Naples Council
World Affairs
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Dr. James (Jim) Fleck, C.C.

Dr. Fleck is an entrepreneur, academic and leading cultural philanthropist.

In business, he founded Fleck Manufacturing Inc. and was Chairman of ATI Technologies and Alias Research. He is Professor Emeritus at the Rotman School of the University of Toronto and taught at both Harvard and York Universities.

In the non-profit sector, Dr. Fleck was president of the Art Gallery of Ontario and was chairman of Business for the Arts, a national association of business leaders supporting the arts. He chairs the board of directors of the University of Toronto Schools, the only high school affiliated with a university and located on campus.

In government, he served as Deputy Minister of Industry and Secretary of Cabinet for former Ontario Premier Bill Davis. Dr. Fleck’s many honors include Companion of the Order of Canada, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, the Edmund C. Bovey Award for Leadership Support of the Arts, the Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Voluntarism in the Performing Arts and the International Society for the Performing Arts’ Angel Award. He chairs NCWA's Hospitality Committee.

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