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TFI International Inc (TFII.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alain Bedard

64 2015 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Steven Brookshaw

2018 Executive Vice President

Jean-Franois Dodier

2011 Executive Vice President

Louis Gagnon

2016 Executive Vice President

Rick Hashie

2017 Executive Vice President

Brian Kohut

2011 Executive Vice President

Robert McGonigal

2016 Executive Vice President

Martin Quesnel

2009 Vice President - Finance

Johanne Dean

Vice President - Marketing and Communications

Sylvain Desaulniers

Vice President - Human Resources

Josiane-Melanie Langlois

2006 Vice President - Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary

Daniel Auger

Vice President - Information Technology

Chantal Martel

Vice President - Insurance and Compliance

David Saperstein

2016 Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions

Margaret Smith

Vice President - Finance, Operations Support

Ken Tourangeau

2015 Vice-President - Finance and Control

Andre Berard

77 2003 Lead Independent Director

Leslie Abi-Karam

2018 Director

Lucien Bouchard

79 2007 Independent Director

Richard Guay

67 2004 Independent Director

Debra Kelly-Ennis

61 2017 Independent Director

Neil Manning

72 2013 Independent Director

Joey Saputo

53 1996 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Alain Bedard

Mr. Alain Bedard, FCPA, FCA, is an Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He is a graduate in Accounting and Finance from the Université de Sherbrooke, and began his career at KPMG in 1975. He rose to become a senior auditor within three years while obtaining his C.A. and CMA. Subsequently he served as a Controller in the forest products sector before joining Saputo in 1984 where he progressed through the ranks to become its Vice-President Finance. In 1996 he assumed management of a regional trucking firm which eventually became TFI International Inc. From the outset, Mr. Bédard introduced a bold strategic plan of expansion, based on specific criteria including profitability, market penetration and geographic expansion. He has built a strong management team and has empowered them to ensure the Corporation’s philosophy of decentralization. Through a series of acquisitions and strategic investments across Canada and the United States, Mr. Bédard has created a powerful, diversified trucking and logistics network. TFI International continually studies acquisition opportunities to further strengthen its network. The creation of shareholder value is an on-going focus and is a key priority for Mr. Bédard. Mr. Bédard’s community activities include participation in a range of humanitarian causes and support for foundations active in health and higher education. Mr. Bédard was awarded the title of Fellow by the Quebec CPA Order in February 2011.

Steven Brookshaw

Mr. Steven Brookshaw is Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior to 2018, Vice-President of Flatbed Operations of Contrans Group Inc.

Jean-Franois Dodier

Mr. Jean-Franois Dodier CPA, CMA, is Executive Vice President of TransForce Inc. Prior to May 2011, General Manager of Besner, a subsidiary of the Corporation.

Louis Gagnon

Mr. Louis Gagnon is an Executive Vice President of TransForce Inc. Prior to 2016, Vice-President, Business Development of the Corporation.

Rick Hashie

Mr. Rick Hashie is Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Hashie was appointed as Executive Vice-President of the Corporation on April 19, 2017.

Brian Kohut

Mr. Brian Kohut is an Executive Vice President of TransForce Inc. Prior to May 2011, President of ICS Courier and Kingsway, subsidiaries of the Corporation.

Robert McGonigal

Mr. Robert McGonigal is an Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior to January 2016, President of Canadian Freightways and other subsidiaries of the Corporation.

Martin Quesnel

Mr. Martin Quesnel, CPA, CA, is an Vice President - Finance of TransForce Inc., since 2009.

Johanne Dean

Sylvain Desaulniers

Josiane-Melanie Langlois

Ms. Josiane-Melanie Langlois, LL.M., is an Vice President - Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary of TransForce Inc., since 2006.

Daniel Auger

Mr. Daniel Auger is an Vice President - Information Technology of TransForce Inc. From 2014 to 2015, Vice-President, Business Enablement of IWEB Technologies Inc., from 2013 to 2014, consultant for IWEB Technologies Inc. and from 2009 to 2011, Chief Information Officer of CAE Inc.

Chantal Martel

David Saperstein

Mr. David Saperstein is Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions of the Company since June 28, 2016. He brings over fifteen years of experience in the global mergers and acquisitions sector. He has spent the past six years at BG Strategic Advisors, a Florida-based advisory firm focused on the logistics and supply chain industry, most recently as Managing Director. He had previously worked at Goldman Sachs in London, UK and at Deloitte in Paris, France where he advised on a range of capital market transactions for multinational companies. Mr. Saperstein received a Masters in Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University.

Margaret Smith

Ms. Margaret A. Smith, CPA, CA, is an Vice President - Finance, Operations Support of TransForce Inc. From 2011 to 2014, she was Director of finance of the Parcel & Courier Segment of the Corporation, prior to 2011, she was Vice-President, Finance of TForce Integrated Solutions, a subsidiary of the Corporation.

Ken Tourangeau

Mr. Ken Tourangeau, CPA, CA, is an Vice-President - Finance and Control of TransForce Inc. He was Vice President - Administration of the Corporation.

Andre Berard

The Hon. Andre Berard is an Lead Independent Director of TransForce Inc. He retired as Chief Executive Officer of the National Bank of Canada in January 2002 and as the Bank’s Chairman of the Board in March 2004, following more than 40 years with the Bank.

Leslie Abi-Karam

Ms. Leslie R. Abi-Karam is Director of the Company. She served as President of Pitney Bowes' $4 billion portfolio of global communications solutions businesses with over 20,000 employees in 40 countries, where she led the transition of physical to digital solutions. Earlier Ms. Abi-Karam served as President of Pitney Bowes' $1.2 billion global document messaging technologies group, and its $1.8 billion global mail business where she introduced and commercialized a suite of digital, internet-enabled products. Her board experience includes serving as Director for Pentair, Inc. and for the Direct Marketing Association, the world's leading independent organization for data-driven marketers. Ms. Abi-Karam is an active member of Women Corporate Directors, National Association of Corporate Directors, and Women on Boards.

Lucien Bouchard

Mr. Lucien Bouchard, LL.L, is an Independent Director of TransForce Inc. He is a Partner with the law firm Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, where he practices corporate and commercial law, is a negotiator and mediator for significant commercial and labour disputes, and advises major corporations on strategy and policy. He was Premier of Québec from 1996 to 2001, and prior thereto successively served in the Federal Cabinet as Secretary of State and Minister of the Environment and was Leader of the Opposition in the House of Commons. Prior to his political career, Mr. Bouchard was Canada’s Ambassador to France from 1985 to 1988. Mr. Bouchard is also Chairman of the Board of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra.

Richard Guay

Mr. Richard Guay is an Independent Director of TransForce Inc. He was Senior Executive Vice-President of the Laurentian Bank of Canada until his retirement in 2003. Before joining the Laurentian Bank, Mr. Guay was President and CEO of La Financière Coopérants and also held different executive positions with the National Bank of Canada. After retiring from the Laurentian Bank, Mr. Guay was involved with the Melior group, an owner and manager of senior residences, as an executive and consultant until June 2010. Mr. Guay is now a corporate director in addition to being chair of various credit committees of Fonds de Financement Immobilier Fiera FP s.e.c., Fonds de Financement d’entreprises Fiera FP s.e.c. and Fonds de Financement Mezzanine Fiera FP s.e.c. He is also a member of the credit committee of Fonds CII-ITC Centria capital s.e.c. and Stonebridge Infrastructure Debt Fund I LP.

Debra Kelly-Ennis

Ms. Debra J. Kelly-Ennis is Independent Director of the company. She is an experienced CEO and Corporate Board member whose executive career spans consumer-packaged goods, durables, automotive, hospitality and real estate organizations. She is the former President and CEO of Diageo Canada and currently serves on the Boards of Carnival Corporation & PLC, the world's largest travel and leisure company and Altria Group, Inc., parent company for Philip Morris USA, John Middleton US, Smokeless Tobacco Company and Ste. Michele Wines. Ms. Kelly-Ennis has been recognized as a Board Emeritus with Dress for Success, a global charity focused on putting women back to work. She served on their Board from 2007-2013. In addition, she held executive positions with General Motors Corporation, Gerber Foods Company, RJR/Nabisco, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company Foods Division.

Neil Manning

Mr. Neil Donald Manning is an Independent Director of TransForce Inc. He is Chairman of Coleridge Holdings Limited and is a Corporate Director. From 2002 to 2012 he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Wajax Corporation, an industrial products distributor selling and servicing a complete range of equipment, industrial components and power systems to customers in a wide range of industries.

Joey Saputo

Mr. Joey Saputo is an Independent Director of TransForce Inc. He is President of Free2Be Holdings Inc., a private holding company. He has held a variety of positions within Saputo Inc. and Jolina Capital Inc. since 1985. Mr. Saputo is also President of the Montreal Impact, a professional soccer team he helped form in 1993, and Saputo Stadium, a soccer-specific stadium built in Montreal in 2008.