Lance Uggla, Beedie School of Business alumnus and CEO and co-founder of global financial-services information company Markit, has been announced as winner of the Professional Achievement award in SFU’s 2013 Outstanding Alumni Awards.
Each year, SFU and the Alumni Association honour the most accomplished graduates with the Outstanding Alumni Awards. Since being introduced in 1983, the awards have become one of the university’s most celebrated traditions, with nominations for the awards made by alumni, faculty, staff, students, and the community.
Uggla will receive the award at a special dinner event on February 26, 2014, along with the three other recipients of the 2013 SFU Outstanding Alumni Awards.
An exceptional business leader with an innovative mind and entrepreneurial spirit, Uggla has been widely credited with transforming the credit derivatives market. He received his BBA from SFU’s business school in 1985, before embarking upon a career in the financial sector. Keep reading…
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