Research In Motion's CEO Thorsten Heins has won Cantech Letter's Executive of the Year award, held for CEO's of Canadian companies.
Cantech Letter had this to say:
For the first ten months of his tenure, Heins endured more doubt and scrutiny and outright ridicule than any rookie CEO should have to suffer. Regardless, he plodded on as the delay of RIM’s new BlackBerry 10 platform seemed to stretch to an eternity. But now, with BlackBerry 10 just weeks away, critics seem to be understanding that Heins is no shrinking violet. Many analysts have recently reconsidered RIM’s prospects, and decided that the worst case scenario and the most likely scenario are further apart than they first thought.
Let's look towards the BlackBerry 10 launch and beyond!