Why Vic Neufeld is one of the successful CEOs of his time

May 20, 2019

Vic Neufeld has built a name for himself as one of the successful CEOs of his generation. He has been in the business for nearly four decades and has worked with some of the biggest institutions in Canada and the United States. Prior to his stellar executive career, Vic Neufeld was a peach farmer. He grew up in a small town in Leamington, Ontario. His father was a peach farmer and Vic and his three brothers were the helpers of his father. It was labor-intensive but it served as a training ground for him to strive hard in life.

Right after graduating from college, Vic Neufeld immediately began his professional career. He was a chartered accountant at Ernst & Young. He was with the company for many years and has set a record of being the youngest partner at the age of 32. He was a disciplined, motivated, and energetic manager. That marks his executive career.

Other institutions Vic Neufeld became a part of include the following:

  • Windsor Family Credit Union – Vic Neufeld serves as the director of the company.
  • Scythian Biosciences Corp – He was the chairman of the board from March 2018 to April 2018. He was also the director from January to April 2018.
  • Aphria Incorporated – Vic was the CEO of Aphria for five years.
  • Jamieson Laboratories – He was the CEO and president of the company for 21 years.
  • Ernst & Young LLP – He was the partner and the chartered accountant of the company. His expertise was financial accounting and management.
  • Liberty Health Sciences Inc. – He was the chairman of the company for two years.
  • Erwin – Vic served as the director of Erwin.
  • Green Acre Capital – He served as the member of the advisory board at Green Acre Capital.
  • Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. – He was a member of the advisory board of the company from June 2016 to August 2017.
  • Reko International Group Inc. – Victor Neufeld was the independent director and lead director of the company from 2004 to 2016.
  • Pure Natures Wellness Inc. – He was the director of the company since July 2013.
  • Council for Responsible Nutrition – Vic was the director at the council for responsible nutrition.

Vic Neufeld has achieved so much in his entire executive career. He devoted most of his life in the industry and he never regretted anything. He was blessed because he has a supportive family who understands the nature of his work.

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