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Alcanna Inc (CLIQ.TO)

CLIQ.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

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21 Oct 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Barnett

75 2019 Independent Chairman of the Board

James Burns

65 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of the Board

David Gordey

2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Corporate Services

Marcie Kiziak

2020 President - Cannabis

Taranvir Vander

2020 President - Liquor

Matthew Hewson

2020 General Counsel & Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Human Resources

Don Bobey

2020 Chief Operating Officer - Liquor

Darren Karasiuk

48 2019 Independent Director

Peter Lynch

69 2017 Independent Director

Karen Prentice

65 2017 Independent Director

Denis Ryan

77 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Barnett

Mr. John Robert Barnett CPA was Independent Director of the Company. Mr. John Barnett currently serves as a director and as a member of the audit and human resources and compensation committees of Clairvest Group Inc., a private equity management firm. Mr. John Barnett is also a trustee for Continuum Residential REIT, a private real estate investment trust. Previously, Mr. John Barnett served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and director of Rothmans Inc. (manufacturer and distributor of tobacco products) from June 1999 until it was acquired by Phillip Morris International in 2008. Prior to his service in these roles, Mr. John Barnett served as an officer of Molson Breweries and its predecessor Carling O’Keefe from 1972 through 1998, acting as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer from November 1995 to November 1998. Mr. John Barnett also served on the board of directors of Granite REIT (previously known as MI Developments Inc.) from 2006 to 2008, and the board of directors of Mosaic Group Inc. from 2002 to 2003. Mr. John Barnett holds a Chartered Professional Accountant designation.

James Burns

Mr. James F. C. Burns serves as Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. James Burns is a former private equity investor and former Partner at Gordon Investment Corporation and Gordon Capital Corporation based in Toronto, Ontario. Previously, Mr. James Burns was managing director at CIBC Wood Gundy and served as co-owner, director and Chief Financial Officer of Scott’s Restaurants located in Markham, Ontario. Mr. James Burns also served twelve (12) years in the Government of Canada where he held several positions, including Chief of Staff to the Deputy Prime Minister of Canada.

David Gordey

Mr. David Gordey serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Corporate Services of the Company. He was Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Canada of the Company. He has previously served as the company's vice-president, finance, and has been a member of the Liquor Stores management team since 2012. He is a chartered accountant, formerly of KPMG LLP (Edmonton), who brings to his position a wealth of experience in public company financial reporting and senior leadership.

Marcie Kiziak

Ms. Marcie Kiziak was Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Managing Director - Cannabis of the Company. She is Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Managing Director, Cannabis (February 2018 – January 2020); Independent Human Resources Consultant (July 2017 to February 2018); prior thereto was Vice President of Human Resources and Safety of Corrosion and Abrasion Solutions Ltd.

Taranvir Vander

Mr. Taranvir Vander serves as President - Liquor of the Company. He is Chief Executive Officer of the Alliance (November 2018 – January 2020); prior thereto was the Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Ace.

Matthew Hewson

Mr. Matthew Hewson serves as General Counsel & Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Human Resources of the Company. He is Vice President, General Counsel of Alcanna (April 2016 to February 2020); prior thereto was Director, Legal Affairs of Alcanna.

Don Bobey

Darren Karasiuk

Mr. Darren Anthony Karasiuk serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Darren Karasiuk is Chief Commercial Officer with Aurora where he has oversight of key customer facing functions including marketing, sales, insights and analytics, as well as customer service – and strategic linkages with product development and partnerships. Mr. Darren Karasiuk joined Aurora through the acquisition of MedReleaf Corp. where he served as Senior Vice-President and GM, Recreational where he was responsible for MedReleaf’s adult use cannabis business. Prior to joining MedReleaf, Mr. Darren Karasiuk was Vice-President, Insights and Advisory at Deloitte where he was a leader in the firm’s cannabis practice, co-authoring the firm’s study, “Recreational Marijuana: Insights and Opportunities.” Mr. Darren Karasiuk has also been the Canadian associate for the Marijuana Policy Group, a leading Denver-based economic and policy consulting firm which helped shape the regulated medical and recreational cannabis markets. Mr. Darren Karasiuk is a board member of the Canadian Cannabis Council, the national organization of Canada’s licensed producers and holds an MA from Western University as well as an MBA from Kellogg-Schulich.

Peter Lynch

Mr. Peter L. Lynch serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Peter Lynch served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer from July to August 2017. He is a director of NYSE-listed Retail Properties of America, Inc. of Oak Brook, Illinois, a real estate investment trust; he is also Chair of its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and member of its Compensation Committee. Mr. Peter Lynch also serves on the board of advisors of Sid Wainer & Son, a private produce and specialty foods company based in New Bedford, Massachusetts and is a trustee for Nichols College in Dudley, Massachusetts. From 2004 until 2012 he was Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer of Winn-Dixie Stores Inc., a private, Florida-based retailer with 500 grocery stores, 150 liquor stores and 280 in-store pharmacies throughout the five southeastern states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi. Before that he was President and Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President-Operations with Boise, Idaho-based Albertson’s, Inc., one of the largest national U.S. retail food and drug chains, comprised of 2,500 stores. Mr. Peter Lynch graduated from Nichols College in Dudley, Massachusetts in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.

Karen Prentice

Ms. Karen A. Prentice serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Karen Prentice serves as a member of the board of directors of Crowsnest Land Corp., McGillivray Land Development Corporation, Blairmore Railway Land Company Ltd. and Katassi Development Ltd., each of which are privately-held companies. In addition, Ms. Karen Prentice serves on the board of directors of Calgary Municipal Arts Foundation, National Arts Centre Foundation, National Music Centre and the Walrus Foundation, all of which are not-for-profit organizations. Previously, Ms. Karen Prentice was a director of Matrix Solutions Inc., chaired the board of trustees of CANMARC Real Estate Investment Trust and served for six (6) years as a member of the Alberta Securities Commission. Prior to her service in these roles, Ms. Karen Prentice was an Executive Vice-President of ENMAX Corporation, where she was responsible for legal services, corporate governance, human resources, facilities, environment, health and safety, government relations and corporate communication functions. Ms. Karen Prentice holds an L.L.B. from the University of Calgary and the designation of ICD.D from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Denis Ryan

Mr. Denis Ryan serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Denis Ryan’s career includes serving as an investment advisor with CIBC Wood Gundy, an executive with BGH Investment Management Limited, Vice-President Institutional Asset Management with Altamira, an investment banking role for Griffiths McBurney and Partners and a founding partner with Morrison Williams Investment Management Limited. As of the date hereof, Mr. Denis Ryan continues to provide consulting services to Purpose Investment Inc. (formerly Morrison Williams Investment Management Limited), which acquired LOGiQ Asset Management Inc. in April 20, 2018. Mr. Denis Ryan’s career also includes serving as co-founder and director of Keeper Resources Inc., as well as serving as director of Front Street Capital. Other publicly listed past directorships include serving as a member of the board and as a financier of Immunovaccine.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

John Barnett

205,000

James Burns

890,100

David Gordey

445,050

Marcie Kiziak

300,740

Taranvir Vander

432,688

Matthew Hewson

--

Don Bobey

368,648

Darren Karasiuk

--

Peter Lynch

--

Karen Prentice

--

Denis Ryan

--
As Of  31 Dec 2019