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Black Diamond Group Ltd (BDI.TO)

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16 Sep 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Trevor Haynes

2015 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Toby Labrie

2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Patrick Melanson

2018 Executive Vice President - Shared Services, Chief Investment Officer

Troy Cleland

2018 Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Modular Space Solutions

Mike Ridley

2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Workforce Solutions

Robert Wagemakers

2017 Lead Independent Director

Steven Stein

2016 Director

Robert Herdman

2012 Independent Director

Barbara Kelley

2016 Independent Director

Edward Kernaghan

46 2018 Independent Director

David Olsson

2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Trevor Haynes

Mr. Trevor Haynes is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Black Diamond Group Limited. He co-founded Black Diamond Group in 2003 and has been the President and CEO since inception. Trevor is responsible for the overall success of Black Diamond Group, including the company’s business strategy and vision, and fostering a high integrity, high performance leadership culture. He has over 20 years of experience in the workforce accommodation, energy services and modular building industries, in various business development and leadership roles, both in North America and internationally. Before co-founding Black Diamond Group, Trevor was involved in launching and building a number of successful energy services and construction companies. Prior to this, he held progressive senior roles at a multinational modular building company. Over the course of his career, Trevor has devoted his time and talents to strong organizations and the community, and is currently serving as Director of PTW Group Inc. and Chairman and Director of Claryn Equities Inc. Trevor is also past Chair of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC), and the Fig Tree Foundation. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto.

Toby Labrie

Mr. Toby Labrie is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Black Diamond Group Limited. He has senior leadership accountability for the full finance, accounting and public disclosure functions of the Company. He is responsible for maintaining access to capital markets, evaluating our capital structure, and being a catalyst for cost control. His focus also includes reducing investment in non-productive working capital and efficiently minimizing tax and interest expenses. Prior to joining Black Diamond Group, Toby was Team Lead of Management Reporting and Budgeting at First Calgary Petroleums, a Calgary-based international oil and gas exploration company. Before that, he held positions in both the audit and financial advisory group at Deloitte. Toby is a CA, CPA and has been a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta since 2005. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta.

Patrick Melanson

Mr. Patrick Melanson is Executive Vice President - Shared Services, Chief Investment Officer of the Company. From February 3, 2014 until January 25, 2016, he served as Vice President, Information Technology of the Corporation. From October 4, 2013 to January 31, 2014, Principle of INTECA, an information technology management consulting company; from October 1, 2012 to October 3, 2013, Senior Vice President, Product and Resource Management of EVRAZ, Inc. North America, a steel manufacturing company; and prior thereto Vice President, Chief Information Officer of EVRAZ, Inc. North America.

Troy Cleland

Mr. Troy Cleland is a Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Modular Space Solutions of the Company. from October 21, 2014 until January 1, 2016, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Structures of the Corporation; from November 5, 2012 until October 21, 2014, Senior Vice President, Structures of the Corporation; from January 1, 2012 to November 5, 2012, Senior Vice President, Partnerships and Acquisitions of the Corporation; and prior thereto, Vice President, Corporate Development of the Corporation.

Mike Ridley

Mr. Mike Ridley is a Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Workforce Solutions of the Company. Mr. Mike is responsible for executing the strategic plan for the Workforce Solutions Group including assets, branches, personnel and projects. Mike’s experience spans twenty years in the modular and camp industries, including several senior leadership positions. He is the former President of the Modular Building Institute (MBI) and the Vice Chair for the Independent Contractors of British Columbia. Mike holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Commerce and Economics) from the University of Toronto.

Robert Wagemakers

Mr. Robert Wagemakers is Lead Independent Director of Black Diamond Group Limited. Mr. Robert Wagemakers has been a Director of Black Diamond Group since 2007 and is a Lead Independent Director and member of the Compensation, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Wagemakers has been in the oil and gas sector since 1974. He previously held the positions of Vice President of Marketing with Nabors Drilling, a division of Nabors Canada, and Vice President of Operations with Command Drilling. He held the position of President of Partner Rentals from 1997 to 2000. Leading up to that role, he held management positions with several drilling companies. Mr. Wagemakers is a Director of Citadel Drilling, a private company and is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Steven Stein

Mr. Steven Stein is Director of the Company. Mr. Stein has been a Director since 2007. Steve was also a founding shareholder of Black Diamond Group, and an Officer of the company from 2007-2016. He is currently involved in spearheading a number of strategic, growth-related initiatives for the company. From 1990 until 2005, Mr. Stein was actively involved in the operations of the Outland Group, and its predecessor companies, of which he was a founder. He holds a bachelor’s degree (with honors), from Queens University. Steve completed a graduate designation through the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Robert Herdman

Mr. Robert J. Herdman is Independent Director of Black Diamond Group Limited. Mr. Robert Herdman has been a Director of Black Diamond Group since 2012 and is Chair, Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation, Nominating & Governance Committee. Mr. Herdman is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and was formerly a senior partner at Price Waterhouse and Price Waterhouse Coopers in Calgary, providing extensive service to public companies operating in a number of different industries. After enjoying a 34-year career with the firm, Mr. Herdman retired from practice in 2010. Mr. Herdman currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Chinook Energy Inc., Blackline Safety Corp. and Sunshine Oilsands Ltd., all public companies. He is also a Director of two entities in the banking and insurance industry that are owned by Desjardins Group. He has served on a number of committees overseeing the practice of accounting in Alberta and as a director for a number of not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Herdman graduated with a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Calgary.

Barbara Kelley

Ms. Barbara J. Kelley is Independent Director of the Company. She has been a Director of Black Diamond Group since 2016 and is a member of the Compensation, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Kelley has practiced law for more than 30 years and is a member of the Colorado Bar. From November, 2009 through May, 2015, Barbara was the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, one of 19 principal departments in Colorado State Government. In that position, she was responsible for the leadership, management and administration of 9 mission specific divisions, including: Banking, Civil Rights, Office of Consumer Counsel, Financial Services, Insurance, Public Utilities Commission, Professions and Occupations and Securities. Previously, she was a Partner at Kamlet Reichert LLP, Denver, Colorado. Her practice has encompassed primarily corporate and financing transactions, commercial banking, commercial real estate, as well as general commercial and business matters. She also lead the firm’s secured transactions practice area. Prior to Kamlet, Barbara worked with a variety of companies including Morrison & Foerster, Sherman & Howard, and Tate, Kelley & Tate, as well as Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Colorado and the Federal Action Agency. She is a member of the Attorney Regulation Committee, and a former chair of the Denver Planning Board. Ms. Kelley earned her bachelor’s and law degrees from Indiana University in Bloomington.

Edward Kernaghan

Mr. Edward H. Kernaghan is a Independent Director of the Company since March 8, 2018 and is a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Kernaghan brings extensive financial, governance and capital markets experience that is complementary to the Black Diamond Group Board composition. Based in Toronto, Ontario, Mr. Kernaghan has over 15 years of experience in the financial services business. He held the position of Executive Vice President at Kernaghan Securities, a firm he started along with his father, Ted Kernaghan, in 2001. He is currently a partner at Kernaghan & Partners and is President of Kernwood Limited which, together with family members, owns over 10 million shares of Black Diamond. He also currently serves on the board of five other TSX listed companies. Mr. Kernaghan is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a Master of Science in Theoretical Physics, and he has a Bachelor of Science, Honors degree from Queens University.

David Olsson

Mr. David Olsson is Independent Director of Black Diamond Group Limited. Mr. Olsson is an international lawyer with over 30 years’ experience in the areas of international capital markets, cross-border investments, and financing of resources and infrastructure projects. Most recently a senior partner of King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) and now a senior China Practice consultant to the firm, Mr. Olsson has held a variety of management positions within KWM, including roles as national head of the banking and finance team, partner-in-charge of Melbourne, Hong Kong and Beijing offices, and managing partner of the Australian operations. In these roles, he has advised at the board level on issues relating to regional expansion plans, corporate finance options and market entry strategies for China. Mr. Olsson holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Australian National University, Canberra and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Trevor Haynes

1,069,870

Toby Labrie

496,668

Patrick Melanson

475,668

Troy Cleland

572,268

Mike Ridley

543,585

Robert Wagemakers

74,938

Steven Stein

141,257

Robert Herdman

75,938

Barbara Kelley

73,765

Edward Kernaghan

59,771

David Olsson

83,624
As Of  31 Dec 2018