Galen G. Weston is President and Chairman of Loblaw Companies Limited, part of George Weston Limited, a company that traces its roots back to 1882 and where he is the fourth-generation of family leaders. As the country’s leading retailer, Loblaw provides Canadians with grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, and financial services. With more than 2,400 corporate, franchised and Associate-owned locations, Loblaw, its franchisees, and Associate-owners employ approximately 200,000 full- and part-time employees, making it one of Canada’s largest private sector employers. Mr. Weston is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of George Weston Limited, Chairman of President’s Choice Bank, as well as a Director of Wittington Investments Limited and the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Galen holds a B.A. from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.