Galen Weston
Net worth ($BIL): 8 Age: 71
2011 Rank: 2 2010 Rank: 2

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City: Toronto Industries: Food, groceries, retail, real estate
Province: ON Companies: George Weston Ltd., Loblaw Cos. Ltd, Holt Renfrew
Fancy threads: In addition to owning grocery-store chain Loblaws, Weston presides over a stable of high-end retailers, including Holt Renfrew in Canada, Selfridges in Britain, Brown Thomas in Ireland, and de Bijenkorf in the Netherlands. Weston expanded his portfolio in July, with the purchase of Montreal's Ogilvy, founded in 1866 and known as "the Grande dame of St. Catherine Street."

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