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By Rod McQueen,Susan M. Papp

The tale of what one bold entrepreneur with desires and backbone can in attaining.

Frank Hasenfratz grew up in Hungary studying to avert bullets and keep away from land mines throughout the moment global conflict. whilst the 1956 revolution erupted, he and his military unit joined the insurgents. After the revolution was once beaten, he fled to Guelph, Ontario, the place he gambled every little thing on a one-man operation making oil pumps for Ford. the corporate he based, Linamar, this day has 15,000 staff in 8 international locations and is the second-largest maker of car elements in Canada. To create this international empire, Hasenfratz stayed prior to rivals via labor, visionary management, a cost-conscious routine, and a talented workforce.

In 1990, Hasenfratz specified his daughter, Linda, to be triumphant him as leader government officer yet first placed her via a chronic apprenticeship that took her from the plant ground to move place of work. Driven to Succeed is the tale of what one bold entrepreneur with desires and resolution can achieve.

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