Curwin Friesen

Curwin Friesen is President and Chief Executive Officer of Friesens Corporation, Canada's largest printer of hardcover books. Friesen was raised in Altona, Manitoba. He received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Waterloo in 1993. In 2007, he was named one of Waterloo's 50 Outstanding alumni of the past fifty years. While under his direction, the company has received multiple awards, including the National Association for Printing Leadership's highest management award and being listed as of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies by Deloitte and Touche. In 2004, he was listed as one of Canada's "Top 40 Under 40", a list of prominent businesspeople under forty years old, by the Globe and Mail and Caldwell Partners.


1. University of Waterloo Colleges/University

University of Waterloo (commonly referred as Waterloo or UW) is a public research university whose main campus is located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The main campus is located on 400 hectares (990 acres) of land in Uptown Waterloo, adjacent to Waterloo Park. The university offers a wide variety of academic programs, which is administered by six faculties, and three affiliated university colleges. Waterloo is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada.

Type Public university
2013. 283 mil. $
2012. 261 mil. $
2011. 247 mil. $
Institution colors
200 University Avenue West, N2L 3G1 - Waterloo, Ontario
2012. 27,529
2012. 4,049
Local tuition
2009. 4.03 K $
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Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended University of Waterloo connected by profession and/or age

b. 1939., Author
b. 1968., Programmer
b. 1974., Cross-country skier
b. 1954., Politician
b. 1943., Mathematician
b. 1951., Politician
b. 1946., Mathematician
b. 1978., Bobsleigher


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