William L. Young, Corporate Director

Mr. Young is a corporate director with extensive public company board experience. He has been a member of the Magna International Board of Directors since 2011 and has chaired that board since 2012. More recently, he was appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. in September 2020. He also has extensive experience in the private equity sector. He co-founded and was a partner of Monitor Clipper Partners, a private equity firm established in 1998. He is also a founding partner of Westbourne Management Group (1988) and was a partner in the European practice of Bain & Company (1981 to 1988). Mr. Young possesses significant operational experience, as well as extensive mergers and acquisitions experience. He is Chair Emeritus of the Board of Trustees of Queen’s University, which he chaired from 2006 to 2012 and he is chair of the board of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR). Mr. Young has significant private company board and board leadership experience over the last 20 years, including a number of European and U.S.-based companies. He is a professional engineer (P.Eng. – Ontario) with a B.Sc (Honours) in chemical engineering (Queen’s) and an MBA with distinction (Harvard).