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Horizon North Logistics Inc (HNL.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kevin Nabholz

61 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Roderick Graham

50 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Scott Matson

2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance

J.P Kiss

Senior Vice President - Modular Solutions

Warren Murray

Senior Vice President - Camps and Hospitality

Jeff Litchfield

Vice President - Operations and Camps and Hospitality

Ben Bazinet

Vice President - Human Resources

William Anderson

2015 Vice President - Quality, Health, Safety and Environment

Kapul Gill

Vice President - Manufacturing

Lyle Guard

Vice President - Legal and General Counsel

Pat Hammerschmi

Vice President - Aboriginal and Community Relations

Mike Hammerschmidt

2016 Vice President - Rentals and Logistics

Jeff Strank

Vice President - Business Development Industrial

Darren Bolding

General Manager - Power Systems

Jan Campbell

2006 Corporate Secretary

Richard Ballantyne

59 2015 Independent Director

Bradley Fedora

48 2015 Independent Director

Mary Garden

59 2016 Independent Director

Russell Newmark

62 2017 Independent Director

Ann Rooney

64 2012 Independent Director

Dale Tremblay

63 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kevin Nabholz

Mr. Kevin Drew Nabholz serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Nabholz is an independent businessman. Mr. Nabholz has over 30 years of experience in the oil sands industry. Mr. Nabholz retired as Executive Vice President, Major Projects at Suncor Energy Inc. (“Suncor”) on March 1, 2012, having been at Suncor for 25 years. Mr. Nabholz was involved in all facets of the business at Suncor, including Operations, Maintenance and Projects and in his latest role led the execution of over $30 billion of major projects. Mr. Nabholz has served on a number of private company boards, as well as not-for-profit entities including the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Construction Owners Association of Alberta, Keyano College Foundation, the United Way of Fort McMurray and several others.

Roderick Graham

Mr. Roderick W. Graham is a President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior thereto, Mr. Graham was the Senior Vice President Corporate Development and Planning of Horizon North since January 21, 2014. Prior thereto, Mr. Graham served as a director of Horizon North since January 2007 and Chair of the Board of Horizon North from May 3, 2012 to January 21, 2014. Mr. Graham was the President and Chief Executive Officer of ZCL Composites Inc. from October 1, 2010 to August 7, 2012. Prior to his role at ZCL, Mr. Graham co-founded and acted as Managing Director of Northern Plains Capital Corporation from September 2005 to September 2010.

Scott Matson

Mr. Scott Matson is an Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance of the Company. Mr. Matson has been with Horizon North since its public launch in 2006 and held the position of vice-president, finance, and chief financial officer since January, 2010. Mr. Matson will continue to oversee the finance and accounting, tax and treasury, and financial reporting functions, as well as assist in Horizon North's investor relations.

J.P Kiss

Mr. J.P Kiss is Senior Vice President - Modular Solutions of the Company. He is focused on managing executive relationships with our key strategic client accounts within the modular construction industry. He also drives Horizon North business into new geographic locations and vertical markets, while developing strategic relationships with governmental and regulatory decision makers. With over 20 years of senior management experience, Joe has occupied previous roles as Vice President and General Manager of Cementec Industries Inc., Chief Operating Officer of Genalta Power Inc., and most recently, President of Ladacor Advanced Modular Systems. Joe has his Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Calgary. As well, he is an APEGA Licensed Professional Engineer with extensive executive experience in modular product development, project management, operations, business development, and corporate management.

Warren Murray

Mr. Warren Murray is the Senior Vice President - Camps and Hospitality of the Company. Mr. Warren is responsible for the overall development and maintenance of food services, housekeeping, camp management, and camp equipment fleet management. Warren has over 35 years of experience in the industry. From 1997 to 2008, Warren gained experience in numerous roles as Field Supervisor, Operations Manager, Account Executive, Sales Manager and Vice President Sales within PTI Premium Camp Services Ltd. Prior to his career at PTI, he worked at Hofman Camp Services from 1977 to 1985 in numerous positions including operations manager. Warren has training in Plastic Technology and Leadership Essentials from the Niagara Institute.

Jeff Litchfield

Mr. Jeff Litchfield is Vice President - Operations and Camps and Hospitality of the Company. He oversees all operational aspects of the division. His areas of responsibility include: hospitality, facility management, procurement and logistics. Prior to joining Horizon North, Jeff spent 11 years at Finning holding multiple senior management roles, leading corporate-wide Emergency Response Plans projects and Finning’s Quality program under the 6 Sigma/Lean banner. He also worked at Weatherford leading special projects to improve progressive cavity pump supply chain, and has taught at the University of Alberta, where he was a session instructor for an MBA, Operations Management course. Jeff holds a Bachelors of Commerce in Management Science from the University of Alberta, acquired his CORS Diploma at the Canadian Operational Research Society, and a Lean Certificate from NAIT.

Ben Bazinet

Mr. Ben Bazinet is Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. Mr. Ben is responsible for leading the development of human resource strategies including human capital development, organizational effectiveness, transformational cultural change, labour relations, total rewards strategy, and talent acquisition. Ben has extensive experience in project management, strategic planning, project allocation and communications. Prior to joining Horizon North, Ben was President at WaterGeeks Laboratories Inc. from 2007 to 2014. He also gained experience at TELUS Communications Inc. from 1999 to 2007 working in project management, financial consulting, and as the strategy manager. Ben has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Alberta and a Project Management Master’s Certificate from George Washington University. He has also completed a Competent Communicator & Leader Designation from Toastmasters International.

William Anderson

Mr. William H. Anderson is Vice President - Quality, Health, Safety and Environment of the Company. Mr. Bill is responsible for delivering world-class safe work procedures and ensuring safe workplace behaviours during all company-related activities, focusing on: environmental protection; employee, client and public safety; quality; and regulatory compliance. Bill gained extensive experience in the field of logistics, operations, and safety during his 25-year career with BP, before joining Horizon North in 2006. This experience, coupled with unwavering commitment to Horizon North employees has contributed to the success of the company’s dynamic and multi-faceted Safety and Quality programs. Bill’s Aboriginal heritage provides deep insights into Horizon North’s Aboriginal involvement, Joint Ventures and Partnerships. Bill graduated from the Civil & Structural Technology program from the BC Institute of Technology, and is a member of the Alberta Society of Engineering Technologists.

Kapul Gill

Mr. Kapul D. Gill is Vice President - Manufacturing of the Company. Mr. Kapul oversees the execution of camp and modular unit estimating, design, manufacturing, and installation activities, as well as access mat manufacturing. Kapul brings with him over 28 years of experience in manufacturing within a number of industries including automotive, aerospace, and luxury yachts. From 2012 to 2015, Kapul was the Chief Operating Officer at ZCL Composites Inc. Prior to his role at ZCL, he worked in Senior Management positions for companies in Ontario including PMP (Automotive) Ltd. and Pratt & Whitney Aerospace. He brings with him international experience working as General Manager at Princes Yachts, and other Senior Positions at Jaguar, Honda, and Rover in England. Kapul has received his Doctorate in Philosophy from the Coventry University in England, was awarded his Masters of Science Degree from the University of Warwick, and his Bachelor of Science Degree from Coventry University.

Lyle Guard

Mr. Lyle G. Guard is Vice President - Legal and General Counsel of the Company. He advises Horizon North on all matters requiring legal representation. Lyle has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, energy and construction transactions, emissions trading, finance, and general corporate law. Prior to joining Horizon North, Lyle was Assistant General Counsel – Project Execution with a Fortune 500 midstream company. He also gained international banking and energy experience while working as a solicitor in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and was previously a member of both the Calgary and Toronto offices of a Canadian based international law firm. Lyle was called to bar in the Province of Ontario in 2004 and Alberta in 2009. He holds a Bachelor of Law degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia.

Pat Hammerschmi

Mr. Pat Hammerschmi is Vice President - Aboriginal and Community Relations of the Company. Pat is responsible for providing a consistent company-wide approach to establishing Aboriginal partnerships, joint ventures and working agreements, and the delivery of the community relations initiatives for the Company. Pat has extensive experience in the resource sector and was one of the principals of Swamp Mats Inc., which was acquired by Horizon North in 2006. Previously, Pat worked as a sales manager for International Mat of Canada and also gained experience during his 18 years working for NOVA Corporation in various positions of increasing responsibility. In 1998, during the TransCanada Pipelines merger, he worked as a senior adviser. Pat holds a certificate in Business & Supervision and in Human Resources Management from the Edmonton Continuing Education Centre. He is also a graduate of Instrumentation Technology – Process Measurement from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. Pat has extensive professional experience in Aboriginal consultation and awareness, customer service training, performance sales, and strategic planning & development.

Mike Hammerschmidt

Mr. Mike Hammerschmidt is Vice President - Rentals and Logistics of the Company. Mike is responsible for the overall operations and management of matting and transportation related activities. In 2003 he joined Swamp Mats Inc. which was acquired by Horizon North in 2006. Mike has 35 years of oilfield service related experience helping to introduce access matting solutions to the Canadian oilfield industry in 1998 through his work for International Mat of Canada. Mike is a graduate of the Petroleum Technician program at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

Jeff Strank

Mr. Jeff Strank is Vice President - Business Development Industrial of the Company. Jeff focuses on managing executive relationships within key strategic client accounts. He also drives Horizon North business into new geographic regions and new vertical markets, and develops strategic relationships with governmental and regulatory decision makers. He works in conjunction with the Sales and Marketing and Operations organizations to execute on behalf of Horizon North’s Industrial clients. Prior to joining Horizon North, Jeff was the co-founder of Empire Camp Equipment Ltd. (“Empire”), a Western Canadian focused provider of camp and wellsite buildings, with approximately 1,700 beds and supplemental camp support equipment that was acquired by Horizon North on August 23, 2016. At Empire, Jeff managed all day-to-day dealings including business development, customer relations and operations. Prior to Empire, Jeff led sales and business development at Western Camp Services. Jeff graduated from the Business Administration Program at NAIT in 2002.

Darren Bolding

Mr. Darren Bolding is General Manager - Power Systems of the Company. He is responsible for the management of leading-edge technology development and operations. He joined Horizon North in 2008 and has a pivotal role in the management, development and success of Power Systems. Darren started his career as an apprentice electrician with Kelon Electric, which later became Tesco Corporation, where he was responsible for the installation and training for electric AC top drives. Darren gained experience while working in Northern Africa in the role of rotating operations manager. In 2005, he started his own consulting company, building seven of the first 21 electric AC top drive drilling rigs in Canada. Darren completed one year of training in electrical engineering technology at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and then completed his electrician’s apprenticeship in 1998.

Jan Campbell

Ms. Jan M. Campbell is Corporate Secretary of the Company. she has been President of Comply Inc. a consulting firm which provides corporate secretarial services, since June 2006 and President of Comply Inc., a consulting firm which provides corporate secretarial services, since December 2005; prior thereto, Corporate Secretary of Precision Drilling Corporation.

Richard Ballantyne

Mr. Richard T. Ballantyne is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ballantyne is a professional engineer and independent corporate director. With more than 30 years in the processing and refinery business, Mr. Ballantyne was President of Terasen Pipelines from 2001 to 2005 and held senior positions with Trans Mountain Pipeline and BC Gas Utility Ltd. Mr. Ballantyne is a director of Stuart Olson Inc. and Sail Canada (the national governing body for the sport of sailing) and has served on several public, private and association boards. Mr. Ballantyne is a graduate of the University of British Columbia in mechanical engineering, attended the Banff School of Advanced Management, and is a certified director through the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Bradley Fedora

Mr. Bradley P. D. Fedora is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Fedora joined Canyon Services Group Inc. (“Canyon”) in September 2007 as President, was appointed to Canyon’s board of directors in spring 2008, and was promoted to President and CEO in the fall of 2009. Before joining Canyon, Mr. Fedora spent the previous decade with Peters and Co. Ltd. (“Peters”), a Calgary-based investment bank focused on the energy sector, where he specialized in financings and merger and acquisition transactions for the oil and natural gas service and supply sector. Before joining Peters, Mr. Fedora attended university, where he also accumulated field experience while working summers for an energy company in Saskatchewan. Mr. Fedora holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Saskatchewan and an MBA in finance from the University of British Columbia. He is a former director of IROC Energy Services Corp., the Petroleum Services Association of Canada and Marsa Energy Inc. Mr. Fedora is a 2009 recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award.

Mary Garden

Ms. Mary Garden is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Garden has over 30 years of executive leadership experience in business including operations and marketing management, advisory consulting, coaching and university teaching. Over the course of her career, Ms. Garden has worked in executive level positions with PwC, Delta Hotels, PKF, Holiday Inn, Radisson Hotels and Keg Restaurants. From 2008 to 2015, Ms. Garden led investment teams at the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation managing Canadian and international multi-billion dollar, private equity real estate portfolios for institutional pension plan clients. Ms. Garden has served on the boards of Bentall Kennedy, Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities, Delta Hotels, bcIMC Realty Corporation and SilverBirch Hotels & Resort. Ms. Garden is the principal at Mary Garden & Associates, an advisory firm working with select global clients and C-Suite leaders in strategic consulting, executive coaching and workplace well being. Ms. Garden has a BA and MBA from the University of British Columbia and holds the ICD.D designation.

Russell Newmark

Mr. Russell A. Newmark serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Newmark has extensive and diverse business knowledge and experience throughout northern Canada and has been Chief Executive Officer of E. Gruben’s Transport Ltd. since 1990, a successful contracting firm based in the Northwest Territories. Since 1976, he has been recognized as a leader within the Mackenzie Delta and Beaufort Sea regions and has served on numerous corporate and government boards including the Inuvialuit Development Corporation, Norterra Inc. and the GNWT Business Loan Fund Board.

Ann Rooney

Ms. Ann Isabel Rooney serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Rooney is an independent businesswoman. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1986 after working for several years as an environmental scientist with a specialty in limnology. Ms. Rooney’s professional experience includes working as a Staff Accountant and Manager with Ernst and Young LLP, an independent GST Consultant, and a Manager at AltaGas Services Inc. In 2001, Ms. Rooney became a partner of Holt Rooney Chartered Accountants; a public practice firm in Calgary, Alberta. She retired from public practice in 2011. Ms. Rooney has had extensive involvement with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta including serving as president from 1996 to 1997. In 1996, Ms. Rooney was awarded an FCA (Fellow of the Chartered Accountants) in recognition of her meritorious service to the accounting profession and the community. Ms. Rooney earned the ICD.D professional designation in 2010. Ms. Rooney sits as lead independent member of the Alberta Securities Commission as well as serving on their governance committee. Ms. Rooney is Vice-Chair and Audit chair at Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities Inc., a land lease company with properties all across Canada. Ms. Rooney is a member of the National Board of Directors and is chair of the audit committee of the Nature Conservancy of Canada, the country's leading national land conservation charitable organization

Dale Tremblay

Mr. Dale E. Tremblay is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Tremblay is an independent businessman. From December 2009 to December 2013, Mr. Tremblay was the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Western Energy Services Corp. Prior thereto, Mr. Tremblay was the Chair of SES Holdings Limited, the parent company of Saxon Energy Services Inc., from August 2005 to December 2009, in addition to serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Saxon Energy Services Inc. Prior thereto, Mr. Tremblay was the Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Precision Drilling Corporation from 1988 to 2005.