Galen Weston

Executive Chairman & Director at Loblaw Companies Ltd.

Galen Weston

Galen Weston

Executive Chairman & Director at Loblaw Companies Ltd.

Overview
Career Highlights

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation
Loblaw Companies Ltd.
George Weston Limited

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447

Number of Boards

9

Birthday

1974

Age

47

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Professional at The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Sumarria, Inc.

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President at Loblaw Companies Ltd.

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Secretary, Chief Legal Officer & Executive Vice President at Loblaw Companies Ltd.

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President & Chief Financial Officer at George Weston Limited

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Professional at RBC Dominion Securities, Inc.

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Vice Chairman at University Health Network

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Chief Financial Officer at Loblaw Companies Ltd.

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Senior Vice President, General Counsel at Loblaw Companies Ltd.

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Chief Customer Officer at Loblaw Companies Ltd.

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Executive Chairman & Director at Loblaw Companies Ltd.
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Director, Brand Strategy at Holt, Renfrew & Co. Ltd.

Celebrating a 177-year heritage, Holt Renfrew is recognized worldwide for an inspired shopping experience. Once a purveyor of fashion to Her Majesty Queen Victoria, Holt Renfrew began in 1837 as a modest hat shop. Over the years the brand developed and expanded across Canada. In the 1930's Holt Renfrew began exclusive accounts with leading European designers and in 1947 hosted Monsieur Christian Dior when he launched his "New Look." After many years of foreign ownership Holt Renfrew was bought in 1986 by W. Galen and the Hon. Hilary M. Weston. Under their ownership Holt Renfrew has become Canada's destination for luxury retail. Holt Renfrew leverages 177 years of Canadian retail expertise and launched – hr2. hr2 offers Canadians who love fashion and leading brands, a new and unique designer product selection – at great value – and with a great shopping experience. The merchandise assortment and shopping experience at hr2 is like no other in the market today, and includes unique product lines sourced especially for hr2 and not available elsewhere in Canada. hr2 offers womenswear, menswear and accessories, including footwear, leathergoods and fashion jewellery. At Holt Renfrew Men, launched in 2014, the world’s most iconic, innovative and stylish ideas are curated for the modern sartorial man. The store experience offers exclusive access to premier luxury men’s brands in sartorial and designer suiting and sportswear, footwear, accessories and home furnishing, as well as an array of services that go above and beyond, including Bespoke Tailoring by Beauchamp, Made to Measure and much more. With every detail considered—from the state-of-the-art store layout to the exclusive world-class menswear offerings—Holt Renfrew Men represents what the luxury shopping experience should be.

Parent, Deceased
Former Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at George Weston Limited

George Weston Limited is a Canadian public company, founded in 1882, engaged in food processing and distribution. The Company has two reportable operating segments: Weston Foods and Loblaw, and holds cash and short term investments. Supported by a strong balance sheet, the Company seeks long-term, stable growth in its operating segments through continuous capital investment. Weston is committed to creating value for its shareholders and employees, and to supporting the communities in which it operates.

Education

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

MBA

Columbia Business School (CBS) is the business school of Columbia University in Manhattan, New York City. It was established in 1916 to provide business training and professional preparation for undergraduate and graduate Columbia University students. It is one of six Ivy League business schools and its admission process is among the most selective of top business schools.

Career History
Manager-Retail Execution
Prior

President's Choice Financial provides banking services. It focuses on payment and loyalty, engaging shoppers through its MasterCard credit card products and PC Plus. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2016 - Current

George Weston Limited is a Canadian public company, founded in 1882, engaged in food processing and distribution. The Company has two reportable operating segments: Weston Foods and Loblaw, and holds cash and short term investments. Supported by a strong balance sheet, the Company seeks long-term, stable growth in its operating segments through continuous capital investment. Weston is committed to creating value for its shareholders and employees, and to supporting the communities in which it operates.

Prior

Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust owns, manages, and develops retail and commercial real estate. The firm's portfolio includes supermarket-and-drug store-anchored shopping centers; and stand-alone supermarkets and drug stores. It operates through the following segments: Retail, Industrial and Office. The company was founded on May 21, 2013 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Boards & Committees
Chairman
Current
Director
Current

Wittington Investments Ltd. operates as a holding company with interests in providing investment services. It invests in ABF group, other retail, real estate, hotels, and private equity companies. The firm processes and distributes food products. The company was incorporated on March 22, 1941 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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