Independent Director, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
R. William McFarland serves on the board of directors of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited and is lead director and chair of its audit committee. He is also a director and chairman of AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. and Fairfax’s publicly traded subsidiaries, Dexterra Group Inc. and Farmers Edge Inc. Mr. McFarland previously served as Chair of the Board of Directors of The Conference Board of Canada. Mr. McFarland was the Chief Executive Officer and Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (Canada) from 2011 to 2018. Prior to that, Mr. McFarland was a member of the executive team at PricewaterhouseCoopers (Canada) from 2005 to 2011, having been admitted to the partnership in 1992 and having led the Greater Toronto Area audit practice from 2002 to 2005. Mr. McFarland is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.