Pavi Binning is the President and a Director of George Weston Limited, having joined the company in 2010. Mr. Binning is also a Board Member of Loblaw Companies Limited and President's Choice Financial.
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.
George Weston Limited is one of Canada’s largest public companies and the parent company of businesses including Loblaw Companies Limited, Shoppers Drug Mart, Choice Properties REIT and Weston Foods.