Mitchell Goldhar, Chair of the Board
President, Chief Executive Officer
SmartCentres Group of Companies
Mitchell Goldhar is the owner of SmartCentres, a private shopping centre development company in Vaughan, Ontario. Mr. Goldhar has been in the real estate development business for 22 years. Since developing the first new Canadian Wal-Mart store in Barrie, Ontario 13 years ago, Mr. Goldhar has developed over 175 shopping centres across Canada (141 of them with Wal-Mart stores). Mr. Goldhar is a graduate of York University with a Bachelors of Political Science (1985). He teaches at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management and is a member of the Board of Directors of The Hospital for Sick Children.