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AutoCanada Inc (ACQ.TO)

ACQ.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

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18 Sep 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Antony

2018 Executive Chairman of the Board

Michael Rawluk

2018 President, Director

Raj Juneja

2018 Chief Financial Officer

William Berman

2018 President - United States

Michael Cunningham

2018 Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer - United States

Erin Oor

2015 Vice President - Corporate Development and Administration

Peter Hong

2018 Chief Strategy Officer, General Counsel

Maryann Keller

74 2018 Lead Independent Director

Stephen Green

62 2018 Director

Elias Olmeta

2018 Director

Dennis DesRosiers

66 2009 Independent Director

Barry James

59 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Antony

Mr. Paul W. Antony is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is currently President & Chief Executive Officer of MAP Investco, formerly Founder & Chair of Carproof Corporation.

Michael Rawluk

Mr. Michael Rawluk is President, Director of the Company. Since being appointed as President on July 3, 2018, Mr. Rawluk has undertaken a comprehensive review of store operations and dealer services and has developed a go-forward plan under the supervision of the Special Committee with the goal of enabling the Company to achieve operating margins comparable to the best of the public auto dealers inthe United States. Mr. Rawluk was previously the Chief Operating Officer of the Birchwood Automotive Group's 22 dealerships inWinnipeg, where he began his automotive career more than 15 years ago.

Raj Juneja

Mr. Raj Juneja is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Juneja was previously a senior partner with Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, Canada's leading business law firm. Mr. Juneja has a B Com, LLB and MBA. With a core focus on tax and related corporate finance, Mr. Juneja was one of Canada's most distinguished financial and tax lawyers. He has over 17 years of experience working with public companies, as well as their investors, in solving their most complex problems. He has extensive experience with corporate finance, capital markets, REITs and mergers and acquisitions.

William Berman

Mr. William R. Berman ( Bill ) is President of United States of the Company. Mr. Berman was previously the President and Chief Operating Officer of AutoNation, North America's largest automotive retailer, where he had over 20 years of experience establishing a solid track record of leadership and operational excellence. Mr. Berman was responsible for AutoNation's 26,000 associates and the operational performance of AutoNation's 300+ new vehicle franchises. These responsibilities included new and used vehicle sales and four automotive auctions, as well as customer care which encompassed service, parts, and 80 collision centers.

Michael Cunningham

Mr. Michael Cunningham is Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of United States of the Company. Mr. Cunningham was previously the Chief Financial Officer of Potamkin Automotive Group, one of the largest automotive dealer groups in the United States, with 16 brands spread across five states and 34 locations. He was also previously the Vice President, Finance Western Region of AutoNation, overseeing over 70 dealer locations.

Erin Oor

Mr. Erin D. Oor is a Vice President - Corporate Development and Administration of AutoCanada Inc since January 1, 2015. Prior thereto Vice President, Administration & General Counsel since June 2, 2014; General Counsel and General Manager at Unified Alloys (Ontario) Ltd. From 2012 to 2014; Vice President and General Counsel at Voodoovox Inc. from 2007 to 2012 Š Member of Law Society of Alberta; Member of Law Society of Upper Canada.

Peter Hong

Mr. Peter Hong is Chief Strategy Officer, General Counsel of the Company. Mr. Hong was previously a senior partner with Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP. Mr. Hong was one of Canada's leading M&A and securities lawyers. Mr. Hong has over 20 years of experience dealing with some of Canada's most complex M&A, securities and finance transactions, and advising public companies and their boards on strategic and governance matters.

Maryann Keller

Ms. Maryann N. Keller is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Keller has over 40 years of experience in the automotive industry. She is a Board member of DriveTime Automotive Group, a national dealership group in the USA, and Lee Auto Malls, a regional dealership group in Maine, USA, and is the Principal of Maryann Keller & Associates LLC, an automotive consultancy company. Previously she served on the Board of Directors of Sonic Automotive and Lithia Motors, public dealership groups in the USA. She has a Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University and a Master of Business Administration from Baruch College.

Stephen Green

Mr. Stephen Green is Director of the company. He was Executive Vice President, Legal and Corporate Secretary at IHS (now IHS Markit), a leading global, publicly-traded, Information Services company. In that role, Steve led a team of professionals worldwide delivering support to the company through the legal, compliance, risk management and insurance functions. Steve led the successful IPO of IHS in 2005 and multiple successful follow-on secondary offerings and public and private debt offerings. Steve was instrumental in implementing the company's M&A strategy, completing over 70 transactions, including the roll up of companies to establish a market leading position in information and analytics in the energy and transportation industries, including automotive, and culminating in a transformational merger of equals between IHS and Markit. Prior to IHS going public, Steve was general counsel to both IHS and the industrial companies that made up the remainder of the portfolio of TBG, a family-owned conglomerate that, in addition to IHS, included companies with leading positions in various manufacturing industries. Steve holds a BA from Yale Universityand received his JD from Columbia Law School.

Elias Olmeta

Mr. Elias Olmeta is Director of the company. He is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Mitchell International, Inc. As CFO, he is responsible for all matters related to Finance, Accounting, Tax and Treasury. In his capacity as CFO, he works closely with the executive leadership team to ensure alignment and achievement of the Company's financial, operational and strategic objectives. In 2017, the San Diego Business Journal honored Elias by awarding him their CFO of the Year award which recognizes outstanding financial professionals in theSan Diegoarea. Prior to joining theMitchellteam, Elias served as an executive consultant at CarProof, where he worked on strategy and operational initiatives. Prior to CarProof, Elias held positions at Solera Holdings; first as their Senior Vice President of Corporate Development where he was responsible for Mergers and Acquisitions on a worldwide basis, and subsequently as Chief Financial & Operating Officer ofNorth Americaleading Finance, Sales, and HR. Earlier career experiences include positions at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Arthur D. Little International as a member of their Strategy and Organization Practice. Elias holds an MBA in Finance and a Bachelor of Arts, Economics from the University of Rochester.

Dennis DesRosiers

Mr. Dennis S. DesRosiers is an Independent Director of AutoCanada Inc. since December 31, 2009. He was the Former Trustee of the Fund and Trust from May 9, 2007 to December 31, 2009. He is the President, DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. (an automobile manufacturer consultant) , Board Governor, University of Windsor.

Barry James

Mr. Barry L. James is an Independent Director of AutoCanada Inc. since November 6, 2014. Mr. James is the President of Barry L James Advisory Services and is currently contracted as the Chief Corporate Development Officer to Lloyd Sadd Insurance Brokers Ltd. Mr. James was previously Managing Partner of the Edmonton office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, a position he held for ten years. Barry received a Bachelor of Commerce (with Distinction) degree from the University of Alberta in 1980, qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1983 and became a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants in 2007. He joined PwC in 1977 and was admitted to the partnership in 1989. He was the Managing Partner of the Edmonton office from July 2001 to June 2011. Mr. James is currently a Minister-appointed member of the University of Alberta Board, the University of Alberta Senate and the Chair of the Audit Committee of the Province of Alberta, a member of the University of Alberta Hospital Foundation Board and the Alberta Chapter of the World Presidents’ Organization. He also sits on the Boards of Corus Entertainment and ATB Financial, serving as Audit Committee Chair to both organizations. He has served as Chair of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation and on the Board of Directors of the Edmonton Convention Centre Authority, the Forest Industry Suppliers’ Association of Alberta, the Edmonton Space and Science Foundation (TELUS World of Science) and the Support Network Foundation. Mr. James’ education and experience provide him with the necessary knowledge and ability to fulfill the requirements of a member of the audit committee.

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