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Boralex Inc (BLX.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alain-Pierre Rheaume

66 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Patrick Lemaire

54 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jean-Francois Thibodeau

2003 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Guy Daoust

2016 Vice President - Finance

Pascal Hurtubise

2017 Vice President, Corporate Secretary, Chief Legal Officer

Sylvain Aird

2017 Vice President - Europe Business Development

Patrick Decostre

2016 Vice President, General Manager, Boralex Europe

Hugues Girardin

2012 Vice President - Development

Denis Aubut

General Manager - Operations

Lise Croteau

57 Independent Director

Ghyslain Deschamps

51 Independent Director

Alain Ducharme

62 2011 Independent Director

Marie Giguere

66 2017 Independent Director

Edward Kernaghan

46 2006 Independent Director

Yves Rheault

73 2002 Independent Director

Pierre Seccareccia

71 2003 Independent Director

Dany St-Pierre

56 2016 Independent Director

Marc Jasmin

IR Contact Manager

Biographies

Name Description

Alain-Pierre Rheaume

Mr. Alain-Pierre Rheaume is an Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Rhéaume is an Independent Director of Boralex Inc. Mr. Rhéaume is Co-founder and Managing Partner of Trio Capital Inc., a private investment company. He is also a corporate director. Mr. Rheaume has more than 25 years of experience holding senior executive positions in the public and private sectors. In 1996, he joined Microcell Telecommunications Inc. as Chief Financial Officer. Subsequently, he held positions as President and Chief Executive Officer of Microcell PCS (2001 to 2003) and President and Chief Operating Officer of Microcell Solutions Inc. (2003 to 2004). Until June 2005, he was Executive Vice President, Rogers Wireless Inc., and President of Fido Solutions Inc. (a division of Rogers Wireless Inc.), positions to which he was named when Microcell Telecommunications Inc. was acquired by Rogers in 2004. From 1974 to 1996, he was employed by the Québec Ministry of Finance and served as Associate Deputy Minister of Finance from 1988 to 1992 and as Deputy Minister from 1992 to 1996. A graduate of Laval University, Mr. Rhéaume holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration and Business (finance and economy).

Patrick Lemaire

Mr. Patrick Lemaire is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Boralex Inc. He was previously Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (Containerboard) for Norampac Inc. Mr. Lemaire graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from Université Laval (Québec).

Jean-Francois Thibodeau

Mr. Jean-Francois Thibodeau is the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Boralex Inc., since October 6, 2003. From November 2001 until he joined Boralex, Mr. Thibodeau was Vice-President and Treasurer of CAE Inc. Previously, Mr. Thibodeau served as Treasurer for Transcontinental Group Ltd. from January 1999 to November 2001.

Guy Daoust

Pascal Hurtubise

Mr. Pascal Hurtubise is the Vice President, Corporate Secretary, Chief Legal Officer of the Company. Mr. Hurtubise holds a Bachelor of Laws from the Université de Montréal and has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 2003. Mr. Hurtubise joined Boralex's legal team in 2005, after beginning his career at the law firm Stikeman Elliott LLP. In 2012, he became Director, Legal Affairs of Boralex, in which role he was managing a part of the legal team and lead numerous complex acquisition and financing transactions in North America.

Sylvain Aird

Mr. Sylvain Aird is the Vice President, Europe Business Development of the Company. Mr. Aird is the Vice President, Boralex Europe, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of the company. He was legal counsel for Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. from October 1996 to March 2004. He was also legal counsel for Hydro-Québec in 2004.

Patrick Decostre

Mr. Patrick Decostre is the Vice President, General Manager, Boralex Europe a subsidiary of Boralex Inc. He has been a senior executive of the Corporation since December 2003. Formerly, he was responsible for projects at Industélec Services, a subsidiary of EDF, from October 1999 to August 2001.

Hugues Girardin

Mr. Hugues Girardin is the Vice President - Development of the company. Mr. Hugues Girardin who served from January 2008 to September 2012 as General Manager, Development.

Denis Aubut

Lise Croteau

Ms. Lise Croteau is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Croteau was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hydro-Québec in 2015, after having served as Vice President – Accounting and Control since 2008. She began her career as an auditor and joined Hydro-Québec in 1986 successively holding control and financial management positions of increasing responsibility. A chartered professional accountant since 1984, Ms. Croteau holds a Bachelor’s in business administration and was named Fellow of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the profession.

Ghyslain Deschamps

Mr. Ghyslain Deschamps is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ghyslain Deschamps is a business executive with over 25 years of experience in project management around the world and business operations. He currently serves as Senior Vice President of Telecon Group, the largest telecommunication infrastructure engineering construction company in Canada. After having graduated in engineering, Mr. Deschamps held various positions in construction management with SNC, Hydro-Québec, Babcock and Wilcox Canada. He since then completed leadership and mini-MBA programs at McGill University.

Alain Ducharme

Mr. Alain Ducharme is an Independent Director of the Company. Alain Ducharme graduated in business administration from the University of Sherbrooke. Now retired, he was one of the officers of Cascades Inc., where he held various positions including Corporate Vice President from 1997 to 2010.

Marie Giguere

Ms. Marie Giguere is an Independent Director of the Company. Until 2016, Ms. Giguere was Executive Vice President, Legal Affairs and Secretariat of the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec ("la Caisse"). She was a partner at Fasken Martineau LLP for many years and, from 1997 to 1999, she was Senior Vice President, Institutional Affairs and General Secretary of the Montreal Exchange. From 1999 to 2005, she was Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and General Secretary of Molson Inc. After working as an infrastructure and private equity consultant for the Caisse, in 2008, she became Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Secretary of its subsidiary Otera Capital.

Edward Kernaghan

Mr. Edward H. Kernaghan is an Independent Director of Boralex Inc. Edward H. Kernaghan holds a Master of Science Degree from the University of Toronto. He is Senior Investment Advisor of Kernaghan & Partners Ltd., a brokerage firm. Mr. Kernaghan is also President of Principia Research Inc., a research and investment company, and of Kernwood Ltd., an investment holding company.

Yves Rheault

Mr. Yves Rheault is an Independent Director of Boralex Inc. Mr. Rheault is a corporate director and consultant. He acts as consultant to the Caisse de depot et placement du Québec and PSP Investments in the field of energy and infrastructure and serves on the board of directors of several corporations, including Hydrosolution Ltd., Intragaz Inc., Roland Boulanger & Cie, ltée, H2O Power Inc., Ezeflow Inc. and Fluxys SA. Mr. Rheault held executive positions in various companies operating in the field of energy. Notably, he was chair of the board of directors of Gaz Metro for 8 years. He served as Vice President, Business Development of Boralex from 1997 to 2002. Mr. Rheault graduated from the University of Montréal with a degree in finance and administration.

Pierre Seccareccia

Mr. Pierre Seccareccia, FCA, FCPA, is an Independent Director of Boralex Inc. He is full time corporate director of various public and private entities. He is Fellow of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec and member of the Institute of Corporate Directors (Canada). Mr. Seccareccia has extensive financial consulting and management experience. A partner of Coopers & Lybrand, an accounting firm, from 1976 to 1998, he was Managing Partner of its Montréal south shore office from 1987 to 1989, of its central Montréal office from 1992 to 1996 and of its Québec offices from 1996 to 1998. Following the 1998 merger of Coopers & Lybrand and Pricewaterhouse, he was Managing Director of the Montréal office of PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1998 to 2001.

Dany St-Pierre

Ms. Dany St-Pierre is an Independent Director of the company. Ms. Dany St-Pierre is President of Cleantech Expansion LLC, a renewable energy consulting firm. She has 25 years of professional experience, 15 of which in the energy sector in Canada, the United States and Latin America, having worked for companies like Nordex USA, Alstom Power and Siemens Power Generation. Her corporate experience includes marketing, sales, business development and mergers and acquisitions. Ms. St-Pierre earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (marketing) from Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Laval University.

Marc Jasmin