Canada’s Most Powerful Business People 2016: #32 — Ed Clark

Accomplished the impossible in our biggest province

 

Ed Clark, Premier’s Business Advisor, Province of Ontario
(Adrian Wyld/CP)

#32: Ed Clark

Premier’s Business Advisor, Province of Ontario

Why he matters: Accomplished the impossible in our biggest province

Everybody knew Ontario’s liquor and beer stores were outdated, but nobody seemed able to fix them. Enter Ed Clark, TD’s former CEO, who led a review of government assets on behalf of Premier Kathleen Wynne. Thanks to Clark, beer and wine will finally be available in grocery stores. It’s a small change that speaks to the larger shifts that he’s pushing through, including the partial sale of Hydro One, Ontario’s electricity and transmission and distribution utility.


More of Canada’s Most Powerful Business People:

▲ #31 Guy Laurence
▼ #33 Elyse Allan

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