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Finning International Inc (FTT.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Wilson

64 2016 Chairman of the Board

L. Scott Thomson

46 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Steven Nielsen

60 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Marcello Marchese

50 2012 President, Finning South America

Juan Villegas

61 2013 Chief Operating Officer, President, Finning Canada

David Cummings

2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Anna Marks

2014 Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller

Greg Palaschuk

2014 Vice President, Treasurer

Kevin Parkes

2016 Managing Director, Director

J. Gail Sexsmith

2009 Corporate Secretary

John Reid

68 2006 Lead Independent Director

Stuart Levenick

63 2016 Director

Marcelo Awad

63 2014 Independent Director

James Carter

66 2007 Independent Director

Jacynthe Cote

57 2014 Independent Director

Nicholas Hartery

64 2014 Independent Director

Kevin Neveu

55 2013 Independent Director

Kathleen O'Neill

62 2007 Independent Director

Christopher Patterson

61 2010 Independent Director

Mauk Breukels

Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Wilson

Mr. Michael M. Wilson is Chairman of the Board of Finning International Inc. Effective May 4, 2016. Mr. Wilson is a Corporate Director. Mr. Wilson retired from Agrium Inc. in December 2013 after 13 years, including 10 years as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Agrium, Mr. Wilson was a senior executive at Methanex Corporation, a leading global producer of methanol headquartered in Vancouver, B.C. where he was Executive Vice President, and President, Methanol. In addition, he held various senior positions in North America and Asia during his 18 years with Dow Chemical. Mr. Wilson brings over 30 years of international and executive management experience in the chemical industry. Mr. Wilson currently serves as a director of Air Canada, Celestica Inc., Suncor Energy Inc. and is Chair of the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre. Mr. Wilson is a graduate of the University of Waterloo, Ontario where he earned his degree in Chemical Engineering.

L. Scott Thomson

Mr. L. Scott Thomson serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Finning International Inc. Mr. Thomson joined Finning International Inc. as President and Chief Executive Officer in June of 2013. Prior to joining Finning, Mr. Thomson was Chief Financial Officer of Talisman Energy Inc. with responsibility for finance, tax, treasury, investor relations, marketing, business development and strategy, planning and performance management from 2008 to 2013. Prior to Talisman, Mr. Thomson held several executive positions with Bell Canada Enterprises from 2003 to 2008 including the role of Executive Vice President, Corporate Development. Prior to Bell, Mr. Thomson was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Thomson currently serves as a director of Interfor Corporation. Mr. Thomson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science from Queen’s University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Steven Nielsen

Mr. Steven Nielsen has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Finning International Inc., with effect from 10 March 2015. Mr. Nielsen joined Finning International Inc. as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in March of 2015. Mr. Nielsen brings to Finning extensive executive leadership experience in finance and operation roles across diverse industries. As CFO for Univar, a global distributor of chemicals, Mr. Nielsen was instrumental in leading the organization to higher growth and profitability as well as spearheading the company’s efforts to improve working capital performance. Prior to Univar, Mr. Nielsen gained significant executive experience in various senior positions at Sprint Nextel Corporation, a U.S. telecommunications company. During his career at Sprint, Mr. Nielsen’s roles included CFO of Sprint’s wireless division, Chief Transition Officer responsible for the Sprint – Nextel merger, Executive Vice President and Chief Service Officer, and Executive Vice President and CFO of corporate initiatives. Mr. Nielsen is a Chartered Global Management Accountant and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Marcello Marchese

Mr. Marcello Marchese serves as President, Finning South America since 2012. Mr. Marchese was appointed President of Finning South America in June 2012 with overall responsibility for Finning’s operations in Chile, Argentina, Bolivia and Uruguay. His previous role was Senior Vice President, Construction and Power Systems, effective 2008. Mr. Marchese joined Finning in 1998 as Manager of the Power Systems Division in Chile. In 2002, he was transferred to Finning International, Vancouver, Canada where he held the positions of Business Development Manager, Power Systems and International Marketing Manager, Power and Energy. Mr. Marchese returned to Chile in January of 2006 as Vice President of Customer Support Services, Finning South America and in October 2006, he assumed the position of Vice President, Operations for the region. Mr. Marchese has over 18 years of experience in progressively senior roles in the aviation and power systems industries, in addition to the various roles he has held at Finning. Educated in Chile, Mr. Marchese holds a Civil Mechanical Engineering degree from Federico Santa Maria University and an MBA from Adolfo Ibáñez University.

Juan Villegas

Mr. Juan Carlos Villegas is Chief Operating Officer, President, Finning Canada of Finning International Inc. Mr. Villegas was appointed President of Finning (Canada) in November 2013, in addition to his position as Chief Operating Officer of Finning International Inc., which was effective in June 2012. As President of Finning (Canada), Mr. Villegas has overall responsibility for the Canadian operations with a mandate for delivering on the key priorities in supply chain, service excellence, asset utilization, market share growth and talent. As the Chief Operating Officer of Finning International, Mr. Villegas has responsibility for increasing operational efficiencies and profitability. His previous role was President of Finning South America, where he led the successful growth of the business during his six-year tenure. Over the course of his career with Finning, Mr. Villegas has also served as Vice President of Power Systems for Canada, Vice President of Mining for South America and Vice President of Operations for Chile. Prior to joining Finning, Mr. Villegas had over 18 years of experience with the Cummins and Komatsu dealer in Chile, Argentina, Peru and Bolivia and held various executive management positions with Cummins and Komatsu, including Vice President Operations for the southern cone of South America. Mr. Villegas was educated in Chile and also attended the University of California at Irvine. Mr. Villegas has completed a number of executive development courses in the United States and Canada.

David Cummings

Mr. David W. Cummings is Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of Finning International Inc. previously he was Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Maxum Petroleum Inc., 2012 – 2013 and Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Univar, 2009 - 2012.

Anna Marks

Ms. Anna P. Marks is Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller of Finning International Inc.

Greg Palaschuk

Mr. Greg Palaschuk is Vice President, Treasurer of Finning International Inc.

Kevin Parkes

Mr. Kevin Parkes is Managing Director, Director of the company. Parkes brings considerable experience with Finning to his new role, most recently leading the equipment solutions division. He joined Finning as a graduate trainee in 1996 and held a variety of progressively senior roles in the equipment solutions division. From 2010 to 2015, Mr. Parkes was chief executive officer of Hewden, a leading U.K. equipment rental company, following Finning's divestiture of that business. Mr. Parkes returned to Finning after his previous 13 years with the company to take on the role of director, equipment solutions.

J. Gail Sexsmith

Mr. J. Gail Sexsmith is Corporate Secretary of Finning International Inc., since 2009. He was Director, Corporate Reporting, Finning International Inc., 2003 – 2009.

John Reid

Mr. John M. Reid is Lead Independent Director of Finning International Inc. Mr. Reid is a Corporate Director. From November 1997 to November 2005 he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Terasen Inc. (formerly BC Gas Inc.). Mr. Reid joined Terasen Inc. in May 1995 as Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Formerly, Mr. Reid worked with Scott Paper Limited for 15 years in a number of senior financial positions and as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Reid currently serves on the board of Methanex Corporation. Over the years, he has served on many boards including MacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates Ltd., the University of British Columbia, Lester B. Pearson College, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation, Vancouver Board of Trade, Junior Achievement of British Columbia and the Financial Executives Institute. Mr. Reid holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Newcastle in the United Kingdom and is a Fellow of the British Columbia and England and Wales Institutes of Chartered Accountants.

Stuart Levenick

Mr. Stuart L. Levenick is Director of the company. effective March 1, 2016. Mr. Levenick is a Corporate Director. Mr. Levenick retired from Caterpillar Inc. in 2014 after 37 years, including 10 years as Group President. His most recent responsibility included leadership of customer and dealer support for Caterpillar. Other responsibilities during his tenure as Group President included management of businesses spanning marketing, manufacturing operations, engineering, supply chain, procurement and human resources. Prior to assuming that position in 2004, Mr. Levenick served as Vice President, Caterpillar Inc., and Chairman of Shin Caterpillar Mitsubishi Ltd. from 2000 to 2004, and as Vice President, Asia Pacific Division, from 2001 to 2004. Prior to 2000, he held various senior positions with Caterpillar in North America, Asia and Europe. Mr. Levenick is a director of Entergy Corporation and is a director of W.W. Grainger, Inc. Mr. Levenick graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry and is a Sloan Fellow with a Master of Science degree in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Marcelo Awad

Mr. Marcelo A. Awad serves as Independent Director of Finning International Inc. Mr. Awad is a Corporate Director and serves as a senior advisor to Mitsubishi Corporation Investments and Haldeman Mining Company. Mr. Awad spent 16 years with Antofagasta Minerals SA and served as President & Chief Executive Officer for over seven years until his departure in 2012. Prior to joining Antofagasta Minerals, Mr. Awad spent 18 years with Codelco in progressively senior positions in both London and Chile until leaving his position of Executive Vice President, Copper Trading & Futures in 1996. In London, Mr. Awad was a director of the London Metal Exchange. He currently serves on the boards of AC Perforaciones, a drilling services company, Echeverria Izquierdo S.A., a Chilean engineering and construction company, SAME Industrial, an environment engineering company and Partners in Performance (PIP) in the Americas, an Australian consulting company. Mr. Awad holds a Civil Engineering degree and is a graduate of Universidad Tecnica del Estado and is fluent in English and Spanish.

James Carter

Mr. James Edward Clarke Carter is Independent Director of Finning International Inc. Mr. Carter is a Corporate Director. Mr. Carter retired from Syncrude Canada Ltd. in 2007 after 28 years, including 10 years as President and 18 years as Operations Chief. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Irving Oil Limited, Brand Energy and Industrial Services, Alberta Treasury Branch Financial and Alberta Treasury Branch Investor Services as well as The Climate Change Emissions Management Corporation. Mr. Carter serves on various not for profit Boards, including Careers: The Next Generation and The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra Board. He is a former Chair of the Mining Association of Canada and Board member of The Alberta Chamber of Resources. In June 2014 Mr. Carter was awarded the Order of Canada. Mr. Carter is a registered professional engineer in the Province of Alberta and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Nova Scotia Tech. (now Dalhousie Engineering) and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Carter has also been awarded honorary doctorates by three Canadian universities.

Jacynthe Cote

Ms. Jacynthe Cote serves as Independent Director of Finning International Inc. Ms. Côté is a Corporate Director. From 2009 until June 2014, Ms. Côté was President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Alcan and she continued to serve in an advisory role until her retirement on September 1, 2014. Prior to 2009, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Alcan’s Primary Metal business group, following Rio Tinto’s acquisition of Alcan Inc. in October 2007. Ms. Côté joined Alcan Inc. in 1988 and she served in a variety of progressively senior leadership roles during her career, including positions in human resources, environment, health and safety, business planning and development and production/managerial positions in Quebec and England. Ms. Côté is a director of the Royal Bank of Canada, Suncor Energy Inc., Transcontinental Inc. and serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the Montreal Neurological Institute and of the Board of Directors of École des Hautes Études Commerciales, Montreal. Ms. Côté has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Laval University.

Nicholas Hartery

Mr. Nicholas Hartery serves as Independent Director of Finning International Inc. Mr. Hartery is Chairman of CRH plc, an Irish-based international building materials group, where he has been a non-executive director since 2004. He is also President & Chief Executive Officer of Prodigium LLC, a consulting company providing business advisory services. Mr. Hartery was Vice President of Manufacturing and Business Operations for Dell Inc.’s Europe, Middle East and Africa operations from 2000 to 2008. He has also served as an Executive Vice President at Eastman Kodak and served as the President & Chief Executive Officer at Verbatim Corporation. Mr. Hartery also serves on the boards of Musgrave Group, a privately owned international food retailer, and Eircom Group Ltd., a telecommunications service provider in Ireland. Mr. Hartery is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Engineers of Ireland (C.Eng. F.I.E.I.). He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree (Electrical) from University College Cork and holds an MBA from University of Galway.

Kevin Neveu

Mr. Kevin A. Neveu serves as Independent Director of Finning International Inc. Mr. Neveu is President & Chief Executive Officer and a director of Precision Drilling Corporation. Mr. Neveu has 34 years of experience in the oilfield services sector. Prior to joining Precision Drilling Corporation, Mr. Neveu was President of the Rig Solutions Group of National Oilwell Varco in Houston and held senior management positions with it and its predecessor companies in London, Moscow, Houston, Edmonton and Calgary. Mr. Neveu currently serves as a director of Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. and is a former board member of RigNet. He is a member of the Advisory Board for The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, a director for a Canadian national sports non-profit organization and an Advisor for the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy. Mr. Neveu is a director and member of the Executive Committee for the International Association of Drilling Contractors. Mr. Neveu holds a Bachelor of Science degree and is a graduate of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alberta and is a registered Professional Engineer in the province of Alberta. He has completed the Harvard Advanced Management Program.

Kathleen O'Neill

Ms. Kathleen M. O'Neill is Independent Director of Finning International Inc. Prior to 2005, Ms. O’Neill is a Corporate Director and experienced Audit Committee Chair. Prior to 2005, Ms. O’Neill was an Executive Vice-President at BMO Financial Group where her most recent position was Executive Vice-President, Personal & Commercial Development and Head of Small Business Banking. Prior to joining BMO Financial Group in 1994, Ms. O’Neill was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for 19 years including eight years as a tax partner. Ms. O’Neill currently serves on the Board of Directors of ARC Resources Limited, Invesco Canada Funds (Invesco Canada Fund Inc. and Invesco Corporate Class Inc. boards, and Invesco Canada Funds Advisory Board and Independent Review Committee), Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Cadillac Fairview Corporation Ltd. Ms. O’Neill is past Chair of St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation. In 2005, Ms. O’Neill was accredited through the Institute of Corporate Directors / Rotman School of Management Directors Education Program. She is on the Ontario Advisory Council for the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD). Ms. O’Neill instructs the audit committee effectiveness course and is a frequent examiner/executive in residence for the ICD. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with Honours) from the University of Toronto and is a Fellow of the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCPA). Ms. O’Neill was on the Steering Committee on Enhancing Audit Quality jointly sponsored by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and by the Canadian Public Accountability Board. For the past two consecutive years, Ms. O’Neill was selected as one of Canada’s most powerful women by the Women’s Executive Network.

Christopher Patterson

Mr. Christopher W. Patterson is Independent Director of Finning International Inc. Mr. Patterson is a Corporate Director. From April 2005 until his retirement in June 2009, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Daimler Trucks North America LLC. Prior to 2005, he held progressively senior executive positions with Freightliner LLC, predecessor to Daimler Trucks North America, including Senior Vice President, Service and Parts and was Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing of Volvo Trucks North America. Mr. Patterson is a director of CAX Parent, LLC, Modine Manufacturing Company, Jeld-Wen Manufacturing Co. and FleetPride Inc. Mr. Patterson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario.

Mauk Breukels