The 2017 CEOx1Day Finalists Have Been Selected!

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As partners of CEOx1Day, we’re very excited to announce that the 2017 CEOx1Day finalists have been selected!

After participating in a four stage selection process, 21 undergraduate students from across the country will be shadowing the CEOs of Canada’s top companies including Campbell Canada, De Beers, Siemens and the Canadian Red Cross for one day. CEOx1Day is a program that gives young professionals a chance to step into the shoes of a CEO and expand their idea of what leadership looks like in the real world. Please join us in celebrating the finalists, whose names are listed below!

Toronto

ALICIA HAYRE
University: Western University
Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia
Matched with: Ana Dominguez, Campbell Company of Canada

ADNAN KHAN
University: University of Waterloo
Hometown: Oakville, Ontario
Matched with: Kevin Frey, Right To Play International

ISHAAN KAPUR
University: Western University
Hometown: Burlington, Ontario
Matched with: Robert Hardt, Siemens Canada Limited

EVA MITRE
University: University of Toronto (Mississauga)
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
Matched with: Linda Hasenfratz, Linamar Corporation

AMREEN POONAWALA
University: University of Toronto
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
Matched with: Kristi Webb, Element Fleet Management

Ottawa

EFREM BERHE
University: Carleton University
Hometown: Ottawa, Ontario
Matched with: Meg Beckel, Canadian Museum of Nature

ANNA HALAWA
University: University of Ottawa
Hometown: Ottawa, Ontario
Matched with: Goldy Hyder, Hill+Knowlton Strategies

CATHERINE BÉDARD
University: Laval University
Hometown: Quebec City, Quebec
Matched with: Conrad Sauvé, Canadian Red Cross

Montreal

HUGUES FONTAINE
University: Concordia University
Hometown: Montreal, Quebec
Matched with: Hubert Bolduc, Montréal International

SOPHIE GAO
University: McGill University
Hometown: Montreal, Quebec
Matched with: Nathalie Bondil, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

JAVIER HERNANDEZ-COTTON
University: Concordia University
Hometown: Montreal, Quebec
Matched with: Pierre Gabriel Côté, Investissement Québec

ALEXANDRA MAILLOUX-RHÉAUME
University: Laval University
Hometown: Quebec City, Quebec
Matched with: Christiane Germain, Groupe Germain Hotels

JENNIFER MAGHER
University: Polytechnique Montreal
Hometown: Montreal, Quebec
Matched with: Annick Guérard, Transat Tours Canada

MIKAEL CLEMENT and BURUC ASRIN
University: Concordia University; Concordia University
Hometown: Pierrefonds, Quebec; Montreal, Quebec
Matched with: Hubert T. Lacroix, CBC/Radio-Canada

Calgary

JESSICA WU
University: University of Alberta
Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta
Matched with: Kim Truter, De Beers Canada Inc.

KABIR NADKARNI
University: University of Alberta
Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta
Matched with: Gianna Manes, ENMAX Corporation

SHAHEER TARIQ
University: University of Calgary
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
Matched with: Dave Mowat, ATB Financial (Edmonton)

Vancouver

ABHILASHA GNAWALI
University: University of British Columbia
Hometown: Campbell River, British Columbia
Matched with: Debra Hewson, Odlum Brown Limited

MADELINE MILLSIP
University: Simon Fraser University
Hometown: Langley, British Columbia
Matched with: Jim Lightbody, BC Lottery Corporation (BCLC)

DANIEL PIECHNIK
University: University of British Columbia
Hometown: Burnaby, British Columbia
Matched with: Jonathan Whitworth, Seaspan

For more information on CEOx1Day, check out their page!

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