Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates the contribution and spirit
of entrepreneurs everywhere. The Canadian program is in its 19th
year of honouring the country's most impressive entrepreneurs from
all areas of business. Award winners are chosen based on their
vision, leadership, financial success and social
This recognition celebrates Jon's contributions to building a
truly value-based organization and culture, and driving Maxxam's
ability to differentiate itself in a highly competitive
"On the surface, the breadth of services at Maxxam is diverse.
However, for all the differences across our lines of business, we
share a strong and unified foundation. We live our values and they
drive our behavior every day in all aspects of our work," Hantho
said, and added: "I owe my sincerest thank you for this honour to
an outstanding leadership team and to our over 2,300 employees
across Canada. I am truly grateful to be working with such a
talented and dedicated team. I would also like to thank our many
long-standing, committed clients who trust our science and services
to make important decisions every day."
Since he took the helm of Maxxam in 2006, Jon has established
the company as a customer and market-centric leader, believing that
the essence of strategy is about creating and executing unique ways
of competing by delivering unmatched value for clients. Striking
the perfect balance between risk, innovation and achievement,
Maxxam's extraordinary performance over the past five years is a
testament to Jon's leadership.
In addition to his role at Maxxam, Jon sits on the Board of
Directors for ECO Canada in support of encouraging careers in the
environmental industry and he sits on the Richard Ivey School of
Business Advisory Board.
About Maxxam Analytics:
Maxxam is the market leader in analytical services and solutions
to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries. We provide
unparalleled depth of technical and scientific expertise and serve
customers through the only national network of laboratories. Maxxam
skillfully combines efficiency and customer service with rigorous
science and uncompromising quality management.
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