Gavin Semple has been selected as the 2016 ABEX business leader of the year by the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce.
Semple, who is the chairman of the Brandt Group of Companies. will be given the award at the 2016 ABEX awards in Saskatoon next month.
Chamber president Steve McLellan says Semple is a remarkable and visionary leader who has given a great deal to Saskatchewan.
Since forming the Brandt Group of Companies in 1976, Semple and his associates have grown the company with over 2000 employees serving many different industries, including agriculture, mining and construction, in 20 countries.