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Richelieu Hardware Ltd (RCH.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jocelyn Proteau

67 2005 Independent Chairman of the Board and Corporate Director

Richard Lord

1988 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Antoine Auclair

2011 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Craig Ratchford

2016 Vice President, General Manager - United States

Guy Grenier

2010 Vice President - Sales and Marketing, Industrial

Jeff Crews

2015 Vice President - Business Development, Retailers Market, Canada

Genevieve Quevillon

2016 Vice President - Logistic and Supply Chain

Eric Daignault

2000 General Manager - Divisions

Marion Kloibhofer

1990 General Manager, Central Canada

John Statton

1999 General Manager, Western Canada and Western United States

Christian Dion

2005 Manager - Human Resources

Yannick Godeau

2014 Corporate Secretary

Denyse Chicoyne

65 2005 Independent Director

Robert Courteau

2004 Independent Director

Mathieu Gauvin

1993 Independent Director

Pierre Pomerleau

2016 Director

Marc Poulin

2013 Independent Director

Sylvie Vachon

2015 Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jocelyn Proteau

Mr. Jocelyn Proteau is Independent Chairman of the Board of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. Mr. Jocelyn Proteau is a corporate director. From March 1989 to June 2001, he was Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Fédération des caisses populaires Desjardins de Montréal et de l’Ouest du-Québec. He was also Chair of the Board of Standard Life of Canada from 2004 to 2009. He was lead director, member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, and member of the Compensation Committee of Technologies 20-20 Inc., from 2000 to September 2012. Mr. Proteau is Chair of the Board and President of the Corporate Governance and Compensation Committee of BTB Real Estate Investment Trust; director and chair of the Audit Committee of CO2 Solutions Inc. as well as director and Vice-Chair of the Board and President of the Governance Committee of the Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB).

Richard Lord

Mr. Richard Lord serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. From 1986 to 1988, Mr. Lord was Executive Vice President and General Manager of The Ro-Na Dismat Group Inc. From 1976 to 1986, he worked for Mark Hot Inc., a heating and ventilation equipment manufacturer, where he was Vice President and General manager until he left in 1986. Mr. Lord is director, member of the Audit Committee and Chair of the Corporate Governance and Human Resources Committee of Colabor Income Fund; director and member of the Audit Committee of Technologies 20-20 Inc.; director and Chair of the Audit Committee of BTB Real Estate Investment Trust.

Antoine Auclair

Mr. Antoine Auclair is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. Mr. Antoine Auclair is Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation since November 21st, 2011. Prior to joining Richelieu, he was Vice-President and Controller of CAE Inc. from 2006 to November 2011. Mr. Auclair was Vice-President and Controller of Bell Nordiq Inc. from 2005 to 2006 and he held various positions at Bombardier Inc. from 1995 to 2005.

Craig Ratchford

Mr. Craig Ratchford serves as Vice President, General Manager - United States of the Company since September 2016. Beginning in 2010, Mr. Ratchford acted as Vice-President of Sales and Marketing of CalStar Products, Inc. and was promoted to Chief Executive Officer, President and Board Member in January 2015.

Guy Grenier

Mr. Guy Grenier is Vice President - Sales and Marketing, Industrial of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. Mr. Guy Grenier is with the Corporation since April 1989 and is Vice-President, Sales and Marketing – Industrial, since 2004.

Jeff Crews

Mr. Jeff J. Crews serves as Vice President - Business Development, Retailers Market, Canada of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. Mr. Jeff Crews is Vice-President – Business Development – Retail since January 2015. Previously, Mr. Crews held the position of President of Stanley Black and Decker Canada.

Genevieve Quevillon

Ms. Genevieve Quevillon serves as Vice President - Logistic and Supply Chain of the Company since January 2016. From 2008 to 2015, Mrs. Quevillon was Principal Manager – Logistic and Supply Chain. From 2005 to 2008, she worked for Premier Horticulture Inc., a corporation specialized in manufacturing and distributing of peat moss products and was Vice-President, Logistic and Supply Chain when she left the corporation. From 2000 to 2005, she was Director of Supply Chain for the North American division of Orica, an Australian corporation.

Eric Daignault

Mr. Eric Daignault is General Manager - Divisions of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. Mr. Éric Daignault works for Richelieu since 2000 and he is currently General Manager of Divisions. From 1995 to 2000, Mr. Daignault held the position of Vice- President Operations for Wrebbit Inc.

Marion Kloibhofer

Ms. Marion Kloibhofer is General Manager, Central Canada of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. Ms. Marion Kloibhofer is with the Corporation since August 1989 and is General Manager - Central Canada since 1990.

John Statton

Mr. John Statton is General Manager, Western Canada and Western United States of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. Mr. John Statton is with the Corporation since November 1994 and is General Manager - Western Canada and Western United States since 1999.

Christian Dion

Mr. Christian Dion is Manager - Human Resources of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. Mr. Christian Dion is Manager - Human Resources since January 2005. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Dion was Manager, Human Resources, East Region Canada, for Solectron (Corporation amalgamated to C-Mac Inc.). From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Dion held the positions of Chief, Corporate Service - Compensation and Special Projects and Chief of Human Resources Department with Viasystems Canada Inc.

Yannick Godeau

Mr. Yannick Godeau serves as Corporate Secretary of Richelieu Hardware Ltd., since January 2014. From 2003 to 2014, Mr. Godeau held the position of General Counsel, Director of alliances and Corporate Secretary of 20-20 Technologies Inc.

Denyse Chicoyne

Mrs. Denyse Chicoyne is an Independent Director of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. Mrs. Denyse Chicoyne is a corporate director. From 1991 to 2003, Mrs. Chicoyne held the position of Vice-President and Analyst for the retail industry at BMO Nesbitt Burns/Nesbitt Thompson. Mrs. Chicoyne is a director and a member of the Finance and Audit Committee, of the Governance Committee, and of the Regulatory Oversight Committee of the TMX Group and is a director and member of the Investment Committee and Human Resources Committee of Industrielle Alliance since May 2014. Since December 2015, Mrs. Chicoyne further acts as a director, as president of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Risk and Conduct Review Committee of TMX Equity Transfer Services Inc. Ms. Chicoyne complies with the Corporation’s minimum Shareholding guidelines.

Robert Courteau

Mr. Robert G. Courteau is Independent Director of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. Mr. Robert Courteau currently acts as President of CM Management Inc. Previously, Mr. Courteau acted as President and CEO of SPI Health and Safety Inc. from July 2012 to July 2016. From April 2009 to April 2011, Mr. Courteau was Senior Vice-President of Business Solutions for Fujitsu Canada Inc and from June 2007 to April 2009 and from May 2011 to June 2012, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of CM Management Inc. From February 2005 to June 2007, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Business Solutions Inc., the same Corporation having bought Technologies Nexxlink Inc. the same Corporation for which he was President and Chief Operating Officer from June 2002 to February 2005. Mr. Courteau is a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Montreal Heart Institute.

Mathieu Gauvin

Mr. Mathieu Gauvin is Independent Director of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. Since February 2018, Mr. Mathieu Gauvin acts as Senior Vice-President, Investments and Private Equity - Quebec of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. From September 2016 to February 2018, Mr. Gauvin was employed by Richter Advisory Group Inc. as a Vice-President and, since 2011, as a Partner. Previously, from January 2006 to May 2006, Mr. Gauvin was Chief Financial Officer of Europe’s Best Inc. From November 1987 to January 2006, he worked for Schroders & Associates Canada Inc. and for its predecessor corporations in senior managerial positions. Mr. Gauvin also acts as a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Supremex Inc. and Logistik Unicorp Inc.

Pierre Pomerleau

Mr. Pierre Pomerleau is Independent Director of the Company. Since 1997, Since 1997, Mr. Pierre Pomerleau acts as President and Chief Executive Officer of Pomerleau Inc., a leading general contractor with extensive expertise in all facets of the Canadian construction business, from medium to large-scale institutional, industrial, commercial, infrastructure and civil engineering projects. Mr. Pomerleau previously held a variety of progressively senior management roles within the Pomerleau group of companies. Mr. Pomerleau is also a member of the Consultative Boards of Alia Consulting, of Canadian Wood Product (CWP), of the Fondation de Polytechnique as well as of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal.

Marc Poulin

Mr. Marc Poulin is Independent Director of Richelieu Hardaware Ltd. Mr. Marc Poulin is a corporate director. Previously, Mr. Poulin acted as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Empire Company Limited and President and Chief Operating Officer of Sobeys Inc. from June 2012 to July 2016. From 2001 to June 2012, he was President of Sobeys Quebec from 1997 to 2001 and Vice-President merchandising for the Oshawa Group and, after its acquisition, for Sobeys. Mr. Poulin is a member of the board of directors of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation.

Sylvie Vachon

Mrs. Sylvie Vachon serves as Independent Director of Richelieu Hardware Ltd., with effect from 2 April 2015. Mrs. Sylvie Vachon holds the function of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) since July 2009. Having joined the MPA in 1990 as Head of Human Resources, Mrs. Vachon held various other functions before being promoted CEO. Mrs. Vachon further acts as President of CargoM, the Logistic and Transportation Metropolitan Cluster of Montreal, President of the Board of le Cercle des présidents du Québec, a member of the board of directors, human resources committee and audit committee of Cascades Inc. as well as a member of the boards of directors of the St. Lawrence Economic Development Council (SODES), Alliance Verte and of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities. She is also a governor member of the Quebec Business Council and the Quebec Business Council on the Environment.