Board Mandate

George Weston Limited
Mandate of the Board of Directors

The role of the Board is to provide governance and stewardship to George Weston Limited. Its role is to review corporate strategy, assign responsibility to management for achievement of that strategy, establish limitations on the authority delegated to management, and monitor performance against approved objectives. In fulfilling this role, the Board regularly reviews management's strategic plans so that they continue to be responsive to the changing business environment in which the company operates.

The Board oversees Weston's approach to corporate governance, succession planning, risk management activities, internal control over financial reporting, disclosure controls and procedures, and information systems to ensure that we accurately and fairly report information to shareholders, other stakeholders and the public.

In addition, the Board is required to appoint corporate officers and ensure the integrity, ethical and legal conduct of senior management and the company as a whole.
Read the Board Mandate