Loblaw has appointed Pavi Binning, George Weston Limited president, as a director on the company’s board.
Binning has been a director of George Weston Limited since 2012. He joined the company in 2010 as CFO after spending a year as a director of Loblaw Companies Limited. Prior to joining Weston, Binning was at Nortel Networks Corporation, where he held the role of CFO and subsequently chief restructuring officer. Prior to that, Binning held CFO positions at both Hanson plc and Marconi Corporation plc, as well as executive positions at Diageo plc.
"I am pleased to welcome Pavi back to the Loblaw board," Galen G. Weston, Loblaw executive chairman and president, said. "Pavi's experience and expertise developed over a career of executive management positions in large international companies, as well as his knowledge base in Canadian grocery retail, will complement and strengthen an extremely capable and robust board."
With more than 2,300 corporate, franchised and associate-owned locations, Loblaw, its franchisees and associate-owners employ approximately 192,000 full- and part-time employees, making it one of Canada's largest private sector employers.