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James MacConnell

Inducted 1995

"I think that once a head office moves away, you lose a lot more than just a few head office jobs. You lose the community involvement. Decisions that are made in Nova Scotia by Nova Scotians are going to be more naturally beneficial to the community than those made farther away."
— CBC News (2016)
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Under his leadership as President and CEO, Scotsburn Dairy Group grew significantly. He also served as Chairman of the National Dairy Council and the Director of the Canadian Manufacturer’s Association.

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Honoured for a lifetime of hard work
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APA 7th Edition
The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (2021, October 5). James MacConnell. Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive. Retrieved from:

MLA 9th Edition
The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame.”James MacConnell”. Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, 5 Oct. 2021.