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Stephen A. Jarislowsky Backgrounder

Stephen A. Jarislowsky was born in Berlin, Germany in September 1925. He attended public and high school in the Netherlands and France and emigrated to the United States in 1941. He attended preparatory school in Asheville, North Carolina, studied mechanical engineering at Cornell University and then served in the US Army. He finished basic training and studied Japanese at the University of Chicago prior to serving in Counter-Intelligence in Japan after the war.

On return to the United States in 1946, he returned to the University of Chicago, graduating with an MA and Phi Beta Kappa Honors. He followed this with MBA studies at Harvard Business School, graduating in 1949.

He worked three years with Alcan Aluminum in Montreal and briefly returned to the United States prior to starting Jarislowsky, Fraser & Company Limited in June 1955 in Montreal.

Now Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and former President of the firm for 40 years, he has directed the growth of the company to become one of the largest and most successful investment management firms in Canada.

Mr. Jarislowsky has been active in other corporations, participated in educational, cultural and charitable activities of many kinds, endowed seven University S.A. Jarislowsky Chairs and contributes frequently to television, radio, magazines and newspapers.

His hobbies are his family, gardening, tennis, walking, good wines, art and literature.

He is a recipient of the Order of Canada, Honorary LL.D. from Queen's and the University of Alberta, as well as the Université de Montréal.

Boards of Directors

Jarislowsky, Fraser Limited
1010 Sherbrooke Street West
Suite 2005
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2R7

Chairman, Director (Former President of 40 years)

The Jarislowsky Foundation
1010 Sherbrooke Street West
Suite 2005
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2R7

President

C.D. Howe Research Institute
125 Adelaide Street East
Toronto, Ontario
M5C 1L7

Director

Fraser Brothers Limited
8300 Devonshire
Montreal, Quebec
H4P 2P7

Director

Goodfellow Lumber Inc.
225, rue Goodfellow
Delson, Quebec
J0L 1G0

Chairman & Director

Growth Oil & Gas Investment Fund of Canada Limited
1010 Sherbrooke Street West
Suite 2005
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 2R7

President & Director

Learning Associates
4203 Ste Catherine Street West
Westmount, Quebec
H3Z 1P6

Chairman & Director

McGill University Medical School
3655 Drummond Street
Montreal, Quebec
H3G 1Y6

Advisory Board Member

Queens University School of Business
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario
K7L 3N6

Advisory Board Member

Slocan Forest Products
Airport Executive Park
240-10451 Airport Shellbridge Way
Richmond, British Columbia V6X 2W8

Director

Velan Inc.
7007 Cote De Liesse
St- Laurent, Quebec
H4T 1G2

Director

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Last reviewed 22-Sep-2006

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