CME Awards Program

Prior to 2010 Award Gala Video Gallery



Hall of Fame

2006 Inductees

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