THUNDER BAY – The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and ESS Support Services Worldwide (a member of Compass Group Canada) have announced the 2012 inductees into the Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame (ABHF): Gregory Koostachin of Attiwaiskat, Ontario, and David Tuccaro, Edmonton, Alberta. Erin Meehan, President of ESS, states “Recognition of business leadership in the Aboriginal community has identified the role models that have inspired greater business activity and entrepreneurial ventures in Aboriginal communities”.
Aboriginal business leaders inducted into the ABHF are recognized for their accomplishments in achieving sustainable economic development in Aboriginal communities.
The CCAB would like to recognize and thank ESS, the founding and exclusive sponsor for the Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame. Compass Group Canada and ESS Support Services Worldwide is the country’s leading foodservice and support services company providing food and service excellence in sectors as diverse as business and industry, colleges and universities, healthcare and hospitals, sports, entertainment, leisure and cultural venues, remote camps, facilities management and vending.
2012 marks the eighth year of the ABHF’s recognition of the outstanding achievements of Aboriginal business leaders from across Canada. Video biographies of the fifteen ABHF laureates can be viewed at www.ccab.com/meet_the_hall_of_fame_laureates.
The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business’ Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame Award, will be presented at the Fourteenth Annual Toronto Gala on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at the Four Seasons Toronto.