Stephen G. Wetmore
Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited
Stephen Wetmore is the Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited. Stephen has successfully led a number of public companies and managed complex businesses in different industries, including telecommunications, information technology and transportation.
Stephen’s experience has been shaped by his varied executive responsibilities. With many years of experience working in Europe, as well as coast to coast in Canada, Stephen has been responsible for regional, national and international business operations. He has successfully created new and market-changing organizations, built brands, managed relationships and distribution channels and in all of his roles has demonstrated a passion for customer service and innovation.
Most recently, Stephen helped to create and served as the first President and CEO of Bell Aliant, one of North America’s largest regional telecommunications providers and one of the largest publicly-traded business income trusts in Canada. As Vice Chairman, Corporate and Group President, National Markets with Bell Canada, Stephen was involved in virtually all facets of the organization, overseeing operations across the country and leading corporate functions including finance, marketing and purchasing.
In addition to his extensive experience in telecommunications and information technology, Stephen also has ten years in healthcare, seven years in public accounting and two years in transportation as President of Air Atlantic.
Stephen has served as an independent member of the Board of Directors of Canadian Tire since 2003 and has also served on numerous public company Boards as well as educational and charitable organizations across Canada.