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Kinaxis Inc (KXS.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Douglas Colbeth

61 2016 Chairman of the Board

John Sicard

54 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Richard Monkman

Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Corporate Services

David Kelly

2014 Executive Vice President - Professional Services

Jack Noppe

2016 Chief Technology Officer

Megan Paterson

Vice President - Human Resources

Randy Erwin

Vice President - North American/ EMEA Sales

Gelu Ticala

Vice President - Product Development

Paul Carreiro

2017 Chief Revenue Officer

Sarah Sedgman

2017 Chief Customer Officer

John Giffen

59 2010 Lead Independent Director

Robert Courteau

61 2016 Independent Director

Jill Denham

56 2016 Independent Director

Ronald Matricaria

74 2014 Independent Director

Angel Mendez

56 2016 Independent Director

Rob Kelly

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Douglas Colbeth

Mr. Douglas P. Colbeth is Chairman of the Board of Kinaxis Inc. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from 2003 to January 1, 2016. During his tenure as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Colbeth was responsible for conducting the successful initial public offering of Kinaxis, growing the customer base to over 100 customers and for growing revenues to nearly $100 million. Prior to joining Kinaxis, Mr. Colbeth was Chief Executive Officer of Spyglass Inc., a leading provider of internet software technologies. In June 1995, Spyglass became one of the first internet software companies to conduct a successful initial public offering. Mr. Colbeth holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Siena College in New York. Mr. Colbeth is a Director of On Point Technology, LLC and is also the Chairman of the board of MedCircle Inc.

John Sicard

Mr. John Sicard is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to moving into his current role as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Sicard had over twenty years’ tenure at Kinaxis. Mr. Sicard first started at the Company as a key contributor to the architecture and development of Kinaxis’ supply chain management solutions in early 1994, and has since held a number of senior management roles in development, professional services, business consulting, sales, marketing and customer support, and has held several positions at Kinaxis including Executive Vice President of Marketing and Development, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Strategy Officer. Before joining Kinaxis in 1994, Mr. Sicard held senior software architect positions in research and development at FastMAN Software Systems Inc. (also known as Promira Software Inc. before being purchased by Manugistics Group Inc.), and Monenco Agra Inc. Mr. Sicard holds a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from Concordia University in Canada. Mr. Sicard is also a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program in Massachusetts.

Richard Monkman

Mr. Richard Monkman, CPA, is the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Corporate Services of Kinaxis Inc. Mr. Monkman has served in various finance roles with high technology companies for over 30 years. Prior to joining Kinaxis in October of 2005, Mr. Monkman held the Chief Financial Officer and other senior finance positions with leading software, services and other public and private high technology companies; most notably IceFyre Semiconductor Corporation, Nokia Internet Communications, SHL Systemhouse Inc. and ISM Corporation. Mr. Monkman is a Chartered Professional Accountant and has a Bachelor of Mathematics and Masters of Applied Science from the University of Waterloo.

David Kelly

Mr. David Kelly is Executive Vice President - Professional Services of the Company. Mr. Kelly came to Kinaxis with more than 15 years of experience working for enterprise software companies in a professional services capacity. Prior to joining Kinaxis in June 2014, Mr. Kelly was at IBM (June 2011 to May 2014) where he led IBM’s Enterprise Content Management (ECM) worldwide services business. As IBM’s worldwide ECM services leader, Mr. Kelly worked directly with IBM’s largest global customers, global IBM sales teams, and managed a sales and delivery team that was responsible for driving services revenue and delivery of ECM solutions. Mr. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wayne State University and has participated in multiple management classes at Rice University.

Jack Noppe

Mr. Jack Noppe is Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Prior to joining Kinaxis in January 2016, Mr. Noppé served in several senior roles in companies like Terapeak Inc. (Chief Product Officer, February 2014 to October 2015), Girltank, Inc. (Member of the Board of Advisors, May 2012 to February 2014), Shopify Inc. (Strategic Advisor, March 2013 to October 2013), Movita Communications Inc. (Member of the Board of Advisors, January 2011 to June 2012), IBM Canada Ltd. (Business Unit Executive, May 2008 to December 2010) and Cognos Inc. (Director, Product Management, August 2001 to April 2008). He comes to the company with more than 20 years of experience in leading the definition, communication, and execution of strategy for various companies. He has a strong technical background in software development with specific focus on analytics, big data, ERPs, web technologies, data warehousing, business intelligence, and ecommerce. Mr. Noppé holds an Executive MBA from Queen’s University.

Megan Paterson

Ms. Megan Paterson is Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. As Vice President, Human Resources, Ms. Paterson oversees global human resources operations at Kinaxis. With over 15 years of industry experience, Ms. Paterson has played an integral role in developing the performance based culture at Kinaxis since joining the Company in January 2012. As part of her role, she ensures that the human resources programs support the goals and objectives of the company, while also cultivating the organization as a top employer of choice, which has led to the company being recognized by a multitude of awards over the years. Before joining Kinaxis, Ms. Paterson worked at EMS Technologies/Honeywell, Sedona Networks, and Trillium Photonics. Ms. Paterson graduated with a BA, Psychology from Carleton University.

Randy Erwin

Mr. Randy Erwin is Executive Vice President - North American/ EMEA Sales of the Company. Prior to joining Kinaxis in May 2012, Mr. Erwin held various enterprise sales level in ERP at PeopleSoft, Blue Martini, and Oracle (Agile) where he had responsibility for several country operations. He was responsible for opening Excelergy’s dominant position in the Italian energy market. As Vice President of Sales at Siperian (2007 to 2012), Mr. Erwin established a Life Sciences vertical – the highest performing sector and revenue contributor for the company, and a driving force behind the approximately $130MM cash acquisition by Informatica. At Kinaxis, he has repeated the success of developing the life sciences vertical for Kinaxis, generating new customers and revenues. Mr. Erwin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Gelu Ticala

Mr. Gelu Ticala is Vice President - Product Development of the Company. Since joining Kinaxis in 2000, Mr. Ticala has held several leadership roles on several development teams, including Analytics, Applications, Integration, and Quality Assurance. Prior to his current role, Mr. Ticala was Director of Solution Performance, leading a team of developers and analysts uniquely responsible for working cross-functionally to maintain and continuously improve the overall performance of both the standard product and configured RapidResponse solutions. Given his experience, Mr. Ticala has established a broad and deep understanding of the various elements that contribute to the Kinaxis RapidResponse product. Mr. Ticala holds a Bachelor of Science, Computer Science from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, is a certified Scrum Master and has over 20 years of experience in the software industry.

Paul Carreiro

Mr. Paul Carreiro is Chief Revenue Officer of the Company. Carreiro comes to Kinaxis with more than two decades of leadership experience in the supply chain and enterprise software industry, having previously held senior roles at SAP and Infor, where he was most recently the President and Managing Director, EMEA. He holds a Master of Business Administration from The London School of Economics and Political Science/NYU Stern/HEC and has completed the McMaster Director's College Program and the Stanford University Advanced Management Program.

Sarah Sedgman

Ms. Sarah Mayme Sedgman is a Chief Customer Officer of Kinaxis Inc. Before joining Kinaxis, Mrs. Sedgman held many global executive positions with industry leaders including; Director of Cognos Learning Services (January 2009-August 2011), IBM’s Business Analytics Education Executive (August 2011-August 2013), and most recently the Senior Vice President of PTC University (September 2013-May 2015). She has more than 17 years of leadership experience in the IT knowledge and education industry and has previously owned some of the largest and most profitable global education businesses in the industry. She is a true thought leader on knowledge, learning and adoption programs, and currently sits on several education services executive boards across North America. Mrs. Sedgman holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Waterloo.

John Giffen

Mr. John Giffen is Lead Independent Director of Kinaxis Inc. Mr. Giffen currently serves as an advisor and/or director to technology companies and investment funds. Mr. Giffen is currently a director of Absolute Software Corporation and a number of private companies. Since 1996, Mr. Giffen has served on the boards of a number of public companies, including Macromedia, Inc., Descartes Systems Group Inc., MKS Inc., Digital Processing Systems Inc., MGI Software Corp, Delano Technology Corporation, Corel Corporation, Certicom Corp, Financial Models Company Inc., 724 Solutions Inc., Sierra Systems Group Inc., Open Text Corporation, MOSAID Technologies Incorporated, RuggedCom Inc. and Strategic Vista Inc., as well as on the boards of several private companies. Mr. Giffen is a Chartered Professional Accountant with a Designation in Corporate Finance. He also has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. The following qualifications are all relevant to the performance of Mr. Giffen’s responsibilities as Chair of our Audit Committee: his professional designations; his educational background; his years of executive experience in the technology sector, including as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Alias Research Inc. from 1992 to 1996; and his service on other public company boards and board committees, including as a member of the audit committee for the board of directors of all of the public companies on which he has served, and the chair of all of such audit committees, with the exception of MOSAID Technologies Incorporated.

Robert Courteau

Mr. Robert G. Courteau serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Courteau is an accomplished senior executive with extensive experience in leading new business initiatives and achieving growth objectives with some of the world’s foremost companies. Mr. Courteau is the Chief Executive Officer of Altus Group Limited (September 2012 to present), a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Most recently, he was President of SAP North America, a global market leader in enterprise application software, with other previous roles including COO of its Global Customer Operations. Mr. Courteau has been an active board member of numerous North American not-for-profit organizations and has served on the boards of several publicly traded organizations. Mr. Courteau graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and also holds an Honorary Doctorate of Laws degree from Concordia University.

Jill Denham

Ms. Jill Denham is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Denham has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Ms. Denham brings a diverse skillset to the Kinaxis Board of Directors. Among her past roles, Ms. Denham was Vice Chair at CIBC Retail Markets, and a Director of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board. Prior to being Vice Chair at CIBC Retail Markets, she had responsibility for the European business of CIBC and before that she was President, Merchant Banking. She was also a member of the Task Force on the Future of Securities Regulation in Canada. Ms. Denham is currently a director of several companies, including National Bank of Canada (October 2010 to present), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (August 2016 to present) as well as the Chair of the Board of Morneau Shepell Inc. (October 2008 to present). She holds an Honors Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario School of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.

Ronald Matricaria

Mr. Ronald A. Matricaria is an Independent Director of Kinaxis Inc. Mr. Matricaria is currently a director and chairman of the board at Orthofix International N.V. (2014 to present), a publicly traded global medical device company, and most recently served as a director and chairman of the board at Volcano Corporation, a medical device company (2005 to 2015), a director of Life Technologies Corporation, a life sciences company (2005 to 2014), and a director of the Phoenix Children’s Hospital (2011 to 2014). Mr. Matricaria has previously served on the board of directors of a number of public and private companies including The Home Depot, Inc., Diametrics Medical, Inc., Ceridian HCM, Inc., Centocor, Inc., Haemonetics Corporation, Kinetic Concepts, Inc., Hospira, Inc., Cyberonics, Inc., Vistacare, Inc., Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association International Section, the American Diabetes Association, the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, the National Retiree Volunteer Center and the Indiana Repertory Theatre. Mr. Matricaria also has over 35 years of medical device and pharmaceutical experience at St. Jude Medical, Inc., where he served as the Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, and Eli Lilly and Company Inc. Mr. Matricaria holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate degree in Pharmacy in recognition of his contributions to the practice of pharmacy. Mr. Matricaria’s experience as the Chief Executive Officer of a prominent health care organization, his 23 years of executive experience in the pharmaceutical industry, and his service on other public company boards and board committees are all relevant to the performance of his responsibilities as a member of our Audit Committee and Chair of our Compensation Committee.

Angel Mendez

Mr. Angel L. Mendez is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Mendez is currently the Chief Operating Officer at HERE (August 2016 to present). As COO, Mr. Mendez is responsible for the strategic and operational execution of the company's core business, with a particular emphasis on operational excellence, business process innovation and systems automation. Mr. Mendez is also an Officer of the Board of Directors of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (“AGB”), as well as the Lafayette College Board of Trustees where he chairs the Committee on Trustees and Governance. Mr. Mendez has over 30 years of management expertise with some of the world’s leading companies. Most recently, Mr. Mendez served as Senior Vice President, Cisco Transformation (September 2011 to March 2015), leading the Accelerated Cisco Transformation Program, a multiyear effort that reinvented Cisco’s business model and enabled significant increases in growth and shareholder value. Prior to this role, Mr. Mendez led Cisco’s Customer Value Chain Management organization (November 2008 to September 2011), responsible for corporate quality assurance, demand management, new product introduction, strategic sourcing, manufacturing, logistics, and customer service. Prior to joining Cisco in 2005, Mr. Mendez served as Senior Vice President of Global Operations for Palm Computing Inc., where he led the company’s operational turnaround. Mr. Mendez began his career at General Electric Company, serving 11 years in increasingly responsible assignments. Following General Electric, he served in senior executive roles at AlliedSignal Inc., Citigroup Inc., and Gateway, Inc. Mr. Mendez holds a Masters in Business Administration from The Crummer School at Rollins College in Florida and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Lafayette College in Pennsylvania.

Rob Kelly

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