People: Canaccord Genuity Group Inc (CF.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Kassie

56 2010 Chairman of the Board

Peter Brown

72 2011 Honorary Chairman

Paul Reynolds

2009 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Brad Kotush

2006 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Peter Virvilis

2006 Executive Vice President - Operations, Treasurer

Scott Davidson

2011 Executive Vice President, Global Head - Corporate Development and Strategy

Martin MacLachlan

Corporate Secretary

Charles Bralver

58 2010 Independent Director

Massimo Carello

2008 Independent Director

William Eeuwes

58 2002 Independent Director

Michael Harris

68 2004 Independent Director

Terrence Lyons

64 Lead Independent Director

Dipesh Shah

59 2012 Independent Director

Andrea Sergautis

2013 Manager - Investor Relations & Communications

Biographies

Name Description

David Kassie

Mr. David Jonathan Kassie is Chairman of the Board of Canaccord Financial Inc. He was the Principal, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Genuity Capital Markets from 2004 until May 9, 2010, when the integration of the businesses of Genuity Capital Markets and Canaccord Financial Ltd. was completed under the name Canaccord Genuity. Before 2004, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CIBC World Markets and the Vice Chairman of CIBC. Mr. Kassie has experience as an advisor, underwriter and principal. Mr. Kassie sits on a number of corporate boards and he was a director of Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. from 1992 to 2007. Mr. Kassie is actively involved in community and charitable organizations and is on the boards of directors of the Hospital for Sick Children, the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and the Toronto International Film Festival Group. Mr. Kassie holds a B.Comm. (Honours) in Economics from McGill University (1977), and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario (1979).

Peter Brown

Mr. Peter M. Brown, LL.D., is Honorary Chairman of Canaccord Financial Inc. After attending the U niversity of British Columbia, he entered the investment business with G reenshields Inc. in 1962. Today he remains Founder and Honorary Chairman of Canaccord Financial Inc., which he founded in 1968. Peter Brown is currently serving as Chairman of the Board for the Fraser Institute and Vice-Chairman of the Investment Industry Association of Canada. Mr. Brown is British Columbia’s representative on the Advisory Committee to the Canadian Securities Transition O ffice to lead the transition to a single Canadian securities regulator. He is a member of the E conomic Advisory Council to the Federal Minister of Finance. Recently, the Business Council of British Columbia appointed Mr. Brown to their Board of Governors. Mr. Brown is the Chair of the Vancouver Police Foundation and Honorary Chairman of the fund drive for the E mily Carr University of Art & D esign. He has served on the boards of numerous private sector and Crown corporations over the years. He served as a federally appointed Lead D irector and member of the Finance Committee for the Vancouver 2010 O lympic & Paralympics Games, brought the Vancouver 2010 O lympics to Canada. Formerly, he was a director of the Vancouver Convention Centre E xpansion Project L imited & Pavilion Corp (both Crown corporations). Among his attainments, he was the past Chairman of the U niversity of British Columbia, the Vancouver Stock E \xchange, BC Place Corporation and BC E nterprise Corporation (both Crown corporations).He was also the Vice Chairman of E xpo 86 Corporation. Mr. Brown is a recipient of the BC Chamber of Commerce Businessman of the Year award, the BC & Yukon Chamber of Mines Financier Award and the Pacific E ntrepreneur of the Year Award for 2001.

Paul Reynolds

Mr. Paul D. Reynolds is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Canaccord Financial Inc. He was appointed the President of the Company in August 2006 and the Chief Executive Officer of the Company in August 2007. He was previously the Chief Operating Officer of Canaccord Genuity Limited, in that capacity, he was responsible for managing Canaccord’s office in London, England and is active in Canaccord’s European investment banking operations. As of April 1, 2005, Mr. Reynolds was appointed Vice Chair, Head of Global Capital Markets, for the Canaccord Group; in that capacity, he led Canaccord’s capital markets division. Mr. Reynolds has experience in the securities industry beginning as a trader on the floor of the Vancouver Stock Exchange. He joined Canaccord in 1985. He worked as an Investment Advisor with Canaccord in Vancouver and specialized in financing emerging and developing companies in the technology and biotechnology sectors and largely focused on institutional clients principally in Europe. In 1999, he moved to London, England to become the President of Canaccord Genuity Limited.

Brad Kotush

Mr. Bradley Kotush is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Canaccord Financial Inc. Mr. Kotush joined Canaccord in 1998 as Vice President of Special Projects and has served as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary for Canaccord Capital (Europe) Limited (now Canaccord Genuity Limited), and Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance for Canaccord Genuity Corp. A Chartered Accountant, Mr. Kotush received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia.

Peter Virvilis

Mr. Peter Virvilis is Executive Vice President - Operations and Treasurer of Canaccord Financial Inc. Mr. Virvilis joined Canaccord in 1987 as Treasurer.

Scott Davidson

Mr. Scott Davidson is Executive Vice President, Global Head - Corporate Development and Strategy of Canaccord Financial Inc. Mr. Davidson joined Canaccord in 2002 and is currently responsible for assessing strategies for the company's global growth and for corporate communications.

Martin MacLachlan

Charles Bralver

Mr. Charles N. Bralver is Independent Director of Canaccord Financial Inc. He was a founding partner and Vice Chairman of O liver, Wyman & Co. and led its Capital Markets, E uropean and N orth American practices. He has also served as Senior Associate D ean for International Business and Finance at the Fletcher School of Tufts U niversity and as a Strategic Advisor to Warburg Pincus LL C. Mr. Bralver serves as a director of the Company and N ewStar Financial, Inc., is a member of the Senior Advisory Boards of Oliver Wyman and Bema Capital Partners, and sits on the boards of the Fletcher School of Tufts U niversity and the D ickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College. He has an AB from D artmouth College and an MA and MALD from the Fletcher School.

Massimo Carello

Dr. Massimo Carlo Carello is Independent Director of Canaccord Financial Inc. Mr. Carello was the Chairman and Chief E xecutive O fficer of D iners Club U K L td. from 2001 to 2004 and was the Chairman and Chief E xecutive O fficer of Fiat U K L td. from 1990 to 2001. Mr. Carello served as a member of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) President’s Committee from 1998 to 2003 and was a member of the CBI European Committee. He was Vice President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in the U K from 1998 to 2005. In addition to Canaccord Financial Inc., Mr. Carello is a director and a member of the Audit Committees of the following public companies: Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited and Orsu Metals Corporation.

William Eeuwes

Mr. William J. Eeuwes is Independent Director of Canaccord Financial Inc. Mr. Eeuwes is Senior Vice President and Managing D irector of Manulife Capital, a division of The Manufacturers L ife Insurance Company. He has executive responsibility for four alternative assets teams in Canada: Manulife Capital (private equity and mezzanine), Project Finance (power and infrastructure), R egional Power Inc. and NAL Resource Management Limited (oil and gas). Before joining Manulife in 1999, Mr. E euwes was a career banker with 26 years of experience in underwriting and the management of a broad range of financing including LBOs, corporate lending and project finance. Mr. Eeuwes is a graduate of the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Eeuwes is a director of the following public company: NAL Energy Corporation, which is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Michael Harris

Mr. Michael D. Harris is Independent Director of Canaccord Financial Inc. He is a senior business advisor with the law firm of Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP in Toronto, and the President of his own consulting firm, Steane Consulting Ltd., and, in this capacity, acts as a consultant to various Canadian companies. Prior to joining Cassels Brock in March 2010, he was a senior business advisor with the law firm of Goodmans LLP in Toronto. Mr. Harris was born in Toronto in 1945, and was raised in Callander and North Bay, Ontario. Before his election to the Ontario Legislature in 1981, Mike Harris was a schoolteacher, a school board trustee and chair and an entrepreneur in the Nipissing area. On June 8, 1995 Mr. Harris became the 22nd Premier of Ontario following a landslide election victory. In 1999, he was re-elected – making him the first Ontario Premier in over 30 years to form a second consecutive majority government. In addition to sitting on several boards of Canadian corporations, he also serves as a director of the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation. He is the Honorary Chair of the North Bay District Hospital Capital Campaign and the Nipissing University and Canadore College Capital Campaign. Mr. Harris is also a Senior Fellow of The Fraser Institute. He has received his ICD.D certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors. In addition to Canaccord Financial Inc., Mr. Harris is a director of the following public companies: Chartwell Seniors Housing Real Estate Investment Trust (Chair), FirstService Corporation, Routel Inc. (Chair), and Element Financial.

Terrence Lyons

Mr. Terrence A. Lyons is Lead Independent Director of Inc. He is the past Chairman of Northgate Minerals Corporation, which was recently acquired by AuRico Gold Inc. Mr. Lyons is a Civil Engineer (UBC) with an MBA from the University of Western O ntario. He sits on the Advisory Board of the Richard Ivey School of Business and is active in sports and charitable activities, is a past Governor of the Olympic Foundation of Canada, past Chairman of the Mining Association of BC and in 2007 was awarded the INCO Medal by the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy for distinguished service to the mining industry. In addition to Canaccord Financial Inc., Mr. Lyons is a director of the following public companies: Diamonds North Resources Ltd., Eacom Timber Corporation, Pacific Wildcat R esources Corporation, Polaris Minerals Corporation, Sprott R esource Corp. and TTM R esources Inc. He is also a director of the BC Pavilion Corporation (PavCo) as well as several private corporations.

Dipesh Shah

Mr. Dipesh J. Shah, OBE, FRSA, is Independent Director of Canaccord Financial Inc. Mr. Shah is a non-executive director on the Boards of Thames Water and the Kemble Water Group of companies, JKX Oil & Gas Plc (where he is Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee), The Crown Estate and the EU Marguerite Fund (where he is Chairman of the Investment Committee). He is also a Trustee of the British Youth Opera and a Governor of Merchant Taylors' School. Mr. Shah was formerly the Chief Executive of the UK Atomic Energy Authority and of various businesses in the BP Group, where he was a member of the Group Leadership for more than a decade. Mr. Shah was Chairman, inter alia, of Viridian Group plc, HgCapital Renewable Power Partners LLP and the European Photovoltaic Industry Association. In addition, he has been a Director of several organizations, including Babcock International Group Plc and Lloyd's of London. He was also a member of the UK Government's Renewable Energy Advisory Committee from 1994 to 2002. Earlier, Mr. Shah was the Chief Economist for BP Oil UK. Mr. Shah is a graduate of the University of London, the University of Warwick, and the Harvard Business School management program. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2007 New Year Honours List, and is a Life Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Andrea Sergautis

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