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About SickKids

J. Robert S. Prichard

Brief Biography

J. Robert S. Prichard is an educator, lawyer and corporate director who has had a varied career in higher education, law, business and public service.  At present, he serves as chairman of Torys LLP, the BMO Financial Group and Metrolinx.  He is also President Emeritus of the University of Toronto and a former President and CEO of Torstar Corporation. Mr. Prichard serves as a director of George Weston Ltd, Onex Corporation and Barrick Gold. Recognized by appointment as an Officer of the Order of Canada, a member of the Order of Ontario, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors, Mr. Prichard has also received honorary degrees from eleven colleges and universities in Canada and the United States.