Hassan Khosrowshahi was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Bank of Canada in October 2013.
Born in Iran, Mr. Khosrowshahi settled in Vancouver in 1981 and has dedicated much of his time to building businesses in British Columbia and across the country. He is the founder of Future Shop, the largest consumer electronics retailer in Canada, Wesbild Holdings, Ltd., a leading real estate developer in Western Canada, and DRI Capital Inc., a global leader in health care investing specializing in pharmaceutical royalties.
Mr. Khosrowshahi has been appointed a member of the Order of British Columbia and been inducted into the Business Laureates of BC Hall of Fame. He has been the Chairman and is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of the Fraser Institute, and has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Business Council of British Columbia, the Board of Directors of Canada Post, and the Board of the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art.