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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Isabelle Marcoux

50 2012 Non-Independent Chairman of the Board

Francois Olivier

55 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director

Donald LeCavalier

2018 Chief Financial Officer

Jacques Gregoire

President -TC Transcontinental Printing

Thomas Morin

2019 President - TC Transcontinental Packaging

Brian Reid

2019 President - TC Transcontinental Printing

Katya Laviolette

2011 Chief Human Resource Officer

Benoit Guilbault

2013 Chief Information Officer

Sam Bendavid

Vice President - Corporate Development

Katherine Chartrand

2016 Senior Director - Corporate Communications

Isabelle Cote

2013 Corporate Controller

Pierre Marcoux

47 2018 President - Media Sector and Director

Andre Bolduc

2006 Director - Internal Audit

Magali Depras

2019 Chief Strategy Officer

Christine Desaulniers

2005 Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary

Isabelle Lamarre

2011 Assistant General Counsel, Assistant Corporate Secretary

Richard Fortin

2009 Lead Independent Director

Nathalie Marcoux

50 2011 Non-Independent Director

Remi Marcoux

78 2012 Non-Independent Director

Peter Brues

50 2018 Independent Director

Jacynthe Cote

61 2016 Independent Director

Yves Leduc

54 2017 Independent Director

Anna Martini

57 2011 Independent Director

Mario Plourde

57 2015 Independent Director

Jean Raymond

59 2017 Independent Director

Francois Roy

63 2010 Independent Director

Annie Thabet

58 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Isabelle Marcoux

Ms. Isabelle Marcoux serves as Non-Independent Chairman of the Board of Transcontinental Inc. Ms. Isabelle Marcoux is Chair of the Board of Transcontinental Inc. since February 16, 2012. Previously, she was Vice Chair of the Board since 2007 and Vice President, Corporate Development of Transcontinental Inc. since 2004. Between 1997 and 2004, she held the positions of Director, Mergers and Acquisitions and Director, Legal Affairs of the Corporation. Before joining Transcontinental, Ms. Marcoux was a lawyer at McCarthy Tétrault LLP, a law firm. In November 2015, Ms. Marcoux was appointed as a director of the Montreal Children’s Hospital. Furthermore, in 2016, Ms. Marcoux will co–chair the campaign of Centraide of Greater Montreal; In 2015, she was co-chair of the Leaders Circle Campaign for Centraide of Greater Montreal and participated in L’Effet A, an innovative program for women based on the premise that ambition changes the equation. Ms. Marcoux has co-chaired several fundraising campaigns, including the Fondation Tel-Jeunes, as well as many fundraising events, including for the Young Musicians of the World Foundation, the Montreal Children’s Hospital Gala in 2013, the Grand Bal des Vins- Coeurs for the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation in 2011 and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Ball in 2009. In 2015, Ms. Marcoux received the “Mercure Leadership Germaine-Gibara” award, Large Company category, for her exceptional contribution as a businesswoman. In 2014, she was named to the prestigious list of Canada’s Top 50 Business Leaders by Power & Influence magazine. In 2010 and 2012, Ms. Marcoux received the prestigious Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100TM award. In 2010, Ms. Marcoux was named “Personality of the week” by La Presse and Radio–Canada and, in 2007, she was a recipient of Canada’s Top 40 under 40TM award.

Francois Olivier

Mr. Francois Olivier serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director of Transcontinental Inc. Mr. Olivier was named Chief Operating Officer in 2007. Prior thereto, he acted as President, Printing Products and Services Sector of Transcontinental Inc. from 2005 until 2007 and Senior Vice President, Newspaper Group of TC Transcontinental Printing from 1999 until 2005. Mr. Olivier is a director of CAE Inc. since 2017, a company involved in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets . He is also member of the board of directors of The Conference Board of Canada and is a director of the Flexible Packaging Association. Furthermore, since 2012, he has also been a member of the Board of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation. For the last 10 years, Mr. Olivier has been member of the honorary committee of the Soirée des Grands Philanthropes for Portage, an organization dedicated to helping people with a drug addiction reintegrate themselves into society. In 2018, Mr. François Olivier and Ms. Isabelle Marcoux were honoured by Portage for their outstanding contribution to Québec's business community and social well-being. Mr. Olivier is also a member of the Major Donors Cabinet for the campaign of Centraide of Greater Montreal since 2014. From 2008 until 2010, he was a member of the Cabinet and was President for the Communications division for the annual campaign for that same organization.

Donald LeCavalier

Mr. Donald LeCavalier is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Donald LeCavalier has more than 12 years of experience with TC Transcontinental in leadership roles of increasing responsibility and serves on the Executive Management Committee of the Corporation since 2010. He first joined TC Transcontinental in 2006 as Treasurer before being appointed Vice President of Finance in 2013. Mr. LeCavalier then successively became Senior Vice President of Finance for the Corporation in 2015, and Senior Vice President of Finance and Corporate Affairs in 2017, prior to being appointed CFO. In his most recent position as Senior Vice President, Finance and Corporate Affairs, Mr. LeCavalier was responsible for disclosure of financial information and analysis, taxation, internal control, corporate treasury and transactional services, in addition to being responsible for investor relations and governmental affairs, and for overseeing Corporate Communications. To date, Mr. LeCavalier's path at TC Transcontinental has been forged through many notable achievements, including his leadership of the Corporation's refinancing of nearly a billion dollars during the 2008-2009 financial crisis. More recently, he orchestrated the financing for the US$1.3 billion transformational acquisition of Coveris Americas, the largest acquisition in the company's history. Prior to joining TC Transcontinental, Donald LeCavalier held various treasury positions at SNC Lavalin and Donohue, and later served as Treasurer at Transat AT from 1999 to 2006.

Jacques Gregoire

Thomas Morin

Mr. Thomas Morin is appointed as President - TC Transcontinental Packaging of the Company, effective July 1, 2019. Mr. Morin brings more than 23 years of global packaging experience, the past 13 years spent managing $1B+ businesses for which he had full P&L responsibility, and overseeing a workforce comprised of thousands of employees located in dozens of factories around the world. Until June, he served as Vice President of South East Asia for Amcor Flexible Packaging Asia Pacific in Singapore, a position he has held for the past two years. Previously, he also held the position of Vice President of Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions for Amcor Flexible Packaging Europe. From 2010 to 2015, following the Alcan Packaging acquisition by Amcor, he served as Vice President and General Manager of Fresh Products and Capsules for Amcor Flexible Packaging Europe, in Zurich. From 2007 to 2009, he was Vice President and General Manager, Dairy, for Alcan Flexible Packaging Europe, in Paris. As part of his academic background, Mr. Morin was awarded a Finance and Controlling Diploma of the Higher School Business of Lyon (EM Lyon), France.

Brian Reid

Mr. Brian Reid serves as President - TC Transcontinental Printing of Transcontinental Inc. He is no longer President - TC Transcontinental Packaging of the Company, effective July 1, 2019. Mr. Reid also joins Transcontinental Inc.'s Senior Management Committee. Previously, He was Senior Vice-President, Catalog and Magazine Group, Transcontinental Printing, a position he had held since 2003. Mr. Reid has completed a Bachelor of Administration, and has been a Certified Management Accountant since 1986.

Katya Laviolette

Ms. Katya Laviolette serves as Chief Human Resource Officer of Transcontinental Inc. From January 2009 until May 2011, she was Vice President, People and Culture at Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (a national public broadcaster), from July 2007 until January 2009, Ms. Laviolette was Vice President, Human Resources at Alcan Inc, from May 2003 until July 2007, she was Vice President, Human Resources at TC Media.

Benoit Guilbault

Mr. Benoit Guilbault serves as Chief Information Officer of Transcontinental Inc. From April 2010 until April 2013, Mr. Guilbault was Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Acceo Solutions (IT solutions company) and, from March 2008 until February 2010, he was Chief Information Officer for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Quebec (an institutional investor).

Sam Bendavid

Katherine Chartrand

Ms. Katherine Chartrand serves as Senior Director - Corporate Communications of the company. From August 2015 until May 2016, she was Public Relations Director of Cogeco Connexion Inc., a telecommunications company. Previously, she was Director, Internal and External Communications of TC Media from October 2010 until August 2015.

Isabelle Cote

Ms. Isabelle Cote serves as Corporate Controller of Transcontinental Inc. Ms. Jacynthe Côté is a corporate director. From 2009 until June 2014, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Alcan, a metal and mining company, and, thereafter, served in an advisory role until she retired in September 2014.

Pierre Marcoux

Mr. Pierre Marcoux serves as President - Media Sector and Director of the Company. From 2012 until 2017, he was Senior Vice President, Business and Education of TC Media. From June 2009 until November 2012 he was Senior Vice President Business and Consumer Solutions Group of TC Media and Vice President, Business Solutions and Book Publishing Group from 2006 until June 2009, after having held various positions previously. From 1997 to 1999, he was a reporter for Bloomberg News, in Washington, D.C., then for the Hamilton Spectator, in Ontario. Mr. Marcoux sits on the board of directors of Vividata, an organization measuring audience for print and digital media, since 2014, and was on the board of directors of Cedrom-SNI Inc., a corporation held by the Corporation in partnership with others until the sale of this business in December 2017. Mr. Marcoux is a director of the On the Tip of the Toes Foundation, an organization helping young people with cancer regain their well-being by facing the challenge of an exceptional therapeutic adventure expedition. In 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, he was an ambassador of their fundraising event, Celebrate Life. Mr. Marcoux was also an honorary ambassador, in 2015, 2016 and 2017, of A Brilliant Night, the fundraising event for the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital. Mr. Marcoux is Governor of the Business Research Foundation of the Université de Sherbrooke.

Andre Bolduc

Mr. Andre Bolduc serves as Director - Internal Audit of Transcontinental Inc. Previously, Mr. Bolduc held the position of Principal Internal Auditor of the Corporation since July 2004 and Internal Auditor since Nov 2000.

Magali Depras

Ms. Magali Depras has been appointed as Chief Strategy Officer of the company, Effective April 01, 2019. As Chief Strategy Officer, Ms. Magali Depras oversees the development and implementation of annual and long-term strategic plans. In support of the Corporation's commitment to operating its activities sustainably, she also leads corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, including our corporate ambitions in the area of sustainability, and is tasked with aligning the CSR plan with TC Transcontinental's business strategy. As such, Ms. Depras works collaboratively with the R&D teams to ensure the development of high-performance and sustainable products.

Christine Desaulniers

Mrs. Christine Desaulniers serves as Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary of Transcontinental Inc. From 1987 to Nov 2005, Mrs. Desaulniers had been partner at the Montreal office of the law firm Stikeman Elliott LLP.

Isabelle Lamarre

Mrs. Isabelle Lamarre serves as Assistant General Counsel, Assistant Corporate Secretary of Transcontinental Inc. Prior to joining the Corporation in May 2007 as Director, Legal Affairs and Assistant Corporation Secretary, Mrs. Lamarre was a partner at the Montreal office of the law firm Lavery, de Billy LLP.

Richard Fortin

Mr. Richard Fortin serves as Lead Independent Director of Transcontinental Inc. Mr. Fortin is a corporate director. From October 2008 until September 2011, he was Chairman of the Board of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. a company operating convenience stores and road transportation fuel retail. From 1984 until October 2008, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. Previously, Mr. Fortin had more than 13 years of experience with several major financial institutions. The last position he held was that of Vice President, Québec, for Société Générale (Canada).

Nathalie Marcoux

Ms. Nathalie Marcoux serves as Non-Independent Director of Transcontinental Inc. Ms. Nathalie Marcoux, a chartered accountant, is Vice President, Finance of Capinabel Inc., a private management company, since 2001. From 1996 until 2001, she held various positions at Transcontinental Inc., including Director of Investor Relations between 2000 and 2001 and member of the finance reengineering team from 1998 until 2000 and of the internal audit team from 1996 until 1998. Before then, from 1993 until 1996, Ms. Marcoux was an auditor with Ernst & Young, a chartered accounting firm. Ms. Marcoux is President of the advisory committee of the Rémi-Marcoux Entrepreneurial Track, a member of the committee of the Carmelle and Rémi-Marcoux Chair in Arts Management and a Governor of the École des Hautes Études Commerciales of the University of Montréal. Ms. Marcoux is a member of the advisory committee of Tandemlaunch, a fund that scouts, accelerates and commercializes early stage technologies from the world’s top universities in close partnership with major consumer electronic brands. In 2017 and 2018, she was a member of the jury of Startupfest as well as a member of the jury for the Emerging Entrepreneurs Contest supported by the Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Family Foundation and C2 Montréal, of the national jury for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2014 and of the jury of the Québec region from 2012 until 2014.

Remi Marcoux

Mr. Remi Marcoux C.M. O.Q. F.C.A. serves as Non-Independent Director of Transcontinental Inc. Mr. Rémi Marcoux, founder of Transcontinental, is director of the Corporation. He was Executive Chairman of the Board of Transcontinental Inc. from 2004 until 2012. Prior thereto, he held the positions of Chairman of the Board and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation, which he founded in 1976. Mr. Marcoux's social involvement supports several causes. M. Marcoux acted as co-chair of the 2006 fundraising campaign for Centraide of Greater Montreal. He was a member of the Board of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation and of its Human Resources Committee for a number of years. Mr. Marcoux is a graduate of the École des Hautes Études Commerciales of the University of Montreal and has received in 2003 an honoris causa honorary degree from this institution. In 2013, Mr. Marcoux was the instigator of the Rémi-Marcoux Entrepreneurial Track of the École des Hautes Études Commerciales. He sits on its advisory committee and contributes, together with Transcontinental, to its financing. In addition, the École des Hautes Études Commerciales has designated its arts management foundation the Carmelle and Rémi-Marcoux Chair in Arts Management in recognition of his support. Mr. Marcoux is a founding member of the Council of Associate Governors of the Université de Montréal. He has been a member of such council since 2004. Mr. Marcoux was a member of the International Advisory Committee of HEC Montréal from 2004 to 2015.

Peter Brues

Mr. Peter Brues is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Peter Brues is a corporate director. He spent more than 20 years at Amcor Ltd, a leading packaging company principally in food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical device and personal care products. Notably, from 2010 until 2015, he was President of Amcor Flexibles, Europe & Americas. Previously, he assumed various responsibilities, including President, Amcor Flexibles Healthcare, President, Amcor Flexibles, Americas and Vice-President of Operations of Amcor Flexibles Europe A/S. He started his carreer at KPMG Peat Marwick Thorne (now known as KPMG LLP), a chartered accounting firm.

Jacynthe Cote

Ms. Jacynthe Cote serves as Independent Director of the company. From 2009 until 2014, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Alcan, a metals and mining company, and thereafter served in an advisory role until she retired in September 2014. Prior to 2009, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Alcan’s Primary Metal business group. She joined Alcan Inc. in 1988 where she pursued a 26 year career. Ms. Côté serves as Chair of the Board of Hydro-Québec (a Québec owned organization generating, transmitting and distributing electricity) since 2018, Chair of the Board of CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation, a foundation supporting CHU Sainte-Justine in its mission to improve the health outcome of a growing number of children, and sits on the Advisory Board of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital and the board of directors of Allô Prof, an organization offering free homework help to primary and secondary school children and general education to adults.

Yves Leduc

Mr. Yves Leduc is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Yves Leduc is President and Chief Executive Officer of Velan Inc., a manufacturer of industrial valves, since 2017 and President since 2015. Previously, he worked for almost 16 years at BRP Inc., an organization involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of powersports vehicles and propulsion systems, where, since 2006, he was Vice-President and General Manager, North America and, from 2004 until 2006, Vice President and General Manager of the engine division (Austria). From 1994 until 1998, he worked at McKinsey and Company, a firm offering management and strategic consulting services, as a management consultant and, from 1987 until 1994, as a lawyer at Stikeman Elliott LLP, a law firm. Mr. Leduc sits on the board of directors of Valve Manufacturers Association since 2017, of Orford Musique since 2015 and, until recently, of the Accelerator for the creation of technological businesses group of the Université de Sherbrooke and of Corporation études-sports (Studies and Sports Corporation) of the Université de Sherbrooke.

Anna Martini

Ms. Anna Martini, FCA. serves as Independent Director of Transcontinental Inc. Ms. Anna Martini is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Club de hockey Canadien, Bell Centre and evenko, a company in the sports and entertainment industries, since 2017. From 2004 until 2017, she was President of Groupe Dynamite Inc., a specialty apparel global retailer. From 1985 until 2004, she worked at Deloitte & Touche LLP, a professional services firm, including as audit and advisory services partner since 1996. She was also the retail industry leader from 1996 to 2004. Ms. Martini is immediate past Chair of the Board of the McGill University Health Centre Foundation. She is a director of the Montreal Inc. Foundation, a foundation providing grants to promising entrepreneurs, member of the John Molson School of Business (JMSB) Advisory Baord and a member of the Montreal Chapter of the International Women's Forum. From 2008 until 2017, Ms. Martini was a director of Retail Council of Canada, including Chair of the Board from 2015 until 2017.

Mario Plourde

Mr. Mario Plourde serves as Independent Director of Transcontinental Inc. Mr. Mario Plourde is President and Chief Executive Officer of Cascades Inc., which manufactures, converts and markets packaging and tissue products, since 2013. He was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Cascades Inc. in 2011. Over the years, he occupied different positions, including Plant Manager and General Manager in the plastics sector, Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, and later President, of Cascades Specialty Products Group, in Canada and in the United States. Mr. Plourde sites on the Board of Directors of the Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau, a foundation for pediatric cancer research. He also plays a key role in other organizations, associations and social efforts. He is a multiple recipient of the award Prix bâtisseur - the Tour CIBC Charles-Bruneau as well as the Pioneer award. In 2018, Mr. Plourde co-chaired the Daffodil Ball, a fundraising event to help fund livesaving cancer research, lead prevention and advocacy initiatives and provide services to people with cancer.

Jean Raymond

Mr. Jean Raymond serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Jean Raymond is Vice-Chairman, Managing Director and Head of CIBC Capital Markets - Québec of CIBC World Markets Inc., a business offering products and services aimed at capital markets, securities, brokerage and asset management, since 2010. Previously, he was Managing Director, Investment Banking of such organization. From 1988 to 1996, Mr. Raymond was Senior Vice-President and Director in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department of Lévesque Beaubien Geoffrion Inc. (now National Bank Financial Ltd.), a brokerage firm. From 1981 to 1987, he was a Senior Manager at Thorne Ernst & Whinney (now KPMG LLP), a chartered accounting firm. Mr. Raymond is a member of the Board of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation and a member of its Investment Committee. He is also currently a member of the cabinet for the following fundraising campaigns: the 2016-2020 Major Fundraising Campaign of the Institut Pacifique, an organization developing programs and services to build non-violent environments and supporting psychosocial growth of children, youths and adults, the Healing More Better Major Fundraising Campaign of the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation and the 2014-2020 Major Fundraising Campaign of the Old Brewery Mission Foundation supporting the Old Brewery Mission in its work to provide life’s necessities to Montreal’s homeless men and women, as well as helping people transition out of shelter life and back into society.

Francois Roy

Mr. Francois R. Roy serves as Independent Director of Transcontinental Inc. Mr. François R. Roy has been a corporate director since 2010. He was Vice Principal (Administration and Finance) of McGill University from 2007 until 2010. From 2000 until 2003, he was Chief Financial Officer of Telemedia Corporation, a private portfolio company. Prior thereto, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Quebecor Inc., an organization in telecommunications, entertainment, news media and culture, from 1998 until 2000, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Avenor Inc., a producer of newsprint and wood products, from 1997 until 1998.

Annie Thabet

Ms. Annie Thabet serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Annie Thabet is a partner with Celtis Capital Inc., a firm specialized in transactional services in relation to mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and corporate finance, as well as asset management since 2003. From 1998 until 2003, she worked at AT Capital, an investment management company she founded. Previously, Ms. Thabet worked at Société générale de financement du Québec, a Québec owned organization specialized in equity investment in industrial and technological projects with international partners, from 1987 until 1998, after having been with Price Waterhouse (a chartered accounting firm) for five years. Ms. Thabet is a chartered professional accountant and holds a Master of Business Administration degree. Ms. Thabet is Chair of the board of directors of the Institute of Corporate Directors (Québec), Governor of Réseau Capital and Governor of the Business Research Foundation of the Université de Sherbrooke. She is also a director of Manac Inc., a private manufacturer of trailers, which company was privatized in 2015.