Edgar Miles Bronfman was a Canadian-American businessman and philanthropist. He worked for his family drinks firm, Seagram, eventually becoming president, treasurer and chief executive. As President of the World Jewish Congress, Bronfman is especially remembered for initiating diplomacy with the Soviet Union. This resulted in the legitimising of the Hebrew language in Russia, and major steps towards allowing Soviet Jews to practice their own religion and emigrate to Israel.
Peter Ferdinand Drucker was an Austrian-born American management consultant, educator, and author, whose writings contributed to the philosophical and practical foundations of the modern business corporation. He was also a leader in the development of management education, he invented the concept known as management by objectives and self-control, and he has been described as "the founder of modern management".
Elwood Gordon Gee is an American academic and is currently serving his second term as President of West Virginia University. He has served as the chief executive at several universities in the United States, previously serving at Ohio State University. Gee had been heading an Ohio State-based think tank following his retirement from the Ohio State presidency on July 1, 2013. He retired in response to a series of controversies relating to comments he made, the last of which involved anti-Catholic comments allegedly made in jest about the University of Notre Dame. His resignation thus ended his second term as the president; he had previously served as president of Ohio State from 1990 to 1997.
N. Murray Edwards CM is a Canadian oil sands financier and a co-owner of the Calgary Flames hockey team. With an estimated net worth of $US 2.2 billion , Edwards was ranked by Forbes as the 14th wealthiest Canadian and 540th in the world. Edwards launched major Canadian companies including Canadian stalwarts Canadian Natural Resources Ltd and Ensign Energy Services Inc.