Linamar Corporation has announced that Linda Hasenfratz has been elected Executive Chair of its Board of Directors.
She is assuming the title and responsibilities of Executive Chair in addition to her role as Linamar’s CEO.
The announcement was made following the recent passing of Frank Hasenfratz, Founder and Executive Chair of Linamar Corporation.
Additionally, Jim Jarrell, President and Chief Operating Officer of Linamar, has been appointed as a Director of the Corporation, until an election of directors can be held at the 2022 Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting. Jarrell has been with Linamar for over 30 years.
“Linda has been mentored by Frank her entire life and professional career. We are confident in her ability to assume the responsibilities of Executive Chair and keep the company focused to execute its strategy and achieve its goals. There is no better candidate to succeed Frank,” said Terry Reidel, Chair of the Human Resource and Governance Committee.