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RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (REI_u.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Godfrey

80 1993 Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Jonathan Gitlin

2019 President, Chief Operating Officer

Edward Sonshine

72 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Trustee

Qi Tang

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Jennifer Suess

2017 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

John Ballantyne

2010 Senior Vice President - Asset Management

Andrew Duncan

2016 Senior Vice President - Developments

Jeff Ross

2016 Senior Vice President - Leasing and Tenant Coordination

Franca Smith

2017 Vice President - Finance

Oliver Harrison

2018 Vice President - National Operations

Tim Roos

2017 Vice President - Operations

Jeffery Stephenson

2017 Vice President - Operations

Kim Wingerak

2019 Vice President - Operations Western Canada

Terri Andrianopoulos

2018 Vice President - Corporate Marketing and Communications

Sandra Levy

2018 Vice President of Human Resources

David Bain

2018 Vice President -Tenant Construction

Moshe Batalion

2015 Vice President - Leasing

Stuart Craig

2013 Vice President - Planning and Development

Roberto Debarros

2013 Vice President - Construction

Ryan Donkers

2018 Vice President - Investments

Anushka Grant

2018 Vice President - Sustainability and Asset Efficiency

Pradeepa Nadarajah

2014 Vice President - Property Accounting

Paran Namasivayam

2014 Vice President - Recovery Accounting

Stephen Roberts

2015 Vice President - Analytics

Renee Simms

2018 Vice President - Insurance

Jonathan Sonshine

2014 Vice President - Asset Management

Naftali Sturm

2011 Vice President - Real Estate Finance

Kimberly Valliere

2017 Vice President - Development Construction

Renato Vanin

2012 Vice President - Information Technology

Jason Wong

2018 Vice President - Corporate Tax

Richard Dansereau

58 2018 Independent Trustee

Bonnie Brooks

66 2013 Independent Trustee

Dale Lastman

62 2004 Trustee

Jane Marshall

62 2015 Independent Trustee

Sharon Sallows

69 1999 Independent Trustee

Siim Vanaselja

62 2017 Independent Trustee

Charles Winograd

71 2009 Independent Trustee

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Godfrey

Mr. Paul Victor Godfrey, C.M., O.ONT., serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Godfrey is the Executive Chairman of Postmedia Network Canada Corp. He has been a trustee of the Trust since December 1993. He was President and CEO of the National Post from 2009 to 2010; President and CEO of Postmedia Network from 2010 to 2017 and Executive Chairman and CEO of Postmedia Network from 2017 to 2018. From 2000 to 2008, Mr. Godfrey was President and CEO of the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club. Mr. Godfrey was appointed Chair of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) from 2010 to 2013. From 1991 to 2000, Mr. Godfrey was President and CEO of Sun Media Corporation and its predecessor, The Toronto Sun Publishing Corporation, and from 1984 to 1991 he was the Publisher and CEO of The Toronto Sun. Mr. Godfrey also served as the Chairman of the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto from 1973 to 1984. Mr. Godfrey serves as a Director of Cargojet Income Fund and as Vice Chair of the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care. In 1999, Mr. Godfrey was made a member of the Order of Canada and, in 2010, Mr. Godfrey was appointed to the Order of Ontario.

Jonathan Gitlin

Mr. Jonathan Gitlin is President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company .From March 22, 2019 to the present, Mr. Gitlin has been the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Trust. From August 1, 2018 to March 21, 2019, Mr. Gitlin was Chief Operating Officer of the Trust. From January 2015 to July 31, 2018 Mr. Gitlin was the Senior Vice President, Investments & Residential. From January 2011 to December 2014, Mr. Gitlin was the Senior Vice President, Investments of the Trust.

Edward Sonshine

Mr. Edward Sonshine, O.ONT., QC., serves as Chief Executive Officer, Trustee of the Company. Mr. Sonshine is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust, and is a graduate of the University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall Law School. Mr. Sonshine is a Director of Cineplex Inc. and from 2008 to April 2017, Mr. Sonshine was a Director of the Royal Bank of Canada. Mr. Sonshine is active in the community and is currently a Director of Sinai Health System. In the past, he was Chair and a Director of Canada Israel Securities as well as Co-Chair of the annual campaign of the United Jewish Appeal and a member of the Top Gifts Cabinet of the United Way. Mr. Sonshine is also a past Trustee of the International Council of Shopping Centers. He was appointed Queens Counsel in 1983, a member of the Order of Ontario in 2011, and in 2013, he was honoured as Canada’s Outstanding Chief Executive Officer of the Year..

Qi Tang

Ms. Qi Tang, CPA, is a Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. From June 2017 to the present Ms. Tang has been the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Trust. From April 2017 to June 2017, Ms. Tang was the Senior Vice President and Acting Chief Financial Officer of the Trust. From September 2016 to April 2017, Ms. Tang served as Senior Vice President, Finance of the Trust. From April 2015 to September 2016 Ms. Tang was Vice President Finance and Accounting at Dream Global REIT and from 2009 to April 2015 Ms. Tang was Chief Financial Officer of Symphony Senior Living Inc.

Jennifer Suess

Ms. Jennifer Suess is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. From August 2017 to the present, Ms. Suess has been the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Trust. From 2013 to 2016, Ms. Suess was the Head of Legal & Compliance and Chief Privacy Officer of Alcon Canada Inc., a Novartis company

John Ballantyne

Mr. John Ballantyne is a Senior Vice President - Asset Management of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. From January 2010 to the present, Mr. Ballantyne has been Senior Vice President, Asset Management of the Trust.

Andrew Duncan

Mr. Andrew William Duncan is a Senior Vice President - Developments of the Company. From May 2016 to the present, Mr. Duncan has been Senior Vice President, Developments of the Trust. From January 2015 to May 2016, Mr. Duncan was Vice President, Development Engineering of the Trust. From May 2013 to December 2014, Mr. Duncan acted as Assistant Vice President of Development Engineering.

Jeff Ross

Mr. Jeff Ross serves as Senior Vice President - Leasing and Tenant Coordination of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. From June 2016 to the present, Mr. Ross has been Senior Vice President, Leasing and Tenant Coordination of the Trust. From January 2008 to June 2016, Mr. Ross was Senior Vice President, Leasing of the Trust.

Franca Smith

Ms. Franca Smith is Vice President - Finance of the Company. From July 2017 to the present Ms. Smith has been Vice President, Finance of the Trust. From March 2015 to September 2015, Ms. Smith was the Vice President Finance and Accounting for Dream Office REIT. From October 2015 to April 2017, Ms. Smith was the Vice President, Finance and Accounting for Dream Hard Asset Alternatives Trust.

Oliver Harrison

Mr. Oliver Harrison is a Vice President - National Operations of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. From November 19, 2018 to the present, Mr. Harrison has been Vice President, National Operations of the Trust. From January 2010 to November 18, 2018, Mr. Harrison was Vice President, Asset Management of the Trust.

Tim Roos

Mr. Tim Roos is Vice President - Operations of the Company. From January 2017 to the present, Mr. Roos has been Vice President, Operations of the Trust. From January 2009 to December 2016, Mr. Roos was the Assistant Vice President, Operations, Eastern Ontario of the Trust.

Jeffery Stephenson

Mr. Jeffery Stephenson is a Vice President - Operations of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. From November 2017 to the present Mr. Stephenson has been Vice President, Operations of the Trust. From March 2013 to November 2017, Mr. Stephenson was Vice President, Leasing of the Trust.

Kim Wingerak

Ms. Kim Wingerak serves as Vice President - Operations Western Canada of the Company. From February 27, 2019 to the present, Ms. Wingerak has been Vice President, Operations, Western Canada of the Trust. From April 2017 to October 2018, Ms. Wingerak was Senior Vice President of Property Management for Alberta and Saskatchewan at Triovest. From November 15 to March 2017, Ms. Wingerak held the role of Vice President, Property Management at Triovest. From February 2014 to April 2015, Ms. Wingerak was the Director of Operations at SNC-Lavalin.

Terri Andrianopoulos

Ms. Terri Andrianopoulos is a Vice President - Corporate Marketing and Communications of the Company. From October 2017 to the present, Ms. Andrianopoulos has been Vice President, Marketing and Communications of the Trust. From February 2016 to September 2017, Ms. Andrianopoulos was the Vice President, Corporate Marketing for the Trust. Prior to joining RioCan, Ms. Andrianopoulos was Vice President Marketing at Town Shoes, Ltd. from January 2013 to February 2016.

Sandra Levy

Ms. Sandra Levy serves as Vice President of Human Resources of the Company. From August 1, 2018 to present, Ms. Levy has been Vice President, Human Resources of the Trust. From June 2015 to July, 2018, Ms. Levy was Vice President, People and Corporate Affairs at First Capital Realty and was previously the Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Ply Gem Canada Inc. from 2013 to 2015.

David Bain

Mr. David Bain serves as Vice President -Tenant Construction of the Company. From July 1, 2018 to the present, Mr. Bain has been Vice President, Tenant Construction of the Trust. From January 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, Mr. Bain was Assistant Vice President, Tenant Construction and previously held the positions of Senior Director, Tenant Construction from July 1, 2016 until December 31, 2016 and Director, Tenant Construction from October 2015 to June 30, 2016. Mr. Bain was previously Senior Tenant Construction Manager of the Trust from August 2005 to September 2015.

Moshe Batalion

Mr. Moshe Batalion is a Vice President - Leasing of the Company. From December 2015 to the present, Mr. Batalion has been Vice President, Leasing of the Trust. From January 2008 to December 2015, Mr. Batalion served as Assistant Vice President, Leasing of the Trust

Stuart Craig

Mr. Stuart Craig is a Vice President - Planning and Development of the Company. From January, 2013 to the present Mr. Craig has been the Vice President of Planning and Development of the Trust. From January, 2009 to December 2012, Mr. Craig was Assistant Vice President of Planning and Development of the Trust.

Roberto Debarros

Mr. Roberto Debarros is a Vice President - Construction of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. From January 2013 to the present, Mr. De Barros has been the Vice President, Construction of the Trust.

Ryan Donkers

Mr. Ryan Donkers serves as Vice President - Investments of the Company. From July 1, 2018 to the present Mr. Donkers has been Vice President, Investments of the Trust. From January 1, 2012, to June 30, 2018, Mr. Donkers was Assistant Vice President, Investments

Anushka Grant

Ms. Anushka Grant is Vice President - Sustainability and Asset Efficiency of the Company. From January 2018 to the present, Ms. Grant has been Vice President, Sustainability and Asset Efficiency of the Trust. From January 2017 to December 2017, Ms. Grant was the Assistant Vice President, Sustainability and Strategic Initiatives of the Trust. From January 2016 to December 2016, Ms. Grant was the Assistant Vice President, Organizational Effectives of the Trust. Prior to Ms. Grant’s role with RioCan she was the Manager of Human Capital for Deloitte.

Pradeepa Nadarajah

Ms. Pradeepa Nadarajah is a Vice President - Property Accounting of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. From January 2014 to the present, Ms. Nadarajah has been Vice President, Property Accounting of the Trust. From 2012 to 2013, Ms. Nadarajah held the position of AVP Accounting of the Trust.

Paran Namasivayam

Mr. Paran Namasivayam isVice President - Recovery Accounting of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. From January 2014 to the present Mr. Namasivayam has been Vice President, Recovery Accounting of the Trust. From January 2012 until December 2013 Mr. Namasivayam served as Assistant Vice President, Cost Recoveries and Operations of the Trust.

Stephen Roberts

Mr. Stephen Roberts is a Vice President - Analytics of the Company. From December 2015 to the present, Mr. Roberts has been Vice President, Analytics of the Trust. From 2007 to December 2015 Mr. Roberts was Assistant Vice President, Asset Management of the Trust.

Renee Simms

Ms. Renee Simms serves as Vice President - Insurance of the Company. From July 2018 to the present, Ms. Simms has served as Vice President, Insurance of the Trust. From January 2011 until June 30, 2017, Ms. Simms was Assistant Vice President, Insurance of the Trust.

Jonathan Sonshine

Mr. Jonathan Sonshine is a Vice President - Asset Management of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. From January 2014 to the present Mr. Sonshine has been Vice President, Asset Management of the Trust.

Naftali Sturm

Mr. Naftali Sturm is a Vice President - Real Estate Finance of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. From November 2011 to the present, Mr. Sturm has been Vice President, Real Estate Finance of the Trust.

Kimberly Valliere

Ms. Kimberly Valliere is Vice President - Development Construction of the Company. From July 2017 to the present, Ms. Valliere has been Vice President, Development Construction of the Trust. From July 2015 to June 2017, Ms. Valliere was Assistant Vice President, Construction of the Trust. From July 2007 to September 2015 Ms. Valliere was Director of Construction of the Trust.

Renato Vanin

Mr. Renato Vanin is a Vice President - Information Technology of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. From November 2011, Mr. Vanin has been leading the Information Technology department formally transitioning into the Vice President of Information Technology of the Trust in May 2012. From January 2008 to April 2011 Mr. Vanin held various Information Technology Leadership roles within Shoppers Drug Mart becoming Vice President of IT Business Services. Prior to his role at Shoppers Drug Mart, he spent a number of years as a consultant leading and participating in large Information Technology and Business Transformation projects.

Jason Wong

Mr. Jason Wong is Vice President - Corporate Tax of the Company. From January 2018 to the present, Mr. Wong has been Vice President, Corporate Tax. From June 2013 to December 2017, Mr. Wong was Assistant Vice President, Corporate Tax of the Trust

Richard Dansereau

Mr. Richard Dansereau is Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Dansereau has over 30 years of real estate experience. He is currently a Managing Director at Stonehenge Partners, a New Yorkbased real estate company which owns and manages a portfolio of residential apartments in Manhattan. Prior to joining Stonehenge, Mr. Dansereau was President and Chief Operating Officer of Cadim, a real estate division of Caisse de depot et placement du Québec, from 2000 to 2009 and, prior to that, he was Vice-President of Acquisitions for Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust from 1997 to 2000. He joined the board of trustees of the Trust in 2018 and also currently serves as a trustee on the board of Inovalis Real Estate Investment Trust. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Board of Agellan REIT. Mr. Dansereau also served on the investment committee of Fiera Real Estate and the boards of other private and public companies, including MCAN Mortgage Corp., Lemay Associates and Ecosystem. Mr. Dansereau has a certificate in marketing from the Business School of the University of Montreal.

Bonnie Brooks

Ms. Bonnie R. Brooks serves as Independent Trustee of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. Ms. Brooks is a corporate director and has more than 30 years of experience in the retail sector across all Canadian markets and internationally. Until recently, Ms. Brooks served as Chair, Liquor Control Board of Ontario, an agency of the Province of Ontario. From 2008 to 2016, Ms. Brooks held leadership roles at Hudson’s Bay Company including CEO, President and Vice Chair. From 2008 -2012, she was CEO and President of HBC Canada, from 2012 – 2014, she was President of HBC Canada and USA, and from 2014 - 2016, she served as Vice Chairman of Hudson’s Bay Company (Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord and Taylor USA, Kaufhof Germany and Hudson’s Bay Canada). Ms. Brooks has been a Trustee of the Trust since June 2013. From 1997 to 2008 Ms. Brooks served as an executive officer, including as President, of the Lane Crawford Joyce Group based out of Hong Kong with over 500 Asian retail locations. Prior to that she served as Executive Vice President at Holt Renfrew in Canada. Ms. Brooks is a director of Rogers Communications Inc. and Chico’s FAS, USA, and a former director of Abercrombie and Fitch USA; Empire (Sobey's) Ltd.; and Indigo Books in Canada. She served on the Federal Finance Minister’s Economic Advisory Board and the Ontario Provincial Jobs and Prosperity Board. Ms. Brooks has a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Western Ontario and holds three honorary Doctorate Degrees. She was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal for her philanthropic work and in 2016 was appointed to the Order of Canada.

Dale Lastman

Mr. Dale H. Lastman is an Trustee of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Lastman is the chair and a partner at Goodmans LLP. He practices corporate, commercial and securities law and provides counsel in connection with public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and business restructurings. He has been a trustee of the Trust since June 2004. He is a Director of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. and Roots Corporation, is an Alternate Governor for the NHL and NBA and the CFL Governor of the Toronto Argonauts. In 2018, Mr. Lastman was appointed Chair of Baycrest Health Services and also sits on the board of the CAMH Foundation. In 2017, Dale was named a Member of the Order of Canada and has been appointed by the Minister of National Defence as an Honorary Captain of the Royal Canadian Navy. He has also been awarded the rank of an Honorary Detective by the Toronto Police Service.

Jane Marshall

Ms. Jane Marshall serves as Independent Trustee of the Company. Ms. Marshall has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of real estate and business management. She is the President & Chief Executive Officer of GoodLeaf Farms Inc., a Canadian vertical farming enterprise. Previously, she served as Chief Operating Officer of Choice Properties REIT, a publicly traded REIT majority owned by Loblaw Companies Ltd. Ms. Marshall played a key role in the establishment of Choice Properties and its IPO in 2012-2013 as Executive Vice-President of Loblaw Properties and Business Strategy. While at Loblaw, she was responsible for the acquisition, development, construction and management of its portfolio of more than 65 million square feet of owned retail, warehouse and office space as well as all its leased locations. Ms. Marshall was the leading executive in charge of Loblaws’ acquisition of T&T Supermarkets in 2009 and later, other businesses that today form the core of its ethnic food retailing business. She also led the 2004 purchase and comprehensive joint redevelopment of Maple Leaf Gardens (MLG) with Ryerson University culminating in world class facilities for both in 2011-12 respectively. MLG is now the inspiration behind the current conventional store network. Ms. Marshall holds the ICD.D designation and has a degree from the University of Toronto. She is a volunteer member and investor in Scale Up Ventures Ontario.

Sharon Sallows

Ms. Sharon H. Sallows serves as Independent Trustee of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. Ms. Sallows is currently a member of the board of directors and Chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee of Home Capital Group Inc., a director of Chartwell Retirement Residences REIT and the Chair of the Governance Committee at AIMCo. In the past, Ms. Sallows served as a director on a substantial number of public and private companies including the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board where she served both as Chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee and the Governance Committee at different points in time. Previously, Ms. Sallows was a principal in Ryegate Capital Corporation, a company engaged in the provision of merchant banking and advisory services to institutional and corporate clients. Ms. Sallows is a former Executive Vice President of MICC Properties Inc. and, prior to that, held various positions at the Bank of Montreal, including Senior Vice President, Real Estate, Corporate Banking. Ms. Sallows received a B.A. from Carleton University, a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, a Ph.D. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and also holds the ICD.D designation.

Siim Vanaselja

Mr. Siim A. Vanaselja, CPA is Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Vanaselja, Corporate Director, served as the Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of BCE Inc. and Bell Canada, from 2001 to 2015. Prior to joining BCE Inc., he was a Partner with KPMG Canada in Toronto. Mr. Vanaselja is currently a Director and Chair of TransCanada Corporation and serves as a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Great-West Lifeco Inc., and a Director at Power Financial Corporation. Mr. Vanaselja previously served as a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. He also previously served on the Finance Minister’s Federal Advisory Committee on Financing, on Moody’s Council of Chief Financial Officers, the Corporate Executive Board’s Working Council for Chief Financial Officers and on the Conference Board of Canada’s National Council of Financial Executives. Mr. Vanaselja is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and holds an Honours Bachelors of Business degree from the Schulich School of Business.

Charles Winograd

Mr. Charles M. Winograd is an Independent Trustee of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Winograd is Senior Managing Partner of Elm Park Capital Management, a mid-market lending limited partnership. He is also President of Winograd Capital Inc., an external consulting and private investment firm. Mr. Winograd retired from RBC Capital Markets in December 2008, where he was Deputy Chairman from 1996 to 1998, President and Chief Operating Officer from 1998 to 2001 and then President and Chief Executive Officer from 2001 to 2008. Mr. Winograd began his career at Richardson Securities in 1971 as an investment analyst and had several progressively senior positions with Richardson Greenshields and predecessor companies becoming President and Chief Executive Officer in 1987 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 1991 until it merged into RBC Dominion Securities in 1996. Mr. Winograd is Director and Chairman of TMX Group Limited, Director of James Richardson and Sons Limited, and Titan Holdings and Lead Director of Spin Master Corporation. Mr. Winograd is a Director of Sinai Health System. He is also a Management Advisor with RP Investment Advisors and was on the Advisory Council for Promoting Women on Boards. Mr. Winograd is past Chairman of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada. Mr. Winograd received his MBA from the University of Western Ontario in 1971 and earned a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 1979.