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Canadian Western Bank (CWB.TO)

CWB.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

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14 Dec 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Phillips

67 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Christopher Fowler

58 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Carolyn Graham

2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

H. Bogac Ozdemir

2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

Kelly Blackett

2013 Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Communications

Stephen Murphy

2017 Executive Vice President, Banking

Darrell Jones

2009 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

M. Glen Eastwood

2011 Executive Vice President, Business Transformation

Blaine Forer

2017 Senior Vice President and Regional General Manager

Mario Furlan

2013 Senior Vice President and Regional General Manager

Lester Shore

2017 Senior Vice President and Regional General Manager, Northern Alberta

Niall Boles

2014 Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Gail Harding

2018 Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Vladimir Ahmad

2017 Senior Vice President, Operations and Business Transformation

James Bowling

Senior Vice President - Regional General Manager, Prairies

Keith Hughes

2015 Senior Vice President - Business and Personal Banking

David Thomson

2004 Senior Vice President - Credit Risk Management

Lars Christensen

2006 Vice President, Chief Internal Auditor

Allen Stephen

2014 Vice President and Chief Accountant

Albrecht Bellstedt

68 1995 Independent Director

Andrew Bibby

60 2012 Independent Director

Linda Hohol

66 2011 Independent Director

Robert Manning

68 1986 Independent Director

Sarah Morgan-Silvester

58 2014 Independent Director

Margaret Mulligan

60 2017 Independent Director

Raymond Protti

72 2009 Independent Director

Ian Reid

2011 Independent Director

Hugh Riley

67 2011 Independent Director

Alan Rowe

62 1996 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Phillips

Mr. Robert Lawrence Phillips, QC, is an Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Phillips is President of R.L. Phillips Investments Inc., a private investment firm. Mr. Phillips was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of BCR Group of Companies, Executive Vice President of MacMillan Bloedel Limited and President and Chief Executive Officer of Dreco Energy Services Ltd. and of PTI Group Inc. Mr. Phillips received a Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering (Hons) and a Bachelor of Laws (Gold Medalist) from the University of Alberta. In 2017, Mr. Phillips was inaugurated by the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) with the ICD Fellow designation (F.ICD).

Christopher Fowler

Mr. Christopher H. Fowler is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Fowler is the President and Chief Executive Officer of CWB. He joined CWB in 1991 and has filled progressively senior positions during his 27 years with CWB. Mr. Fowler currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Art Gallery of Alberta and the University Hospital Foundation, as well as on the Campaign Cabinet of the United Way of the Alberta Capital Region. Mr. Fowler received a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) and a Master of Arts (Economics) from the University of British Columbia

Carolyn Graham

Ms. Carolyn J. Graham is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company., effective October 1, 2014. Ms. Graham has served as CWB’s CFO and EVP since October 2014. She is responsible for financial and capital management for the CWB Financial Group in addition to overseeing strategy and investor relations, legal services and, since November 2015, treasury. Until August 1, 2017, Ms. Graham also oversaw CWB’s internal audit function. Ms. Graham has been with the CWB Financial Group in varying roles since 2000. Ms. Graham received a Bachelor of Commerce (with distinction) from the University of Alberta. She also holds a FCPA, FCA designation from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta, and an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

H. Bogac Ozdemir

Mr. H. Bogac Ozdemir is an Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of the Company. Mr. Ozdemir joined CWB and was appointed EVP and CRO in December 2014. Mr. Ozdemir is responsible for providing independent review and oversight of enterprise-wide risk management, which includes credit risk, market risk, operational risk, and regulatory compliance risk, including privacy and anti-money laundering. He is also the Executive Sponsor of the A-IRB implementation project. Prior to joining CWB, he held risk management positions at various Canadian financial institutions. Mr. Ozdemir received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Istanbul Technical University.

Kelly Blackett

Ms. Kelly S. Blackett is Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Communications of the Company. Ms. Blackett was appointed an EVP of CWB in October 2014. She is responsible for human resources, internal communications, public relations, and community investment, with a focus on building CWB’s reputation as an employer and financial services firm of choice. Ms. Blackett has been with the CWB Financial Group since 2013. Prior to joining CWB, she spent 17 years with a large multinational corporation in a variety of senior HR roles. Ms. Blackett received a Bachelor of Commerce (with distinction) from the University of Alberta.

Stephen Murphy

Darrell Jones

Mr. Darrell R. Jones is Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the Company. He joined CWB as a Vice President and Chief Information Officer in August 2008 prior to which he held the position of Partner with KPMG LLP (KPMG).

M. Glen Eastwood

Mr. M. Glen Eastwood is Executive Vice President, Business Transformation of the Company. Mr. Eastwood held the positions of Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager; and Senior Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager with CWB prior to being promoted to Vice President and Regional Manager in February 2011.

Blaine Forer

Mario Furlan

Mr. Mario V. Furlan is Senior Vice President and Regional General Manager of the Company. He served as Senior Assistant Vice President and Manager, Real Estate Lending.

Lester Shore

Niall Boles

Mr. Niall P. Boles is Senior Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. prior to which he held the following positions: Vice President – Liquidity, Funding, and Cash Management, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (May 2010 – April 2014) and Group Liquidity and Funding Manager, Bank of Scotland (2008 – April 2010).

Gail Harding

Ms. Gail L. Harding Q.C., Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of the Company. She held the position Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary until January 2009. Ms. Harding resigned as director of AC Energy Inc., a TSX Venture Exchange company, on March 14, 2003.

Vladimir Ahmad

James Bowling

Keith Hughes

Mr. Keith D. Hughes is Senior Vice President - Business and Personal Banking of the Company. He joined CWB in May 2015, prior to which he held the following positions with Servus Credit Union: Senior Vice President Business Banking (2014 – 2015), Senior Vice President Business & Retail Banking (2012 – 2014), Vice President Sales Strategy and Member Experience (2011 – 2012), and a Vice President, North Region (2010 – 2011).

David Thomson

Lars Christensen

Mr. Lars K. Christensen is Vice President, Chief Internal Auditor of the Company. Mr. Christensen held the position of Assistant Vice President, Real Estate Lending prior to being appointed Vice President and Chief Internal Auditor in November 2006.

Allen Stephen

Albrecht Bellstedt

Mr. Albrecht Wilhelm Albert Bellstedt J.D., QC., is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bellstedt is President of A.W.A. Bellstedt Professional Corporation, a consulting services firm. He was previously Executive Vice President, Law and Corporate of TransCanada Corporation, a North American energy services company and, prior to that, a partner of the law firm Milner Fenerty. Mr. Bellstedt has served on many boards, including The Forzani Group Ltd., Sun Times Media Group Inc., the Alberta University Hospital Foundation, the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, and the Banff Centre. Mr. Bellstedt received a Bachelor of Arts from Queen’s University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto.

Andrew Bibby

Mr. Andrew J. Bibby is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bibby is Chief Executive Officer of Grosvenor Americas Partners, a property investment and development partnership. Mr. Bibby currently serves on the boards of UBC Properties Trust and Rugby Canada. Mr. Bibby received a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia, a Master of Philosophy from Oxford University, and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Linda Hohol

Ms. Linda M. O. Hohol is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Hohol, a Corporate Director, is the former President of TSX Venture Exchange Inc. at the TMX Group Inc. Prior to that, she filled the roles of Executive Vice President, Wealth Management and Senior Vice President, Alberta and NWT at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. In addition to the public company directorships set out below, Ms. Hohol has served on many boards, including ATB Financial, the Calgary Airport Authority, EllisDon Construction Ltd., and Export Development Canada. She currently sits on the National Board of the Institute of Corporate Directors and is the Chair of its Governance Committee. Ms. Hohol is a graduate of the Executive Development Program of the Kellogg Business School and a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers

Robert Manning

Mr. Robert A. Manning is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Manning is President of Cathton Investments Ltd., a general investment holding company. He was previously Executive Vice President and a director of North West Trust Company and Corporate Banking Account Manager at Bank of Montreal. Mr. Manning is a director of numerous private companies. Mr. Manning completed a Bachelor of Science (Hons) at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and a Masters of Business Administration at the Cranfield School of Management

Sarah Morgan-Silvester

Ms. Sarah Alyson Morgan-Silvester is an Independent Director of Canadian Western Bank. Ms. Morgan-Silvester is a Corporate Director serving on a variety of private, corporate, and non-profit boards. She was previously Executive Vice President, Personal Financial Services and Wealth Management, HSBC Bank Canada, and President and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Trust Company (Canada). In addition to the public company directorships listed below, she is currently a director of ENMAX Corporation. She has served in the past as Chancellor of the University of British Columbia, Chair of Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, and Chair of BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre Foundation. Ms. Morgan-Silvester received a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from the University of British Columbia and is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers. She also holds the Human Resources and Compensation Committee designation from the Directors College. In 2017, Ms. Morgan-Silvester was appointed to the Order of British Columbia

Margaret Mulligan

Ms. Margaret J. Mulligan is Independent Director of the company. Ms. Mulligan is a Corporate Director. She was previously the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (formerly Biovail Corporation), Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Linamar Corporation, and the Executive Vice President, Systems and Operations of Bank of Nova Scotia. She is also a past Governor of the University of Waterloo and Trustee of the Ontario Science Centre. In addition to the public company directorships listed below, she is currently a director of the Ladies Professional Golf Association. Ms. Mulligan is a Chartered Professional Accountant. She received a Bachelor of Mathematics (Hons) from the University of Waterloo and is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

Raymond Protti

Mr. Raymond J. Protti is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Protti is a Corporate Director. He served 11 years as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Bankers Association and prior to that he spent 25 years in the federal public service and was Deputy Minister of Labour, Director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, and Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Mr. Protti is Vice Chair of the Board of the Royal B.C. Museum. He previously served as Chair of the University of Victoria and on the Boards of the Toronto Community Foundation and Ryerson University. Mr. Protti received a Bachelor of Arts (Hons. Economics and Gold Medalist) and a Master of Economics from the University of Alberta. Mr. Protti holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors

Ian Reid

Mr. Ian M. Reid is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Reid is a Corporate Director. He retired from Finning International Inc. in 2008 after a 30 year career, which included 11 years as President of Finning (Canada) Ltd. In addition to the public company directorships set out below, Mr. Reid serves as the independent Chair on the Board of Directors of Fountain Tire Ltd., a privately held corporation owned in partnership with Goodyear Canada. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Associated Engineering and Voice Construction OPCO ULC. He served as the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology from 2003 until 2007 and has been a member of numerous other community and industry associations. Mr. Reid also served as a member of the Provincial Audit Committee created under the Auditor General Act (Alberta) and on the Board of Flint Energy Services Ltd. Mr. Reid received a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Hugh Riley

Mr. Hugh Sanford Riley, J.D. is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Riley is President and Chief Executive Officer of Richardson Financial Group Limited, a financial services affiliate of James Richardson & Sons, Limited. Prior to 2003, he was the Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer of Investors Group Inc., a personal financial services organization. In addition to the public company directorships set out below, Mr. Riley is Chair of the Board of Directors of the University of Winnipeg Foundation and Chair of Manitoba Hydro. Mr. Riley received a Bachelor of Political Science from Queen’s University and a Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School. Mr. Riley was appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada in 2002.

Alan Rowe

Mr. Alan M. Rowe, CPA, CA, is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Rowe is a Partner with Crown Realty Partners, an investment management company. Prior to July 2007, he was Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Crown Life Insurance Company. Mr. Rowe is a Chartered Professional Accountant. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from Memorial University of Newfoundland.