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Superior Plus Corp (SPB.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Smith

59 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Luc Desjardins

65 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Beth Summers

2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Ed Bechberger

2015 President - Specialty Chemicals

Gregory McCamus

2012 President - Energy Distribution and Superior Propane

Andrew Peyton

48 2016 President - USRF

Darren Hribar

2016 Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President

Shawn Vammen

2014 Senior Vice President - Superior Gas Liquids

Catherine Best

64 2007 Independent Director

Eugene Bissell

64 2014 Independent Director

Richard Bradeen

61 2015 Independent Director

Randall Findlay

68 2007 Independent Director

Patrick Gottschalk

54 2017 Independent Director

Douglas Harrison

58 2015 Independent Director

Mary Jordan

58 2014 Independent Director

Rob Dorran

2016 Vice-President, Investor Relations and Treasurer

Biographies

Name Description

David Smith

Mr. David Paul Smith is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Superior Plus Corp Inc. Mr. Smith was appointed Chair of the Board on August 6, 2014. Mr. Smith is a corporate director. He was previously a managing partner of Enterprise Capital Management Inc. He has extensive experience in the investment banking, investment research and management industry. His areas of expertise include investment research, mergers & acquisitions, project finance, privatization and corporate finance.

Luc Desjardins

Mr. Luc Desjardins is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Superior Plus Corp., since November 14, 2011. Prior to his current position, Mr. Desjardins was an operating partner of The Sterling Group LP, a private equity firm in the US He also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Transcontinental Inc., a leading publisher of consumer magazines, from 2004 to 2008, and as its president and chief operating officer from 2000 to 2004. Mr. Desjardins has extensive strategic, finance, US and Canadian business experience, including in the areas of strategic planning, risk management, human resources, and operational management. During his partnership with The Sterling Group LP, he was executive chair of three enterprises involved in the distribution industry, as well as the energy products and services industry.

Beth Summers

Ms. Beth Summers, CPA., is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Superior Plus Corp. Ms. Summers joined Superior on November 23, 2015 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, was appointed Senior Vice President on September 1, 2016 and promoted to Executive Vice President on January 1, 2018. Before joining the company, she was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ontario Power Generation and Chief Financial Officer of Just Energy Group Inc. Ms. Summers has also held many senior executive and management positions focusing on strategy, financing, mergers and acquisitions, tax planning, compliance, risk management, treasury and supply chain operations. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA), and has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Ed Bechberger

Mr. Ed Bechberger is President - Specialty Chemicals of the Company. Mr. Bechberger was appointed as President of Specialty Chemicals on January 1, 2015. He joined the Specialty Chemicals Business (ERCO Worldwide) in 1980 and has held various executive positions (most recently Senior Vice President of Operations). He has commissioned over 30 chlorine dioxide chemical plants around the world and is an inventor holding several patents. He has a Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering.

Gregory McCamus

Mr. Gregory (Greg) L. McCamus is President - Energy Distribution and Superior Propane of Superior Plus Corp. Mr. McCamus joined Superior Energy Management as President in 2005 and became President of US Refined Fuels in 2008 before being appointed President, Energy Services and Superior Propane in 2012. Before joining Superior Energy Management, he was President of Sprint Canada Business Solutions and held various executive positions within the deregulated telecom industry over a 20-year period. He has a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Business Administration.

Andrew Peyton

Mr. Andrew J. Peyton is President - USRF of the Company., since October, 2016. Prior thereto, he has been Vice-President, Corporate Development of AmeriGas Partners LP.

Darren Hribar

Mr. Darren Bart Hribar is the Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Mr. Hribar joined Superior as Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel in 2015 and was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer on September 1, 2016. Before that he was a partner with Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, an international legal practice. Mr. Hribar has a Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (Distinction) from the University of Lethbridge and an LLB from the University of Alberta. He was admitted to the Alberta bar in 1997 and the Ontario bar in 2015.

Shawn Vammen

Mr. Shawn Bradley Vammen is the Senior Vice-President - Superior Gas Liquids of the Company, since November, 2014. Mr. Vammen joined SGL in 2008 and has held various senior positions, most recently that of Vice-President, Supply and Marketing.

Catherine Best

Ms. Catherine M. Best, B.I.D., FCA, ICD.D., is an Independent Director of Superior Plus Corp. Ms. Best is a corporate director and consultant. She was Executive Vice-President, Risk Management and Chief Financial Officer of the Calgary Health Region from 2000 to 2008, and Interim Chief Financial Officer of Alberta Health Services until March 2009. Prior to that, Ms. Best was a partner with Ernst & Young (Canada), a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services in Calgary. In addition to her extensive experience in the areas of finance, audit, strategic planning, and human resources/ compensation, Ms. Best has oil & gas production and development, and chemical business experience.

Eugene Bissell

Mr. Eugene V. N. Bissell is an Independent Director of Superior Plus Corp. Mr. Bissell served as President, Chief Executive Officer and director of AmeriGas, Propane LP, a Master Limited Partnership traded on the New York Stock Exchange and a subsidiary of UGI Corp, a distributor and marketer of energy products and services, including natural gas, propane, butane and electricity from July 2000 to his retirement in March 2012. Mr. Bissell has over 14 years of public company board experience and broad career experience gained over a period of more than 30 years in CEO and various other senior management positions in the propane and industrial gas sectors, including in areas of strategic planning, sales and operational management and corporate development, as well as large scale acquisition negotiation and integration. He has also served on several non-profit boards. He is a Past Chair of and continues to serve as a member of the board of the National Propane Gas Association and the Propane Education and Research Council.

Richard Bradeen

Mr. Richard C. Bradeen, CPA, CA is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bradeen is a corporate director and consultant. He served as Senior Vice-president, Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pension Investments, Corporate Audit Services and Risk Assessment of Bombardier Inc., Montreal (Bombardier), a leading worldwide manufacturer of planes and trains from February 2009 to October 2013. He started his career at Bombardier in 1997 as Vice President, Acquisitions and held increasingly senior roles. Prior to that, Mr. Bradeen served as a partner and a member of the Partnership Board of Directors of Ernst & Young. He joined Ernst & Young in 1978 and held increasingly senior roles over a 19-year period, including that of President, Corporate Finance Group in Toronto. In addition to his extensive experience in corporate finance, building and expanding businesses, as well as completing and integrating significant business acquisitions in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia, Mr. Bradeen also has expertise in audit, risk assessment, financial engineering and processes, corporate strategy, operations and talent development, among other areas.

Randall Findlay

Mr. Randall J. Findlay, BASc, P.Eng, ICD.D, is an Independent Director of Superior Plus Corp. Mr. Findlay is a corporate director with extensive experience in business management, finance and governance. He has been a professional engineer for over 40 years, and has held numerous executive positions in the resource industry. He is a past president of Provident Energy Trust, and was a member of its board of directors from 2001 to 2012. Prior to joining Provident, he was a senior Vice President at TransCanada Pipelines and President of its North American mid-stream business. Mr. Findlay serves on the board of directors of one other public company, and is a director of EllisDon Corporation which is privately held. He is the past National Chair of the Petroleum Society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, and a recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award. He is also past Chair of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Patrick Gottschalk

Mr. Patrick Edward Gottschalk, BSChE, MBA serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gottschalk is a corporate director. Mr. Gottschalk served as President of Dow Chemical Company’s (Dow Chemical) coatings, monomer and plastic additives business from 2012 to 2016. Mr. Gottschalk served in positions with increasing responsibility within Dow Chemical since 2001. Prior to that, he held various roles at Union Carbide Corporation in the M&A, Commercial and business integration areas. In addition to deep business and financial acumen, Mr. Gottschalk brings significant experience in operations, business development, health and safety and integrating companies after mergers and acquisitions.

Douglas Harrison

Mr. Douglas J. Harrison, MBA, CPA, CMA, ICD.D, CCLP., is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Harrison is President and CEO of VersaCold Logistics Services, Canada’s largest provider of temperature sensitive supply chain and logistics services, and sits on the boards of its subsidiaries. Previously he served as Chief Operating Officer of Day & Ross Transportation Group (a subsidiary of McCain Foods); President of Acklands-Grainger, Canada’s leading industrial and safety supply company; and Vice President and Managing Director for Ryder Integrated Logistics. Mr. Harrison serves on the board of the Technical Standards and Safety Authority. In the past, he has served on the boards of the Conference Board of Canada, Hamilton Utilities Corporation, Horizon Utilities, Mohawk College and was Chair of the Board of Directors of Livingston International. Mr. Harrison has strategic and business experience in the logistics industry with extensive knowledge of US and international business, including operational management, strategic planning, marketing and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Harrison also has business experience in the industrial distribution, building products, energy and supply chain industries.

Mary Jordan

Ms. Mary B. Jordan, BA, MBA, ICD.D is an Independent Director of Superior Plus Corp. Ms. Jordan is a corporate director. She serves as Chair of the Board of the Vancouver International Airport Authority, as a director of Coast Capital Savings Credit Union (a provider of financial products and services) and as a director of Timberwest Forest Corp., western Canada’s largest private managed forest land owner. From 2006 to 2008, Ms. Jordan was Executive Vice President, Human Resources & Internal Communications at Laidlaw International, Inc. (a provider of school, intercity bus and other transportation services). From 2003 to 2006, she held the position of Provincial Executive Director for the BC Centre for Disease Control. In addition, Ms. Jordan has spent more than 20 years in the airline industry, holding senior executive positions with Air Canada, Canadian Airlines and American Airlines, including terms as the President of several wholly-owned regional carriers. Ms. Jordan has broad experience in developing comprehensive business plans, process implementation and strategic oversight with focus on sales, marketing, customer service, trade, transportation and distribution. She also has extensive experience in the areas of financial planning, human resources/compensation, risk management/insurance and IT strategies. Ms. Jordan is a former member of the Insurance Council of British Columbia and a former director of the Vancouver Board of Trade.

Rob Dorran

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

David Smith

290,500

Luc Desjardins

4,145,320

Beth Summers

1,389,910

Ed Bechberger

1,151,120

Gregory McCamus

1,345,350

Andrew Peyton

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Darren Hribar

1,174,140

Shawn Vammen

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Catherine Best

174,000

Eugene Bissell

207,269

Richard Bradeen

159,000

Randall Findlay

167,500

Patrick Gottschalk

118,356

Douglas Harrison

159,000

Mary Jordan

165,500

Rob Dorran

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As Of  31 Dec 2017