Hall of Fame
In the inaugural year of 2006, we inducted ten individuals into the Manufacturers Hall of Fame: four lifetime achievers previously selected as CME – Manitoba Excellence Award recipients, and six new additions. On February 16, 2006 at a Gala Awards dinner held at the Winnipeg Convention Centre the following business leaders were duly inducted:
Paul M. Soubry; Chairman & President (retired), Ford New Holland Canada Ltd.
David G. Friesen; CEO, Friesen’s Corporation, Altona
R.C. (Bob) Hamaberg, CMA, FCMA; CEO (retired), Standard Aero
Richard Kroft; Chairman, Conviron
Clyde R. McBain, P.Eng.; Chairman (retired), Ancast Industries Ltd.
Charles N. Loewen; CEO and Board Chair, Loewen
Gerry V. Price; Chairman & CEO, The Price Group of Companies
Gary T. Steiman, FCA; Chairman & CEO, Gemini Fashions of Canada Ltd.
Ed VanHumbeck; Chairman (retired), Vansco Electronics Ltd.
Edward Shinewald; CEO & President, Melet Plastics Inc.
Front row (l to r) Gary Steiman, Ed Shinewald, Roy Cook, Chair CME, Tony van Rosmalen VP CME. Centre Row: Gerry Price, Richard Kroft, Ed Van Humbeck, Clyde McBain, Bob Hamaberg. Top row: David Friesen, Paul Soubry, Charles Loewen, the Honorable Jim Rondeau, Minister Industry, Economic Development and Mines