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Finning International Inc (FTT.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Douglas Whitehead

71 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

L. Scott Thomson

48 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Steven Nielsen

61 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Marcello Marchese

52 2012 Presiden - Finning South America

Juan Villegas

61 2013 Chief Operating Officer, President, Finning Canada

Chad Hiley

2016 Chief Human Resource Officer

David Primrose

2014 Executive Vice President - Core Industries

Anna Marks

2015 Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller, Treasurer

David Cummings

2013 Chief Information Officer

H. Jane Murdoch

58 2016 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Kevin Parkes

2016 Managing Director

Vicki Avril

63 2016 Independent Director

Marcelo Awad

65 2014 Independent Director

James Carter

68 2007 Independent Director

Jacynthe Cote

59 2014 Independent Director

Nicholas Hartery

66 2014 Independent Director

Mary Kelley

57 2018 Independent Director

Harold Kvisle

65 2017 Independent Director

Stuart Levenick

65 2016 Independent Director

Kathleen O'Neill

64 2007 Independent Director

Christopher Patterson

64 2010 Independent Director

Mauk Breukels

Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs

Biographies

Name Description

Douglas Whitehead

Mr. Douglas W. G. Whitehead is Independent Chairman of the Board of Finning International Inc. He was appointed as Board Chair for Finning on February 9, 2017, a position he previously held from May 2008 to May 2016. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Finning from 2000 to May 2008. Prior to joining Finning, Mr. Whitehead held a number of senior executive positions with Fletcher Challenge Canada including President and Chief Executive Officer, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of the Crown Packaging Division. Mr. Whitehead is a director of Interfor Corporation, Kal Tire Ltd. and Belkin Enterprises Ltd. Mr. Whitehead holds a Bachelor of Applied Sciences degree (Civil Engineering) from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Western Ontario.

L. Scott Thomson

Mr. L. Scott Thomson is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Finning International Inc. He joined Finning International Inc. as President and CEO in June 2013. Prior to joining Finning, Mr. Thomson was Chief Financial Officer of Talisman Energy Inc. with responsibility for finance, tax, treasury, investor relations, marketing, business development and strategy, planning and performance management from 2008 to 2013. Prior to Talisman, Mr. Thomson held several executive positions with Bell Canada Enterprises from 2003 to 2008 including the role of Executive Vice President, Corporate Development. Prior to Bell, Mr. Thomson was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Thomson currently serves as a director of the Bank of Nova Scotia. Mr. Thomson formerly served as a director of Interfor Corporation. Mr. Thomson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science from Queen’s University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago.

Steven Nielsen

Mr. Steven Mathew Nielsen is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Finning International Inc., with effect from 10 March 2015. He brings to Finning extensive executive leadership experience in finance and operation roles across diverse industries. As CFO for Univar, a global distributor of chemicals, Mr. Nielsen was instrumental in leading the organization to higher growth and profitability as well as spearheading that company’s efforts to improve working capital performance. Prior to Univar, Mr. Nielsen gained significant executive experience in various senior positions at Sprint Nextel Corporation, a U.S. telecommunications company. During his career at Sprint, Mr. Nielsen’s roles included CFO of Sprint's wireless division, Chief Transition Officer responsible for the Sprint – Nextel merger, Executive Vice President and Chief Service Officer, and Executive Vice President and CFO of corporate initiatives. Mr. Nielsen is a Chartered Global Management Accountant and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Marcello Marchese

Mr. Marcello Marchese is President - Finning South America since June 2012 with overall responsibility for Finning’s operations in Chile, Argentina, Bolivia and Uruguay. His previous role was Senior Vice President, Construction and Power Systems of Finning South America, a role he held from 2008. Mr. Marchese joined Finning in 1998 as Manager of the Power Systems Division in Chile. In 2002, he was transferred to Finning International, Vancouver, Canada where he held the positions of Business Development Manager, Power Systems and International Marketing Manager, Power and Energy. Mr. Marchese returned to Chile in January of 2006 as Vice President of Customer Support Services, Finning South America and in October 2006, he assumed the position of Vice President, Operations for the region. Mr. Marchese has over 18 years of experience in progressively senior roles in the aviation and power systems industries, in addition to the various roles he has held at Finning. Educated in Chile, Mr. Marchese holds a Civil Mechanical Engineering degree from Federico Santa Maria University and an MBA from Adolfo Ibáñez University.

Juan Villegas

Mr. Juan Carlos Villegas is no longer Chief Operating Officer, President, Finning Canada of Finning International Inc effective on Dec. 31, 2018. In November 2013, Mr. Villegas was appointed President of Finning (Canada) in addition to his position as Chief Operating Officer of Finning International Inc., which was effective in June 2012. As President of Finning (Canada), Mr. Villegas has overall responsibility for the Canadian operations with a mandate for delivering on the key priorities in supply chain, service excellence, asset utilization, market share growth and talent. As the Chief Operating Officer of Finning International, Mr.Villegas has responsibility for increasing operation efficiencies and profitability. His previous role was President of Finning South America where he led the successful growth of the business during his six-year tenure. Over the course of his career with Finning, Mr. Villegas has also served as Vice President of Power Systems for Canada, Vice President of Mining for South America and Vice President of Operations for Chile. Prior to joining Finning, Mr. Villegas had over 18 years of experience with the Cummins and Komatsu dealer in Chile, Argentina, Peru and Bolivia and held various executive management positions with Cummins and Komatsu, including Vice President Operations for the southern cone of South America. Mr. Villegas was educated in Chile and also attended the University of California at Irvine. Mr. Villegas has completed a number of executive development courses in the United States and Canada.

Chad Hiley

Mr. Chad Stephen Hiley is Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. He is Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Finning Canada, since 2016 Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Finning Canada, since 2014 Vice President, Organization Effectiveness, Barrick Gold Corporation (South America), 2011 – 2014.

David Primrose

Mr. David F.N. Primrose has been appointed Managing Director - Finning U.K. and Ireland of the Company effective on Jan. 1, 2019. David Primrose has 30 years of experience with the company. He started in Finning Canada and held several management roles of increasing responsibility before he took on the role of divisional director, power systems for Finning UK. Mr. Primrose then returned to Finning Canada as vice-president, human resources. In 2008 he moved to Finning International as senior vice-president, human resources. In 2009 he was appointed executive vice-president, mining for Finning Canada and in 2014 he moved into the role of executive vice-president, core industries.

Anna Marks

Ms. Anna P. Marks is Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Treasurer of Finning International Inc. She has been served Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller, Finning International Inc., since 2008.

David Cummings

Mr. David William Cummings is Chief Information Officer of Finning International Inc. He joined Finning International Inc. in June 2013 and is responsible for all technology and digital aspects of Finning’s global business. Mr. Cummings brings extensive executive experience in digital, technical, cross-functional and commercial leadership. He has led the implementation of transformation programs at large organizations using digital and traditional information technologies to drive the top line performance through market facing services and optimization and bottom line performance through global business processes. Prior to Finning, Mr. Cummings was CIO and Technology Executive at Maxum Petroleum, North America’s largest oil field specialist fuels and lubricants distribution and services company, and Chief Information Officer of Univar, a global industrial chemical distributor. Mr. Cummings began his career in operations and engineering at ConocoPhillips and subsequently held various leadership positions in engineering, operations, commercial, procurement and technology during his 23 years there. Mr. Cummings was educated in the UK and holds a BS (Honours) in Business Administration and an MBA in Business Management.

H. Jane Murdoch

Mr. H. Jane Murdoch is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company since November 2016. He has been serving as General Counsel, Finning International Inc., since April 2016 Partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LPP, 2012 – 2016 Partner, Lawson Lundell LLP 1997 – 2012

Kevin Parkes

Mr. Kevin Parkes has been appointed President of Finning Canada of the Company effective on on Jan. 1, 2019. Mr. Parkes became Managing Director of Finning UK and Ireland in February 2016. Over the course of his 13-year career at Finning, Mr. Parkes has held progressively senior leadership positions. Prior to his current role as Managing Director, Mr. Parkes was Director of the Equipment Solutions Division for the UK and Ireland operations. In addition, Mr. Parkes was Chief Executive Officer of Hewden from 2010 to 2015 following the sale of this business by Finning in 2010. Mr. Parkes holds a BA in Business Administration from Staffordshire University.

Vicki Avril

Ms. Vicki L. Avril is Independent Director of the Company. She retired from IPSCO Tubulars Inc. in 2013 after nine years, including five years as President and CEO. Prior to 2008, she held progressively senior executive positions with IPSCO Inc., including Senior Vice President of IPSCO Tubulars Operations and Chief Financial Officer of IPSCO Inc. Prior to 2004, Ms. Avril served as Chief Financial Officer for Wallace Computer Services and as a senior officer at Inland Steel Industries in various financial and strategy roles, including Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and head of Corporate Planning. Ms. Avril is a director of Commercial Metals Company, Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. and Greif, Inc. Ms. Avril holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago.

Marcelo Awad

Mr. Marcelo A. Awad is Independent Director of Finning International Inc. He is a Corporate Director, serves as a senior advisor to Mitsubishi Corporation Investments and is an Executive Director of Wealth Minerals Ltd. Mr. Awad spent 16 years with Antofagasta Minerals SA and served as President & Chief Executive Officer for over seven years until his retirement in 2012. Prior to joining Antofagasta Minerals, Mr. Awad spent 18 years with Codelco in progressively senior positions in both London and Chile until leaving his position of Executive Vice President, Copper Trading & Futures in 1996. In London, Mr. Awad was a director of the London Metal Exchange. He currently serves on the boards of AC Perforaciones, a drilling services company, Echeverria Izquierdo S.A., a Chilean engineering and construction company, and Partners in Performance (PIP) in the Americas, an Australian consulting company. Mr. Awad holds a Civil Engineering degree from Universidad Tecnica del Estado and is fluent in English and Spanish.

James Carter

Mr. James Edward Clarke Carter is Independent Director of Finning International Inc. He is a Corporate Director. Mr. Carter retired from Syncrude Canada Ltd. in 2007 after 28 years, including 10 years as President and 18 years as Operations Chief. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Irving Oil Limited, Brand Energy and Industrial Services, Alberta Treasury Branch Financial, Alberta Treasury Branch Investor Services and EllisDon Construction Services Inc. Mr. Carter serves as board chair of Careers: The Next Generation, a not-for-profit organization. He is a former Chair of the Mining Association of Canada and Board member of The Alberta Chamber of Resources. In June 2014 Mr. Carter was awarded the Order of Canada. Mr. Carter is a registered professional engineer in the Province of Alberta and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Technical University of Nova Scotia (now Dalhousie Engineering) and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Carter has also been awarded honourary doctorates by three Canadian universities.

Jacynthe Cote

Ms. Jacynthe Cote is Independent Director of Finning International Inc. She is a Corporate Director. From 2009 until June 2014, Ms. Côté was President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Alcan and she continued to serve in an advisory role until her retirement on September 1, 2014. Prior to 2009, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Alcan’s Primary Metal business group, following Rio Tinto’s acquisition of Alcan Inc. in October 2007. Ms. Côté joined Alcan Inc. in 1988 and she served in a variety of progressively senior leadership roles during her career, including positions in human resources, environment, health and safety, business planning and development and production/managerial positions in Quebec and England. Ms. Côté is a director of the Royal Bank of Canada, Suncor Energy Inc. and Transcontinental Inc. and serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the Montreal Neurological Institute and as a board member of Ste. Justine Hospital Foundation. Ms. Côté holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Laval University.

Nicholas Hartery

Mr. Nicholas Hartery is Independent Director of Finning International Inc. He is a Chairman of CRH plc, an Irish-based international building materials group, where he has been a non-executive director since 2004. He is President & Chief Executive Officer of Prodigium LLC, a consulting company providing business advisory services. Mr. Hartery was Vice President of Manufacturing and Business Operations for Dell Inc.’s Europe, Middle East and Africa operations from 2000 to 2008. He has also served as an Executive Vice President at Eastman Kodak and as the President & Chief Executive Officer at Verbatim Corporation. Mr. Hartery also serves as Chairman of the board of Musgrave Group, a privately owned international food retailer. Mr. Hartery is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Engineers of Ireland (C.Eng. F.I.E.I.). He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree (Electrical) from University College Cork and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from University of Galway.

Mary Kelley

Ms. Mary Lou Kelley is Independent Director of the Company. She most recently served as the president of e-commerce for Best Buy, a retail company, from 2014 to 2017 and as senior vice president of Chico’s FAS, a retail company, from 2010 to 2014. Prior to Chico’s FAS, she held senior leadership roles in marketing and e-commerce with various companies, including L.L.Bean and Ashford.com. Earlier in her career, Ms. Kelley served as a management consultant with McKinsey and Company. Ms. Kelley is currently an advisor to the Board of Directors and senior leadership of Falabella Retail. Ms. Kelley is a director of Vera Bradley, Inc. Ms. Kelley holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Boston College and a Master of Business Administration from The University of Virginia.

Harold Kvisle

Mr. Harold N. Kvisle is Independent Director of the company. He is a Corporate Director and has served as a leader in the oil and gas, utilities and power generation industries for more than 35 years. He currently serves as board chair of ARC Resources Ltd. and as a board member of Cona Resources Ltd. Mr. Kvisle was chief executive officer of Talisman Energy from 2012 to 2015 and chief executive officer of TransCanada Corporation from 2001 to 2010. Prior to joining TransCanada in 1999 he was the founder and president of Fletcher Challenge Energy Canada, from 1990 to 1999. He held engineering, finance and management positions with Dome Petroleum Limited from 1975 to 1988. Mr. Kvisle holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Alberta and a Master in Business Administration from the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary.

Stuart Levenick

Mr. Stuart L. Levenick is Independent Director of the Company. He retired from Caterpillar Inc. in 2015 after 37 years, including 10 years as Group President. His most recent responsibility included leadership of customer and dealer support for Caterpillar. Other responsibilities during his tenure as Group President included management of businesses spanning marketing, manufacturing operations, engineering, supply chain, procurement and human resources. Prior to assuming the Group President position in 2004, Mr. Levenick served as Vice President, Caterpillar Inc., and Chairman of Shin Caterpillar Mitsubishi Ltd. from 2000 to 2004, and as Vice President, Asia Pacific Division, from 2001 to 2004. Prior to 2000, he held various senior positions with Caterpillar in North America, Asia and Europe. Previously, he held positions as Chairman of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Executive Director of the United States Chamber of Commerce, Director of the U.S./China Business Council and the U.S./Russia Business Council. Currently, Mr. Levenick is the lead director of Entergy Corporation, the lead director of W.W. Grainger, Inc. and a director of the University of Illinois Foundation. Mr. Levenick graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry and is a Sloan Fellow with a Master of Science degree in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Kathleen O'Neill

Ms. Kathleen M. O'Neill is Independent Director of Finning International Inc. She is a Corporate Director and experienced Audit Committee Chair. Prior to 2005, Ms. O’Neill was an Executive Vice-President at BMO Financial Group where her most recent position was Executive VicePresident, Personal & Commercial Development and Head of Small Business Banking. Prior to joining BMO Financial Group in 1994, Ms. O’Neill was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for 19 years including eight years as a tax partner. Ms. O’Neill currently serves on the Board of Directors of ARC Resources Limited, and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. Ms. O’Neill is past Chair of St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation. In 2005, Ms. O’Neill was accredited through the Institute of Corporate Directors/Rotman School of Management Directors Education Program. She is on the Ontario Advisory Council and the Accounting Policy Advisory Committee for the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD). She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with Honours) from the University of Toronto and is a Fellow of the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCPA). Ms. O’Neill was selected as one of Canada’s most powerful women by the Women’s Executive Network for 2014, 2015 and 2016 and was inducted into the Women’s Executive Network Hall of Fame in 2017.

Christopher Patterson

Mr. Christopher W. Patterson is Independent Director of Finning International Inc. From April 2005 until his retirement in June 2009, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Daimler Trucks North America LLC. Prior to 2005, he held progressively senior executive positions with Freightliner LLC, predecessor to Daimler Trucks North America, including Senior Vice President, Service and Parts and was Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing of Volvo Trucks North America. Mr. Patterson is also a director of CAX Parent, LLC, Modine Manufacturing Company and FleetPride Inc. Mr. Patterson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Western Ontario.

Mauk Breukels