Alexandra Schmidt Weston Biography – Alexandra Schmidt Weston Wiki
Alexandra Schmidt Weston is the wife of Galen Weston Jr. and the granddaughter of the Bata shoe mogul, Thomas J. Bata. She is the DVP Brand + Creative Strategy at Holt Renfrew, according to her LinkedIn profile. Galen Weston Jr.is the Chairman and CEO of George Weston Limited, as well as Executive Chairman of Loblaw Companies Limited. He became executive chairman of Loblaw in 2006 at age 33, and chief executive of George Weston Ltd in 2017.
Alexandra Schmidt Weston Age
Alexandra Schmidt Weston’s age is unclear. Her husband, Galen Weston Jr., was born on December 19, 1972 in Dublin, Ireland.
Alexandra Schmidt Galen Weston Jr Wife
Galen Weston Jr. married Alexandra Schmidt in 2005. During the pre-wedding party, a Loblaws warehouse was transformed with white carpeting, orchid chandeliers and waterfalls.
Alexandra Schmidt Weston Family
Galen Weston Jr’s wife Alexandra Schmidt Weston is the granddaughter of Thomas J. Bata, founder of the Bata shoe empire. Galen Weston Jr. is the son of Galen Weston Sr. and Hilary Weston. Galen Weston Sr. passed away at his Toronto home on April 12, 2021, at age 80, after a long illness.
Galen Weston’s daughter, Alannah Weston, Chairman of Selfridges Group, announced her father’s death in the following statement: “It is with great sadness that I share the news that my father and Chairman Emeritus of Selfridges Group, Galen Weston, passed away peacefully at home yesterday afternoon after a long illness.
“He was a true visionary and his energy electrified everyone who was lucky enough to work with him. My father’s gift was people. He was happiest walking the shop floor with my mother and talking to our team members and customers. The warmth and dedication of our brilliant teams made him hugely proud and he was always inspired by their creativity and passion for customers.
“This is sad news for our family, our Group and the many colleagues and friends that were such an important part of his life, but it is also an opportunity to celebrate his inspirational leadership and all the things we loved about him.
“His positive energy, faith in great people and excitement about the future will always be part of who we are.”