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Kinaxis Inc (KXS.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Giffen

60 2018 Chairman of the Board

John Sicard

55 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Richard Monkman

Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Corporate Services

Megan Paterson

2018 Chief Human Resource Officer

David Kelly

2014 Executive Vice President - Professional Services

Jay Muelhoefer

2018 Chief Marketing Officer

Gelu Ticala

Vice President - Product Development

Paul Carreiro

2017 Chief Revenue Officer

Andrew McDonald

2018 Chief Product Officer

Sarah Sedgman

2017 Chief Customer Officer

Pamela Passman

2018 Director

Kelly Thomas

2018 Director

Robert Courteau

62 2016 Independent Director

Jill Denham

57 2016 Independent Director

Angel Mendez

57 2016 Independent Director

Rick Wadsworth

2018 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

John Giffen

Mr. John Giffen is Chairman of the Board of Kinaxis Inc. Mr. Giffen is currently our Independent Lead Director and is a director of Absolute Software Inc. and also a director of a number of other private companies. From 1992 to 1996, Mr. Giffen was Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Alias Research Inc. (until it was sold to Silicon Graphics Inc. for approximately $500 million). Since 1996, Mr. Giffen has advised several private venture investment funds, and has served on the boards of a number of public and private companies including Macromedia Inc., (from 1997 – 2005 until it was sold to Adobe Systems Inc. for $4 billion), Ruggedcom Inc., MKS Inc., Descartes Systems Group Inc. (Chairman), DPS Inc., Corel Corporation Inc., Certicom Corporation Inc., Financial Models Inc., 724 Solutions Inc. (Chairman), Sierra Systems Group Inc., and Open Text Corporation Inc. Mr. Giffen is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario).and has a Designation in Corporate Finance. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow and worked with KPMG in Glasgow from 1978-1982.

John Sicard

Mr. John Ernest Sicard is a President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to moving into his current role as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Sicard had over twenty years’ tenure at Kinaxis. Mr. Sicard first started at the Company as a key contributor to the architecture and development of Kinaxis’ supply chain management solutions in early 1994, and has since held a number of senior management roles in development, professional services, business consulting, sales, marketing and customer support, and has held several positions at Kinaxis including Executive Vice President of Marketing and Development, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Strategy Officer. Before joining Kinaxis in 1994, Mr. Sicard held senior software architect positions in research and development at FastMAN Software Systems Inc. (also known as Promira Software Inc. before being purchased by Manugistics Group Inc.), and Monenco Agra Inc. Mr. Sicard holds a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from Concordia University in Canada. Mr. Sicard is also a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program in Massachusetts.

Richard Monkman

Mr. Richard Monkman, CPA, is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Corporate Services of Kinaxis Inc. Mr. Monkman has served in various finance roles with high technology companies for over 35 years. Prior to joining Kinaxis in October of 2005, Mr. Monkman held the Chief Financial Officer and other senior finance positions with leading software, services and other public and private high technology companies; most notably Nokia Internet Communications, SHL Systemhouse Inc. and ISM Corporation. Mr. Monkman is a Chartered Professional Accountant and has a Bachelor of Mathematics and Masters of Applied Science from the University of Waterloo.

Megan Paterson

Ms. Megan Paterson is a Chief Human Resource Officer of the Company. She was Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. As Vice President, Human Resources, Ms. Paterson oversees global human resources operations at Kinaxis. With over 15 years of industry experience, Ms. Paterson has played an integral role in developing the performance based culture at Kinaxis since joining the Company in January 2012. As part of her role, she ensures that the human resources programs support the goals and objectives of the company, while also cultivating the organization as a top employer of choice, which has led to the company being recognized by a multitude of awards over the years. Before joining Kinaxis, Ms. Paterson worked at EMS Technologies/Honeywell, Sedona Networks, and Trillium Photonics. Ms. Paterson graduated with a BA, Psychology from Carleton University.

David Kelly

Mr. David Kelly is Executive Vice President - Professional Services of the Company. Mr. Kelly came to Kinaxis with more than 15 years of experience working for enterprise software companies in a professional services capacity. Prior to joining Kinaxis in June 2014, Mr. Kelly was at IBM (June 2011 to May 2014) where he led IBM’s Enterprise Content Management (ECM) worldwide services business. As IBM’s worldwide ECM services leader, Mr. Kelly worked directly with IBM’s largest global customers, global IBM sales teams, and managed a sales and delivery team that was responsible for driving services revenue and delivery of ECM solutions. Mr. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wayne State University and has participated in multiple management classes at Rice University

Jay Muelhoefer

Mr. Jay Allan Muelhoefer is Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. Mr. Muelhoefer joined Kinaxis on March 19, 2018 and brings an extensive marketing background to his new role, most recently serving as Chief Marketing Officer at Intralinks (November 2015 to July 2017) where he led a global team through the execution of multiple go-to-market and demand generation strategies. Prior to Intralinks, Mr. Muelhoefer held CMO roles at IBM (January 2013 to November 2015) and Platform Computing (October 2010 to January 2013), and was the General Manager of SaaS PLM at PTC (Parametric Technology Corp). With a strong background as a product leader, Mr. Muelhoefer will draw on his valuable cross-functional experience to help grow the Kinaxis marketing function at the scale necessary to support the company’s long-term objectives.

Gelu Ticala

Mr. Gelu Ticala is Vice President - Product Development of the Company. Since joining Kinaxis in 2000, Mr. Ticala has held several leadership roles on several development teams, including Analytics, Applications, Integration, and Quality Assurance. Prior to his current role, Mr. Ticala was Director of Solution Performance, leading a team of developers and analysts uniquely responsible for working cross-functionally to maintain and continuously improve the overall performance of both the standard product and configured RapidResponse solutions. Given his experience, Mr. Ticala has established a broad and deep understanding of the various elements that contribute to the Kinaxis RapidResponse product. Mr. Ticala holds a Bachelor of Science, Computer Science from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, is a certified Scrum Master and has over 20 years of experience in the software industry.

Paul Carreiro

Mr. Paul Carreiro is Chief Revenue Officer of the Company. As Chief Revenue Officer, Paul leads Kinaxis’ Sales, Professional Services, and Alliance teams to drive revenue growth globally, building directly on the company's objective of assuring the delivery of continuous customer value. Paul holds a Master of Business Administration from the London School of Economics and Political Science/NYU Stern/HEC, in addition to completing the Director’s College Program at McMaster University and Stanford University's Advanced Management Program. With more than 20 years of leadership experience in the supply chain and enterprise software industry, Paul comes to Kinaxis having held senior positions at organizations such as IBM, SAP (June 2002 to February 2013), and most recently with Infor (February 2013 to October 2017), where he held the position of President and Managing Director, EMEA.

Andrew McDonald

Mr. Andrew McDonald is Chief Product Officer of the Company. McDonald has more than 20 years of experience growing software businesses by building innovative and creative product teams that produce industry-leading solutions for customers. He comes to Kinaxis having held numerous leadership positions at technology companies including President of the Platforms Business Division at Alcatel-Lucent, where he led the $1B/year business in software focusing on innovation and the move to the cloud. As Chief Product Officer of venture capital backed CENX, McDonald helped guide the cloud-based software company to a successful exit via acquisition by Ericsson.

Sarah Sedgman

Ms. Sarah Mayme Sedgman is a Chief Customer Officer of Kinaxis Inc. Before joining Kinaxis, Mrs. Sedgman held many global executive positions with industry leaders including; Director of Cognos Learning Services (January 2009 to August 2011), IBM’s Business Analytics Education Executive (August 2011 to August 2013), and most recently the Senior Vice President of PTC University (September 2013 to May 2015). She has more than 18 years of leadership experience in the IT knowledge and education industry and has previously been in charge of some of the largest and most profitable global education businesses in the industry. She is a true thought leader on knowledge, learning and adoption programs, and currently sits on several education services executive boards across North America. Mrs. Sedgman holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Waterloo.

Pamela Passman

Ms. Pamela Passman is Director of the Company. Pamela Passman brings Kinaxis both top-level industry and global risk management experience. Ms. Passman culminated a 15-year career at Microsoft as Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Global Corporate and Regulatory Affairs. She advised the Board and led the company's regulatory compliance in over 100 countries, addressing a range of privacy, security and other issues related to cloud computing, and its corporate philanthropic and citizenship work. Ms. Passman is currently the vice-chair of the Ethisphere Institute and president of the Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade, organizations that work with global companies to advance risk management internally and with their supply chains.

Kelly Thomas

Mr. Kelly Thomas is Director of the Company. Kelly Thomas joins the Kinaxis Board as a 30-year veteran in supply chain management. He has served as Chief Product Officer of JDA Software, and SVP of Product Strategy (among other executive positions) at i2 Technologies, prior to its acquisition by JDA. He is currently CEO of Worldlocity, a research and advisory firm, specializing in supply chain management software.

Robert Courteau

Mr. Robert G. Courteau serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Courteau is an accomplished senior executive with extensive experience in leading new business initiatives and achieving growth objectives with some of the world’s foremost companies. Mr. Courteau is the Chief Executive Officer of Altus Group Limited (September 2012 to present), a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Most recently, he was President of SAP North America, a global market leader in enterprise application software, with other previous roles including COO of its Global Customer Operations. Mr. Courteau has been an active board member of numerous North American not-for-profit organizations and has served on the boards of several publicly traded organizations. Mr. Courteau graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and also holds an Honorary Doctorate of Laws degree from Concordia University.

Jill Denham

Ms. Jill Denham is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Denham has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Ms. Denham brings a diverse skillset to the Kinaxis Board of Directors. She chairs the board of directors of Morneau Shepell Inc., a company that provides human resource consulting and technology services. Prior to becoming Chair, she was a member of that company’s Audit Committee from 2008 to 2015. Since 2016, she also serves on the board of directors of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited. Since 2010, Ms. Denham has served on the board of directors of National Bank of Canada and is a member of that company’s Human Resources Committee. Since 2012, she has been a member of the board of directors, which she currently chairs, and of the Audit and Review committees and the Investment Committee, which she has chaired since 2013, of Munich Reinsurance Company of Canada and Temple Insurance Company. She served on the board of directors of Penn West Petroleum Ltd. from 2012 to June 2016. During that time, Ms. Denham sat on the Governance Committee, the Audit Committee, and the Human Resources and Compensation Committee, chairing the latter from 2014 to 2015. From 2013 to July 2016, she served on the board of directors and the Governance Committee, Human Resources Committee, and Compensation Committee of Markit Ltd. Ms. Denham holds an Honours Business Administration (HBA) degree from the Ivey Business School at Western University and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School.

Angel Mendez

Mr. Angel L. Mendez is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Mendez is currently the Chief Operating Officer at HERE (August 2016 to present). As COO, Mr. Mendez is responsible for the strategic and operational execution of the company’s core business, with a particular emphasis on operational excellence, business process innovation and systems automation. Mr. Mendez is also an Officer of the Board of Directors of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, as well as the Lafayette College Board of Trustees where he chairs the Committee on Trustees and Governance. Mr. Mendez has over 30 years of management expertise with some of the world’s leading companies. Most recently, Mr. Mendez served as Senior Vice President, Cisco Transformation (September 2011 to March 2015), leading the Accelerated Cisco Transformation Program, a multiyear effort that reinvented Cisco’s business model and enabled significant increases in growth and shareholder value. Prior to this role, Mr. Mendez led Cisco’s Customer Value Chain Management organization (November 2008 to September 2011), responsible for corporate quality assurance, demand management, new product introduction, strategic sourcing, manufacturing, logistics, and customer service. Prior to joining Cisco in 2005, Mr. Mendez served as Senior Vice President of Global Operations for Palm Computing Inc., where he led the company’s operational turnaround. Mr. Mendez began his career at General Electric Company, serving 11 years in increasingly responsible assignments. Following General Electric, he served in senior executive roles at AlliedSignal Inc., Citigroup Inc., and Gateway, Inc. Mr. Mendez holds a Masters of Business Administration from The Crummer School at Rollins College in Florida and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Lafayette College in Pennsylvania.

Rick Wadsworth