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Former New Flyer President & CEO, John Marinucci to receive the distinguished Alumni Award from DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University

On April 4, 2013, at a ceremony at the National Club in Toronto, John Marinucci will receive the 2013 distinguished Alumni Award from DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University.

John graduated from McMaster University’s commerce program in 1980 and after graduation launched an impressive career that included attaining several professional designations: BComm, CA, ICD.D and HRCC). John has held executive and senior management roles within leading Canadian and United States-based organizations.

John has a strong manufacturing background with a proven track record in operational restructurings and management of highly leveraged business concerns. He served for eight years as President and COO for a major Canadian manufacturer and lessor of freight railcars and is a former president of the Canadian Association of Railway Suppliers. In 2002, he joined New Flyer as President and CEO, retiring as an executive officer at the beginning of 2009 and remains on the Board of Directors.

He currently serves as a director of Intelgenx Corporation, is a governor of Mohawk College in Hamilton, and previously served as a director of SMTC Corporation. In addition to being a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and a graduate of the Directors Education Program, he serves on several private company boards and is the founder and chairman of the Marinucci Family Foundation, a registered charity focused on funding education, live arts and proactive healthcare initiatives.