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Summit Materials Inc (SUM.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Howard Lance

62 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Thomas Hill

62 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Brian Harris

61 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Karl Watson

53 2018 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Anne Benedict

45 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

Thomas Beck

60 2010 Executive Vice President and Cement Division President

Michael Brady

50 2009 Executive Vice President, Chief Business Development Officer

Mikel Evans

47 Executive Vice President, West Region President

Joseph Cantie

54 2016 Independent Director

Anne Cooney

58 2018 Independent Director

Susan Ellerbusch

2018 Independent Director

Ted Gardner

60 2009 Independent Director

John Murphy

67 2012 Independent Director

Neil Simpkins

52 2016 Independent Director

Anne Wade

46 2016 Independent Director

Steven Wunning

67 2016 Independent Director

Noel Ryan

2017 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Howard Lance

Mr. Howard Lee Lance is Independent Chairman of the Board of Summit Materials, Inc. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Maxar Technologies Ltd. ("Maxar"), formerly known as MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a global communications and information company, since May 2016. Mr. Lance also sits on Maxar's board of directors. Prior to joining Maxar, Mr. Lance was an Executive Advisor to The Blackstone Group L.P. ("Blackstone") and as part of his duties as such, he served on the boards of certain Blackstone portfolio companies. He is also a director of Change Healthcare, Inc. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harris Corporation from 2003 to 2011. Before joining Harris Corporation, Mr. Lance was president of NCR Corporation and Chief Operating Officer of its Retail and Financial Group. Previously, he spent 17 years with Emerson Electric Co., where he held senior management positions including Executive Vice President of its Electronics and Telecommunications segment, Chief Executive Officer and director of its Astec electronics subsidiary in Hong Kong, Group Vice President of its Climate Technologies segment and President of its Copeland Refrigeration division. Mr. Lance has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Bradley University and a Master of Science degree in Management from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University.

Thomas Hill

Mr. Thomas W. Hill is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Hill is the founder of Summit Materials and has been President and Chief Executive Officer since its inception. He has been a member of our Board of Directors since August 2009. From 2006 to 2008, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Oldcastle, Inc. (“Oldcastle”), the North American arm of CRH plc, one of the world's leading construction materials companies. Mr. Hill served on the CRH plc Board of Directors from 2002 to 2008 and, from 1992 to 2006, ran the Materials division of Oldcastle. Mr. Hill served as Chairman of the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (“ARTBA”) from 2002 to 2004, during congressional consideration of the multi-year transportation bill “SAFETEA-LU.” Mr. Hill has been Treasurer of both the National Asphalt Pavement Association and the National Stone Association, and he remains active with ARTBA’s Executive Committee. Mr. Hill received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and History from Duke University and a Masters of Business Administration from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.

Brian Harris

Mr. Brian James Harris is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Summit Materials, Inc. Mr. Harris joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer in October 2013 after having been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bausch & Lomb Holdings Incorporated, a leading global eye health company, from 2009 to 2013. From 1990 to 2009, Mr. Harris held positions of increasing responsibility with industrial, automotive, building products and engineering manufacturing conglomerate Tomkins plc, including President of the $2 billion worldwide power transmission business for Gates Corporation, and Senior Vice President for Strategic Business Development and Business Administration, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Gates Corporation. Mr. Harris received a Bachelor of Accountancy from Glasgow University and is qualified as a Scottish Chartered Accountant.

Karl Watson

Mr. Karl H. Watson Jr. is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Watson joined the Company in January 2018 with over 25 years of experience in the construction materials industry. From January 2017 to December 2017, Mr. Watson served as President, Cement & Southwest Ready Mix at Martin Marietta. Prior to joining Martin Marietta, Mr. Watson served in various leadership positions at CEMEX, and Rinker Group Ltd., an Australian building materials supplier that was acquired by CEMEX in 2007. From January 2016 to June 2016, Mr. Watson served as an advisor to CEMEX, where he was previously the President of CEMEX USA and Global Relation Manager, Network Leader, from 2011 to 2015. From 2008 to 2011, Mr. Watson served as President of CEMEX, Florida and CEMEX, East, USA. From 1988 to 2008, Mr. Watson served in various positions at Rinker Group Ltd., including, most recently, Regional President, Rinker Materials West from 2004 to 2008. Mr. Watson is currently on the board of directors of the Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association and on the executive committee of the Portland Cement Association where he served as the vice chairman from 2013 to 2015. Mr. Watson has received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Anne Benedict

Ms. Anne Lee Benedict is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Summit Materials, Inc. Ms. Benedict joined the Company in October 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Benedict was a corporate partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where she had practiced since 2000. Ms. Benedict's practice involved a wide range of corporate law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic transactions, securities offerings, securities regulation and corporate governance matters. Ms. Benedict received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Psychology from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Thomas Beck

Mr. Thomas A. Beck is Executive Vice President of Summit Materials, Inc. and President of Cement Division a subsidiary Company. Mr. Beck joined the Company in May 2010 when the Company purchased a controlling interest in Continental Cement. Mr. Beck is Executive Vice President and Cement Division President, a position he has held since January 2013. He was a Senior Vice President with Continental Cement from 2005 to 2013 and its VP, Sales & Marketing, from l 996 to 2005. Mr. Beck also held various positions with Holnam (predecessor to Holcim (US) Inc.) from 1987 to 1996. Mr. Beck currently serves on the Executive Committee and is Vice Chairman of the Portland Cement Association and is active on several cement and concrete industry boards. Mr. Beck received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois.

Michael Brady

Mr. Michael John Brady is Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer of Summit Materials, Inc. Mr. Brady joined the Company in April 2009 after having been a Senior Vice President at CRH Plc’s U.S. subsidiary, Oldcastle, with overall responsibility for acquisitions and business development, having joined Oldcastle in 2000. Prior to that, Mr. Brady worked in several operational and general management positions in the paper and packaging industry in Ireland, the United Kingdom and Asia Pacific with the Jefferson Smurfit Group, plc (now Smurfit Kappa Group plc). Mr. Brady received a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) and a Master of Engineering Science (Microelectronics) from University College, Cork in Ireland and a Master of Business Administration degree from INSEAD in France.

Mikel Evans

Mr. Mikel Shane Evans is Executive Vice President, West Region President of Summit Materials, Inc. Mr. Evans joined the Company as West Region President in August 2010 with over 20 years of experience in the construction materials industry. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Evans worked at Oldcastle for 12 years, most recently as a Division President. He started his career working in his family's construction and materials business where he held various operational and executive positions. Mr. Evans received a Bachelor of Science degree from Montana State University.

Joseph Cantie

Mr. Joseph S. Cantie is Independent Director of Summit Materials, Inc. He is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ZF TRW, a division of ZF Friedrichshafen AG ("ZF"), a global automotive supplier, a position he held from May 2015 until January 2016. He served in similar roles at TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., which was acquired by ZF Industries in May 2015, since 2003. Prior to that time, Mr. Cantie held other executive positions at TRW, which he joined in 1999. From 1996 to 1999, Mr. Cantie served in several executive positions with LucasVarity Plc, including serving as Vice President and Controller. Prior to joining LucasVarity, Mr. Cantie spent 10 years with KPMG. He is currently a director for TopBuild Corp. where he serves on the Audit (Chairman), Compensation and Governance Committees, and for Delphi Technologies PLC where he serves on the Audit (Chairman) and Finance Committees. Mr. Cantie is a certified public accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Anne Cooney

Ms. Anne M. Cooney is Independent Director of the Company. Anne M. Cooney is an executive with decades of operational and commercial experience. Ms. Cooney is the current President of the Process Industries and Drives Division of Siemens Industry, Inc., based in Alpharetta, GA, a division of Siemens AG, a multinational conglomerate primarily engaged in industrial engineering, electronics, energy, healthcare and infrastructure activities. In this role, Ms. Cooney leads operational and commercial activities for a portfolio of Siemens products and services across process automation, low and medium voltage motors and drives. Since joining Siemens in 2001, Ms. Cooney has also served as Chief Operating Officer for Siemens Healthcare's Diagnostics division from 2011 to 2014 and as President, Drives Technologies Division, Siemens Industry, Inc., from 2009 to 2011. Additionally, Ms. Cooney was Vice President of Manufacturing at Aladdin Industries and held key managerial positions with the General Electric Company. Ms. Cooney also serves on the Board of Directors of The Manitowoc Company, Inc. and is a member of its audit and compensation committees. She previously served on the boards of the Machinery and Allied Products Institute. Ms. Cooney has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management from Gannon University and an MBA from Emory University.

Susan Ellerbusch

Ms. Susan A. Ellerbusch is Independent Director of the Company. She has a 25-year tenure in the chemicals and energy industries and her experiences span chemicals, refining and marketing and biofuels. Since June 2017, Ms. Ellerbusch has served as CEO of Air Liquide USA LLC, the U.S. subsidiary of Air Liquide S.A., a world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health, with a presence in 80 countries and more than 3 million customers and patients. As head of Air Liquide's operations in the U.S., Ms. Ellerbusch leads the company's Large Industries and Electronics businesses. Ms. Ellerbusch joined Air Liquide in September 2015 as President of Air Liquide Large Industries U.S., where she led the restructuring of the business to enable a greater focus on operational performance and customer engagement. Prior to Air Liquide, Ms. Ellerbusch worked at British Petroleum, or BP, where she held roles of increasing leadership and most recently served as President, BP Biofuels North America from 2008 to 2015. Ms. Ellerbusch has a Bachelor of Science degree in genetics from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from the University of Illinois Chicago.

Ted Gardner

Mr. Ted A. Gardner, J.D., is Independent Director of Summit Materials, Inc. He is a Managing Partner of Silverhawk Capital Partners (together with its affiliates, "Silverhawk"). Prior to co-founding Silverhawk in 2005, Mr. Gardner was a Managing Partner of Wachovia Capital Partners (formerly, First Union Capital Partners) from 1989 until 2002. He was a director and Chairman of the Compensation Committee of Kinder Morgan, Inc. from 1999 to 2007, a director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Encore Acquisition Company from 2001 to 2010, a director of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners from 2011 to 2014 and a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Athlon Energy, Inc. from 2013 to 2014. He is currently a director of Kinder Morgan, Inc., Incline Niobrara Partners, LP and Spartan Energy Partners. Mr. Gardner received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Duke University and a Juris Doctor and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Virginia.

John Murphy

Mr. John R. Murphy, CPA is Independent Director of Summit Materials, Inc. Since March 2015, he also has served as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Murphy served as Summit Materials' Interim Chief Financial Officer from January 2013 to May 2013 and from July 2013 to October 2013. He was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation from 2009 to 2010 and served in various senior management roles from 1998 to 2008, including Chief Financial Officer and President and Chief Operating Officer and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Accuride Corporation. Accuride Corporation filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in October 2009 and emerged in 2010. Since 2003, Mr. Murphy has served on the Board, the Governance Committee and as Chairman of the Audit Committee of O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. He has also served as a director and Audit Committee Chairman of DJO Global Inc. since January 2012. Mr. Murphy was elected as a director and Audit Committee member of Graham Packaging in February 2011. Graham Packaging was subsequently sold in September 2011. Mr. Murphy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Colorado and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Neil Simpkins

Mr. Neil P. Simpkins is no longer Independent Director of Summit Materials, Inc effective on December 29, 2018. He is a Senior Managing Director of the Corporate Private Equity Group at Blackstone. Since joining Blackstone in 1998, Mr. Simpkins has led the acquisitions of TRW Automotive, Vanguard Health Systems, Team Health, LLC, Apria Healthcare Group, Summit Materials, Change Healthcare, Inc. and Gates Corporation. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Simpkins was a Principal at Bain Capital. While at Bain Capital, Mr. Simpkins was involved in the execution of investments in the consumer products, industrial, healthcare and information industries. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Simpkins was a consultant at Bain & Company in the Asia Pacific region and in London. He currently serves as a Director of Apria Healthcare Group, Gates Corporation, Change Healthcare, Inc. and Team Health Inc. Mr. Simpkins graduated with honors from Oxford University and received a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Mr. Simpkins brings to the Board significant financial and business experience, including as a Senior Managing Director in the Private Equity Group at Blackstone and Principal at Bain Capital.

Anne Wade

Ms. Anne K. Wade is Independent Director of Summit Materials, Inc. From 1995 to 2012, Ms. Wade held positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as Senior Vice President and Director, at Capital International, a part of the Capital Group Companies, the Los Angeles based investment management firm. Ms. Wade is currently a partner at Leaders' Quest, an organization focused on culture, values, and driving social and financial impact in major corporations. In that capacity she was the co-Director of the BankingFutures initiative in the United Kingdom. Ms. Wade also currently serves on the Boards of Directors of the John Laing Group plc, where she chairs the Remuneration Committee, Big Society Capital Ltd in London, and the Heron Foundation in New York City. She previously served on the Board of Directors of Holcim Ltd from 2013 to 2015, and was a member of its Governance and Strategy Committee. Ms. Wade has a Bachelor of Arts degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Harvard University and a Master of Science from the London School of Economics.ent and Director of Capital International.

Steven Wunning

Mr. Steven H. Wunning is Independent Director of Summit Materials, Inc. He served as Group President and Executive Office Member for Caterpillar Inc. ("Caterpillar") from January 2004 until his retirement in February 2015. Mr. Wunning joined Caterpillar in 1973 and held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility with Caterpillar, including Vice President, Logistics Division from January 2000 to January 2004 and Vice President, Logistics & Product Services Division from November 1998 to January 2000. Mr. Wunning is also a director of The Sherwin Williams Company, Kennametal Inc., Black & Veatch Holding Company and Neovia Logistics Services, LLC. Mr. Wunning serves on the Board of Trustees of Missouri University of Science and Technology. He obtained his Bachelor of Sciences degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology and an executive Masters of Business Administration from the University of Illinois.

Noel Ryan

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Howard Lance

350,000

Thomas Hill

4,474,870

Brian Harris

1,894,020

Karl Watson

--

Anne Benedict

--

Thomas Beck

--

Michael Brady

1,160,140

Mikel Evans

1,194,490

Joseph Cantie

200,000

Anne Cooney

--

Susan Ellerbusch

--

Ted Gardner

200,000

John Murphy

215,000

Neil Simpkins

210,000

Anne Wade

200,000

Steven Wunning

200,000

Noel Ryan

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As Of  30 Dec 2017