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Retail executive

Belinda Stronach, Canadian former retail executive. Named Most Powerful Businesswoman in Canada, National Post, 2001, Global Leader of Tomorrow, World Economic Forum, 2001, #2 World's Most Powerful Women in Business, Fortune magazine, 2002; named one of World's 100 Most Influential People, Time Magazine, 2004.

Background

Stronach, Belinda was born on May 2, 1966 in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. Daughter of Frank Stronach.

Education

Student, York University, Toronto. Juris Doctor (honorary), McMaster University.

Career

With Magna International Inc., Aurora, Canada, 1985—2004, Chief Executive Officer Canada, 2001—2004, president Canada, 2002—2004. Member, board directors Magna International Inc., 1988—2004, United States Chamber of Commerce. Member, Dean's Council John Fitzgerald Kennedy School Government, Harvard University.

Member, Dean's Advisory Council Joseph L. Rotman School Management, University Toronto. Ran for leadership of Canada Conservative Party, 2004. Member Parliament for Newmarket-Aurora, Ontario.

International trade critic Official Opposition, Canada. Member standing committee on foreign affairs and international trade House Commons. Founding member Canada Automotive Partnership Council.

Member Ontario Task Force on Productivity, Competitiveness and Economic Progess. Director Yves Landy Foundation.

Connections

Married Donald Walker, 1990 (divorced 1995). Children: Nikki, Frank. Married Johann Olov Koss, 2000 (divorced 2003).

father:
Frank Stronach Stronach

spouse:
Donald Walker

spouse:
Johann Olov Koss

child:
Nikki Stronach

child:
Frank Stronach