People: EGI Financial Holdings Inc (EFH.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Purves

2013 Chairman of the Board

Steve Dobronyi

2013 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Douglas McIntyre

2011 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Alvin Sharma

2013 Chief Financial Officer, Secretary

Michel Trudeau

2013 Chief Actuary

Ani Hotoyan-Joly

2014 Director

Serge Lavoie

2014 Director

Carol Poulsen

2014 Director

Peter Crawford

2013 Independent Director

Angus Ross

2013 Independent Director

Bruce West

2007 Independent Director

Kathy Shulman

Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Purves

Mr. Robert Purves serves as Chairman of the Board of EGI Financial Holdings Inc. His career includes insurance heritage, focused on property, casualty, management liability and surety lines. He has direct experience in transportation, environmental and waste management industries, as well as non-profit and special marine lines. Mr. Purves has a BA in Economics from the University of Toronto and a number of insurance diplomas and designations. He has eight years experience in accounting and 31 years in the insurance brokerage business. He is a director and officer of two insurance firms.

Steve Dobronyi

Mr. Steve Dobronyi is Chief Executive Officer, Director of EGI Financial Holdings Inc. He has held the principal occupation shown beside his name in the table above for the last five years except as follows: Steve Dobronyi was President and Chief Operating Officer prior to being appointed Chief Executive Officer of EGI in January 2011. Prior to joining the Corporation in November 2009 Mr. Dobronyi was Senior Vice President, Business Development and Senior Vice President, Affinity Markets at Manulife Financial.

Douglas McIntyre

Mr. Douglas E. McIntyre is Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of EGI Financial Holdings Inc. He is Director since August 2001.

Alvin Sharma

Mr. Alvin Sharma is Chief Financial Officer, Secretary of EGI Financial Holdings Inc. Mr. Sharma brings international and Canadian insurance financial experience to the Company through his previous roles at RBC Capital Markets, American Life Insurance Company (ALICO) and Sun Life Financial. He has deep experience in the areas of investor relations, regulatory and rating agency management, capital markets, investments, mergers & acquisitions, capital management and insurance accounting. Mr. Sharma is a Chartered Accountant (UK) and a Chartered Financial Analyst. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Warwick and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

Michel Trudeau

Ani Hotoyan-Joly

Ms. Ani Hotoyan-Joly has been appointed as an director of the company since May 2014. Ani is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Accountant with 29 years of business experience. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and the ICD.D designation from The Institute of Corporate Directors. Currently, Ani is the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Coventree Inc. Prior to Coventree, Ani has held several senior financial and management roles in the insurance industry. She is a Board member of two non-profit organizations, serving as Chair of the A.R.S. Armenian Private School’s Board of Trustees and National Treasurer of the International Women’s Forum of Canada.

Serge Lavoie

Mr. Serge Lavoie has been appointed as an Director since May 2014. Serge Lavoie is the Quebec President at GDI Integrated Facility Services since November 2012. His previous extensive insurance experience included Chief Executive Officer and President at JEVCO Insurance Company, an affiliate of Westaim Corp. since March 2010. He serves on the Board of Groupement des assureurs automobiles (GAA). Mr. Lavoie holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Quebec University of Montreal.

Carol Poulsen

Peter Crawford

Mr. Peter Crawford is Independent Director of EGI Financial Holdings Inc. He is a former Chief Financial Officer of The Co-operators Group Limited with over twenty-five years of experience in the insurance and financial services industry. As the CFO and Senior Vice President Finance of The Co-operators Group of companies, he was a director of most of the enterprise's subsidiary companies and chairman of several subsidiary boards. He was a founding director of the Agency for Co-operative Housing, chairman of its Audit Committee and a member of its Governance Committee. He was for many years a member of the Advisory Council to the Administration of the University of Waterloo. Mr. Crawford was also chairman of a major Capital Study Committee advising the board of the International Co-operative and Mutual Insurance Federation. Mr. Crawford was designated a Certified General Accountant in 1969.

Angus Ross

Mr. Angus Ross is Independent Director of EGI Financial Holdings Inc. He has been a Director of Echelon General Insurance Company since 2000. Mr. Ross is currently an independent consultant on reinsurance and environmental issues. He has over 35 years of insurance experience, including 8 as the CEO of a major French reinsurer’s Canadian operations. He has also served as Chairman of the Canadian Reinsurance Research Council and as a Director of the Insurance Bureau of Canada.

Bruce West

Mr. Bruce West is Independent Director of EGI Financial Holdings Inc. Mr. West has over 30 years of progressive financial and managerial experience in operations, corporate development and financial management. He has held several senior financial and management roles in the insurance, banking and technology sectors. As Executive Vice-President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of The Co-operators Group, Mr. West is a director of seven wholly or partially owned companies and is chairman of two audit committees. Mr. West is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo and an MBA with a concentration in Marketing from Wilfrid Laurier University. He also has a Chartered Director (C.Dir.) designation and a Human Resources and Compensation Committee Certified (H.R.C.C.C.) designation from The Directors College (a joint venture of McMaster University and the Conference Board of Canada).

Kathy Shulman

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