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Dollarama Inc (DOL.TO)

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20 Jan 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Gunn

64 2018 Independent Chairman of the Board

Larry Rossy

73 2018 Chairman Emeritus

Neil Rossy

49 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Ross

2015 Chief Financial Officer

Johanne Choinire

2014 Chief Operating Officer

Nicolas Hien

2017 Senior Vice President - Project Management and Systems

Geoffrey Robillard

2006 Senior Vice President - Import Division

Josee Kouri

2015 Vice President - Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary

John Assaly

2013 Vice President - Global Procurement

Gregory David

51 2004 Non-Executive Director

Joshua Bekenstein

60 2004 Non-Executive Independent Director

Elisa Garcia C.

61 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kristin Mugford

50 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nicholas Nomicos

56 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Richard Roy

63 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Huw Thomas

66 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Gunn

Mr. Stephen K. Gunn is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Stephen Gunn is the Chairman of the Board of Directors since June 7, 2018. Before that date, he acted as the Lead Director of the Board of Directors since 2009. Mr. Gunn is also the Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of both the Audit Committee and the Human Resources and Compensation Committee. In addition, Mr. Gunn is co-chair of the board of directors of Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. until May 7, 2019, the effective date of his announced retirement. He is also a director and member of the audit committee of Canada Goose Holdings Inc. and a director and chair of the audit committee of Recipe Unlimited Corporation (formerly Cara Operations Limited). Prior to November 2014, Mr. Gunn served as chief executive officer of Sleep Country Canada Inc., the Canadian mattress retailer he co-founded. He received a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Western Ontario.

Larry Rossy

Mr. Larry Rossy is re-designated as Chairman Emeritus of the Company effective June 7, 2018. He is no longer a Executive Chairman of the Board Chairman of the Board. He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO since the Corporation’s inception. He has been a retailer since 1965 and is the founder of Dollarama. In 1992, Mr. Rossy made the strategic decision to convert the company to the “dollar store” concept. Since that time, Mr. Rossy’s principal focus has been on the expansion of the Dollarama retail network. As announced on March 30, 2016, Larry Rossy will remain as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and will continue to play an active role in key areas of the business such as real estate and buying as Neil Rossy becomes President and CEO, effective May 1, 2016. He received a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University.

Neil Rossy

Mr. Neil Rossy is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. He is a member of the Board of Directors since 2004 and serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation since May 1, 2016. Prior to being appointed to this office by the Board of Directors, he had served as Chief Merchandising Officer of Dollarama since 2010. With the company since its inception in 1992, he has been involved in all aspects of Dollarama’s business, supply chain and day-to-day operations. Over the last two decades, Neil Rossy has played an increasingly important role in strategic decisions related to warehousing and distribution, direct sourcing, brand identity, product development and merchandising innovations that define Dollarama and underpin its success. He is a graduate of Queen’s University.

Michael Ross

Mr. Michael Ross is a Chief Financial Officer of Dollarama Inc. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, effective April 12, 2010. In April 2015, his title was changed to Chief Financial Officer as the Secretary office was assumed by another member of the management team. Prior to joining Dollarama, Mr. Ross was the Chief Financial Officer of Sanimax Industries Inc. for three years and from 1997 to 2007, he served as Vice President, Administration and Chief Financial Officer of the Bell Nordiq Group Inc. Mr. Ross earned his Bachelor of Commerce and Graduate Accounting diplomas from Concordia University in 1981 and 1983, respectively. He received his Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) designation from the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec in 2012.

Johanne Choinire

Ms. Johanne Choinire is a Chief Operating Officer of Dollarama Inc. Ms. Choinière is responsible for overseeing retail store operations as well as logistics, distribution, supply chain management and human resources. Prior to joining Dollarama, Ms. Choinière was with Metro inc. since 1999, where she held increasingly senior positions across the organization, including Senior Vice President, Merchandising for Metro Ontario and, most recently, Senior Vice President of Metro’s Ontario Division. She holds a Bachelor in Business Administration (B.B.A.) from Bishop’s University.

Nicolas Hien

Mr. Nicolas Hien serves as a Senior Vice President - Project Management and Systems of the company since March 2016. Before that, he was Vice-President, Project Management, and has now been given supervisory responsibility over the IT function. He is responsible for overseeing all major projects implemented in stores and in distribution and warehousing facilities, including projects relating to IT, store operations, distribution and logistics. He is also responsible for managing the commercial relationship between Dollarama and Dollar City. Prior to joining Dollarama in September 2012, Mr. Hien was Senior Manager, Advisory Services with KPMG LLP after KPMG LLP acquired the consulting firm where he was Partner and Project Director since 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in operations management and a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in logistics from HEC Montreal.

Geoffrey Robillard

Mr. Geoffrey Robillard is a Senior Vice President - Import Division of Dollarama Inc., since October 2006. From 1973 to November 2004, Mr. Robillard was the owner and President of Aris Import Inc., a major distributor for imports from overseas. In 1992, Mr. Robillard began working with Dollarama towards establishing Dollarama’s direct overseas sourcing capabilities and this relationship became exclusive in 1996. The assets of Aris Import Inc. were acquired by Dollarama in November 2004. Mr. Robillard built Dollarama’s import division and manages a team that sources products internationally, evaluates suppliers’ offers and samples, and works with buyers to choose merchandise. He supervises pricing negotiations, quality control issues with import suppliers and coordination of all import delivery logistics, duties, and customs.

Josee Kouri

Ms. Josee Kouri is Vice President - Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary of the Company. Previously she was Senior Director, Legal Affairs Dollarama Inc. (from 2014 to 2015), Director, Legal Affairs Dollarama Inc. (from 2013 to 2014).

John Assaly

Mr. John Assaly is a Vice President - Global Procurement of Dollarama Inc. He joined Dollarama at its inception in 1992 as a Senior Buyer and has been named Vice-President, Global Procurement at the end of 2013. Mr. Assaly is responsible for a significant volume in product sales of Dollarama. In addition to travelling the world, constantly searching for new products and developing relationships with Dollarama’s suppliers, Mr. Assaly has the responsibility of supervising a team of assistant buyers.

Gregory David

Mr. Gregory David serves as a Non-Executive Director of Dollarama Inc. He is a member of the Board of Directors. He is the Chief Executive Officer of GRI Capital Inc., a private investment management firm, and has been with such company and its affiliates since 2003. He is also a director of Roots Corporation since October 2017 and sits on its governance, compensation and nominating committee. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. David provided financial and strategic advisory services to private and public companies. Previously, he worked at Claridge Inc. from 1998 to 2000 and at McKinsey & Co. from 1996 to 1998. He has a Bachelor of Commerce Honours from Queen’s University, a Bachelor of Civil Law and a Bachelor of Laws from McGill University and a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from Harvard Business School.

Joshua Bekenstein

Mr. Joshua Bekenstein is Non-Executive Independent Director of Dollarama Inc. He is a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Bekenstein is a Managing Director at Bain Capital Partners, LP, a private asset management firm. Prior to joining Bain Capital Partners in 1984, Mr. Bekenstein spent several years at Bain & Company, Inc., where he was involved with companies in a variety of industries. Mr. Bekenstein serves as a director of Canada Goose Holdings Inc., BRP Inc., Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc., and The Michaels Companies, Inc., and sits on the compensation committee of some of those corporations. Mr. Bekenstein received a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School.

Elisa Garcia C.

Ms. Elisa D. Garcia C. is Non-Executive Independent Director of Dollarama Inc. She is a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Ms. Garcia currently serves as Chief Legal Officer of Macy’s, Inc. Prior to joining Macy’s, Inc. in September 2016, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Office Depot, Inc., a leading global provider of products, services, and solutions for the workplace headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. Prior to joining Office Depot, Inc. in 2007, she was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Domino’s Pizza, Inc. Earlier in her career, she served as Latin American Regional Counsel for Philip Morris International and Corporate Counsel for GAF Corporation. She also serves on the board of the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession and acts as an advisory board member for the Corporate Pro Bono Institute. Ms. Garcia is a graduate of the St. John’s University School of Law, and also received a joint BA/MS in Political Science and Management and Policy Sciences from W. Averell Harriman College, State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Kristin Mugford

Ms. Kristin Williams Mugford is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Kristin Williams Mugford is a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Audit Committee since March 29, 2018. Ms. Mugford is currently the Melvin Tukman Senior Lecturer of Business Administration in the Finance Unit at the Harvard Business School. Prior to academia, she spent nearly 20 years with Bain Capital Partners, LP, joining their private equity business in 1994, where she focused on the consumer and media industries, before becoming the firm’s first female managing director. In 1998, she helped start Bain Capital Credit, LP (formerly known as Sankaty Advisors, LP), the credit affiliate of Bain Capital Partners, LP, where she was a senior member of its management and investment committee. She began her career at the Walt Disney Company. Ms. Mugford is a member of the board of directors of Towne Park, a leading parking and hospitality services provider. She also sits on the boards of Fidelity Charitable, the largest donor-advised fund program and public charity in the United States, and New Profit, a national non-profit venture philanthropy fund. She graduated from Harvard Business School as a Baker Scholar and holds an AB with honors in economics from Harvard College.

Nicholas Nomicos

Mr. Nicholas Nomicos serves as an Non-Executive Independent Director of Dollarama Inc. He is a member of the Board of Directors, a member of the Audit Committee, and the Chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee. He is a Managing Director of Nonantum Capital Partners, LLC, a middle market private equity firm that he founded with other executives in 2018. Mr. Nomicos is also a director and a member of the investment and risk committee of BRP Inc. since December 2016. He previously sat on BRP Inc.’s board of directors from 2003 to 2015. Until December 2016, Mr. Nomicos was Managing Director at Bain Capital Credit, LP (formerly known as Sankaty Advisors, LP), the credit affiliate of Bain Capital Partners, LP. Prior to 2011, he was an Operating Partner at Bain Capital Partners, LP where he worked since 1999 in a variety of investments in the manufacturing and consumer product sectors. Prior to joining Bain Capital Partners, LP, Mr. Nomicos was a senior corporate development and manufacturing executive at Oak Industries Inc., and he spent several years at Bain & Company where he was a Manager. Mr. Nomicos received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School.

Richard Roy

Mr. Richard G. Roy serves as an Non-Executive Independent Director of Dollarama Inc. He is a member of the Board of Directors and the Chair of the Audit Committee. He sits on the board of directors of Uni-Select Inc. since May 2008 and is the chair of its audit committee. He also sits on the board of directors of GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc. since May 2015 and is a member of its audit committee and of its human resources and compensation committee, and on the board of directors of Toromont Industries Ltd. since November 2018 and is a member of its audit committee and governance committee. Mr. Roy served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Uni-Select, a distributor of automotive replacement parts, equipment, tools and accessories in North America, from January 1, 2008 to July 31, 2015. Prior to January 2008, he held various senior roles at Uni-Select, including the positions of Vice President, Chief Operating Officer from April 2007 to January 2008, and Vice President, Administration and Chief Financial Officer from January 1999 to April 2007. Mr. Roy received his Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) designation from the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec in 2012. Mr. Roy is a graduate of HEC Montreal.

Huw Thomas

Mr. Huw Thomas CPA is an Non-Executive Independent Director of Dollarama Inc. He is a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Thomas served as Chief Executive Officer of SmartCentres Real Estate Investment Trust (“SmartCentres REIT”, formerly known as Smart Real Estate Investment Trust) from 2013 to June 2018 and also occupied the office of President of SmartCentres REIT from 2013 to August 2016. Prior to that, from 1996 to 2010, Mr. Thomas served in various senior financial roles at Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited, including nine years as Chief Financial Officer and, from November 2009 until December 2010, as Executive Vice-President, Financial Strategy and Performance. He remains a trustee of SmartCentres REIT until May 31, 2019, the effective date of his resignation. Mr. Thomas is also a trustee of Chartwell Retirement Residences, a member of its compensation, nominating and governance committee and the chair of its audit committee. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of London (U.K.), and is a Certified U.K. and Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant. He received his Fellowship designation (FCPA) from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario in 2013.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Stephen Gunn

220,780

Larry Rossy

689,615

Neil Rossy

3,940,600

Michael Ross

1,376,400

Johanne Choinire

1,426,270

Nicolas Hien

--

Geoffrey Robillard

3,013,250

Josee Kouri

--

John Assaly

565,354

Gregory David

137,000

Joshua Bekenstein

152,000

Elisa Garcia C.

143,000

Kristin Mugford

131,000

Nicholas Nomicos

166,500

Richard Roy

156,500

Huw Thomas

137,000
As Of  3 Feb 2019