People: Constellation Software Inc (CSU.TO)

CSU.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

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31 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mark Leonard

56 Chairman of the Board, President

Jamal Baksh

2013 Chief Financial Officer

Jeff Bender

2013 Chief Executive Officer - Harris Operating Group, Director

John Billowits

40 2013 Chief Executive Officer - Vela Operating Group

Michael Byrne

Chief Executive Officer - Emphasys Operating Group

Dexter Salna

President - Constellation Homebuilders Operating Group

Barry Symons

2007 Chief Executive Officer - Jonas Operating Group

Mark Miller

2013 Chief Operating Officer, Director, CSI; Chief Executive Officer, Volaris Operating Group

Bernard Anzarouth

Vice President - Mergers & Acquisitions

Mark Dennison

2010 General Counsel, Secretary

Mark Thompson

General Manager - Friedman Operating Group

Stephen Scotchmer

Lead Independent Director

Meredith Hayes

2013 Director

Robert Kittel

41 2013 Director

J. Brian Aune

2000 Independent Director

Ian McKinnon

2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Mark Leonard

Mr. Mark Henri Leonard is Chairman of the Board, President of Constellation Software Inc. Mr. Leonard founded CSI in 1995. Prior to founding CSI, Mr. Leonard worked in the venture capital business for eleven years. Mr. Leonard holds a BSc. from the University of Guelph, and a MBA from the University of Western Ontario.

Jamal Baksh

Mr. Jamal Baksh has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Constellation Software Inc., effective March 11, 2013. Mr. Baksh has been with CSI since 2003 when he joined as Controller of the Jonas Operating Group. Prior to assuming this role, he has served in a number of senior executive roles within Jonas and Constellation including Vice President of Finance for Constellation reporting to the Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Baksh is a Certified Management Account and holds an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo

Jeff Bender

Mr. Jeff Bender is Chief Executive Officer - Harris Operating Group, Director of Constellation Software Inc. Mr. Bender joined CSI in 1999 after spending 7 years at Deloitte LLP. Mr. Bender has been the Chief Executive Officer for Constellation's Harris Operating Group since 2002. Mr. Bender is a Chartered Accountant and holds a BCom from Carleton University.

John Billowits

Mr. John Edward Billowits has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer - Vela Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., effective March 11, 2013. Mr. Billowits has been with CSI since 2003 when he joined as the CFO of Jonas Operating Group. Prior to assuming this role, he held numerous positions within CSI, including Chief Financial Officer of CSI and President of Jonas Club Division. Prior to joining CSI, Mr. Billowits held a number of roles with Bain & Company, Dell Computers and PriceWaterhouse. Mr. Billowits is a Chartered Accountant, holds an MBA with Distinction from the London Business School and Honours BBA with Distinction fromWilfrid Laurier University.

Michael Byrne

Mr. Michael Byrne is Chief Executive Officer - Emphasys Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc. Mr. Byrne joined Emphasys in March 2002 as VP of Operations and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in August 2003. Before coming to Emphasys, Mr. Byrne was a director at the company Volaris Operating Group, where he was in charge of product management and professional services. Mr. Byrne has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University.

Dexter Salna

Mr. Dexter Salna is President - Constellation Homebuilders Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc. Prior to his current role, Mr. Salna held various senior executive positions with the Volaris Operating Group since 1995. From January 2000 to March 2001, Mr. Salna took a leave of absence from Volaris to pursue other business opportunities. Mr. Salna received a B.A.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the University of Toronto, an M.S. in Construction Management and Engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Barry Symons

Mr. Barry Symons is Chief Executive Officer - Jonas Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc. Mr. Symons joined CSI in 1997. During his tenure with CSI, Mr. Symons has held various senior financial and operational management positions within CSI and the company subsidiaries. In August 2007 Mr. Symons was appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer of the company Jonas Operating Group. Prior to this appointment he was the Chief Financial Officer of CSI from 2004 to 2007. Before joining CSI, Mr. Symons was with a international accounting firm in varying roles of increasing responsibility. Mr. Symons holds a Chartered Accountancy designation and a BBA (Honours) degree from Wilfrid Laurier University both of which were received with distinction.

Mark Miller

Mr. Mark Miller is the Chief Operating Officer, Director of Constellation Software Inc., and Chief Executive Officer, Volaris Operating Group. Mr. Miller has been with CSI, holding positions with the company and the subsidiaries for well over 15 years. Mr. Miller currently spends the majority of his time as the Chief Executive Officer of Volaris Operating Group and Trapeze Operating Group, but also acts as the Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Miller received a B.Sc. in Statistics and a B.Sc. in Mathematics from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. In addition, Mr. Miller has attended the Executive Marketing Program at the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Miller is also on the Board of Directors of Medgate Inc. and pVelocity Inc., two private software companies both headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.

Bernard Anzarouth

Mr. Bernard Anzarouth is Vice President - Mergers & Acquisitions of Constellation Software Inc. Mr. Anzarouth joined CSI in 1995. He works closely with the Operating Groups to identify and pursue opportunities for platform and tuck-in acquisitions on a global basis. Before joining CSI, Mr. Anzarouth was AVP Business Development for Ascom Inc., a Swiss-based technology corporation from 1993 to 1994. Prior to that Mr. Anzarouth held various positions with IBM. Mr. Anzarouth holds a B.Eng. in Electrical/Computer Engineering from McGill University and an MBA from the European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD).

Mark Dennison

Mr. Mark Dennison is General Counsel, Secretary of Constellation Software Inc. Mr. Dennison joined CSI in 2001, initially working within the Volaris Operating Group and moving to CSI head office in 2007. Prior to joining Constellation, Mr. Dennison worked in the law department at Bombardier Aerospace. Mr. Dennison was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1999. He has received an L.L.B. from the University of Toronto and a B.A. from the University of Windsor.

Mark Thompson

Mr. Mark Thompson is General Manager - Friedman Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc. Mr. Thompson has been with the Friedman Operating Group for 16 years, previously holding VP of Operations and CFO positions. In addition, Mr. Thompson has held various positions in the manufacturing sector throughout his 25 year career. Mr. Thompson received a BBA in Accounting from the University of Iowa and a MS in Accounting from the University of Arizona. Additionally, Mr. Thompson holds a CPA and CMA designation.

Stephen Scotchmer

Mr. Stephen R. Scotchmer is Lead Independent Director of Constellation Software Inc. Mr. Scotchmer has been a member of the company Board since 2000. He is currently a director of Manitou Investment Management Ltd., which he co-founded in 1999. From 1982 until 1987, he served as President of Bay Mills Ltd., a TSX listed company in the business of manufacturing engineered materials. Mr. Scotchmer is an engineering graduate of Queen’s University.

Meredith Hayes

Mr. Meredith Hall Hayes is Director of Constellation Software Inc., since 2013. Mr. Hayes joined The CSL Group Inc. in 1981. He served as President and CEO from 1995 until his retirement in 2008 and also served as Executive Vice President and CFO from 1992 to 1995 and Vice President and Treasurer from 1989 to 1992. Prior to that, Mr. Hayes was The CSL Group Inc.’s Director of Finance. He currently holds a director or advisory position at a number of organizations including The CSL Group Inc., CSL Pension Fund Society, Horizon Capital Holdings Inc., Canadian Executive Service Organization, and Cape Breton University Shannon School of Business. Mr. Hayes holds a BA (honors) from Bishop’s University in Quebec and attended the Western Executive Program at the University of Western Ontario.

Robert Kittel

Mr. Robert Kittel has been appointed as Director of Constellation Software Inc., with effect from July 31, 2013. Mr. Kittel has been the Chief Operating Officer of The Westaim Corporation since January 2013. The Westaim Corporation is a Canadian-based publicly traded financial and investment holding company. Previously he was a Partner and Portfolio Manager at Goodwood Inc., an investment management firm that he joined in 2002. From 2000 through 2002, he was Vice President and Analyst of a Canadian-based hedge fund investment firm. From 1997 through 2000, Mr. Kittel was employed by the Cadillac Fairview Corporation, a commercial real estate development company in the investments area. Prior to 1997, Mr. Kittel was a staff accountant at KPMG LLP. Mr. Kittel has served as a director on several public boards, both in Canada and the United States. Mr. Kittel holds a BBA Honours (Gold Medalist) from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

J. Brian Aune

Mr. J. Brian Aune is Independent Director of Constellation Software Inc. Mr. Aune, a retired chartered accountant, joined the Board in 2000. He joined Nesbitt Thomson Inc. in 1966 and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1980 to 1990 when he left to become Chairman of St. James Financial Corporation and President of Aldervest Inc., private investment companies. Mr. Aune has served as a director of a number of Canadian public and private corporations.

Ian McKinnon

Mr. Ian McKinnon is Independent Director Constellation Software Inc., since March 2006. He currently provides consulting services to technology company executives covering a broad range of management and leadership topics. Most recently he was President and Chief Executive Officer of TSX listed Certicom Corporation from 2002 to 2007. Prior to that he was President and Chief Executive Officer for two privately owned software companies from 2000 to 2002. From 1995 to 2000 he held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer at TSX listed Promis Systems Corporation. Previously Mr. McKinnon was with Digital Equipment Corporation from 1981 to 1994 in various sales and senior management positions in both Canada and Singapore. Mr. McKinnon holds an Honours BA from McMaster University and attended the INSEAD Advanced Management Program.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Mark Leonard

2,717,880

Jamal Baksh

685,648

Jeff Bender

1,811,520

John Billowits

1,102,610

Michael Byrne

--

Dexter Salna

2,025,480

Barry Symons

1,101,880

Mark Miller

2,466,040

Bernard Anzarouth

--

Mark Dennison

--

Mark Thompson

--

Stephen Scotchmer

--

Meredith Hayes

--

Robert Kittel

--

J. Brian Aune

--

Ian McKinnon

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013
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