Stanley Plotnick

Stanley Plotnick is the President of SelectShops, Canada’s fastest-growing on-line retailer of window blinds and shades, area rugs, bedding and bath products. He is also President of Diversiplex Corp., an investment and management firm.

In addition to his position as Vice-Chair of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, Stanley serves such agencies as Keren Hayesod, United Israel Appeal; Jewish General Hospital, Jerusalem Foundation of Canada, and the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI). Past Board affiliations include: Federation CJA (Montreal); UIA Federations Canada; the Bronfman Jewish Education Centre (formerly the Jewish Education Council); Solomon Schechter Academy as well as the former Canadian Council for Israel and Jewish Advocacy (CIJA).

Stanley is a past recipient of The Distinguished Leadership Award, Jewish General Hospital; The Samuel Bronfman Medal, Federation CJA; Distinguished Leadership Award, Federation CJA; Outstanding Montrealers Award, State of Israel Bonds; and an Honouree of the Jewish National Fund 100th Anniversary Gala.

Stanley was the leading graduate at both McGill University (B. Com), and the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.S., Industrial Management). He is married to Barbara and has two children and four grandchildren.