Serving on the Board since 2010, Mr. Jeff Rubenstein is CEO of Export Packers Company Limited which was founded in 1937 by his father, the late Max Rubenstein. Export Packers is a diversified international food company that began as a domestic food wholesaler and has since evolved to include Worldwide Commodity Trading and Domestic Seafood divisions. Export Packers is a Financial Post 500 company and has become one of the largest privately owned food companies in Canada.
Mr. Rubenstein joined the business in 1968 and established a reputation throughout the food industry as an expert on market trends in food commodities. His contribution in sales and marketing has helped make Export Packers one of the most highly respected commodity trading houses in North America.
Mr. Rubenstein is married to Honey Rubenstein and has two children, Richard and Kelly.
The Rubensteins and Export Packers are supporters of numerous charities, including the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, the Krembil Discovery Centre, SPARK (Special Programme in Applied Research and Therapy), the Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival and Dr. Christian Veillette’s work relating to artificial intelligence within the Arthritis Program at UHN.