Board of Governors - Salah Bachir

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Salah J. Bachir, CM, LLD

Chancellor, OCAD University

A successful entrepreneur, Salah Bachir began his career in publishing, and is currently president of Cineplex Media. An avid art collector, Salah’s diverse collection features many works by Canadian artists and as a patron of the arts, he has supported numerous cultural events, organizations and programs. He is a champion of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community and has devoted his support to another signature issue – healthcare. He has raised millions of dollars for hospitals in Toronto and has been recognized for his work on behalf of local and international charities. Salah became Chancellor of OCAD University in June 2017.