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Bedard, Alain 

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.

Basic Compensation

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

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