Mr. Harrison attended the University of Guelph and the University of Toronto, receiving degrees in Honours Science and Mechanical Engineering. He joined the Allis Chalmers Corporation working in Canada, the United States and Europe as a General Manager and Vice President. He attended York University's Faculty of Business post graduate studies. Mr. Harrison spent 21 years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Kenhar Corporation, a global supplier of components to the Materials Handling and Industrial Mobile Equipment Industry, with operations in North America, Europe, China, Korea, and Japan. Mr. Harrison took on the responsibilities of Executive Vice President and Director of Cascade Corporation from 1997 to 1998, and from 1999 to 2008 was Chairman and CEO of Lift Technologies Inc., manufacturers of masts and attachments for the Material Handling and Container Handling Industries, with operations in North America, Italy, Germany and Sweden. Currently Mr. Harrison involves himself in business activities through his investment company, Rahnek Ltd. His other interests include: fundraising for the Guelph General Hospital, the University of Guelph and Sunrise Equestrian Centre.Mr. Harrison has been a Director of Linamar Corporation since 1990. He currently sits on the Audit Committee and the Human Resources and Corporate Governance Committee.