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David A. Galloway (born 1943), a Canadian, was the CEO of Torstar and was chairman of the board of Bank of Montreal from 2004 to 2012, which is also known as BMO Financial Group.

David and Julie Galloway at the 2013 CFC Annual Gala & Auction.

As well, Galloway served on the audit, human resources, governance and risk review committees of the Board of Directors of the Bank of Montreal.[1]

He has also served on the Board of a number of public companies, including Abitibi, Cognos, Shell Canada, Hudson’s Bay Company,Westbourne Inc. and Clearnet Communications.[1]

Born in Toronto, Ontario, he attended the University of Toronto Schools before receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 1966 from the University of Toronto. He received an M.B.A. from Harvard University in 1968.

From 1983 to 1988, he was the president and C.E.O. of Harlequin Enterprises Ltd. He was president and chief executive officer of Torstar Corporation from 1988 to 2002. [2] He was succeeded by John Honderich as publisher of Torstar.

Prior to joining the Harlequin/Torstar group of companies, for ten years, he was a founding partner of the Canada Consulting Group – a leading strategic management consulting firm, which was acquired by the Boston Consulting Group in 1992.[1]

He is on the board of directors of Scripps Networks Interactive.


  1. ^ a b c "David A. Galloway". HomEquity Bank. Retrieved December 23, 2016.
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Business positions
Preceded by
Bank of montreal Chairman

2010 compensation: $910,289

Succeeded by
Business positions
Preceded by
Torstar Corporation CEO
1988 to 2002
Succeeded by