Founder and CEO, Fox 40 International Inc.
Ron was named Entrepreneur of the Decade by Profit Magazine and named to the Burlington Entrepreneur Hall of Fame. He has been named Citizen of the Year in both Hamilton & Burlington. He is Chair of the Hamilton John C Munro Airport, the largest packaging freight airport in Canada.
Ron has had an audience with the Queen at Buckingham Palace and on December 27, 2018, Ron Foxcroft was appointed to one of Canada’s highest honours, the Order of Canada. He was the Honorary Colonel of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders during the tragic shooting of one of his regiment, Corporal Nathan Cirillo.
Ron officiated the 1976 Olympic Gold Medal Basketball Game. He enjoyed a distinguished career in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Division-1, highlighted by officiating Michael Jordan’s first college game and the Sweet 16. He was named by Referee Magazine as one of the 52 most influential persons in North Amercian Officiating history. Ron spent 14 seasons with the NBA observing and evaluating the performance of NBA referees. In 2016, the National Association of Sports Officials (NASO) named Ron the recipient of the esteemed Gold Whistle Award, which is the officiating industry’s highest honour bestowed on a referee.
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