William R. C. Blundell

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William Richard Charles Blundell
Born (1927-04-13) 13 April 1927 (age 93)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Alma materUniversity of Toronto

William Richard Charles Blundell, OC (born 13 April 1927)[1] is a Canadian businessman.

Born in Montreal, Quebec, he received a B.A.Sc. in 1949 from the University of Toronto. He joined General Electric Canada in 1949 eventually becoming chairman and chief executive officer from 1985 to 1990. He retired from GE Canada in 1991.[2]

He was appointed to the board of directors of Manulife Financial in 1991. He was the interim President and chief executive officer from 1993 to 1994. From 1994 to 1998, he was chairman of the board. In 2001, he was appointed interim President and CEO of Alcan Aluminium Limited.[3]

In 1997, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.[4]


  1. ^ Canadian Who's Who Search. Grey House Publishing Canada.
  2. ^ "Canadian Who's Who 1997 entry". University of Toronto Press.
  3. ^ "Biographical Notes of William R.C. Blundell, Interim President and CEO of Alcan Aluminium Limited". Alcan.
  4. ^ Order of Canada citation