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Equitable Group Inc (EQB.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David LeGresley

58 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Andrew Moor

56 2007 President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company and Equitable Bank

Timothy Wilson

2012 Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and Equitable Bank

Dan Ruch

2013 Chief Compliance Officer, Vice President of Company and Bank

Ronald Tratch

2011 Vice-President, Chief Risk Officer of Company and Bank

Jody Sperling

2010 Vice President of Human Resources of Company and Bank

Aviva Braude

Vice-President - Mortgage Services of Company and Bank

Dan Dickinson

2013 Vice-President - Digital Banking of Company and Bank

Kimberly Kukulowicz

2011 Vice President - Residential Sales and Partner Relations of Company and Bank

Brian Leland

Vice President - Residential Credit of Company and Bank

Darren Lorimer

Vice President - Commercial Lending of Company and Bank

Eric Beutel

54 2004 Independent Director

Johanne Brossard

56 2015 Independent Director

Michael Emory

61 2014 Independent Director

Kishore Kapoor

60 2016 Independent Director

Lynn McDonald

65 2011 Independent Director

Rowan Saunders

52 2013 Independent Director

Vincenza Sera

60 2013 Independent Director

Michael Stramaglia

58 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David LeGresley

Mr. David M. Balfour LeGresley is Independent Chairman of the Board of Equitable Group Inc. He is a Corporate Director, is Chair of the Board of both the Company and the Bank. He has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. Mr. LeGresley is a former executive of National Bank Financial holding positions in the area of corporate and investment banking and most recently serving as Vice Chairman from 2006 to 2008. He currently serves as a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Pembina Pipeline Corporation. Mr. LeGresley received a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Engineering from the University of Toronto and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors with the ICD.D designation.

Andrew Moor

Mr. Andrew R. Moor, Ph.D., is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Equitable Group Inc. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and Equitable Bank since March 2007. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Invis Inc. from February, 2002 to February, 2007. Mr. Moor is currently a director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors with the ICD.D designation. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from University College, London and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of British Columbia

Timothy Wilson

Mr. Timothy Wilson is Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and Equitable Bank. Previously he held the position of President of Visa Canada and had prior experience in a senior executive position with CIBC and as a consultant with Monitor Group. He received his CA designation in 1997 while working with Ernst and Young. Mr. Wilson brings over 10 years of valuable experience in the financial services industry. Mr. Wilson holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B. Comm from Queen's University.

Dan Ruch

Mr. Dan Ruch is Chief Compliance Officer, Vice President of the Company and Bank. He joined Equitable as Vice-President and Chief Compliance Officer in 2013. Immediately prior to joining Equitable, he was Vice-President, Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Privacy Officer of ResMor Trust Company. Dan has over 20 years of both senior corporate and management consulting experience in governance, risk, compliance and operations. Mr. Ruch holds an MBA from McMaster University and B.A. (Economics) from York University. Dan is also a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors - Rotman Directors Education Program. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors with the ICD.D designation.

Ronald Tratch

Mr. Ronald Tratch is Vice-President, Chief Risk Officer of the Company and Bank. He is currently holds the position of Vice President and Chief Risk Officer for Equitable Bank. Prior to the transition, he was Vice President Commercial Credit since 2011. Previously Ron held the position of Senior Vice President at GE Capital Canada and was a partner in a Private Equity firm. Throughout his 20 year career, Ron has focused on operations and business development in various areas including real estate, corporate and project finance, as well as leveraged acquisitions, proactive risk management and financial restructuring. Ron holds a BComm from the University of Calgary and is a CPA, CMA.

Jody Sperling

Ms. Jody Sperling is Vice President of Human Resources of the Company and Bank. She began her career as a recruiter and has since accrued 20+ years of experience as an HR professional. Jody's extensive career includes several years in financial services. Most recently she was Manager of Human Resources at SunOpta Food Distribution Group. At the beginning of 2006, Jody joined Equitable where she currently heads the HR department as Vice President, Human Resources. Jody attended the University of Western Ontario.

Aviva Braude

Ms. Aviva Braude is Vice-President - Mortgage Services of the Company and Bank. In her role, she oversees the administration and servicing of mortgages post funding which includes escrow accounts, collections and default management as well as customer service. Aviva joined Equitable in 1999. Over the past 16 years, she has progressed in various roles within the bank starting in administration to underwriting responsibilities in residential to commercial lending. In addition, Aviva has managed the funding and administration within these areas. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University in Psychology.

Dan Dickinson

Mr. Dan Dickinson is Vice-President - Digital Banking of the Company and Bank. Prior to joining Equitable, he was Managing Director, Online & Mobile Banking at BMO Bank of Montreal. Throughout his 18 years of banking experience he has focused on the role of technology and self-service channels in serving the customer. Dan holds both a BComm and an MBA from Dalhousie University.

Kimberly Kukulowicz

Ms. Kimberly Kukulowicz is Vice President - Residential Sales and Partner Relations of the Company and Bank. She is a finance executive with more than 20 years of leadership successes in the mortgage industry. She is the longest-standing employee at Equitable having serviced the organization for the past two decades primarily in mortgage operations. Kim brings comprehensive knowledge of sales management, underwriting and mortgage administration, combined with a disciplined approach to risk management and deal negotiations. Since 2010, she has overseen the national sales team for the Single Family division which has experienced exceptional growth in mortgage originations and stronger broker and partner relationships.

Brian Leland

Mr. Brian Leland is Vice President - Residential Credit of Company and Bank. He has held various positions at Equitable since joining the company in 2004 as Manager of Residential Sales and Business Development. In 2011, he joined the Management Team as Vice President, Residential Credit. Prior to joining Equitable, Brian held credit and sales roles with other leading Canadian financial institutions. Brian holds a BSc from McGill University and a BComm from Concordia University.

Darren Lorimer

Mr. Darren Lorimer is Vice President - Commercial Lending of the Company and Bank. He joined Equitable Bank in 2015 as the Vice-President, Commercial Lending. Darren became part of the Equitable team following a 21-year tenure at TD Bank. During his time at TD, Darren held various roles, the most recent of which was Vice-President, Financial Restructuring Group. Darren brings a wealth of industry experience, having worked in business development, national accounts, and commercial risk management. Darren has his CFA designation, an HBA from Laurier, and attended the Ivey Executive Program at Western.

Eric Beutel

Mr. Eric Beutel is Independent Director of Equitable Group Inc. He is Vice-President of Oakwest Corporation Limited, a private investment holding company. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Ottawa.

Johanne Brossard

Ms. Johanne Brossard is Independent Director of Equitable Group Inc. She is a Corporate Director, is an accomplished senior executive with more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry in Canada, Europe and Japan. Ms. Brossard was President and CEO of Bank West, a subsidiary of Desjardins, from 2013 to 2014 and as Desjardins’ Senior Vice-President of National Online Banking Development. She also served three years as President and Chief Executive Officer of ResMor Trust Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ally Financial Inc. USA. From 1996 to 2008 Ms. Brossard served in various senior level positions for ING Direct in Amsterdam, Japan and France, including her term as President and CEO of ING Bank of Canada from 2003 to 2008. In 2007, she was inducted into Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women Hall of Fame. Ms. Brossard holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and a General Management Certificate from INSEAD. She is a director of Ellicom Inc., and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors with the ICD.D designation.

Michael Emory

Mr. Michael R. Emory is an Independent Director of Equitable Group Inc. He is President and Chief Executive Officer and a trustee of Allied Properties REIT, a position he has held since 2003. He has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Allied Canadian Development Corporation since 1988. Prior to 1988, Mr. Emory was a partner with the law firm of Aird & Berlis LLP, specializing in corporate and real estate finance. Mr. Emory received his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from Queen’s University and his J.D. from the University of Toronto

Kishore Kapoor

Mr. Kishore (Kish) Kapoor is Independent Director of the Company. He is a Corporate Director. He is standing for election to the Board for the first time. Until 2011 he was President of Wellington West Holdings Inc., the parent company of a number of subsidiaries that provided wealth management and corporate finance services to retail and institutional clientele in Canada. He was also co-founder and Executive Vice President, Corporate Development of Assante Corporation, previously one of the largest wealth management firms in Canada, from 1994 until 2005. Mr. Kapoor currently serves as a Director and member of the Audit Committee of Richardson Financial Group Limited. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Manitoba and is a Chartered Accountant and former tax partner with KPMG LLP.

Lynn McDonald

Ms. Lynn McDonald is an Independent Director of Equitable Group Inc. She is a Corporate Director, is a former Managing Director at CIBC World Markets and a former deputy minister in the Ontario Government. She is an independent director of a wholly-owned funds management subsidiary of the Ontario Hospital Association. Ms. McDonald is a former Chair of the Board of Frontier College, a national literacy organization and remains a member of the College’s Finance and Audit Committee. She is also a former director of Bridgepoint Active Care Foundation where she was Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee, and a former Governor of Trent University where she was Chair of the Investment and Audit Committee. Ms. McDonald earned a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Economics from the University of Waterloo and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors

Rowan Saunders

Mr. Rowan Saunders is Independent Director of Equitable Group Inc. He is President & Chief Executive Officer Economical Mutual Insurance Company. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada from 2003 to 2016. Mr. Saunders is a member of the Board of Directors of the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and was the IBC’s past Chair. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University, holds the Canadian Risk Management designation, and is a Fellow of the Insurance Institute of Canada.

Vincenza Sera

Ms. Vincenza Sera is Independent Director of Equitable Group Inc. She is a Corporate Director. She is Chair of the Board of DREAM Industrial REIT and the former Chair of the Ontario Pension Board. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Financing Authority, DREAM Unlimited Corp. and Investment Management Corporation of Ontario. Ms. Sera was previously Managing Director in Investment Banking with National Bank Financial and served as a Vice-President with Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. She has more than 25 years of experience in capital markets, corporate finance and corporate governance including eight years lending to real estate projects and companies. Ms. Sera received her Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Toronto. She is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors with the ICD.D designation.

Michael Stramaglia

Mr. Michael Peter Stramaglia is Independent Director Equitable Group Inc. He is President and Founder of Matrisc Advisory Group, a risk management consulting firm. He is currently Executive in Residence at the Global Risk Institute and is a director of the Economical Insurance Group, Foresters Financial, and the Canadian subsidiaries of Munich Reinsurance Company of Canada. Mr. Stramaglia has over 30 years of financial services experience, including prior executive leadership roles where he served as Executive Vice-President and Chief Risk Officer for Sun Life Financial, Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer for Clarica and as President and CEO of the Zurich Life Insurance Company of Canada. Mr. Stramaglia is a qualified actuary and Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst. He received his Honours Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors with the ICD.D designation.