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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
December 21, 2014
Canadian Excellence

Dan Einwechter, '77

Chairman and CEO, Challenger Motor Freight

Dan Einwechter is Chairman, CEO and majority owner of Challenger Motor Freight, the largest privately owned freight transportation company in Canada. Among many other honours, in 2007 his company was awarded Platinum Club status by Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. In that year, Einwechter was also inducted into the Waterloo Region Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.

In 2010, he received the Bank of Montreal Harris Private Banking Business of the Year Award for “consistently being on the forefront of operational and technological advancements” particularly in the area of environmental responsibility.

Dan has been an especially strong supporter of Laurier’s School of Business & Economics, serving on the Dean’s Advisory Council and Laurier’s President’s Council of Advisors. He has also been named to Laurier’s 100 Alumni of Achievement.

Degree: 1977 BBA Honours, Wilfrid Laurier University