Our Members

The Council is composed of the chief executives and entrepreneurs of over 150 leading Canadian companies, operating in every sector and region of the country. We are united by a deep commitment to Canada and a desire to help the country reach its full potential.

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Richard Abboud

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Forum Asset Management

Bijan Agarwal

President

ConocoPhillips Canada

David Aisenstat

Chairman

Keg Restaurants Ltd.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Wendy Andrushko

President

DuPont Canada

B

Martin Bachant

President

Xerox Canada Ltd.

John Baker

President and Chief Executive Officer

D2L Corporation

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Scott Balfour

President and Chief Executive Officer

Emera Inc.

Janet Bannister

Co-Chair

C100 Association

Associate

Arun Banskota

President and Chief Executive Officer

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.

Mark J. Barrenechea

Vice Chair, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer

OpenText Corporation

Chris Barry

President

Microsoft Canada Inc.

Cinzia Bazzo

Country Leader

Workday Canada

Louis-Marie Beaulieu

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Groupe Desgagnés Inc.

John M. Beck

Chairman

Aecon Group Inc.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Lorraine Ben

Chief Executive

Lockheed Martin Canada

Kilian Berz

Senior Partner and Managing Director

Boston Consulting Group

John Bianchini

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Hatch Ltd.

Mirko Bibic

President and Chief Executive Officer

BCE Inc. and Bell Canada

Leon Binedell

President and Chief Executive Officer

Sherritt International Corporation

Michèle Boudria

President and Chief Executive Officer

McDonald's Restaurants of Canada

Charles Brindamour

Chief Executive Officer

Intact Financial Corporation

Mallorie Brodie

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

Bridgit

Next-Generation Business Leader

Adam Butler

President - Canada and North America Coffee

Kraft Heinz Canada ULC

C

Andy Canham

President

SAP Canada Inc.

Heather Chalmers

President and Chief Executive Officer

GE Canada

Andre Charoo

Co-Chair

C100 Association

Associate

John Chen

Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

BlackBerry Limited

Neil Chrystal

President and Chief Executive Officer

Polygon Homes Ltd.

Donald E. Clow

President and Chief Executive Officer

Crombie REIT

Xerxes Cooper

President

Kyndryl Canada

John Corley

President and Senior Vice President, North American Commercial Excellence

Brink's Canada Limited

Guy Cormier

Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

Desjardins Group

Brad Corson

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Imperial Oil Limited

Ben Cowan-Dewar

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Cabot

Next-Generation Business Leader

Keith Creel

President and Chief Executive Officer

Canadian Pacific Railway

Stephan Crétier

Founding President and Chief Executive Officer

GardaWorld

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

D

Thomas d'Aquino

Distinguished Lifetime Member and Former Chief Executive

Business Council of Canada

Daniel Daviau

President and Chief Executive Officer

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

Marc de La Bruyère

Managing Director

Maclab Development Group

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Arthur A. DeFehr

Chairman

Palliser Furniture Holdings Ltd.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Charles Deguire

President, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

Kinova

Next-Generation Business Leader

Stephen J. Dent

Chairman and Managing Partner

Birch Hill Equity Partners Management Inc.

Paul Desmarais, Jr.

Chairman

Power Corporation of Canada

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Gino DiGioacchino

Interim President and Chief Executive Officer

Giant Tiger Stores Limited

Victor G. Dodig

President and Chief Executive Officer

CIBC

Alicia Dubois

Co-Chair

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

Associate

Émilie Dussault

Chair of the Board

Conseil du patronat du Québec

Associate

E

Ian L. Edwards

President and Chief Executive Officer

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.

Darren Entwistle

President and Chief Executive Officer

TELUS Communications Inc.

Bob Espey

President and Chief Executive Officer

Parkland Corporation

F

Joelle Faulkner

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Area One Farms

Next-Generation Business Leader

Laurent Ferreira

President and Chief Executive Officer

National Bank of Canada

Howard Field

President and Chief Executive Officer

Greenfield Global Inc.

David G. Filipchuk

President and Chief Executive Officer

PCL Constructors Inc.

Chris H. Fowler

President and Chief Executive Officer

CWB Financial Group

G

Sabrina Geremia

Country Manager

Google Canada

Peter E. Gilgan

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Mattamy Asset Management Inc.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Tim Gitzel

President and Chief Executive Officer

Cameco Corporation

Blake C. Goldring

Executive Chairman

AGF Management Limited

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Bev Goodman

President and Chief Executive Officer

Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited

Roy Gori

President and Chief Executive Officer

Manulife Financial Corporation

Rob Gough

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mosaic Forest Management Corp.

John Graham

President and Chief Executive Officer

CPP Investments

Mike Greenley

Chief Executive Officer

MDA

Mike Greidanus

President, Canada and Chief Operating Officer, North America

BGIS

Joanna Griffiths

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Knix

Next-Generation Business Leader

Annick Guérard

President and Chief Executive Officer

Transat A.T. Inc.

H

Cherif Habib

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer

Dialogue Health Technologies Inc.

Next-Generation Business Leader

Linda S. Hasenfratz

Chief Executive Officer

Linamar Corporation

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Steve Hasker

President and Chief Executive Officer

Thomson Reuters

John Hastings

Chief Executive Officer

Citibank Canada

Greg Hicks

President and Chief Executive Officer

Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited

Tatsuji Hidaka

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mitsui & Co. (Canada) Ltd.

Andrew Hider

Chief Executive Officer

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.

Paul J. Hill

Executive Chairman

Harvard Developments Corporation

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Katherine Homuth

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Sheertex

Next-Generation Business Leader

Geraldine Huse

President

Procter & Gamble Canada

Blake Hutcheson

President and Chief Executive Officer

OMERS

Goldy Hyder

President and Chief Executive Officer

Business Council of Canada

J

Duncan N. R. Jackman

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

E-L Financial Corporation Limited

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Anne Jensen

President and Chief Executive Officer

TotalEnergies EP Canada Ltd.

Gord Johnston

President and Chief Executive Officer

Stantec Inc.

Hanif Joshaghani

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Symend

Next-Generation Business Leader

K

Lisa G. Kalhans

President and Chief Executive Officer

Amex Bank of Canada

David J. Kassie

Chairman

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Michael Katchen

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Wealthsimple Inc.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Faisal Kazi

President and Chief Executive Officer

Siemens Canada Limited

Hassan Khosrowshahi

Chairman

Persis Holdings Ltd.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Craig Kielburger

Chief Executive Officer

ME to WE

Next-Generation Business Leader

Max Koeune

President and Chief Executive Officer

McCain Foods Limited

Swamy Kotagiri

Chief Executive Officer

Magna International Inc.

John Kousinioris

President and Chief Executive Officer

TransAlta Corporation

Sasha Krstic

President

Mastercard Canada

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Candace Laing

Chair

Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Associate

Patrick Lamarre

President

Kiewit Canada Group

Shannon Leininger

President

Cisco Systems Canada, Co.

Stéphane Lespérance

President

Aon Canada

Lisa S. Lisson

President

Federal Express Canada Corporation

Rania Llewellyn

President and Chief Executive Officer

Laurentian Bank of Canada

Brandt C. Louie

Chairman

London Drugs Limited

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Jon E. Love

Chief Executive Officer

KingSett Capital Inc.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Elio Luongo

Chief Executive Officer and Senior Partner

KPMG LLP

M

John Mac Cuish

Chief Executive Officer

Dexterra Group Inc.

Jeffrey Maddox

President

Nokia Canada Inc.

Stacey Madge

Country Manager and President

Visa Canada

Elise Maheu

Chair

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

Associate

Paul A. Mahon

President and Chief Executive Officer

Great-West Lifeco and Canada Life

Karn Manhas

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Terramera Inc.

Next-Generation Business Leader

The Honourable John P. Manley, P.C.

Distinguished Lifetime Member and Former President and Chief Executive Officer

Business Council of Canada

Ronald N. Mannix

Founder and Chairman Emeritus

Coril Holdings Ltd.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Nicolas Marcoux

Chief Executive Officer

PwC Canada

Éric Martel

President and Chief Executive Officer

Bombardier Inc.

Bharat Masrani

Group President and Chief Executive Officer

TD Bank Group

Ronald P. Mathison

Chairman

Matco Investments Ltd.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Michael H. McCain

Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Dave McCann

President

IBM Canada Ltd.

Kevin A. McCreadie

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer

AGF Management Limited

David I. McKay

President and Chief Executive Officer

Royal Bank of Canada

Gordon McKenzie

President and Chief Executive Officer

Canpotex Limited

John McKenzie

Chief Executive Officer

TMX Group Limited

Terrance L. McKibbon

President and Chief Executive Officer

Bird Construction

Marcia Moffat

Country Head and Managing Director

BlackRock

Al Monaco

President and Chief Executive Officer

Enbridge Inc.

Andrew Moor

President and Chief Executive Officer

Equitable Bank

Pierre Morrissette

Executive Chairman

Pelmorex Corp.

Apala Mukherjee

President

BASF Canada Inc.

Doug Murphy

President and Chief Executive Officer

Corus Entertainment Inc.

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Kaori Namiki

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mitsubishi Canada Limited

NOVA Chemicals Corporation

NOVA Chemicals Corporation

O

James O'Sullivan

President and Chief Executive Officer

IGM Financial Inc.

R. Jeffrey Orr

President and Chief Executive Officer

Power Corporation of Canada

P

Robert Palter

Canada Managing Partner

McKinsey & Company

Jaqui Parchment

Chief Executive Officer

Mercer (Canada) Limited

Marc Parent

President and Chief Executive Officer

CAE Inc.

Kevin Parkes

President and Chief Executive Officer

Finning International Inc.

John E. Peller

President and Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Peller Limited

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Rob Penner

President and Chief Executive Officer

Bison Transport Inc.

Susannah Pierce

President, Canada Country Chair

Shell Canada Limited

François Poirier

President and Chief Executive Officer

TC Energy Corporation

Sam Pollock

Chief Executive Officer

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P.

Pierre Pomerleau

President and Chief Executive Officer

Pomerleau Inc.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Brian Porter

President and Chief Executive Officer

Scotiabank

Alex Pourbaix

President and Chief Executive Officer

Cenovus Energy Inc.

Jonathan Price

Chief Executive Officer

Teck Resources Limited

R

David Rawlings

Chief Executive Officer - Canada

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Dani Reiss, C.M.

President and Chief Executive Officer

Canada Goose Inc.

Michael W. Rencheck

President and Chief Executive Officer

Bruce Power

Hartley T. Richardson

Executive Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

James Richardson & Sons, Limited

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Edward Rihn

President and Chief Executive Officer

Berkshire Hathaway Energy Canada

John C. Risley

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

CFFI Ventures Inc.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Meghan Roach

Chief Executive Officer

Roots Corporation

Tracy Robinson

President and Chief Executive Officer

CN

Michele Romanow

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Clearco

Next-Generation Business Leader

Michael Rousseau

President and Chief Executive Officer

Air Canada

Jason Rowe

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Goldman Sachs Canada Inc.

Michael Rowe

President

Home Depot of Canada Inc.

Soumen Roy

Country Head

Tata Consultancy Services Canada Inc.

Jeffrey S. Russell

President

Accenture Inc.

S

Najah Sampson

President

Pfizer Canada ULC

Lino A. Saputo, Jr.

Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

Saputo Inc.

Rowan Saunders

President and Chief Executive Officer

Definity Financial Corporation

George D. Schindler

President and Chief Executive Officer

CGI Inc.

Ken Seitz

President and Chief Executive Officer

Nutrien Ltd.

Michael Serbinis

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

League Inc.

Next-Generation Business Leader

Jean-Louis Servranckx

President and Chief Executive Officer

Aecon Group Inc.

Dean Setoguchi

President and Chief Executive Officer

Keyera Corp.

Linda Seymour

President and Chief Executive Officer

HSBC Bank Canada

Jad Shimaly

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

EY Canada

Geoffrey M. Smith

President and Chief Executive Officer

EllisDon Corporation

Ian Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Clearwater Seafoods Limited Partnership

Kris Smith

Interim President and Chief Executive Officer

Suncor Energy Inc.

Stephen Smith

Executive Chairman

First National Financial LP

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Nancy C. Southern

Chair and Chief Executive Officer

ATCO Ltd.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Tony Staffieri

President and Chief Executive Officer

Rogers Communications Inc.

Ronald N. Stern

President and Chief Executive Officer

Alberta Newsprint Company

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Kevin D. Strain

President and Chief Executive Officer

Sun Life Financial Inc.

Margaret Stuart

Country Manager

Salesforce Canada Corporation

John M. Sullivan

President and Chief Executive Officer

The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

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Simon Thomas

Acting President, Potash

BHP Canada Inc.

Darren Throop

President and Chief Executive Officer

Entertainment One Ltd.

Garrick Tiplady

Managing Director

Meta Business Group

Andy Trewick

President and Chief Executive Officer

Graham Construction & Engineering Inc.

Guy J. Turcotte

President and Chief Executive Officer

Stone Creek Resorts Inc.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

V

Mac Van Wielingen

Founder and Partner

ARC Financial Corp.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Jeff Vassart

President

Cargill Limited

Ivan Vella

Chief Executive, Aluminium

Rio Tinto

Anthony Viel

Chief Executive Officer

Deloitte

Berkeley Vincent

President

Janssen Inc.

Sonja Volpe

Chief Executive Officer and Country Manager

BNP Paribas

Alexis von Hoensbroech

Chief Executive Officer

WestJet

Curt Vossen

President and Chief Executive Officer

Richardson International Limited

W

Jeff Ward

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Animikii Inc.

Next-Generation Business Leader

V. Prem Watsa

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Marissa West

President and Managing Director

General Motors of Canada Company

Galen G. Weston

President and Chairman

Loblaw Companies Limited

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Darryl White

Chief Executive Officer

BMO Financial Group

Robert Wildeboer

Executive Chairman and Co-Founder

Martinrea International Inc.

Penny Wise

President

3M Canada Company

Jennifer Wong

Chief Executive Officer

Aritzia LP

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Mary Ann Yule

President and Chief Executive Officer

HP Canada Co.

Z

Deanna L. Zumwalt

President and Chief Executive Officer

Coril Holdings Ltd.