Jim Fleck, C.C. '49
Jim Fleck, C.C., has had a varied and impressive career. He was CEO of Fleck Manufacturing Inc. and served as a Director of ATI Technologies, NOMA Industries, Rogers Multimedia and Zurich Life Insurance, amongst others. He is currently Emeritus M. Wallace McCutcheon Professor of Business Government Relations at the Rotman School of Business, has served as Associate Dean, Faculty of Administrative Studies at York University, and has been a visiting professor at the JFK School of Government at Harvard, Keio University School of Business, Tokyo, the European Institute of Business Administration, Fontainbleau, and the University of Western Ontario. He was Deputy Minister of Industry and Tourism, Secretary to the Cabinet and CEO in the Office of the Premier of Ontario, and Executive Director of Government Productivity. Jim and his wife, Margaret, have been stalwart supporters of many not-for-profit organizations and Fleck family philanthropy has impacted countless people in Canada and beyond. Jim has been the recipient of many honours, including the Order of Canada and the Edmund C. Bovey Award for Leadership in Support of the Arts, and an Honorary Doctorate of Sacred Letters from Trinity College.