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Uni Select Inc (UNS.TO)

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13 Dec 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Andre Courville

63 2016 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Independent Director

Henry Buckley

56 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Eric Bussieres

2015 Chief Financial Officer

Steven Arndt

2012 President and Chief Operating Officer of FinishMaster, Inc.

Anthony Windom

2017 President and Chief Operating Officer, Automotive Canada

Annie Hotte

2015 Chief People Officer

Me Louis Juneau

2015 Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary

George Heath

2017 Director

Richard Roy

61 2015 Non-Independent Director

Dennis Welvaert

68 2013 Non-Independent Director

Michelle Cormier

60 2016 Independent Director

Patricia Curadeau-Grou

61 2013 Independent Director

Jeffrey Hall

59 2015 Independent Director

Richard Keister

71 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Andre Courville

Mr. Andre Courville, B.Comm., FCPA, FCA, ICD.D, serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Independent Director of Uni-Select Inc. Mr. Courville is a corporate director and a chartered professional accountant. Prior to his election to the Board, he acted as senior audit partner at Ernst & Young LLP with 37 years of experience working with Canadian, U.S. and International listed companies in various industries. He is currently President and Chief Executive Officer and director of the Institute of Corporate Directors (Québec Chapter) and a director, Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee and member of the Executive Committee of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation. Mr. Courville has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from HEC Montréal, completed the Kellogg Program at Harvard University, the Senior Management Program at Western University and was granted his ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He is a Fellow of the Québec Order of Chartered Professional Accountants.

Henry Buckley

Mr. Henry Buckley, M.B.A., serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Uni-Select Inc. Mr. Buckley has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation since August 1, 2015. Prior thereto, Mr. Buckley was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Corporation on September 8, 2014. He was previously Vice President for Specialty Brand Companies and Mergers and Acquisitions at W.W. Grainger Inc. between 2012 and 2014, Vice President and General Manager at Acklands-Grainger Inc., a division of W.W. Grainger Inc., between 2007 and 2012 and prior thereto held various senior management roles in the industrial distribution sector in the United States and Canada. Mr. Buckley holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Queen’s University.

Eric Bussieres

Mr. Eric Bussieres serves as Chief Financial Officer of Uni-Select Inc. Prior to joining Uni-Select, Mr. Bussieres spent over 10 years with CAE, a global leader in civil aviation, security, as well as healthcare services, where he held various positions that culminated in the role of Vice President Finance, Simulation Products, Civil Training and Services, which he held for five years. With strong financial and M&A experiences, and recognized as a determined, results and strategy-oriented leader, Eric has coordinated important investment initiatives in Great Britain, India, Malaysia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Prior to joining CAE, he dedicated fifteen years of his career to providing financial counsel to private and public companies with Societe Generale, from 1997 to 2005, and the Royal Bank of Canada, from 1991 to 1997. Mr. Bussieres holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from the Universite du Quebec en Outaouais, a Master's Degree in Finance from the University of Sherbrooke and CFA level III certification.

Steven Arndt

Mr. Steven J. Arndt serves as President , Chief Operating Officer of FinishMaster, Inc., a subsidiary of Uni-Select Inc., since December 31, 2012. He has held various functions at FinishMaster for more than 20 years.

Anthony Windom

Mr. Anthony Brent Windom is re designated as President and Chief Operating Officer, Automotive Canada of Uni-Select Inc. He served as Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing since July 2012. From June 2010, he held the position of Vice President of Marketing and Product Management.

Annie Hotte

Ms. Annie Hotte serves as Chief People Officer of Uni-Select Inc., since May 2015. She was Vice President, Human Resources on December 12, 2012 .She has been employed by Uni-Select since 2009 in human resources related functions and was from September 2006 to June 2009 Vice President, Business Development at Accetis International.

Me Louis Juneau

Mr. Me Louis Juneau, B.A.A., LL.L. serves as Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary of Uni-Select Inc. He was Vice President, Legal Affairs and Secretary on March 1, 2013. Mr. Juneau has been employed by Uni-Select since 2009 as Senior Director, Legal Affairs and became Vice President, Legal Affairs and Secretary on March 1st, 2013. He was from September 2002 to December 2009, Vice President, Legal Affairs and Secretary at Spectra Premium Industries Inc.

George Heath

Mr. George Edmund Heath is Director of the Company. He is as President of the Global Finishes Group at Sherwin-Williams until his retirement in 2015, Mr. Heath is a broad-gauged commercial leader with deep and relevant coatings experience both in North America and abroad.

Richard Roy

Mr. Richard G. Roy is Non-Independent Director of Uni-Select Inc. Mr. Roy was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Uni-Select until July 31, 2015. Prior to January 2008, he held the positions of Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, Administration and Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation. Mr. Roy sits on the Board of Directors of Dollarama Inc. and is a member of its Audit Committee. He also sits on the Board of Directors of GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc. and is a member of its Audit Committee. Mr. Roy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales. He is a member of the Québec Order of Chartered Professional Accountants. He was awarded the title of Fellow in 2012.

Dennis Welvaert

Mr. Dennis M. Welvaert, B.S., M.B.A., MAAP, serves as Non-Independent Director of Uni-Select Inc. Mr. Welvaert is President of Welvaert Business Solutions, LLC, a consulting company. He acted as Interim President of Uni-Select USA, Inc. from April to July 2013 and as Chair of the Board of Uni-Select USA, Inc. from July 31, 2013 to December 31, 2014. He retired as President of Dayco North American Aftermarket and Australian Operations Division of Dayco Products, LLC in August 2011. With Dayco, Mr. Welvaert held senior executive-level positions in the OEM, Industrial and Aftermarket divisions.11 Mr. Welvaert holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Wayne State University, a Master in Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University and a Master Automotive Aftermarket Professional designation from the University of the Aftermarket.

Michelle Cormier

Ms. Michelle Cormier, CPA, CA, ASC is an Independent Director of the Company. She is a senior-level executive with experience in financial management corporate finance, turnaround and strategic advisory situations and corporate governance. She possesses capital markets background with extensive experience in public markets in Canada and the United States. Ms. Cormier is currently operating advisor for the Québec-based investments of Wynnchurch Capital Canada. Prior to Wynnchurch, she was CFO of a family office, spent 13 years in senior management and as CFO of a large North American forest products company. She spent 8 years in various management positions with Alcan Aluminium Limited. She articled with Ernst &Young LLP. Ms. Cormier sits on the Board of Directors of Dorel Industries Inc. and is a member of its Audit and Corporate Governance Committees. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Champion Iron Limited and is a member of its Audit Committee. She also sits on the Board of Directors of Cascades Inc. and is a member of its Audit and Human Resources Committees. Ms. Cormier holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Bishop’s University. She is a member of the Québec Order of Chartered Professional Accountants. She is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, Women Corporate Directors (Québec Chapter) and of Diversity 50.

Patricia Curadeau-Grou

Ms. Patricia Curadeau-Grou, B. Comm., ICD.D, serves as Independent Director of Uni-Select Inc. Ms. Curadeau-Grou was, until her retirement at the end of October 2015, a senior officer of the National Bank of Canada since 1991. She was appointed Strategic Advisor to the President and Chief Executive Officer in June 2012 from her former position as Executive Vice President Risk Management, which she held from August 2011 to May 2012. Ms. Curadeau-Grou was previously Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President - Finance, Risk and Treasury from 2007 to 2011. Prior to joining National Bank, Ms. Curadeau-Grou held a number of key positions at major financial institutions, primarily in business development, credit and corporate planning. She has been a Director of Cogeco Communications Inc., a major cable telecommunications company, since 2012 and serves as a member of its Audit Committee, Human Resources Committee and Strategic Opportunities Committee. Ms. Curadeau-Grou also sits on the Board of Directors of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and is a member of its Investment and Risk Management Committee. In addition, she is a director of Aéroports de Montréal and serves as a member of its Audit Committee. Ms. Curadeau-Grou also sits on the Board of several non-profit organizations. Ms. Curadeau-Grou holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from McGill University and was granted her ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. In 2007, Ms. Curadeau-Grou was inducted into the Women’s Executive Network Hall of Fame for Canada’s most powerful women.

Jeffrey Hall

Mr. Jeffrey Ian Hall serves as Independent Director of Uni-Select Inc. Mr. Hall has over 35 years of experience in the distribution industry. He was the President and CEO of Rexel Canada Electrical Inc. from 2005-2014 and the Chairman of Rexel North America Inc. from 2014-2015. Rexel, with its banners Westburne and Nedco, is one of the largest distributors of electrical, automation and telecom supplies in Canada. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Mr. Hall was Vice President of Westburne. Mr. Hall graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Engineering with Honours Standing.

Richard Keister

Mr. Richard L. (Rick) Keister serves as Independent Director of Uni-Select Inc. As an active investor since retirement in 2007, Mr. Keister serves on boards in a variety of industries. He is Chairman of the Board of Superior Linen, LLC7, a supplier to hotels and restaurants, a director of Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. which provides services to U.S. banks & lending institutions, a Director of Lumenco, Inc., a high-tech light management and anti-counterfeiting company and a Director of Repairify Holding, LLC, an automotive diagnostic services company. Mr. Keister was Chairman of QCSA Holdings, Inc., a remarketing company of vehicles donated to charity & those declared total losses by auto insurance companies from 2010 to 2013. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Keister was President and Chief Executive Officer of Keystone Automotive Industries, publicly-traded, the largest distributor and remanufacturer of automotive collision parts, paint and materials to body shops in North America. Prior thereto, he was Aftermarket President of Delco Remy International (1997-2004) and Founder & CEO of World Wide Automotive (1976-1997 when it was acquired by Remy). Mr. Keister holds a Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School OPM program, 1991 – 1993. He attended University of Virginia, Canal Zone College during his military service.

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