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TFI International Inc (TFII.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alain Bedard

66 2015 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

David Saperstein

2019 Chief Financial Officer

Steven Brookshaw

2018 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

Gregory Orr

2017 Executive Vice President

Ken Tourangeau

2019 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

Andre Berard

79 2003 Lead Independent Director

Leslie Abi-Karam

61 2018 Independent Director

Lucien Bouchard

81 2007 Independent Director

Diane Giard

59 2018 Independent Director

Richard Guay

69 2004 Independent Director

Debra Kelly-Ennis

63 2017 Independent Director

Neil Manning

74 2013 Independent Director

Arun Nayar

69 2018 Independent Director

Joey Saputo

55 1996 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Alain Bedard

Mr. Alain Bedard serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. 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 VicePresident 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 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.

David Saperstein

Mr. David Saperstein serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Prior to January 2019, Vice-President, Mergers and Acquisitions of the Corporation, prior to June 2016, Managing Director of BG Strategic Advisors LLC, and prior thereto, Senior Vice-President of BG Strategic Advisors LLC.

Steven Brookshaw

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

Louis Gagnon

Mr. Louis Gagnon serves as Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior to 2016, Vice-President, Business Development of the Corporation.

Rick Hashie

Mr. Rick Hashie serves as Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior to 2017, President of TForce Integrated Solutions, McArthur Express and Concord Transportation.

Brian Kohut

Mr. Brian Kohut serves as Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior to May 2011, President of ICS Courier and Kingsway, subsidiaries of the Corporation.

Robert McGonigal

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

Gregory Orr

Mr. Gregory Orr serves as Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior to 2019, President of CFI, prior to 2018, Senior Vice-President Sales and Operations of CFI and prior thereto, President & General Manager of Action Resources, Inc.

Ken Tourangeau

Mr. Ken Tourangeau CPA serves as Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior to January, 2019, Vice-President, Finance and Control of the Corporation.

Martin Quesnel

Johanne Dean

Sylvain Desaulniers

Josiane-Melanie Langlois

Daniel Auger

Mr. Daniel Auger serves as Vice President - Information Technology of the Company. Prior to 2015, Vice-President, Business Enablement of IWEB Technologies Inc., and prior thereto, consultant for IWEB Technologies Inc.

Chantal Martel

Andre Berard

The Hon. Andre Berard serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bérard 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 serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Abi-Karam is the former EVP and President of Pitney Bowes, a leader in customer communications management. Mrs. Abi-Karam held a wide variety of leadership positions in Pitney Bowes’ Global Technology businesses and built both its e-commerce and software businesses. She also served on the board of Pentair, Inc., a $4B industrial company, and as a member of its audit committee. Currently Mrs. Abi-Karam serves as an adviser to private equity firms and start-ups in the technology space.

Lucien Bouchard

Mr. Lucien Bouchard serves as Independent Director of the Company. 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.

Diane Giard

Ms. Diane Giard serves as Independent Director of the Company. Diane Giard retired as Executive Vice President of the National Bank of Canada in 2018. Before joining the National Bank of Canada, she held different management positions at Scotia Bank. She has been ranked among the Top 25 in Quebec’s financial industry seven times, and was named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network in 2014 and 2015.

Richard Guay

Mr. Richard Guay serves as Independent Director of the Company. 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 a director of Cogir Apartments REIT, and Chair of the credit committees of Centria Capital Construction Fund, L.P., Centria Capital Development Fund, L.P and Centria Capital Business Evolution Fund, L.P. as well as a member of the credit committee of Fonds CII-ITC Centria Capital S.E.C. and of Stonebridge Infrastructure Debt Fund.

Debra Kelly-Ennis

Ms. Debra J. Kelly-Ennis serves as Independent Director of the Company. She is the former President and CEO of Diageo Canada and serves on the Board of Directors of Carnival Corporation & plc (Risk - Health, Environmental, Safety and Security Committee), the world’s largest travel and leisure company at over $16B in revenue (since 2012) and Altria Group, Inc. (Innovation, Governance and Audit Committees), parent company for Philip Morris USA, John Middleton US, Smokeless Tobacco Company and Ste. Michele Wines, with revenues over $25B (since 2013). Earlier, she held executive leadership positions with General Motors Corporation, Gerber Foods Company, RJR/Nabisco, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company Foods Division.

Neil Manning

Mr. Neil Donald Manning serves as Independent Director of the Company. 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.

Arun Nayar

Mr. Arun Nayar serves as Independent Director of the Company. Arun Nayar retired in 2015 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Tyco International PLC, a provider of security products. He also held other highly-diverse leadership positions including Chief Financial Officer of Global Operations at PepsiCo Inc. and President of ABB Financial Services Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of ABB Ltd. Since 2015, Mr. Nayar has been an independent member of the board of Bemis Company, a global supplier of flexible packaging and since 2016, Chairman of its Audit Committee. Since 2016, he has also been a Senior Advisor at BC Partners, a pan-European and North American private equity firm and at McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm.

Joey Saputo

Mr. Joey Saputo serves as Independent Director of the Company. 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. Until recently, Mr. Saputo was the President of the Montreal Impact, a professional soccer team he helped form in 1993, and Stade Saputo, a soccer-specific stadium built in Montreal in 2008. Principal occupation(2): Chairman of the Montreal Impact and Stade Saputo (sports and entertainment), chairman of Bologna FC1909 and President of Arbec Forest Products Inc.