- Source of Wealth: Business, Companies, TV
- Age: 78
- Birth Place: Verdin, Manitoba
- Marital Status: Married to Sandi Treliving
- Full Name: W. James Treliving
- Nationality: Canadian
- Date of Birth: May 12, 1941
- Occupation: Businessman
- Children: Cheryl and Brad
Canadian businessman Jim Treliving has an estimated net worth of $640 million. Born He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of WPHL Holdings, Inc. Born W. James Treliving on May 12, 1941 in Verdin, Manitoba, he began his career as a constable with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Treliving is the chairman and owner of Boston Pizza International, Inc., an $800 million (Canadian) full-service pizza and pasta restaurant franchise chain in more than 300 locations in Canada. He is also the CEO and owner of Boston Pizza Restaurants, LP, doing business as Boston’s the Gourmet Pizza, a full-service pizza and pasta restaurant franchise chains with over 50 locations in the United States and Mexico. Boston Pizza has been named as one of Canada’s “50 Best Managed Companies” since 1993.
Jim Treliving is the co-owner of the collective investment portfolio T&M Group of Companies along with George Melville. Through T&M, they have acquired the ownership of Mr. Lube, Dermal Laser Centres, a real estate company called White Rock Commercial and a lot more. The two are the owners of Kitchen Partners Limited, a custom food manufacturer, the Stonebrook Benchland development and the brand Live.
Treliving is also the Chairman of the Board of the Global Enterprises that owns the Central Hockey League. He has stepped into the public eye in 2006 as one of the dragons or potential investors for many entrepreneurs, on the Dragons’ Den television show on CBC. He was named Pacific Canada Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Hospitality and Tourism and British Columbia American Marketing Association’s Marketer of the Year. He also received the Irving, TX Canadian-American Chamber of Commerce, DFW Life Time Achievement Award.