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Canada Goose Holdings Inc (GOOS.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dani Reiss

44 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Jonathan Sinclair

2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Scott Cameron

40 2018 President - Greater China

Pat Sherlock

2018 President - International

Carrie Baker

2017 Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff

Kara MacKillop

2018 Executive Vice President - People and Culture

John Moran

2018 Executive Vice President - Manufacturing and Supply Chain

David Forrest

Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Ana Mihaljevic

2018 Senior Vice President - Planning and Sales Operations

Spencer Orr

2018 Senior Vice President - Merchandising and Product Strategy

Jacob Pat

2018 Chief Information Officer

Penny Brook

Chief Marketing Officer

Lee Turlington

2016 Chief Product Officer

Rick Wood

Chief Commercial Officer

Joshua Bekenstein

59 2013 Director

Ryan Cotton

39 2013 Director

Jodi Butts

45 2017 Independent Director

Maureen Chiquet

55 2017 Independent Director

John Davison

60 2017 Independent Director

Stephen Gunn

63 2017 Independent Director

Jean-Marc Huet

49 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Dani Reiss

Mr. Dani Reiss C. M serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He is grandson of the Company's founder, Mr. Reiss joined the Company in 1997 and was named President & Chief Executive Officer in 2001. Mr. Reiss has worked in almost every area of the Company and successfully developed the Company's international sales channels prior to assuming the role of President & Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Reiss received a Bachelor of Arts from University of Toronto. Mr. Reiss is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and brings leadership and operational experience to the Board of Directors as President & Chief Executive Officer.

Jonathan Sinclair

Mr. Jonathan Sinclair is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. A career retailer with an extensive luxury, fashion and direct-to-consumer background, Jonathan brings more than 20 years of global financial and operational experience to his role. Prior to joining Canada Goose, he most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Business Operations at Jimmy Choo, where he was instrumental in its initial public offering and strategic review process, which ultimately led to its sale to Michael Kors Holdings Limited. Jonathan has also served as Chief Operating Officer at Jimmy Choo and Vertu, prior to which he held a number of financial leadership roles at Pentland Brands plc and The Boots Company PLC. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and French at Loughborough University of Technology. Outside of the office, Jonathan is a keen arts follower and fitness enthusiast who also enjoys fine wines and culinary experiences.

Scott Cameron

Mr. Scott Cameron serves as President - Greater China of the Company. Mr. Scott leads our cross-functional Greater China business unit, with responsibility for national market development efforts and our regional head office in Shanghai. He joined the company in 2016 and previously served as Executive Vice President of eCommerce, Stores and Strategy, where he was responsible for all operational elements of the Canada Goose direct-to-consumer business, and led the Strategy team. Prior to joining Canada Goose, Scott spent eight years at McKinsey & Co., a management consulting firm, most recently as Principal where he specialized in the global consumer retail space. Scott received an Honours Bachelor in Commerce degree from Queen’s University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Pat Sherlock

Mr. Pat Sherlock serves as President - International of the Company. Pat is a charismatic leader with over 20 years of experience driving growth in the fashion, sporting goods, and packaged goods industries. He joined Canada Goose in 2012 and was most recently Senior Vice President of Global Wholesale before taking on his current role, where he is responsible for operations in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America. Pat has been integral in the transformation of the sales organization and continues to lead our global wholesale growth across multiple regions and channels. Previously, Pat served as the National Sales Manager of New Balance Canada Inc., where he led his organization to record growth in fashion and lifestyle footwear space, and spent more than a decade at InBev (Labatt) in multiple sales leadership roles. Pat received a Bachelor of Business Administration and Management from University of Winnipeg.

Carrie Baker

Ms. Carrie Baker serves as Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff of the Company. A dynamic communications strategist with a passion for creative storytelling and solving key business issues, Carrie joined Canada Goose in 2012 as the Vice President of Communications after consulting with the company for a number of years. In her current role, she serves as Chief of Staff to the President & CEO, leading strategic cross-functional projects. She also direct global internal and external communications and government relations, and oversees the Canada Goose Resource Centres program. Prior to joining the company, Carrie spent 12 years at High Road Communications, a North American communications agency, serving most recently as Senior Vice President where she worked with Fortune 500 companies across the consumer retail, apparel, entertainment and technology industries. Carrie graduated from the University of Western Ontario where she received a Bachelor of Arts. An explorer at heart, Carrie travels as often as possible and enjoys chasing her next adrenalin rush.

Kara MacKillop

Ms. Kara MacKillop serves as Executive Vice President - People and Culture of the Company. An inspirational Human Resources executive with a passion for empowering employees, developing great teams, and fostering advancement through coaching, Kara joined Canada Goose in 2014 as the Vice President of Human Resources. In her current role, Kara oversees talent, employee experience, training, and global policy development as well as driving employee engagement aligned with our core values. Prior to joining our team, Kara served as the Director of Human Resources for Red Bull Canada and Indigo Books and Music. She received an Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Western Ontario and serves on community not-for-profit boards.

John Moran

Mr. John Moran serves as Executive Vice President - Manufacturing and Supply Chain of the Company. For more than 25 years, John has held senior leadership roles in manufacturing, operations and sales at some of North America’s most respected apparel companies. Throughout his career, John has demonstrated an ability to help apparel makers increase productivity, improve product quality, and maximize profits. Prior to joining Canada Goose, he served as Vice President of Operations and later as Chief Operating Officer of Robert Talbott Inc., a renowned producer of luxury clothing, where his responsibilities ranged from strategic planning and business development to sales, sourcing, manufacturing, distribution and finance. John also spent nearly 20 years at Gitman Brothers Shirt Company, a division of the Individualized Apparel Group, where he held a series of increasingly senior roles before serving as Chief Operating Officer. When he’s not in the office, a father of three boys, John actively participates in youth sports organizations, and enjoys golf and travel.

David Forrest

Mr. David Forrest is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. With more than a decade of experience, David Forrest joined the company in 2014 and currently serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel. David advises management on all strategic projects while running a team that oversees all of the company’s legal needs. Previously, he served as the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Thomas Cook North America, and prior to that practiced law at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, where he specialized in corporate, commercial and securities law. David holds a Bachelor of Laws (with distinction) from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts, Applied Economics from Queen’s University.

Ana Mihaljevic

Ms. Ana Mihaljevic is Senior Vice President - Planning and Sales Operations of the Company. With more than a decade of experience in luxury apparel industry, Ana brings a unique perspective and strategic vision to her position as Vice President of Planning and Sales Operations. Ana joined Canada Goose in 2015 and has built a dynamic team responsible for planning, forecasting, and fulfillment of global sales across all channels including wholesale and retail. Prior to joining Canada Goose, Ana built a career in the fashion world where most recently she served as the Director of Business Planning at Marc Jacobs International (a brand in the LVMH portfolio), and also held positions with Jones Apparel Group, and Ralph Lauren. Ana received a Bachelor in Commerce from Queen’s University with honours.

Spencer Orr

Mr. Spencer Orr is Senior Vice President - Merchandising and Product Strategy of the Company. An energetic self-starter with a love for technical gear, Spencer has merged two of his great passions into the role of Vice President of Merchandising and Product Strategy at Canada Goose. Spencer and his team are responsible for the strategic development and successful implementation of the company’s seasonal collections. In 2012, he led the design and launch of the HyBridge Lite Jacket which won Outside Magazine’s Gear of the Year Award. Prior to joining Canada Goose in 2009, Spencer spent after several years at Sierra Designs, where he held the position of Manager of Design and Development, and previously owned a consulting company that focused on outerwear and equipment. Spencer received an Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation from Lakehead University and a Master of Business Administration from Ivey Business School at Western University.

Jacob Pat

Mr. Jacob Pat is Chief Information Officer of the Company. A change agent at heart, fueled by a dynamic vision for building successful teams, Jacob oversees the company’s IT infrastructure and technology innovation strategy. He joined the company as Director of Information Technology in 2013, and was quickly promoted to his current role after transitioning the IT group to a strategic and enablement partner, leading the rebuild of our global infrastructure, and helping launch our eCommerce channel. His passion for motivating people has continued to push his teams to think outside borders, and apply creative perspectives to problem solving. Prior to joining Canada Goose, Jacob served as the Director of Enablement at Momentum Advanced Solutions Inc. and Manager of QA/Information Technology at Trimble Navigation. Jacob has received his credentials as a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute. Outside work, Jacob’s passion lies with helping educate others on social aspects of technology, spending time with family, and building cars.

Penny Brook

Ms. Penny Brook is Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. Bringing 20 years of expertise in global marketing to her role as Chief Marketing Officer, Penny is known for her ability to marry creative intuition with a commercial focus to drive brands forward. Having joined Canada Goose in 2014, Penny most recently served as GM and Vice President of International Marketing where she successfully built and empowered a high performance team. Working across a wide range of industries including luxury, fashion, consumer electronics and FMCG, Penny successfully developed 360 degree campaigns that delivered compelling brand and business results. Previously, she served in progressively senior marketing roles at companies including Mulberry, Clarks and Philips Electronics. Penny received a Bachelor of Arts from Kingston University in London.

Lee Turlington

Mr. Lee Turlington serves as Chief Product Officer of the Company. An apparel, outdoor and sport industry veteran, Lee guides the global Design & Merchandising team with the belief that innovation drives results. After working with the company as an independent consultant, Lee formally joined the company in 2016 bringing more than 25 years’ experience in shaping product and business strategy. Previously, Lee managed his own consulting company and spent five years at Patagonia Inc., most recently serving as Vice President, Global Product. Prior to that, he served as a Global Director and General Manager for Nike Inc and held executive positions at Fila Sport sPa and The North Face. Lee received a Bachelor of Economics from Lenoir-Rhyne University. A true outdoor enthusiast, Lee enjoys skiing, mountain biking and golfing, and serves on the Board at SOS Outreach, a non-profit organization that delivers long term life skill development to youth through progressive outdoor programs.

Rick Wood

Mr. Rick Wood is Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. An industry veteran and inspiring leader, Rick brings more than 20 years of global experience in consumer apparel and retail to his role as Chief Commercial Officer. Leading the company’s wholesale, retail, and sales planning and operations teams, Rick will spearhead Canada Goose’s long-term commercial planning efforts and continue to fuel the company’s international growth. Throughout his career, Rick has led teams in sales optimization, product development, marketing, and strategy development and execution, working with global brands including The North Face, Vans, Timberland, Reef, JanSport and SmartWool. Most recently, he served as Executive Director at ArchPoint Consulting and previously held numerous management positions in VF Corporation, including President of Outdoor and Action Sports Coalition for Europe, Middle East and Africa and Vice President and General Manager of VF Outdoor Canada.

Joshua Bekenstein

Mr. Joshua Bekenstein serves as Director of the Company. Mr. Bekenstein has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2013. He is a Managing Director at Bain Capital. Prior to joining Bain Capital, in 1984, Mr. Bekenstein spent several years at Bain & Company, Inc., where he was involved with companies in a variety of industries. Mr. Bekenstein serves as a director of The Michaels Companies, Inc., BRP Inc., Dollarama Inc., and Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. He previously served as a member of the board of directors of The Gymboree Corporation, Burlington Stores, Inc. and Waters Corporation. Mr. Bekenstein received a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Mr. Bekenstein provides strong executive and business operations skills to our board of directors and valuable experience gained from previous and current board service.

Ryan Cotton

Mr. Ryan Cotton is Director of the Company. Mr. Cotton has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2013. He joined Bain Capital in 2003, and is currently a Managing Director. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Cotton was a consultant at Bain & Company from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Cotton serves as a director of The Michaels Companies, Inc., TOMS Shoes, Virgin Voyages, and Blue Nile. He previously served as a member of the board of directors of Apple Leisure Group, International Market Centers, Inc., Daymon Worldwide, and Sundial Brands. Mr. Cotton received a bachelor's degree from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Mr. Cotton provides strong executive and business operations skills to our board of directors and valuable experience gained from previous and current board service.

Jodi Butts

Ms. Jodi Butts is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Butts has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2017. Prior to joining the board, Ms. Butts served as the Chief Executive Officer of Rise Asset Development and Senior Vice-President of Operations and Redevelopment at Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto. Ms. Butts also serves as the Board Chair of Aereus Technologies Inc., an antimicrobial technology company, as a member of the Board of Governors and Audit Committee of the University of Windsor, as a board member and member of the Risk Management Committee of the Walrus Foundation, advisory board member to Bayshore Home Healthcare, and as the Chair of the World Health Innovation Network. Ms. Butts is also a former member of the Ontario Ministry of Health Expert Panel on Healthcare Sector Supply Chain Integration. As a lawyer and entrepreneur, Ms. Butts was a founding partner of a boutique litigation firm. She received a Bachelor of Arts from University of Windsor, a Master of Arts in Canadian History from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Toronto.

Maureen Chiquet

Ms. Maureen Chiquet is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Chiquet has served as a member of the Board of Directors since August 2017. She began her career in marketing at L'Oreal Paris in 1985, started working at The Gap in 1988, where she helped launch and build the Old Navy brand, and served as President of Banana Republic in 2002 prior to becoming Chief Operating Officer and President of U.S. Operations of Chanel in 2003. In 2007, Ms. Chiquet became Chanel's first Global Chief Executive Officer. She left Chanel in 2016. Ms. Chiquet serves as a Trustee to the New York Academy of Art. Ms. Chiquet is also a Trustee to the Yale Corporation and fellow of Yale University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in literature.

John Davison

Mr. John Marshal Davison is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Davison has served as a member of the Board of Directors since May 2017. Mr. Davison is currently the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Four Seasons Holdings Inc., the luxury hotel and resort management company, a position he has held since 2005 after joining the company as Senior Vice President, Project Financing in 2002. In addition to managing the group's financial activities, Mr. Davison oversees the company's information systems and technology area. Prior to joining Four Seasons Holdings Inc., Mr. Davison spent four years as a member of the Audit and Business Investigations Practice at KPMG in Toronto, followed by 14 years at IMAX Corporation from 1987 to 2001, ultimately holding the position of President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Currently he also serves on the board of IMAX China Holding, Inc. and Benevity, Inc. Mr. Davison has been a Chartered Professional Accountant since 1986, and a Chartered Business Valuator since 1988. He received a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto. Mr. Davison provides strong executive and business operations skills to the Board of Directors.

Stephen Gunn

Mr. Stephen K. Gunn serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gunn has served as a member of the Board of Directors since February 2017. He serves as a Co-Chair of Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. ("Sleep Country"). He co-founded Sleep Country in 1994 and served as its Chair and Chief Executive Officer from 1997 to 2014. Prior to founding Sleep Country Mr. Gunn was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company from 1981 to 1987 and then cofounded and was President of Kenrick Capital, a private equity firm. Mr. Gunn also serves as the Chair of the board of directors of Dollarama Inc. and is the Chair of the audit committee of Recipe Unlimited Corporation, and served as a director of Golf Town Canada Inc. from 2008 to 2016. He received a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Queen's University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Gunn provides strong executive and business operations skills to the Board of Directors and valuable experience gained from previous and current board service.

Jean-Marc Huet

Mr. Jean-Marc Huet serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Huët has served as a member of the Board of Directors since February 2017. He serves as a supervisory board member of Heineken N.V. and of SHV Holdings N.V. and a non-executive director of J2 plc. Mr. Huët served as a director of Formula One from 2012 to January 2017, and was an Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of Unilever N.V. from 2010 to 2015. Mr. Huët was also Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company from 2008 to 2009 and as a member of the Executive Board and Chief Financial Officer of Royal Numico N.V. from 2003 to 2007. Prior to that, he worked at Goldman Sachs International. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College and a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD. Mr. Huët provides strong executive, consumer and financial expertise to the Board of Directors and valuable experience gained from previous and current board service.