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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
September 22, 2017
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 Canadaís 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 ďconsistently being on the forefront of operational and technological advancementsĒ particularly in the area of environmental responsibility.

Dan has been an especially strong supporter of Laurierís School of Business & Economics, serving on the Deanís Advisory Council and Laurierís Presidentís Council of Advisors. He has also been named to Laurierís 100 Alumni of Achievement.

Degree: 1977 BBA Honours, Wilfrid Laurier University