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Canfor Corp (CFP.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Conrad Pinette

77 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Peter Bentley

88 2009 Independent Chairman Emeritus of the Board

Donald Kayne

60 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Alan Nicholl

2011 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance

Frederick Stimpson

2015 President - Canfor Southern Pine

Kevin Pankratz

2018 Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

David Calabrigo

2014 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary

Mark Feldinger

2012 Senior Vice President - Energy, Environment, Transportation, Sourcing

Stephen Mackie

2018 Senior Vice President - Operations Canada

Patrick Elliott

2018 Vice President, Treasurer

Bob Hayes

2012 Vice President - Transportation Procurement and Distribution

Dianne Watts

2018 Director

John Baird

48 2016 Independent Director

Ryan Barrington-Foote

38 2017 Independent Director

Glen Clark

59 2009 Independent Director

J. McNeill Singleton

72 2009 Independent Director

Ross Smith

78 2009 Independent Director

William Stinson

84 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Conrad Pinette

Mr. Conrad A. Pinette is Independent Chairman of the Board of Canfor Corporation. He has been Chair of the Board of Canfor Pulp. He is also a member of the Vancouver General Hospital and University of British Columbia Prostate Advisory Board. Background: Mr. Pinette’s work in the Canadian forest industry began 40 years ago as an owner and President of a family lumber business, Pinette & Therrien Mills Ltd. Mr. Pinette has also served as Executive Vice President, Tolko Industries Ltd. (2005), Executive Vice President, Riverside Forest Products Limited (2004) and served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Lignum Limited from January 1990 to April 2004. Mr. Pinette is the former Chairman of Finning International Inc. and a former Director of Gold Canyon Resources Inc., TimberWest Forest Corp, Northgate Minerals Corporation, A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund, Finning International Inc. and the British Columbia Business Council.

Peter Bentley

Mr. Peter J. G. Bentley, LL.D., is Independent Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Canfor Corp. He is also Chairman and a Director of Sierra Mountain Minerals Inc., a member of the Board of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, a member of the Advisory Board of BuildDirect.com, and a Trustee and Chair Emeritus of the Vancouver General Hospital and University of British Columbia Hospital Foundation. Background: Mr. Bentley was formerly the Chairman of the Board of the Company from 1983 to 2009. After working in various positions throughout the Company, Mr. Bentley became Executive Vice-President in 1970, President in 1975, and Chairman and CEO in 1985, a position he held until April 24, 1995. Mr. Bentley was reappointed to the position of President and CEO of the Company on July 25, 1997 and relinquished the position of President and CEO on January 1, 1998. Mr. Bentley served for many years as a Director of Bank of Montreal and Shell Canada Ltd. Mr. Bentley retired as Chancellor of the University of Northern British Columbia in May 2007. Mr. Bentley holds Honorary Doctorate of Laws degrees from the University of British Columbia and University of Northern British Columbia.

Donald Kayne

Mr. Donald B. Kayne is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Canfor Corporation. He has been CEO of Canfor Pulp. He is also a Director and Past Chairman of the Forest Products Association of Canada and a Director of the Council of Forest Industries, Alberta Forest Products Association and the BC Lumber Trade Council. In 2014, Don was appointed to the bi-national Softwood Lumber Board and currently serves as Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Programs Committee. He is also a Director of Cameco Corporation and Chairman of the charitable organization, Educating Girls of Rural China Foundation, which works to transform the lives of women and communities in rural areas of western China by providing access to education. Background: Mr. Kayne was appointed President and CEO of the Company on May 5, 2011. He was additionally appointed CEO of Canfor Pulp on September 30, 2012. Mr. Kayne has spent his entire career at the Company, starting out as a regional sales representative in 1979. Mr. Kayne is motivated by what lays ahead for the forest sector as the global population and demand for sustainable, renewable products grows. Prior to being appointed CEO, he spent 10 years as the Company’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, and is one of the lead architects of the market for British Columbia lumber in China. Don’s work growing markets for the Company’s and Canfor Pulp’s products around the world has provided him with deep connections to markets and customers in every region they serve.

Alan Nicholl

Mr. Alan R. Nicholl is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance of Canfor Corporation since May 6, 2011. He serves as Chief Financial Officer of Canfor Pulp Products Incorporated, since September 30, 2012. Alan joined Canfor as Corporate Controller on April 1, 2008. For ten years prior to this, he held various senior financial positions within the Canadian forest products industry. Alan received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Accounting from Bristol University, England in 1985. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia.

Frederick Stimpson

Kevin Pankratz

David Calabrigo

Mr. David M. Calabrigo, QC, is Senior Vice President - Corporate Development, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary of the Company. He was appointed General Counsel and Corporate Secretary on January 3, 2001; on July 1, 2003 he was appointed Vice-President, Human Resources, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, and on April 2, 2004 he was appointed Vice-President, Corporate Development, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to his joining the Company he was General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Viceroy Resource Corporation. Mr. Calabrigo received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University and then his Law degree from the University of Alberta.

Mark Feldinger

Mr. Mark A. Feldinger is Senior Vice President - Energy, Environment, Transportation, Sourcing of the Company. He held the position of Vice-President, Wood Products Manufacturing beginning in August 2007. He has also held a number of senior management positions in the Company, including Regional Manager-Prince George Region, General Manager-Prince George Division and General Manager-Interior Woodlands (BC and AB). Mr. Feldinger received his Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the University of British Columbia in 1983. He is a Registered Professional Forester with the Association of B.C. Forest Professionals. Mark began his career with Canfor in 1984 and has held a variety of Woodlands and Manufacturing roles throughout Canfor’s Wood Products Group.

Stephen Mackie

Mr. Stephen Mackie is Senior Vice President - Operations Canada of Canfor Corporation. Mr. Mackie was Director, Capital and Strategic Projects.

Patrick Elliott

Mr. Patrick A. J. Elliott is Vice President, Treasurer of Canfor Corporation. He was appointed Vice President and Treasurer on May 6, 2011. Prior to this, Mr. Elliott had been Treasurer since March 2007. Over 10 years with the Company, Mr. Elliott has held increasingly senior positions within the Finance department, including Manager, Treasury and Insurance, Manager of Planning and Treasurer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Elliott worked for 6 years at KPMG Chartered Accountants, in audit and taxation. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia in 1995. He is Chartered Accountant registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia.

Bob Hayes

Mr. Bob Hayes is Vice President - Transportation Procurement and Distribution of Canfor Corporation. He was General Manager, Global Supply Chain.

Dianne Watts

Ms. Dianne Watts is Director of the Company. Ms. Watts's political career spans over 20 years, where she has been a proven leader at both the municipal and federal levels. She served as a Surrey, B.C., city councillor from 1996 to 2005. She was the first woman elected to the position of mayor of Surrey, B.C., in 2005, and held that position for nine years. Ms. Watts was elected into the federal government as member of Parliament for South Surrey-White Rock, where she served from 2015 to 2017. Ms. Watts has extensive board and committee experience, including being a past member of the metro Vancouver board of directors, former chair of the national policing and public safety committee, former chair of the mayors council of regional transportation, and a past member of the national security and public safety committee. She has received an honorary doctor of laws degree from Kwantlen Polytechnic University and the Justice Institute of British Columbia, and was named the iconic leader of the decade by the All Ladies League and Women's Economic Forum in 2018.

John Baird

The Hon. John R. Baird is Independent Director of the Company. He is a former Canadian Foreign Minister. He currently serves as a Senior Business Advisor with Bennett Jones LLP, a premier Canadian law firm. In addition, Mr. Baird currently sits on the advisory board of Barrick Gold Corp., the corporate boards of Canfor Pulp, Canadian Pacific, FWD Group and PineBridge Investments, is a Global Strategic Advisor to Hatch Ltd, a Canadian global multidisciplinary management, engineering and development consultancy, and is a Senior Advisor at Eurasia Group, a global political risk consultancy. Background: Mr. Baird is a Senior Business Advisor to various enterprises and a former Senior Cabinet Minister in the Government of Canada. An instrumental figure in bilateral trade and investment relationships, Mr. Baird has played a leading role in the Canada-China dialogue and worked to build ties with ASEAN countries. In addition, Mr. Baird has worked closely with international leaders to strengthen security and economic ties with the United States and Middle Eastern countries. A native of Ottawa, Mr. Baird spent three terms as a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons, most recently as Minister of Foreign Affairs (2011 – 2015). Previously, Mr. Baird held a variety of government posts, including President of the Treasury Board (2006 - 2007), Minister of the Environment (2007 - 2008, and 2010 - 2011), Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities (2008 - 2010), and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (2010 - 2011). Prior to entering federal politics, Mr. Baird spent ten years in the Ontario Legislature. From 1995 to 2005 he served as Minister of Community and Social Services, Minister of Energy, and Government House Leader.

Ryan Barrington-Foote

Mr. Ryan Kevin Barrington-Foote is Independent Director of the Company. He is currently the Managing Director, Accounting, at The Jim Pattison Group where he has worked since 2001 with oversight responsibility for accounting and tax related functions. Background: Mr. Barrington-Foote was associated with KPMG from 1996-2001 (audit and tax) where he earned his CPA (CA) designation in 2001. He obtained a degree in Business Administration (Hons.) from Simon Fraser University. Mr. Barrington-Foote was a director and treasurer of the Rick Hansen Institute from 2010-2016 and received an award as one of Vancouver’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2009.

Glen Clark

Mr. Glen D. Clark is Independent Director of Canfor Corporation. He is the President and Chief Operational Officer of The Jim Pattison Group and a member of the Board of Directors of Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation. Background: In the capacity of President and Chief Operational Officer of The Jim Pattison Group, Mr. Clark has corporate responsibility for, Canadian Fishing Company, COMAG, Everything Wine, Genpak, Guinness World Records, Jim Pattison Lease, Montebello, Ocean Brands, Overwaitea Food Group, Pattison Sign Group, Ripley Entertainment, Sunrype, The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group and TNG. Prior to 2001, Mr. Clark served as Premier of British Columbia from February 1996 to August 1999. He was Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations from November 1991 to September 1993 and Minister of Employment and Investment from September 1993 until February 1996. Mr. Clark was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in 1986 to represent the constituency of Vancouver-East. In the 1991 and 1996 general elections, he was re-elected to represent the constituency of Vancouver-Kingsway. Mr. Clark holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University and a Master’s Degree in Community and Regional Planning from the University of British Columbia.

J. McNeill Singleton

Mr. J. McNeill (Mack) Singleton is Independent Director of Canfor Corporation. He is the former CEO of New South Companies Inc. (now Canfor Southern Pine, Inc. (“Southern Pine”), headquartered in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. Background: Mr. Singleton has 38 years of experience in the wood products industry, all with New South or its predecessor companies and was the CEO of Southern Pine from 1985 until his retirement in September 2009. He has served on the boards of numerous industry associations and committees and is past Chairman of the US Coalition for Fair Lumber Imports and the Southern Forest Products Association. Mr. Singleton received a BA degree from Presbyterian College, a J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law, and completed the PMD Program at Harvard Business School.

Ross Smith

Mr. Ross S. Smith, F.C.A., is Independent Director of Canfor Corporation. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Rotherham Holdings Ltd., a member of the Advisory Board of Marsh Canada Limited and Chairman of the Board for K-Bro Linen Inc., N&T Properties Ltd. and Kal Tire Holdings Ltd. Background: Mr. Smith had a successful 35 year career at KPMG LLP where he held various roles, including Managing Partner for British Columbia region and served for 13 years on the National Management Committee prior to his retirement in 1998. While in public practice, Mr. Smith served major public and private companies, many of which were in the forest industry, from an audit and securities perspective. Mr. Smith has served on many charitable and community boards in past years and is a past member of the Board of Governors of the University of British Columbia. Mr. Smith is a former member of the Board of Directors of HSBC Bank Canada. Mr. Smith qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1962 and was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia (“ICABC”) in 1990 and in 2010 was awarded a lifetime achievement award by the ICABC.

William Stinson

Mr. William W. Stinson is Independent Director of Canfor Corporation. He is a Director of Canfor Pulp and CEO and Director of Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation. Background: Mr. Stinson is a Director of Canfor Pulp. Mr. Stinson spent the majority of his business career with Canadian Pacific Ltd., retiring as Chairman and CEO in 1996 after 11 years in that position. He has served on a wide variety of boards and has held the positions of Chairman of Sun Life Financial, Chairman of the Executive Committee of United Dominion Industries and Lead Director of CHC Helicopter Corporation.

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