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Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business & Economics
August 30, 2015

Canadian Excellence


Peter Ansley (Chair), BA Honours (Economics) '66, Chair of the Laurier Campaign Cabinet, Canadian Tire Franchisee

Peter Ansley graduated from WLU, with a BA in Economics. He was with Ford of Canada from 1966 to 1975, in the management of HR, and as a Director in public affairs and government affairs. Currently he is a Canadian Tire Associate Dealer; his Sarnia store is the second largest in Canada.

Since 1991, Peter has served as President and Chairman of Signature Properties International. He is on the board of DevCom, is Chairman and CEO of Datin Inc., Peter Charles Ansley Holdings Ltd. and PCA Holdings Ltd. He is a past member of the London Health Sciences Centre Foundation Board, Canadian Tire Dealer Associate Board, Board of Sheridan College, Oakville, and the Canadian Funds and Councils of Canada Board. Peter also is the Chair of the Laurier Campaign Cabinet.

He is married to Cheri, a volunteer member of the Athletics Annual Outstanding Women of Laurier event. His daughter is an attorney in Phoenix, Arizona and his son is a student at Laurier.