)
  • David Black, founder of Canada’s largest privately-owned newspaper publishing company (2007)
  • Gwyn Morgan, established EnCana Corp. as the country's largest energy company (2006)
  • David Ritchie, chair emeritus of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (2005)
  • Jeff Mallett, former president and chief operating officer of Yahoo! (2004)
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Keywords: business, DEYA, award, entrepreneurship

People: Brandt Louie, Saul Klein

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