Brandt C. Louie, OBC, LLD, FCA, chairman and CEO of H.Y. Louie Co. Ltd., and chairman of London Drugs Ltd., renowned for his quiet community involvement “behind the scenes,” has been awarded The Center’s Rix Award for Engaged Community Citizenship 2011 which recognizes community-minded individuals.
The late Dr. Don Rix, CM, OBC became the first Vancouver Board of Trade chairman to be inducted into the Council of Governors posthumously at the annual Governors’ Banquet and Rix Center Awards 2010 on Wednesday, April 7, 2010.
His daughter, Laurie Rix Macrae, chair of the Rix Family Foundation, received a scroll, a commemorative album of his year as Board of Trade chairman 2008-09, and a gift of gold earrings and pin engraved with the Rix Center for Corporate Citizenship & Engaged Leadership emblem. Rix Macrae was also invested as an Honorary Fellow of the Rix Center. Read more…
The late Dr. Donald Rix, CM, OBC, founded the Rix Center for Corporate Citizenship and Engaged Leadership at The Vancouver Board of Trade during his term as Chairman in 2008.
Its purpose is to promote and facilitate the engagement of businesses and individuals in activities that add value to the broader community, as well as business.
Previously, the Engaged Corporate Citizenship Award has been won by the Vancouver Airport Authority (YVR) in 2009, and RBC Royal Bank in 2010.
The honorary degrees affirm and recognize the significant contributions of Rix, Furlong and Hall as leaders in the community and the positive impact that they have made on the quality of life in the province and across the country.