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Richelieu Hardware Ltd (RCH.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Sylvie Vachon

2020 Independent Chairman of the Board

Richard Lord

1988 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Antoine Auclair

2011 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Craig Ratchford

2016 Vice President, General Manager - United States

Guy Grenier

2010 Vice President - Sales and Marketing, Industrial

Marjolaine Plante

2018 Vice President - Human Resources

Alain Charron

2020 Vice President - Logistics and Supply Chain

Denis Gagnon

2018 Vice President - Information Technology

Jeff Crews

2015 Vice President - Business Development, Retailers Market, Canada

Eric Daignault

2000 General Manager - Divisions

Marion Kloibhofer

1990 General Manager - Central Canada

John Statton

1999 General Manager - Western Canada and Western United States

Yannick Godeau

2014 Corporate Secretary

Lucie Chabot

60 2020 Independent Director

Robert Courteau

2004 Independent Director

Mathieu Gauvin

1993 Independent Director

Luc Martin

2020 Independent Director

Pierre Pomerleau

2016 Independent Director

Marc Poulin

2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Sylvie Vachon

Mrs. Sylvie Vachon serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mrs. Sylvie Vachon holds the function of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) since July 2009. Having joined the MPA in 1990 as Head of Human Resources, Mrs. Vachon held various other functions before being promoted CEO. Mrs. Vachon further acts as President of CargoM, the Logistic and Transportation Metropolitan Cluster of Montreal, President of the Board of le Cercle des présidents du Québec, a member of the board of directors, human resources committee and audit committee of Cascades Inc. as well as a member of the boards of directors of the St. Lawrence Economic Development Council (SODES), Alliance Verte and of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities. She is also a governor member of the Quebec Business Council and the Quebec Business Council on the Environment. Mrs. Vachon complies with the Corporation’s minimum Shareholding guidelines.

Richard Lord

Mr. Richard Lord serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Richard Lord has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. since 1988. Mr. Lord complies with the Corporation’s minimum Shareholding guidelines.

Antoine Auclair

Mr. Antoine Auclair serves as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the Company. Prior to joining Richelieu, he was Vice-President and Controller of CAE Inc. from 2006 to November 2011. Mr. Auclair was Vice-President and Controller of Bell Nordiq Inc. from 2005 to 2006 and he held various positions at Bombardier Inc. from 1995 to 2005.

Craig Ratchford

Mr. Craig Ratchford serves as Vice President, General Manager - United States of the Company. Beginning in 2010, Mr. Ratchford acted as Vice-President of Sales and Marketing of CalStar Products, Inc. and was promoted to Chief Executive Officer, President and Board Member in January 2015.

Guy Grenier

Mr. Guy Grenier serves as Vice President - Sales and Marketing, Industrial of the Company. Mr. Guy Grenier is with the Corporation since April 1989 and is Vice-President, Sales and Marketing – Industrial, since 2004.

Marjolaine Plante

Ms. Marjolaine Plante serves as Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. From 1994 to 2017, Mrs. Plante acted as Director, Human Resources, before being promoted to Vice-President, Human resources, at d'Uniprix Inc. From 1989 to 1994, Mrs. Plante occupied to roles of Director, Talent Acquisition and Director, Human Resources for Groupe Tecsult Inc. Previously, Mrs. Plante worked as Manager, Human Resources for Direct Film Inc

Alain Charron

Mr. Alain Charron serves as Vice President - Logistics and Supply Chain of the Company. From 2017 to 2020, Mr. Charron acted as Consultant, Supply Chain on behalf of Bestseller Retail Canada Inc. From 2015 to 2017, Mr. Charron held the position of Vice-President, Supply Chain with Groupe Touchette Inc. Previously, from 2005 to 2014, Mr. Charron acted as Vice-President, Supply Chain on behalf of the Aldo Group Inc., before being promoted Chief Information Officer and Vice President, Supply Chain.

Denis Gagnon

Mr. Denis Gagnon serves as Vice President - Information Technology of the Company. From 2016 to 2018, Mr. Gagnon held the position of Vice-President, Information Technology for Bouclair Inc. and from 2014 to 2016, that of Vice-President, Information Technology at Reitmans Canada Ltd.

Jeff Crews

Mr. Jeff J. Crews serves as Vice President - Business Development, Retailers Market, Canada of the Company. Mr. Jeff Crews is Vice-President – Business Development – Retail since January 2015. Previously, Mr. Crews held the position of President of Stanley Black and Decker Canada.

Eric Daignault

Mr. Eric Daignault serves as General Manager - Divisions of the Company. Mr. Éric Daignault works for Richelieu since 2000 and he is currently General Manager of Divisions. From 1995 to 2000, Mr. Daignault held the position of Vice- President Operations for Wrebbit Inc.

Marion Kloibhofer

Ms. Marion Kloibhofer is General Manager - Central Canada of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. Ms. Marion Kloibhofer is with the Corporation since August 1989 and is General Manager - Central Canada since 1990.

John Statton

Mr. John Statton is General Manager - Western Canada and Western United States of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. Mr. John Statton is with the Corporation since November 1994 and is General Manager - Western Canada and Western United States since 1999.

Yannick Godeau

Mr. Yannick Godeau serves as Corporate Secretary of Richelieu Hardware Ltd., since January 2014. From 2003 to 2014, Mr. Godeau held the position of General Counsel, Director of alliances and Corporate Secretary of 20-20 Technologies Inc.

Lucie Chabot

Ms. Lucie Chabot CPA serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Lucie Chabot currently acts as director of companies, acting as member of the board of directors and of the audit committee of Tourisme Montréal, member of the board of directors and of the audit committee of Albecour, president of the board of directors and of the audit committee of CDMV Inc. as well as member of the board of directors, of the audit committee and of the governance and ethics committee of Transat AT. From 2014 to 2018, Ms. Chabot held the position of Vice- President and Chief Financial Officer of Sail Plein Air, Inc.

Robert Courteau

Mr. Robert G. Courteau serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Robert Courteau currently acts as President of CM Management Inc. Previously, Mr. Courteau acted as President and CEO of SPI Health and Safety Inc. from July 2012 to July 2016. From April 2009 to April 2011, Mr. Courteau was Senior Vice-President of Business Solutions for Fujitsu Canada Inc and from June 2007 to April 2009 and from May 2011 to June 2012, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of CM Management Inc. From February 2005 to June 2007, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Business Solutions Inc., the same Corporation having bought Technologies Nexxlink Inc. the same Corporation for which he was President and Chief Operating Officer from June 2002 to February 2005. Mr. Courteau is a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Montreal Heart Institute. Mr. Courteau complies with the Corporation’s minimum Shareholding guidelines

Mathieu Gauvin

Mr. Mathieu Gauvin serves as Independent Director of the Company. From February 2018 to May 2019, Mr. Mathieu Gauvin acted as Senior Vice-President, Investments and Private Equity - Quebec of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. From September 2006 to February 2018, Mr. Gauvin was employed by Richter Advisory Group Inc. as a Vice-President and, since 2011, as a Partner. Previously, from January 2006 to May 2006, Mr. Gauvin was Chief Financial Officer of Europe’s Best Inc. From November 1987 to January 2006, he worked for Schroders & Associates Canada Inc. and for its predecessor corporations in senior managerial positions. Mr. Gauvin complies with the Corporation’s minimum Shareholding guidelines.

Luc Martin

Mr. Luc Martin CPA serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Luc Martin currently acts as a corporate director as a member of the board of publicly-held D-Box Technologies Inc. and as director and chairman of the audit committee of the BTB Real Estate Fund. Mr. Martin is also a member of the board of privately-held Behaviour Inc. From 2002 to 2014, Mr. Martin held various positions at Deloitte Canada as external audit partner, manufacturing practice leader and finally managing partner finance and operations.

Pierre Pomerleau

Mr. Pierre Pomerleau serves as Independent Director of the Company. Since 1997, Mr. Pierre Pomerleau acts as President and Chief Executive Officer of Pomerleau Inc., a leading general contractor with extensive expertise in all facets of the Canadian construction business, from medium to large-scale institutional, industrial, commercial, infrastructure and civil engineering projects. Mr. Pomerleau previously held a variety of progressively senior management roles within the Pomerleau group of companies. Mr. Pomerleau is also a member of the Consultative Boards of Alia Consulting, of Canadian Wood Product (CWP), of the Fondation de Polytechnique as well as of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal. Mr. Pomerleau complies with the Corporation’s minimum Shareholding guidelines

Marc Poulin

Mr. Marc Poulin serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Luc Martin currently acts as a corporate director as a member of the board of publicly-held D-Box Technologies Inc. and as director and chairman of the audit committee of the BTB Real Estate Fund. Mr. Martin is also a member of the board of privately-held Behaviour Inc. From 2002 to 2014, Mr. Martin held various positions at Deloitte Canada as external audit partner, manufacturing practice leader and finally managing partner finance and operations.