People: TFI International Inc (TFII.TO)
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.
|Total Annual Compensation, CAD||4,282,810|
|Restricted Stock Award, CAD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, CAD||--|
|All Other, CAD||3,124,840|
|Fiscal Year Total, CAD||7,407,650|