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Loblaw Companies Ltd (L.TO)

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12 Nov 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Galen Weston

45 2017 Non-Independent Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Sarah Davis

50 2016 President

Darren Myers

44 2018 Chief Financial Officer

Jocyanne Bourdeau

2016 President - Discount Division

Barry Columb

2014 President - President’s Choice Financial

Ian Freedman

President - Joe Fresh

Jeffery Leger

President - Shoppers Drug Mart

Michael Motz

2018 Chief Operating Officer

Mark Wilson

Executive Vice President - Human Resources and Labour Relations

Gordon Currie

2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Robert Chant

2011 Senior Vice President - Corporate Affairs and Communications

Robert Wiebe

Chief Administrative Officer

Garry Senecal

2018 Chief Customer Officer

Thomas O'Neill

73 2003 Lead Independent Director

Paul Beeston

72 2005 Independent Director

Scott Bonham

56 2016 Independent Director

Warren Bryant

72 2013 Independent Director

Christie Clark

64 2011 Independent Director

M. Marianne Harris

60 2016 Independent Director

Claudia Kotchka

66 2016 Independent Director

Nancy Lockhart

63 2005 Independent Director

Beth Pritchard

71 2014 Independent Director

Sarah Raiss

60 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Galen Weston

Mr. Galen G. Weston serves as Non-Independent Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Loblaw Companies Ltd. He is the former Executive Chairman and President of the Corporation. He previously held several senior executive positions with the Corporation and its subsidiaries. Prior to joining the Corporation, he was an investment banking analyst for Salomon Brothers in the U.K. Mr. Weston graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. and from Columbia University with an M.B.A. Mr. Weston is Chairman and director of President’s Choice Bank and a director of Wittington Investments, Limited. Mr. Weston is also the former Chairman and a trustee of the Corporation’s subsidiary, Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust.

Sarah Davis

Ms. Sarah R. Davis is President of Loblaw Companies Limited. Prior to this, she was Chief Administrative Officer from 2014 to 2016 and Chief Financial Officer from 2010 to 2014 of the company. Ms. Davis was Vice President, Controller at Rogers Communication Inc.

Darren Myers

Mr. Richard G. Dufresne is Chief Financial Officer of the company. He joined George Weston Limited in 2012 and Loblaw in 2014, holding parallel responsibilities as CFO at both companies. This followed prior experience as CFO at a large food distributor and a career in investment banking. Darren Myers joins Loblaw from Celestica where he was most recently Executive Vice President and CFO, building on prior finance roles in the organization, and with Bell Canada and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Jocyanne Bourdeau

Barry Columb

Mr. Barry K. Columb is President - President’s Choice Financial of the company. Prior he was President of President’s Choice Bank, a subsidiary of Loblaw Companies Limited. Mr. Columb was President at CitiCards Canada.

Ian Freedman

Jeffery Leger

Michael Motz

Mr. Michael Motz is Chief Operating Officer of Loblaw Companies Limited. He was Chief Merchandising Officer and Executive Vice President at Shoppers Drug Mart prior to being appointed as President at Shoppers Drug Mart in January, 2015.

Mark Wilson

Gordon Currie

Mr. Gordon A. M. Currie is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Loblaw Companies Limited. He was an Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Non-Independent Director of the company up to 2014. Mr. Currie is Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of the Corporation and of Weston. He was formerly Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Direct Energy. Mr. Currie graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a B.A. and from the University of Toronto with an LL.B.

Robert Chant

Mr. Robert Chant is Senior Vice President - Corporate Affairs and Communications of Loblaw Companies Ltd. He was an associate at Hill and Knowlton Canada and prior to that was Chief of Staff of the Leader of the Opposition party at the Ontario Legislature.

Robert Wiebe

Garry Senecal

Mr. Garry Senecal is Chief Customer Officer of Loblaw Companies Ltd. Prior he was Executive Vice President - Conventional Division. Garry brings over 22 years of Canadian and international store operations, merchandising, brands and marketing experience to the role.

Thomas O'Neill

Mr. Thomas Charles O'Neill, F.C.A., LL.D., is Lead Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. He is a corporate director, is Chairman of The Bank of Nova Scotia. He is also the retired Chairman of BCE Inc. and PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting. Mr. O’Neill was previously Chief Executive Officer, and prior to that, Chief Operating Officer of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. O’Neill graduated from Queen’s University with a B.Comm. and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant. Mr. O’Neill received an Honorary LL.D. from Queen’s University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors. Mr. O’Neill also received the ICAO Award of Outstanding Merit, the highest honour from CPA Ontario. In addition to his public company board memberships listed below, Mr. O’Neill is also a member of the Advisory Board of The Stephen J.R. Smith School of Business at Queen’s University and is the former Chair of St. Michael’s Hospital and former Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of Queen’s University.

Paul Beeston

Mr. Paul M. Beeston, C.M., F.C.A., is Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. He is a corporate director, is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Team. He is also a former President and Chief Executive Officer of Major League Baseball. Mr. Beeston graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a B.A., received Honorary Doctor of Laws degrees from the University of Western Ontario and York University, and an Honorary Doctor of Social Sciences from Niagara University. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant. Mr. Beeston is a director of President’s Choice Bank (a subsidiary of the Corporation). In addition to his public board membership listed below, he is a member of the Executive Committee of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Mr. Beeston is the former Chairman of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Mr. Beeston is also a former director of Newport Partners Income Fund.

Scott Bonham

Mr. Scott Barclay Bonham is Independent Director of the company. He is the Co-Founder of Intentional Capital LLC, a real estate asset management company, former Co-Founder of GGV Capital, a venture capital firm, and former Vice President of Capital Group Companies. Mr. Bonham holds a B.Sc. (Honours) in electrical engineering from Queen’s University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Graduate School of Business. In addition to the public board memberships below, Mr. Bonham is a board member of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, the C100 Association, an association that connects Canadian entrepreneurs and companies with its Silicon Valley network, and the DenmarkBridge, a public-private initiative bridging Danish companies and the Silicon Valley.

Warren Bryant

Mr. Warren F. Bryant is Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. He is a corporate director, is a former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Longs Drug Stores Corp. Prior to joining Longs Drug Stores, Mr. Bryant held management and executive positions at Kroger Co., a leading U.S. grocery chain. Mr. Bryant graduated from California State University with a B.S. and from Azusa Pacific University with an M.B.A. Mr. Bryant is also a graduate of the Executive Financial Management Program at Harvard University. In addition to his public board memberships listed below, Mr. Bryant is a member of the Executive Advisory Committee for the Portland State University Food Industry Leadership Center. Mr. Bryant is a former Chairman of the Board of Directors and was a member of the Board Executive Committee for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS). Mr. Bryant is a former member of the Board of Directors for the California Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. Mr. Bryant is also a former director of Longs Drug Stores.

Christie Clark

Mr. Christie J. B. Clark FCA, is Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. He is a corporate director, is a former Chief Executive Officer and senior partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 2005 to 2011. Prior to being elected as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Clark was a National Managing Partner and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee from 2001 to 2005. Mr. Clark graduated from Queen’s University with a B.Comm. and the University of Toronto with an M.B.A. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant. In addition to his public board memberships listed below, Mr. Clark is a member of the boards of the Canadian Olympic Committee and Own The Podium, and a member of the Advisory Council of The Stephen J.R. Smith School of Business at Queen’s University.

M. Marianne Harris

Ms. M. Marianne Harris is Independent Director of the company. She is a corporate director. Prior to 2013, she was the Managing Director and President of Corporate and Investment Banking for Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. (“Merrill Lynch”) and Head of Financial Institutions Group Americas, Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith. Prior to Merrill Lynch, she held various investment banking positions with RBC Capital Markets from 1984 to 2000. Ms. Harris holds an M.B.A. from the Schulich School of Business, a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and a B.Sc. (Honours) from Queen’s University. Ms. Harris is also Chair of the board of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) as well as a member of the Investment Committee of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation Board, the Dean’s Advisory Council at the Schulich School of Business, and the Advisory Council of the Hennick Centre for Business and Law.

Claudia Kotchka

Ms. Claudia Kotchka serves as Independent Director of the company. She is a corporate director, is former Vice President, Design Innovation and Strategy at Procter & Gamble. Ms. Kotchka obtained a B.B.A., Cum Laude, from Ohio University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Kotchka serves on the board of the American Red Cross Greater Miami and the Keys, the Marketing Committee United Way Miami-Dade and is a former Trustee of the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum. She is a member of International Women’s Forum and Women Corporate Directors. Ms. Kotchka is also a regular guest lecturer on innovation at Stanford University.

Nancy Lockhart

Ms. Nancy H. O. Lockhart O.Ont., ICD.D, is Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. She is a corporate director, is the former Chief Administrative Officer of Frum Development Group and a former Vice President of Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation. In addition to her public board memberships below, Ms. Lockhart is a director of The Royal Conservatory of Music and a member of the Sotheby’s Canada Advisory Board. Ms. Lockhart is also Chair of the Crow’s Theatre Company. She is a former Chair of the Ontario Science Centre, former President of the Canadian Club of Toronto and a former Chair of the Canadian Film Centre. Ms. Lockhart is also a former director of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation and the Loran Scholars Foundation.

Beth Pritchard

Ms. Beth M. Pritchard is Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. She is a corporate director and former Principal and Strategic Advisor for Sunrise Beauty Studio, LLC. Ms. Pritchard previously served as the North American Advisor to M.H. Alshaya Co., a diverse franchisee group based in the Middle East. Prior to that, Ms. Pritchard was the President and Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Dean & DeLuca, Inc., President and Chief Executive Officer of Bath & Body Works and Chief Executive Officer of Victoria’s Secret Beauty. Ms. Pritchard has a B.A., International Relations from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and an M.B.A. from Marquette University.

Sarah Raiss

Ms. Sarah E. Raiss is Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. She is a corporate director, formerly held senior positions at TransCanada Corporation, including Executive Vice President of Corporate Services. Ms. Raiss has a B.S. in Applied Math and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan. She also has an Institute of Corporate Directors ICD.D certification. Ms. Raiss is the former Chair of the Alberta Electric System Operator board of directors.