Kevin Kavanagh

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Kevin Patrick Kavanagh
Born (1932-09-27) September 27, 1932 (age 81)
Brandon, Manitoba
Known for CEO of The Great-West Life Assurance Company
Awards Order of Canada
Order of Manitoba

Kevin Patrick Kavanagh, CM OM (born September 27, 1932) is a Canadian businessman.

Born in Brandon, Manitoba, Kavanagh received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Manitoba in 1953. After graduating he started working for The Great-West Life Assurance Company in 1953. He worked his way up the ranks becoming president and CEO of Great-West Life from 1979 to 1990. From 1986 to 1992, he was president and CEO of Great-West Lifeco. He was Chancellor of Brandon University from 1996 to 2002.[1]

In 2002, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.[2] In 2009, he was made a Member of the Order of Manitoba.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elizabeth Lumley (2004). Canadian Who's Who. University of Toronto Press. p. 671. 
  2. ^ Order of Canada citation
  3. ^ "Order of Manitoba citation". 
Preceded by
Ronald D. Bell
Chancellor of Brandon University
1996–2002
Succeeded by
Edward Schreyer