The Board of Conrex Steel Limited is pleased to announce that Mr. Larry Harrison has accepted the position of President, Conrex Steel and CE MacPherson, effective July 16th, 2018. Mr. Harrison has multiple years of rich experience in sales, operations, and general management in the manufacturing, broadcasting, and distribution industries in both the public and private sectors. Most recently, he was with East Penn Canada, where he was the Senior Director, Operations for Canada with 17 locations and over 225 employees as direct reports. Other significant roles include General Manager of Atlantic Canada with Acklands Grainger, as well as President of Kinedyne Canada Ltd. a metal and textile manufacturer in the Cargo Securement field. His ability to lead profitable growth and develop high performing teams will be integral to our vision for a coordinated approach to the future of Conrex and CE MacPherson.
Larry’s passion is establishing blueprints for organizations to succeed, growing companies and divisions by evaluating and identifying untapped opportunities, creating a structure that focuses on those opportunities, reinvesting in growth, developing key customer relationships, and nurturing talented teams within a people growth culture.
When asked how he has such an impressive track record he states, “I’ve adopted a philosophy of People first, Strategy second and Planned Execution third. That has been my corner stone to success”.
Larry is married with a daughter, lives in Mount Albert, Ontario and enjoys sailing and biking (motorized and pedal). Larry has a BA in Physical and Engineering Sciences with a major in Math and Computer Science from the University of Guelph.