Alain Bouchard, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board, Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. Thomas Jenkins, Chair of the Board, OpenText Corporation Clay Riddell, Executive Chairman, Paramount Resources Ltd. Nancy Southern, Chair, President and CEO, ATCO Ltd. TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Each year, the Canadian Business Hall of Fame recognizes and celebrates the lifetime accomplishments of Canada's business leaders. These four business leaders are being recognized for their business excellence, outstanding professional achievements and enduring contributions to Canadian society. "It is my great pleasure to announce these exceptional Canadians as Inductees for their personal accomplishments and the legacy they have created for future generations," said Mr. Brian Levitt, Chancellor of the Order of the Business Hall of Fame. Companions are nominated by their peers and are chosen by an independent selection committee representing Canada's foremost business, academic and media institutions. As national partner of the Canadian Business Hall of Fame, Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions is responsible for managing the overall search by identifying and shortlisting potential nominees according to key criteria. "Our Inductees are leading examples of achievement in business and in life," said, Scott Hiller, President and CEO of JA Canada. "By celebrating these exceptional individuals we will inspire young Canadians to develop the skills that they need to become leaders in business and in their communities." This year's Class of Companions will formally be inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame at the 2017 Dinner and Induction Ceremony on May 18 th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.