David Ganong - Wallace McCain Institute

David Ganong

Executive Vice Chairman Ganong Bros. Ltd. St. Stephen, New Brunswick  

David Ganong has made outstanding contributions to economic development in New Brunswick. A fourth-generation chocolatier and a creative and visionary businessman, he has emphasised product innovation, employee satisfaction and solid community relations to ensure Ganong Brothers’ continuing success.

To help promote rural economic growth, he employs hundreds of St. Stephen residents and works with the town to support tourism initiatives, such as the annual Chocolate Festival. Moreover, he is known as a national advocate of corporate governance, serving as a model of integrity and accountability in Canadian business.

He has served on the boards of Air Canada, SunLife, was Chairman of the Clarica Life Insurance company, Board chair and board member of UNB, international board of YPO and board member of LE Shaw.