W Galen Weston left has been followed by his son Galen G Weston as company chairman

W. Galen Weston (left) has been followed by his son, Galen G. Weston, as company chairman.

Weston to succeed father at helm of Loblaw parent

Galen G. Weston, executive chairman of Loblaw Cos., has succeeded his father W. Galen Weston as chairman of the retailer's parent company, George Weston Ltd., the company said Wednesday.

W. Galen Weston, 75, will continue as chairman emeritus of the family-controlled holding company, parent of Canada's largest grocery chain and leading food processor.

Galen G. Weston, 43, represents the fourth generation of leaders of the company.

W. Galen succeeded his f

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