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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Gibbons

71 2009 Independent Chairman of the Board

Jeremy Fowden

59 2009 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jay Wells

52 2012 Chief Financial Officer

Bradley Goist

2016 President, North America Business Unit

Thomas Harrington

57 2014 Chief Executive Officer - DS Services of America, Inc.

Steven Kitching

52 2016 President, United Kingdom/Europe Business Unit

Gregory Leiter

57 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Assistant Secretary

Jason Ausher

41 2015 Chief Accounting Officer

Marni Poe

45 2010 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Michael Creamer

58 2008 Vice President - Human Resources

Stephen Corby

42 2013 Managing Director - UK/Europe business unit

Carlos Baila

48 2013 Chief Procurement Officer

Eric Rosenfeld

57 2008 Lead Independent Director

Mark Benadiba

62 2008 Independent Director

George Burnett

59 2006 Independent Director

Stephen Halperin

65 1992 Independent Director

Betty Hess

66 2004 Independent Director

Gregory Monahan

42 2008 Independent Director

Mario Pilozzi

68 2008 Independent Director

Andrew Prozes

70 2005 Independent Director

Graham Savage

65 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Gibbons

Mr. David T. Gibbons is Independent Chairman of the Board of Cott Corporation, since February 18, 2009. He was Cott’s Interim Chief Executive Officer from March 2008 to February 2009. Prior to joining Cott, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Perrigo Company, a manufacturer of retailer brand over-the-counter pharmaceutical and nutritional products, from 2000 to 2006, and from 2003 to 2007, he also held the role of Chairman of that company. Mr. Gibbons currently serves on the board of directors of Perrigo and has served on the board of directors of Robbins & Myers, Inc., a manufacturer of fluid management products. He has served on Cott’s board since April 2007, and is currently the Chairman of the board. The board nominated Mr. Gibbons to be a director because he has an extensive consumer products background, with leadership experience in strategic planning, sales and marketing, operational improvements and international operations, as well as extensive board and corporate governance experience from serving as a director and committee member on public, private and non-profit boards.

Jeremy Fowden

Mr. Jeremy (Jerry) S. G. Fowden is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Cott Corporation. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Fowden served as President of our international operating segments and Interim President, North America from 2008 to 2009, and as Interim President of our U.K. operating segment from 2007 to 2008. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Trader Media Group Ltd., a media company, and as a member of its parent Guardian Media Group plc’s Board of Directors from 2005 until 2007. From 2001 until 2004, Mr. Fowden served in a variety of roles with AB InBev S.A. Belgium, an alcoholic beverage company, including President, European Zone, Western, Central and Eastern Europe from 2003 to 2004, Global Chief Operating Officer from 2002 to 2003 and Chief Executive Officer of Bass Brewers Ltd., a subsidiary of AB InBev S.A. Belgium, from 2001 to 2002. Mr. Fowden currently serves on the board of directors of Constellation Brands, Inc., a premium wine, beer and spirits company. Mr. Fowden has served on our board of directors since March 2009

Jay Wells

Mr. Jay Wells is Chief Financial Officer of Cott Corporation. Prior to joining Cott, Mr. Wells held various senior finance positions with Molson Coors from 2005 to 2012, including Chief Financial Officer of Molson Coors Canada, a subsidiary of Molson Coors Brewing Company, and Global Vice President, Treasury, Tax, and Strategic Finance of Molson Coors Brewing Company. From 1990 to 2005, Mr. Wells held several positions within Deloitte and Touche LLP., including partner.

Bradley Goist

Mr. Bradley J. Goist has been appointed as President, North America Business Unit of the Company., effective 27 June 2016. Mr. Goist joins Cott from the Kellogg Company where he held various positions from 2009 to 2016, including Senior Vice President and General Manager, US Snacks and Senior Vice President of Marketing and Innovation, US Snacks. Prior to that, Mr. Goist held several positions with The Coca-Cola Company from 1996 to 2009, including Senior Vice President and General Manager, Hydration and Senior Vice President, Juices, Teas and Emerging Brands. Mr. Goist holds a Masters in Business Administration from Ohio State University and is a graduate of University of Michigan, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.

Thomas Harrington

Mr. Thomas Harrington is the Chief Executive Officer - DS Services of America, Inc (Business unit of DSS Group, Inc. acquired by Cott Corporation). Prior to the DSS Acquisition, Mr. Harrington served in various roles with DSS from 2004 to 2014, including Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Operating Officer, West Division President, and Senior Vice President, Central Division. Prior to joining DSS, Mr. Harrington served in various roles with Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. including Vice President and General Manager of Coca-Cola Enterprises New York and Chicago divisions. He also served in various sales and marketing roles with Pepperidge Farm from 1979 to 1985. Mr. Harrington currently serves on the board of directors of the International Bottled Water Association, the National Automatic Merchandising Association and the Water Quality Association.

Steven Kitching

Mr. Steven Kitching has been re-designated as President, United Kingdom/Europe Business Unit of the Company., effective 27 June 2016. From 2008 to 2013, Mr. Kitching served as Managing Director of Cott’s United Kingdom/Europe business unit. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Kitching held several positions with InBev UK, including Managing Director—On Trade Sales and Managing Director—Commercial and Field Operations. Prior to that, Mr. Kitching held several positions with Interbrew and Whitbread Beer Company from 1986 to 2005, including General Manager Netherlands of Interbrew from 2004 to 2005.

Gregory Leiter

Mr. Gregory Leiter is Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Assistant Secretary of the Company., effective May 15, 2015. He resigned as Chief Accounting Officer of Cott Corporation. Mr. Leiter took on the additional role of Chief Accounting Officer in 2010. Mr. Leiter currently serves as our Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Assistant Secretary. Prior to joining Cott, Mr. Leiter served from 2006 to 2007 as Practice Manager—Governance, Risk & Compliance with the international software firm SAP America. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Leiter held two positions with Graham Packaging Company, an international manufacturer of custom blow-molded plastic containers. From February 2006 to September 2006, he served as Graham Packaging’s Vice President—Global Business Process and from January 2003 to February 2006 as Director of Internal Audit.

Jason Ausher

Mr. Jason Ausher is Chief Accounting Officer of the Company., effective May 15, 2015. Mr. Ausher joined the Company in July 2008 as the Controller. He was promoted to Vice President Treasurer, Corporate Development in June 2011.

Marni Poe

Ms. Marni Morgan Poe is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Cott Corporation. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Poe served as Corporate Counsel of the Company from 2008 to 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Poe was a partner at the law firm of Holland & Knight LLP from 2000 to 2006 and an associate of the law firm from 1995 to 2000.

Michael Creamer

Mr. Michael Creamer is Vice President - Human Resources of Cott Corporation. He serve as Vice President of Human Resources for International and Tampa, Florida in 2007 and promoted to Vice President of Human Resources for Cott in 2008. Mr. Creamer currently serves as our Corporate Human Resources Vice President. Prior to joining Cott, Mr. Creamer was Senior Director of Human Resource Operations and International for Avanade Corporation, a global IT consultancy formed as a joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft Corporation. From 1990 to 2004, Mr. Creamer held several positions within Microsoft, including senior global human resources positions. .

Stephen Corby

Mr. Stephen Corby is Managing Director - UK/Europe business unit of Cott Corporation, in 2013. He serve as Managing Director of Cott’s UK/Europe business unit in 2013. From 2006 to 2013, Mr. Corby served as Sales Director of Cott’s UK/Europe business unit. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Corby served as Sales Director for Northern Foods.

Carlos Baila

Mr. Carlos Baila is Chief Procurement Officer of Cott Corporation. From 2005 to 2012, Mr. Baila worked for PepsiCo Inc. as Vice President of Global Procurement. From 1998 to 2005, Mr. Baila worked as a Supply Chain Executive at Accenture Ltd. where he provided clients with management consulting services primarily around supply chain and strategic sourcing projects, procurement transformations, contract structuring, financial valuations, and supply chain optimizations. Mr. Baila has been involved in multinational projects across the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia; and, in Argentina, held several positions in operations at Keystone Foods from 1995 to 1997 and Quilmes Brewery from 1992 to 1995.

Eric Rosenfeld

Mr. Eric S. Rosenfeld is Lead Independent Director of Cott Corporation, since June 2008. He has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Crescendo Partners, L.P., a New York based investment firm, since its formation in November 1998. Prior to forming Crescendo Partners, he held the position of Managing Director at CIBC Oppenheimer and its predecessor company Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. for 14 years. Mr. Rosenfeld currently serves as a director for CPI Aerostructures Inc., a company engaged in the contract production of structural aircraft parts, for which he also serves as Chairman, Absolute Software Corp., a leader in firmware-embedded endpoint security and management for computers and ultraportable devices, SAExploration Holdings Inc., a seismic data services company and Pangaea Logistics Solutions Ltd., a logistics and shipping company that merged with Quartet Merger Corp., a blank-check company, for which he served as Chairman and CEO. Currently Mr. Rosenfeld serves as the Chairman and CEO of Harmony Merger Corp., a blank-check company. Mr. Rosenfeld has also served as a director for numerous companies, including Arpeggio Acquisition Corporation, Rhapsody Acquisition Corporation and Trio Merger Corp., all blank check companies that later merged with Hill International, Primoris Services Corporation and SAExploration Holdings Inc., respectively. He also served on the board of directors of Sierra Systems Group Inc., an information technology, management consulting and systems integration firm, Emergis Inc., an electronic commerce company, Hill International, a construction management firm, Matrikon Inc., a company that provides industrial intelligence solutions, DALSA Corp., a digital imaging and semiconductor firm, GEAC Computer, a software

Mark Benadiba

Mr. Mark Benadiba is an Independent Director of Cott Corporation, since June 18, 2008. He served as executive Vice-President, North American Operations, of Cott Corporation from 1996 until 2006. Mr. Benadiba held several roles during his tenure at Cott from 1990 through 2006, including Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Cott Canada from 1990 to 1998. Previously, Mr. Benadiba was a Senior Executive of Pepsi/Seven-Up, Toronto/Canada (a division of Seven-Up Canada Inc.). He has served on Cott’s board since June 2008. The board nominated Mr. Benadiba to be a director because of his management experience in, and extensive knowledge of, the beverage industry. The board believes Mr. Benadiba’s experience in the beverage industry, including the various positions he held within Cott, enable him to make valuable contributions to the board. Mr. Benadiba is a Canadian resident.

George Burnett

Mr. George A. Burnett is an Independent Director of Cott Corporation, since June 1, 2006. He is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Northcentral University and a director of Northcentral University Holdings, LLC since 2011. Previously, Mr. Burnett served as Chief Executive Officer of Alta Colleges, Inc. from August 2006 to September 2011. Mr. Burnett was Chairman of R.H. Donnelley, a Yellow Pages publisher, in 2006 and Chief Executive Officer of Dex Media, Inc., a print and interactive marketing company, from 2001 to 2005. Mr. Burnett has served on Cott’s board since June 2006. The board nominated Mr. Burnett to be a director because it believes his senior level experience with multinational public companies lends valuable executive and financial expertise to the board.

Stephen Halperin

Mr. Stephen H. Halperin is an Independent Director of Cott Corporation since 1992. He is a partner at the law firm of Goodmans LLP and a member of that firm’s Executive Committee. He has been a partner with Goodmans since 1987 and a member of the Executive Committee since 1993. He also serves as a director of Gluskin Sheff + Associates, Inc., a Toronto Stock Exchange listed wealth management company, and is a member of the Board of Governors of McGill University. Mr. Halperin served on the board of trustees of KCP Income Fund, a custom manufacturer of national brand and retailer brand consumer products. He has served on Cott’s board since 1992. The board nominated Mr. Halperin to be a director because he is an expert in Canadian corporate law, with over 30 years of experience counseling boards and senior management regarding corporate governance, compliance, disclosure, international business conduct, capital markets, corporate strategy and other relevant issues. Mr. Halperin is a Canadian resident.

Betty Hess

Ms. Betty Jane Hess is an Independent Director of Cott Corporation, since July 22, 2004. She was Senior Vice President, Office of the President, of Arrow Electronics, Inc., an electronics distributor, for five years prior to her retirement in 2004. Ms. Hess currently serves on the board of Harvest Power, a firm specializing in the management of organic waste. Ms. Hess served on the board of directors of the ServiceMaster Company, a company providing lawn care, landscape maintenance, and other cleaning, repair and inspection services. She has served on Cott’s board since 2004. The board nominated Ms. Hess to be a director because it believes that her executive experience, leadership and communication skills are valuable assets to the board.

Gregory Monahan

Mr. Gregory Monahan is an Independent Director of Cott Corporation, since June 18, 2008. He is Senior Managing Director of Crescendo Partners, L.P., a New York-based investment firm, since December 2014 and has held various positions at Crescendo Partners since May 2005. Prior to Mr. Monahan’s time with Crescendo Partners, he was the founder of Bind Network Solutions, a consulting firm focused on network infrastructure and security. Mr. Monahan also serves on the board of directors of Absolute Software Corp., a leader in firmware-embedded endpoint security and management for computers and ultra-portable devices. He also serves on the board of directors of COM DEV International Ltd., a supplier of space equipment and services, and SAExploration Holdings Inc., a seismic data services company. He previously served on the board of Bridgewater Systems, a telecommunications software provider, and O’Charley’s Inc., a multi-concept restaurant company. Mr. Monahan has served on Cott’s board since June 2008. The board nominated Mr. Monahan to be a director because it believes he possesses valuable financial expertise, including extensive expertise with capital markets transactions and investments in both public and private companies. He has served in managing roles in investment and technology consulting firms, which experience informs his judgment and risk assessment as a board member.

Mario Pilozzi

Mr. Mario Pilozzi is an Independent Director of Cott Corporation, since June 18, 2008. He was until January 2008, President and CEO of Wal-Mart Canada. He joined Wal-Mart Canada in 1994 as Vice-President of Hardline Merchandise and was promoted to Senior Vice-President of Merchandise and Sales, and later Chief Operating Officer, before serving as President and CEO. Prior to joining Wal-Mart Canada, Mr. Pilozzi held a broad range of positions with Woolworth Canada spanning more than 30 years, including the positions of Vice-President of Hardline Merchandise, Administrator of Store Openings, District Manager, Store Manager and several other key roles in Woolworth’s variety and discount-store divisions. Mr. Pilozzi has served on Cott’s board since June 2008. The board nominated Mr. Pilozzi to be a director because he has extensive executive experience with two well-known, multinational corporations and understands the retail sales business of our retailer partners. Mr. Pilozzi is a Canadian resident.

Andrew Prozes

Mr. Andrew Prozes is an Independent Director of Cott Corporation, since January 28, 2005. He was Global Chief Executive Officer of LexisNexis Group, a provider of legal and risk management solutions and information in New York City, from 2000 to December 2010. Mr. Prozes served on the board of directors of Reed Elsevier plc and Reed Elsevier NV, parent entities to LexisNexis, until his retirement from LexisNexis Group at the end of 2010. Mr. Prozes also served as a director on the boards of Transunion LLC, Asset International Inc., Interactive Data Corporation, the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Scribestar Ltd., Ethoca Limited and a number of other for-profit and not-for-profit boards, including the executive compensation committees of the Atlantic Council. He has served on Cott’s board since January 2005. The board nominated Mr. Prozes to be a director because it believes he possesses valuable executive and financial expertise that makes him an asset to the board. Cott benefits from Mr. Prozes’s experience as an executive officer and director of large, international companies.

Graham Savage

Mr. Graham W. Savage is an Independent Director of Cott Corporation, February 2008. Mr. Savage served as the Chairman of Callisto Capital L.P., a Toronto-based private equity firm. Prior to this, since 1998, Mr. Savage was Managing Director at Savage Walker Capital Inc., Callisto Capital L.P.’s predecessor. Between 1975 and 1996, Mr. Savage was with Rogers Communications Inc. in various positions culminating in being appointed the Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, a position he held for seven years. In addition, Mr. Savage serves on the boards of Canadian Tire Corporation, Postmedia Network Canada Corp. and Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc. He has also served on the boards of Rogers Communications Inc., Hollinger International, Inc., Alias Corp., Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. and Royal Group Technologies Limited, among others. Mr. Savage was a director of Microcell Inc., a telecommunications provider, when it filed for bankruptcy protection in Canada in 2003. He served as a director of Microcell Inc. until 2005. Mr. Savage has served on Cott’s board since February 2008. The board nominated Mr. Savage to be a director because of his financial expertise, including expertise in the area of private equity. He is our audit committee financial expert and has served as Chief Financial Officer of a large public company. Mr. Savage also has board and committee experience at both public and private companies, and his extensive executive experience brings strong financial and operational expertise to the board. Mr. Savage is a Canadian resident.