Achievements

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      David Thomson was listed as the 17th richest in the world with a net worth of  $37 Billion as of November 2015.

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      David Thomson had been able to expand the business of Thomson Reuters on a global level. He has successfully employed around 55,000 people across 100 countries.

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      David Thomson’s grandfather in his autobiography mentioned that David would be the successor of their firm Thomson Corporation, where he took up to his service as a Chairman immediately after his father’s death.

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      In 2006-2007, he introduced an award in the field of geometrics in Canada named as the David Thompson National Geometrics Awards.

David L. Thomson owns the house on McTavish Street, which was earlier owned by Gravel family and is known for its cube structure and elegant facade.

David Thomson the chairman of Thomson Reuters announced the merger of two big companies in the year 2007.

Possessions

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      David Thomson is co-owner of the NHL’s Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League. He holds a minority stake in this team of Montreal Canadians.

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      David Thomson holds a stake in telecoms giant Bell Canada and owns the Toronto-based Globe and Mail newspaper.

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      David’s estates include the Osmington Inc., a private real estate business. The other prime property owned by David Thomson is the One Yonge St.

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      David Thomson is the board member of several private companies, not only in Canada but also abroad.

Interesting Facts

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      David Thomson serves as the chairman of a private holding company in Canada, Woodbridge, holding 57% of Thomson Reuters.

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      David Thomson rarely gives interviews to the press and maintains a low public profile.

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      David Thomson is an avid lover of art and has a huge private collection of Pablo Picasso art and that of John Constable, the English romance painter.

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      The New York Times published an article in 2006 stating that he had written a book in his Upper Canada College about the elite private school.

David L. Thomson, the richest person of Canada is the co-owner of the Winnipeg Jets.