Albert D. Cohen, O.C.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gendis Inc.
Paul Desmarais, C.C.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Power Corporation
Jim Pattison, O.C.
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Pattison Group of Companies
and Co-Founder of Sony Corporation
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Ross Perot Group
Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
Sir John Egan
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jaguar, plc
Ronald Southern, C.M., M.B.E.
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of ATCO Ltd., and Chairman of Canadian Utilities Limited
Thomas J. Bata, C.C.
Chairman, Bata Limited
George A. Cohon, O.C.
Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited
Dwayne O. Andreas
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Archer Daniels Midland Company
Decatur, Illinois, U.S.A.
Roberto C. Goizueta
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer The Coca-Cola Company
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
1995Founder and Chairman of the Virgin Group of Companies
Israel Asper, O.C., Q.C.
1997Chairman and Chief Executive Officer CanWest Global Communications Corp.
Laurent Beaudoin C.C., O.Q.
1998Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bombardier Inc.
Isadore Sharp, O.C.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
2000Chairman, Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited, and Hutchison Whampoa Limited
Edward Rogers, O.C.
2001Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Rogers Communications Inc.
2002Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
New York, NY, U.S.A.
2003President & Chief Executive Officer, Indigo Books and Music Inc. and
Gerald W. Schwartz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Onex Corporation
2004Chairman and Chief Global Strategist Starbucks Coffee Company
Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
Stephen A. Jarislowsky
2005Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jarislowsky Fraser & Company Ltd.
Dame Anita Roddick
2006Founder, The Body Shop
2007President and Chief Executive Officer, Manulife Financial
2008Founder and Chairman, Barrick Gold Corporation,
2009Co-CEO Research In Motion,
N. Murray Edwards
Edco Financial Holdings Ltd.,
2011CEO and Co-Founder, Costco Wholesale Corporation
The Woodbridge Company
V. Prem Watsa
2016Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Fairfax Financial Holdings
2017Chairman and Founder David Foster Foundation
2018CEO and Founder, Thirve Global
Founder, The Huffington Post