H. Arnold Steinberg, business and educational administrator, Died at 82

H. Arnold Steinberg was born on May 12, 1933, and died on December 11, 2015.

He was a Canadian businessman, philanthropist, and a former Chancellor of McGill University.

Born in Montreal, Quebec, the son of Nathan (the brother of Sam Steinberg) and Annie Steinberg, H. Arnold received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the McGill University Faculty of Management in 1954 and a Master of Business Administration degree in 1957 from Harvard Business School.

In 1957, H. Arnold started working at Dominion Securities Corp. Ltd. before joining Steinberg Inc. in 1958.

H. Arnold would remain at the company until 1989 and was Chief Financial Officer.

From 1996 to 2000, he was Chairman of the Board of the McGill University Health Centre.

H. Arnold is a member of the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

He was appointed Chancellor of McGill University in May 2009, effective July 1, 2009, succeeding Dick Pound.

H. Arnold is married to Dr. Blema Steinberg, a Professor Emeritus of McGill University.

They have three children: Margot, Donna and Adam.

H. Arnold Steinberg passed away at age 82 in December 2015.