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Stella-Jones Inc (SJ.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Tom Bruce Jones

76 1993 Chairman of the Board

Brian McManus

50 2001 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gianni Chiarva

70 1993 Vice Chairman of the Board

Eric Vachon

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Ian Jones

2016 Senior Vice President - Stella-Jones Inc., Senior Vice-President - McFarland Cascade Holdings, Inc.

Shane Campbell

2012 Vice President - Operations, McFarland Cascade Holdings, Inc.

Ron Zeegers

2015 Vice President - Operations, Western Canada

Marla Eichenbaum

Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Gordon Murray

Vice President - Environment and Technology, General Manager - Atlantic Region

George Caric

Vice-President - Marketing, Stella-Jones Corporation

Kevin Comerford

2013 Vice President - Poles and Residential Sales, McFarland Cascade Holdings, Inc.

Andre Daigle

2015 Vice President - Central Region

W. Downey

2014 Vice President - U.S. Tie Procurement, Stella-Jones Corporation

James Kenner

Vice President, General Counsel, U.S. Operations, Stella-Jones Corporation

Marcel Driessen

2016 Vice President - Human Resources, Stella-Jones Corporation / McFarland Cascade Holdings, Inc.

Patrick Kirkman

2016 Vice President - Operations, Stella-Jones Corporation

Jim Raines

2016 Vice President - Sales, Stella-Jones Corporation

Michael Sylvester

2015 Senior Vice President - Stella-Jones Corporation

David Whitted

2015 Vice President - Sales Operations, Stella-Jones Corporation

Jon Younce

2018 Vice President - U.S. Fibre Transportation/Logistics, McFarland Cascade Holdings, Inc.

Nycol Pageau-Goyette

74 1993 Lead Independent Director

Daniel Picotte

63 1993 Director

George Bunze

74 2001 Independent Director

Katherine Lehman

43 2016 Independent Director

James Manzi

68 2015 Independent Director

Simon Pelletier

51 2012 Independent Director

Mary Webster

64 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Tom Bruce Jones

Mr. Tom A. Bruce Jones, CBE serves as Chairman of the Board of the company. Mr. Bruce Jones serves as Chairman of the Board of James Jones & Sons Ltd., a British forests products company. He served for six years as a Forestry Commissioner on the Board of the Forestry Commission, the U.K.’s state forestry organization and was appointed CBE for services to forestry in 2002. His decades of experience in the international forest products industry and firsthand knowledge of the pressure-treated wood business qualify him well to Chair the Stella-Jones Board of Directors, provide the necessary leadership to enable the Board to carry out its responsibilities and appraise Board and Committee performances on a regular basis. His unwavering prioritization of employee health and safety, combined with a profound understanding of best practices in manufacturing processes, make Mr. Bruce Jones a most suitable Chairman of the Stella-Jones Environmental, Health and Safety Committee, ensuring the Committee’s full discharge of its mandate. He served as Chairman, James Jones & Sons Ltd., Vice-Chairman, Stella Jones International S.A.

Brian McManus

Mr. Brian McManus serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. As President and Chief Executive Officer of Stella-Jones, Brian McManus has, for over 15 years, provided leadership and direction of the development and implementation of a strategic vision for Stella-Jones’s growth and industry leadership, while ensuring that the day to day business of the Company is efficiently administered. Mr. McManus has built a very skilled and committed management team while continuing to prioritize a culture of transparency, which works harmoniously to promote a well-informed Board. He served as The CSL Group Inc. – Director.

Gianni Chiarva

Mr. Gianni Chiarva serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of the company. Mr. Chiarva Mr. Chiarva serves as Chairman of Stella Jones International S.A., the Company’s principal shareholder. In his role as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Stella-Jones, he brings additional value from his decades-long experience leading major European wooden and concrete pole businesses. His broad industry knowledge offers valuable insight in times of both growth and transformation. His years of supporting fair and consistent performance-based compensation programs have added to the strength of the Remuneration Committee and its ability to nurture, maintain and motivate talented individuals. He served as Chairman, Stella Holding S.a.p.a., Chairman, Stella Partecipazioni S.a.p.a.

Eric Vachon

Mr. Eric Vachon, CPA, serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Stella-Jones Inc. From June 2011 to August 2012, he was the Company’s Vice-President and Treasurer.

Ian Jones

Mr. Ian Jones serves as Senior Vice President of Stella-Jones Inc. and Senior Vice-President, McFarland Cascade Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company. He has served as Senior Vice-President of the Company since 2016 and of McFarland, since it was acquired in November of 2012.

Shane Campbell

Mr. Shane Campbell serves as Vice President - Operations, McFarland Cascade Holdings, Inc. a subsidiary of Stella-Jones Inc. From September 2010 to June 2012, he held the position of Regional Operations Manager and was Operations Manager for McFarland from August 2009 to August 2010.

Ron Zeegers

Mr. Ron Zeegers serves as Vice President - Operations, Western Canada of the company. He has served as Vice-President, Operations, Western Canada of the Company since January 2015 and served as Vice-President, Operations of SJ Canada between December 2012 and December 2014.

Marla Eichenbaum

Gordon Murray

George Caric

Mr. George William Caric serves as Vice-President, Marketing, Stella-Jones Corporation of the company. From 2005 to April 2010, Mr. Caric was Vice-President of Business Development at Tangent.

Kevin Comerford

Mr. Kevin Comerford serves as Vice President - Poles and Residential Sales, McFarland Cascade Holdings, Inc a subsidiary of Stella-Jones Inc. From December 2012 until March of 2013, he served as McFarland’s Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, Utility Poles. From June 2003 to the end of November 2012, he served as McFarland’s North American Sales Manager.

Andre Daigle

Mr. Andre Daigle serves as Vice President - Central Region of Stella-Jones Inc. He has served as Vice-President, Central Region of SJI since October 2015 and was the Director of the Company’s Central Region from July to October of 2014. From June of 2010 to July 2014, Mr. Daigle held the position of Assistant Corporate Controller of the Company.

W. Downey

Mr. W. G. Downey Jr. serves as Vice President - U.S. Tie Procurement, Stella-Jones Corporation of the company. He held the position of Vice-President, Manufacturing of SJ Corporation from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2014. Mr. Downey currently holds the position of Vice-President, U.S. Tie Procurement for SJ Corporation.

James Kenner

Marcel Driessen

Mr. Marcel Driessen serves as Vice President - Human Resources, Stella-Jones Corporation / McFarland Cascade Holdings, Inc. a subsidiary of Stella-Jones Inc. He has served as Vice-President, Human Resources since October 2016. Prior thereto, he held the position of Director of Human Resources for McFarland, beginning in December 2012.

Patrick Kirkman

Mr. Patrick Kirkman serves as Vice President - Operations, Stella-Jones Corporation of the company. He was Director of Operations of Stella-Jones Corporation from June 2014 through January 2016. From August 2010 through June 2014, Mr. Kirkman served as Senior Manager of Environmental, Health and Safety.

Jim Raines

Mr. Jim Raines serves as Vice President - Sales, Stella-Jones Corporation of the company. He has served as Vice-President, Sales of SJ Corporation since January of 2016. Prior thereto, he was Director of Commercial Marketing from December 2014 until December 2015. Mr. Raines held the position of Railroad Sales Regional Manager of SJ Corporation from October 2010 until November 2014.

Michael Sylvester

Mr. Michael Sylvester serves as Senior Vice President - Stella-Jones Corporation of the company. He has served as Senior Vice-President of SJ Corporation since January 1, 2015. Between April 1, 2010 and December 31, 2014, he served as SJ Corporation’s Vice-President, Operations.

David Whitted

Mr. David Whitted serves as Vice President - Sales Operations, Stella-Jones Corporation of the company. has served as Vice-President, Sales Operations for SJ Corporation since December 2015. From December 2014 until November 2015, he held the position of Director, Production Planning and Sales Management and between October 2010 and November 2014, Mr. Whitted was SJ Corporation’s Director of Marketing and Sales.

Jon Younce

Mr. Jon Younce serves as Vice President - U.S. Fibre Transportation/Logistics, McFarland Cascade Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Stella-Jones Inc. He has served as Vice-President, U.S. Fibre & Transportation/Logistics of McFarland since January of 2018. Prior thereto, he served as Vice-President, U.S. Fibre & Pole Production of McFarland beginning May 2013. From January 2012 to May 2013, he was General Manager, U.S. Pole Division of SJ Corporation.

Nycol Pageau-Goyette

Mme. Nycol Pageau-Goyette serves as Lead Independent Director of the company. Madame Pageau-Goyette brings to the Board of Directors a first-hand entrepreneurial business perspective and a staunch commitment to employee well-being. Her experience in the waste management and pharmaceutical and cosmetic recycling industries strengthens her sound contribution to the Environmental, Health and Safety Committee. She served as Fondation de l’Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont – Director, Fiducie des Installations pétrochimiques de Montréal-Est – Trustee

Daniel Picotte

Mr. Daniel Picotte serves as Director of the company. Daniel Picotte is a partner at the law firm of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, where he has practised business law for over 35 years, focusing on industrial and infrastructure mergers and acquisitions, governance, risk management and finance, advising states, institutional investors and large private and public corporations, both in Canada and internationally. Closely associated with the creation and development of the Corporation since its inception, his strategic experience and broad skills continue to benefit and provide valued insight to the Board and Environmental, Health and Safety Committee. He served as Infrastructure Council – Director, Barreau du Québec, Montréal Bar, Canadian Bar Association, American Bar Association.

George Bunze

Mr. George J. Bunze, CPA, CMA, serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Bunze currently serves as Vice Chairman of Kruger Inc., a manufacturer of paper, tissue, wood products, energy (hydro/wind) and wine and spirits products. His more than 20 years as Chief Financial Officer of Kruger, as well as his wealth of Board, Audit and senior executive experience, both for public and non-public companies, qualify him well to serve on the Stella-Jones Board of Directors, Remuneration Committee and Audit Committee. As Chairman of the Audit Committee since 2001, his strong financial background provides the requisite skills to oversee the work of and ensure the independence of external auditors while assuring the accurate and timely disclosure of financial information properly derived from the Corporation’s financial statements. He served as Kruger Inc., Vice Chairman of the Board, Member of the Executive Committee and Chairman, Audit Committee Advisory Board.

Katherine Lehman

Ms. Katherine A. Lehman serves as Independent Director of the company. Ms. Lehman is Managing Partner at Hilltop Private Capital LLC, a private equity firm based in New York. She has garnered more than a decade of experience in private equity executive roles and Board memberships in the U.S., including public and private, profit and not-for-profit entities. Her background in financial analysis and governance expertise positions her well to enhance Stella-Jones’s Board and Audit Committee. She served as Spiral Holding LLC – Board member, American Track Services – Director, The Robert Toigo Foundation – Board member, New York Private Equity Network (NYPEN) – Board member, National Association of Corporate Directors – Member, Board Leadership Fellow.

James Manzi

Mr. James A. Manzi, Jr. serves as Independent Director of the company. Prior to his retirement in 2015, Mr. Manzi had 40 years’ experience as an attorney assisting a broad spectrum of clients with complex corporate, financing and real estate transactions, multistate acquisitions and regulatory zoning and permitting. He possesses the requisite understanding of the multi-faceted responsibilities and challenges facing the Board and Audit Committee, fundamental to their oversight obligations. He served as Board of Trustees – The Academy at Penguin Hall (College preparatory secondary school for young women, Wenham, Massachusetts).

Simon Pelletier

Mr. Simon Pelletier serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Pelletier holds the position of Senior Vice President, North American Sales & Operations for Metso, a manufacturer of mineral processing equipment and service provider to the mining and construction industries. He brings over 25 years of extensive senior level international managerial and operational experience, providing a seasoned perspective that positions him to valuably contribute to the Stella-Jones Board of Directors and Audit Committee. His independence positions him properly as the Corporation’s lead Director, where he ensures that independent directors have regular opportunities to meet and engage in free and open discussions and deliberations.

Mary Webster

Ms. Mary Webster serves as Independent Director of the company. Ms. Mary Webster served as attorney for two nationally based U.S. law firms where her practice focused on environmental law, primarily in the areas of hazardous waste remediation and compliance under federal and state regulations. This experience has prepared her well for Stella-Jones’s Board of Directors, where, as member of the Environmental, Health and Safety Committee, she has devoted her expertise and energy to focusing on the Company’s commitment to operating its facilities in compliance with applicable rules and regulations, while providing for the protection of its employees, the environment and the public.