President, George Weston Ltd
Pavi Binning is the President of George Weston Limited , having joined the company in 2010 after spending a year as a board member of Loblaw Companies Limited.
Mr. Binning has an extensive range of public company experience from industries including food, alcoholic beverages, telecommunications, retail and building materials. Prior to joining Weston, Mr. Binning was at Nortel Networks Corporation where he initially held the role of Chief Financial Officer, and subsequently Chief Restructuring Officer. In this role Mr. Binning led the company, including all of Nortel’s operating businesses and corporate functions, through its restructuring. Prior to coming to Canada, Mr. Binning was a board member and the CFO of Hanson plc and Marconi Corporation plc both major international companies headquartered in the UK. He held these roles after spending 17 years at Diageo plc, one of the world's leading consumer goods companies, in a number of senior roles. During his tenure with Diageo, his roles included CFO Europe, CFO Americas, Group Controller and Head of Corporate Finance. Mr. Binning also spent time on secondment at UBS Warburg while employed by Diageo.
Mr. Binning is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK.
George Weston Limited is one of North America’s largest food processing and distribution groups and is the parent Company of Weston Foods and Loblaw Companies Limited.