Lorne Campbell Webster

Lorne Campbell Webster, financier (b at Montréal 19 Sept 1928). Educated at Lower Canada College and McGill, Webster started his business career with the family fuel-oil company, Canadian Import. In 1968 he founded his own firm, Prenor Group, a holding company with major investments in insurance (through Canadian Provident, Northern Life, Paragon and Personal insurance companies), trust services (with the General Trust of Canada and North America Trust), real estate (through Armand DesRosiers Inc) and investment management (with Bolton Tremblay). Webster has also been a director of the Bank of Montreal, Domtar, Murphy Oil, Quebecor, Dale-Ross Holdings and several other companies.