Linda Hasenfratz, president and chief executive officer of Linamar Corp., speaks during a panel discussion at the Public Policy Forum Canada Growth Summit 3 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on Thursday, April 12, 2018. The summit is an annual forum where private, public, academic and other sectors can debate how to enhance prosperity for Canadians in a rapidly changing globalized economy. Photographer: Cole Burston/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesCole Burston—Bloomberg via Getty Images
- CompanyLinamar Corp.
Hasenfratz began her career in 1990 as a machine operator at her father’s car parts factory, Linamar Corporation. In 2002, she succeeded him to become the CEO of the global manufacturing company. During her tenure, Hasenfratz has grown the business from an $800 million enterprise to a behemoth with $5 billion in revenue in 2017, turning Linamar into Canada’s second-biggest car parts company.
|Market Value as of 08/30/18 ($M)||2,950.4|