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Summit Materials Inc (SUM.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Howard Lance

61 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Thomas Hill

61 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Brian Harris

60 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Karl Watson

53 2018 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Kevin Gill

56 2013 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Anne Benedict

44 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

Thomas Beck

59 2010 Executive Vice President and Cement Division President

Michael Brady

49 2009 Executive Vice President, Chief Business Development Officer

Mikel Evans

46 Executive Vice President, West Region President

Damian Murphy

47 2015 Executive Vice President, East Division President

Joseph Cantie

53 2016 Independent Director

Ted Gardner

59 2009 Independent Director

John Murphy

66 2012 Independent Director

Neil Simpkins

51 2016 Independent Director

Anne Wade

45 2016 Independent Director

Steven Wunning

66 2016 Independent Director

Noel Ryan

2017 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Howard Lance

Mr. Howard L. Lance is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Summit Materials, Inc. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA"), a global communications and information company, since May 2016. Mr. Lance also sits on MDA's board of directors. Prior to joining MDA, Mr. Lance was an Executive Advisor to 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. Mr. Lance brings to the Board significant management and operational experience from his service in various senior management roles, including as President and Chief Executive Officer of MDA, Harris Corporation and President of NCR Corporation.

Thomas Hill

Mr. Thomas W. Hill is re designated as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He is a President, Chief Executive Officer, Interim Chief Operating Officer, Director of Summit Materials, Inc. He has been a member of the 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. Mr. Hill brings to the Board extensive knowledge of our industry and significant experience in leading companies, as well as his ongoing contributions as the Company's CEO.

Brian Harris

Mr. Brian J. Harris is a Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Summit Materials, Inc. He 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. He has more than 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 Materials, Inc. (“Martin Marietta”), a supplier of construction aggregates and heavy building materials. Prior to joining Martin Marietta, Mr. Watson served in various leadership positions at CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”), a Mexican cement manufacturer, and Rinker Group Ltd., an Australian building materials supplier which 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. He is a past chairman of the National Ready Mix Concrete Association and the Florida Concrete and Products Association and was on the board of directors of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association from 2007 to 2011. Mr. Watson has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration from Palm Beach Atlantic University. There are no transactions involving Mr. Watson requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

Kevin Gill

Mr. Kevin A. Gill is a Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Summit Materials, Inc. He joined the Company in May 2013 after having been Human Resources Vice President for Guilford Performance Textiles, a Cerberus portfolio company, since November 2008. In this role, he provided Human Resources Leadership that fueled the monetization to Lear Corporation. Prior to Guilford, Mr. Gill held a variety of Human Resources leadership roles with companies such as Honeywell, Citibank and Monsanto Chemical. Mr. Gill received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Villanova University and a Master of Arts in Industrial Relations from Wayne State in Detroit, Michigan.

Anne Benedict

Ms. Anne Lee Benedict is a Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Summit Materials, Inc. She 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 a Executive Vice President of Summit Materials, Inc. and President of Cement Division a subsidiary company. He 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 a Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer of Summit Materials, Inc. He 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 Fontainebleau, France.

Mikel Evans

Mr. Mikel Shane Evans is a Executive Vice President, West Region President of Summit Materials, Inc. He 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.

Damian Murphy

Mr. Damian J. Murphy is a Executive Vice President, East Division President of Summit Materials, Inc. He joined the Company in August 2009 with over 20 years of experience in the construction materials and mining industries, working with both public and privately held companies. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Murphy served roles as regional president and company president for Oldcastle starting in 2004. Prior to that Mr. Murphy served as vice president of Aggregate Industries' Rocky Mountain region, responsible for aggregates and hot mix asphalt production and sales. Before joining Aggregate Industries, Mr. Murphy worked in the mid-Atlantic for a top 10 privately held aggregate supplier and began his career in the industry in Europe. Mr. Murphy received a Bachelor of Engineering degree with a concentration in Minerals Engineering from the Cambome School of Mines/ Exeter University in the United Kingdom.

Joseph Cantie

Mr. Joseph S. Cantie is an Independent Director of Summit Materials, Inc. He was also appointed to the Audit Committee. 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, Compensation and Governance Committees, and for Delphi Automotive PLC where he serves on the Audit 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. Mr. Cantie brings to the Board more than 30 years of financial and operating experience primarily in the industrials sector.

Ted Gardner

Mr. Ted A. Gardner, J.D., is an 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 an Independent Director of Summit Materials, Inc. 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. In nominating Mr. Murphy for reelection as a director, the Board considered Mr. Murphy's extensive financial knowledge, including from his service as Chief Financial Officer of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation and Accuride Corporation.

Neil Simpkins

Mr. Neil P. Simpkins is an Independent Director of Summit Materials, Inc. 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 an Independent Director of Summit Materials, Inc. She was also appointed to the Audit Committee. From 1995 to 2012, Ms. Wade served as Senior Vice President and Director of 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 is the co-Director of BankingFutures in the United Kingdom. Ms. Wade also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the John Laing Group plc, where she chairs the Remuneration Committee, on the Board of Directors of Big Society Capital Ltd in London, and of 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. Ms. Wade brings to the Board significant financial and investing experience, primarily in infrastructure sectors including the global building materials and construction industries, including as Senior Vice President and Director of Capital International.

Steven Wunning

Mr. Steven H. Wunning is an 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. In nominating Mr. Wunning for election as a director, the Board considered Mr. Wunning's expansive operating and board experience across the industrial and building products industries, including his more than 40 years at Caterpillar Inc.

Noel Ryan

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