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FirstService Corp (FSV.TO)

FSV.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

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25 Sep 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jay Hennick

63 2015 Chairman of the Board, Founder

D. Scott Patterson

59 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jeremy Rakusin

51 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Charlie Chase

60 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer of FirstService Brands

Charles Fallon

57 2013 Chief Executive Officer of FirstService Residential

Douglas Cooke

60 2019 Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller, Corporate Secretary

Alex Nguyen

37 2019 Senior Vice President - Strategy and Corporate Development

Roger Thompson

41 2017 Vice President - Strategy and Sustainability

Bernard Ghert

80 2015 Lead Independent Director

Brendan Calder

73 2015 Independent Director

Frederick Reichheld

68 2015 Independent Director

Joan Sproul

63 2018 Independent Director

Michael Stein

69 2015 Independent Director

Erin Wallace

60 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jay Hennick

Mr. Jay S. Hennick is Chairman of the Board, Founder of the Company. Mr. Hennick is the Founder and Chairman of FirstService. In June 2015, Mr. Hennick became the Global Chairman and CEO of Colliers International Group Inc. Pre-spin-off, Mr. Hennick was the CEO of former FirstService Corporation from 1988 to 2015. In 1998, Mr. Hennick was awarded Canada’s Entrepreneur of the Year, in 2001 he was named Canada’s CEO of the Year by Canadian Business Magazine and in 2011, received an honorary Doctorate of Laws from York University and the University of Ottawa. In 2018, Mr. Hennick was appointed a member of the Order of Canada, and is also the 2019 International Horatio Alger Award recipient. Mr. Hennick served as past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Sinai Health System, in Toronto and is the past Chairman of The Mount Sinai Hospital Board of Directors. In addition, Mr. Hennick has endowed the Jay S. Hennick JD-MBA Program at the Faculty of Law and School of Management at the University of Ottawa Law School, his alma mater, and The Hennick Centre for Business and Law, a joint program of the Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business at York University. Mr. Hennick holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University in Toronto and a Doctorate of Laws from the University of Ottawa.

D. Scott Patterson

Mr. D. Scott Patterson serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Patterson is the President and CEO of FirstService. Pre-spin-off, Mr. Patterson was the President and Chief Operating Officer of former FirstService Corporation from 2003 to 2015. He joined former FirstService Corporation in 1994 as Vice President Corporate Development, and was its Chief Financial Officer from February 1995 until September 2003. Prior to joining former FirstService Corporation, Mr. Patterson was an investment banker at Bankers Trust. Mr. Patterson qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1985 and began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Patterson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario.

Jeremy Rakusin

Mr. Jeremy Rakusin serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Rakusin is the CFO of FirstService, and he is responsible for the overall financial management of FirstService, including external and internal financial reporting, budgeting, and capital market activities, including managing investor and lender relationships. Mr. Rakusin is also closely involved with all corporate communications and capital allocation decision making. Mr. Rakusin joined FirstService in September 2012 as Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development and was responsible for sourcing and executing the company’s acquisition strategy, as well as leading other corporate strategic and growth initiatives. Prior to joining FirstService, Mr. Rakusin was Mergers & Acquisitions Head at Raymond James Ltd. with responsibility for leading the firm’s domestic and crossborder M&A practice. Mr. Rakusin’s investment banking and corporate finance experience also includes more than 10 years at Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and TD Securities. Other career experience includes positions as a portfolio manager at a Toronto-based discretionary investment firm and as a securities and corporate lawyer at Toronto-based Goodmans LLP. Mr. Rakusin earned his joint MBA and Law degrees from the University of Toronto. He also received his Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Charlie Chase

Mr. Charlie E. Chase serves as President, Chief Executive Officer of FirstService Brands of the Company. Prior to his role as CEO, Mr. Chase served as the President of the Consumer Franchises of The Franchise Company and prior to that he was CEO of CertaPro Group. Throughout his 30 years with FirstService Brands he has held numerous roles, starting as a Franchise owner in 1982 at College Pro Painters. Believing that there was an opportunity to create a successful and significant full time painting company, in 1992 he became the founding President of CertaPro Painters.

Charles Fallon

Mr. Charles M. Fallon Jr. serves as Chief Executive Officer of FirstService Residential of the Company. Mr. Fallon is the CEO of FirstService Residential. He is a seasoned veteran of the customer service industry known for his leadership on client service excellence and a strong track record of driving growth for globally recognized Fortune 500 companies. Having joined as CEO in 2013, Mr. Fallon is responsible for identifying acquisitions, recruiting key employees, conceptualizing business initiatives and directing the company’s overall expansion. Drawing on his extensive background in business strategy, operations, sales, marketing and network development, Mr. Fallon maintains the pillars of superior customer service, innovation and technology to continuously build on FirstService Residential’s legacy of going the extra mile every day to make a difference for each resident and client served. Prior to FirstService Residential, he served as President of Terminix International from 2011 to 2013 and President, North America at Burger King Holdings from 2006 to 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Fallon led sales, marketing and revenue management at AvisBudget Group and began his career as an investment banker in New York and London.

Douglas Cooke

Mr. Douglas G. Cooke serves as Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Mr. Cooke is the Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Corporate Secretary of FirstService, and he is responsible for FirstService’s external and internal corporate reporting and cash management functions. Mr. Cooke joined FirstService in 1995 as Controller, later assuming the position of Corporate Controller and Treasurer. In 2019, Mr. Cooke was appointed Senior Vice President. Prior to joining FirstService, Mr. Cooke was Senior Internal Auditor for Unilever Canada, a subsidiary of Unilever PLC, one of the world’s largest consumer product companies. Previously, Mr. Cooke has held senior financial reporting positions within the retail and financial sectors. Mr. Cooke is both a Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst, beginning his career with KPMG.

Alex Nguyen

Mr. Alex Nguyen serves as Senior Vice President - Strategy and Corporate Development of the Company. Mr. Nguyen is the Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development, of FirstService. In this role, Mr. Nguyen is responsible for driving acquisition growth across all of FirstService’s business platforms. Mr. Nguyen is also closely involved in the formulation and execution of the Company’s corporate strategy and growth initiatives. In 2019, Mr. Nguyen was appointed Senior Vice President. Prior to FirstService, Mr. Nguyen worked at the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, one of the largest institutional investors in the world, where he was responsible for the execution and management of private equity investments. Formerly, Mr. Nguyen worked at RBC Capital Markets and CIT.

Roger Thompson

Mr. Roger Thompson serves as Vice President - Strategy and Sustainability of the Company. Mr. Thompson serves as Vice President Strategy and Sustainability for FirstService. In this role, Mr. Thompson is responsible for driving strategic initiatives across all of FirstService’s business platforms. Additionally, Mr. Thompson is focused on developing our social purpose programs for our people, our communities and our environment. Since joining FirstService in 2007, Mr. Thompson has held many progressive roles within the organization, with the latest as Executive Vice President of FirstService Residential Ontario, the condominium management arm of FirstService. Mr. Thompson is a MBA graduate from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and holds various degrees/diplomas/certifications from Western University, York University, CAGBC, USGBC, and D’Youville College in New York.

Bernard Ghert

Mr. Bernard I. Ghert serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ghert was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of the Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited from 1981 to 1987 and President of Stelworth Investments Inc. from 1987 to 1992. Mr. Ghert has been a director of many organizations in the private and public sectors, including Cadillac Fairview, Stelworth, CT Financial and Canada Trust, Wellington Insurance and the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation. Mr. Ghert has served as Director of the Managers of several Middlefield Funds, President of the Canadian Institute of Public Real Estate Companies and was a former member of the Advisory Board of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. Mr. Ghert currently is Chairman of the Independent Review Committee of Middlefield Fund Management Limited, President of the B.I. Ghert Family Foundation, President of Coppi Holdings Ltd., a Director Emeritus on Sinai Health System’s Board, Co-Chair on Sinai Health System’s Audit and Risk Management Committee and Past Chair of the Mount Sinai Hospital Board of Directors. Mr. Ghert holds a Master of Business Administration degree.

Brendan Calder

Mr. Brendan Calder serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Calder has been a Professor and an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto since 2001 (currently conducting the MBA course, GettingItDone), is Chair of Rotman’s Desautels Centre for Integrative Thinking, was the founding Chair of the Rotman International Centre for Pension Management and is a Senior Fellow at Massey College. Mr. Calder was a successful mortgage banker before that. Mr. Calder is also past Chair of the Peter F. Drucker Canadian Foundation and The Toronto International Film Festival Group and was a director of the public entities listed below. He is a director of EllisDon Corporation and Haventree Bank. Mr. Calder holds a Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University. Mr. Calder is an Institute of Corporate Directors certified director (ICD.D).

Frederick Reichheld

Mr. Frederick F. Reichheld serves as Independent Director of the Company. Since 1977, Mr. Reichheld has been employed at Bain & Company, Inc., a global business consulting firm, and was elected to the partnership at Bain in 1982. Mr. Reichheld is the creator of the Net Promoter® system of management and founded Bain’s Loyalty practice, which helps clients achieve superior results through improvements in customer, employee, partner and investor loyalty and has also served in a variety of other roles, including as a member of Bain & Company’s Worldwide Management, Nominating, and Compensation Committees. In January 1999, he was elected by the firm to become the first Bain Fellow. Mr. Reichheld is a frequent speaker to major business forums and groups of CEOs and senior executives worldwide and has authored several books, including The Loyalty Effect: The Hidden Force Behind Growth, Profits, and Lasting Value (Harvard Business School Press, 1996), Loyalty Rules!: How Today’s Leaders Build Lasting Relationships (Harvard Business School Press 2003), The Ultimate Question (Harvard Business School Press, 2006) and The Ultimate Question 2.0 (Harvard Business School Press 2011). Mr. Reichheld received his BA from Harvard College and his MBA from Harvard Business School.

Joan Sproul

Ms. Joan Eloise Sproul serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Sproul was most recently the Executive Vice President, Finance (CFO) & Chief Administrative Officer of the Sinai Health System in Toronto, Canada, which is comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare and Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute. In addition to serving more than 20 years in various finance and corporate-related roles at Mount Sinai Hospital, she previously held a number of senior financial positions in the hospitality industry. Ms. Sproul serves on the Board of Directors for The Centre for Phenogenomics, a state-of-the-art national research facility owned and operated by Sinai Health and the Hospital for Sick Children. Ms. Sproul was named to the list of Canada's Most Powerful Women, Women's Executive Network, 2013. Ms. Sproul holds a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation, having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1981 and began her career at Ernst & Whinney. Ms. Sproul holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto.

Michael Stein

Mr. Michael Leon Stein serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Stein is the founder, Chairman and CEO of the MPI Group, a property development and investment group with a track record in incubating, investing in, and managing successful companies. Between 1978 and 1987, Mr. Stein held progressively senior positions with the Mortgage Insurance Company of Canada, ultimately holding the position of Executive Vice-President responsible for operations. Mr. Stein is a founder of CAPREIT, Canada’s first TSX listed apartment REIT, where he continues to serve as chairman. He currently serves as a director of McEwen Mining Inc. (NYSE/TSX), a trustee of European Residential Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX-V), chairman of Cliffside Capital Ltd. (TSX-V) and previously served as a director of Goldcorp Inc. Mr. Stein is a graduate engineer and has an MBA in finance and international business from Columbia University.

Erin Wallace

Ms. Erin Jay Wallace serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Wallace is the former Chief Operating Officer at Great Wolf Resorts, Inc., a role she held since August 2016. In this role, she was responsible for leading more than 9,000 Great Wolf Pack Member employees at 18 lodges throughout the United States. Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. is America’s largest family of indoor water park resorts and has over 7.0 million guests a year. Before joining Great Wolf Resorts, Inc., Ms. Wallace was the Chief Operating Officer of Learning Care Group, Inc. from February 2015 to August 2016, where she led more than 16,000 Learning Care Group employees in delivering operational excellence to the families served at more than 900 schools throughout its umbrella of 5 brands. Prior to that, Ms. Wallace’s nearly 30 year career at the Walt Disney Company spanned many roles in Theme Parks and Resorts concluding with Executive Vice President of Operations Strategy, Planning and Revenue Management, working with all of Disney Parks’ domestic and international sites. After joining Disney as an industrial engineer in 1985, Ms. Wallace held a variety of managerial roles within Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, contributing to 30 years of leadership at The Walt Disney Company. Ms. Wallace’s previous roles include Senior Vice President of Walt Disney World Operations – where she oversaw the largest and most popular resort destination in the world. She has also served as Vice President of Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom® and general manager for Disney’s Animal Kingdom® and Disney’s All-Star Resort. Ms. Wallace graduated with honors from the University of Florida (UF) and was recognized with the Distinguished Alumni Award from UF in 2012. Ms. Wallace earned her MBA from Rollins College Crummer School of Business in 1993. In 2006, Ms. Wallace was inducted into the Crummer Graduate School of Business Alumni Hall of Fame.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Jay Hennick

184,000

D. Scott Patterson

4,514,000

Jeremy Rakusin

2,170,100

Charlie Chase

--

Charles Fallon

1,847,080

Douglas Cooke

1,273,900

Alex Nguyen

1,248,700

Roger Thompson

968,100

Bernard Ghert

316,050

Brendan Calder

281,800

Frederick Reichheld

275,800

Joan Sproul

285,050

Michael Stein

287,550

Erin Wallace

275,800
As Of  31 Dec 2019