Mr. Riley previously served as a director of Molson since 1999. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Richardson Financial Group, Ltd., a specialized financial services company, since 2003. Between 1992 and 2001, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Investors Group Inc., a personal financial services organization, retiring as Chairman in 2002. Mr. Riley has served as a director of The North West Company since 2002, becoming Chairman in 2008, and is also a director of GMP Capital, a publicly traded investment dealer.
His community affiliations include serving as Chairman of the University of Winnipeg Foundation Board of Directors, past Chancellor of the University of Winnipeg and past Chairman of the Manitoba Business Council. He obtained a B.A. from Queen’s University and a J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School. Mr. Riley is a Member of the Order of Canada.
Mr. Riley provides the Board a critical understanding of the Company and our business as a result of his years of service as a director. He also provides a high level of finance and corporate governance expertise, having served in executive leadership and board positions with several highly regulated global companies.