People: Gildan Activewear Inc (GIL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Anderson

65 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Glenn Chamandy

53 2004 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Laurence Sellyn

64 2005 Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, Executive Vice President

Michael Hoffman

2001 President of Printware

Eric Lehman

2011 President - Branded Apparel

Benito Masi

2005 Executive Vice President - Manufacturing

Lindsay Matthews

2011 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Russell Goodman

61 2010 Independent Director

Russ Hagey

52 2013 Independent Director

George Heller

66 2009 Independent Director

Sheila O'Brien

67 2005 Independent Director

Pierre Robitaille

71 2003 Independent Director

James Scarborough

64 2009 Independent Director

Gonzalo Valdes-Fauli

68 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Anderson

Mr. William D. Anderson is Independent Chairman of the Board of Gildan Activewear Inc. He has had a career as a business leader in Canada spanning over thirty years. Mr. Anderson joined the Bell Canada organization in 1992, where from 1998 to 2001, he served as Chief Financial Officer of BCE Inc., Canada’s largest telecommunications company. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Anderson served as President of BCE Ventures, the strategic investment unit of BCE Inc. and, from 2001 to 2007, he was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Canada International Inc., a subsidiary of BCE Inc. formed to invest in telecommunications operations outside Canada. Prior to joining the Bell Canada organization, Mr. Anderson was in public practice for nearly twenty years with the accounting firm KPMG LLP, where he was a partner for eleven years. Mr. Anderson is also Chairman of the Board of Nordion Inc., formerly known as MDS Inc., a global life sciences company, and serves on the board of directors of TransAlta Corporation, a power generation and energy marketing firm, where he is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Governance and Environment Committee. He also serves on the board of directors of Sun Life Financial Inc., an international financial services organization, where he also is the Chairman of the Audit and Conduct Review Committee as well as a member of the Risk Review Committee. Mr. Anderson was educated at the University of Western Ontario and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Glenn Chamandy

Mr. Glenn J. Chamandy is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Gildan Activewear Inc. He is one of the founders of the Corporation and has devoted his entire career to building Gildan into an industry leader. Mr. Chamandy has been involved in various textile and apparel businesses for over thirty years. Prior to being appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in 2004, Mr. Chamandy served as a Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Gildan.

Laurence Sellyn

Mr. Laurence G. Sellyn is Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, Executive Vice President of Gildan Activewear Inc. He joined Gildan as Executive Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Company in April 1999. Prior to joining Gildan, Mr. Sellyn served as Senior Vice-President, Finance and Corporate Development and Chief Financial Officer of Wajax Limited, an industrial distribution company, where he was employed from October 1992 to March 1999. Prior to joining Wajax, he was employed by Domtar Inc., where he held various positions, including Corporate Controller and Vice-President, Business Planning and Development. Mr. Sellyn is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and a graduate of Oxford University. Mr. Sellyn is on the Advisory Board of Héritage Montréal, and acts as Co- Chairman of their fundraising campaign.

Michael Hoffman

Mr. Michael R. Hoffman is President of Printware, a subsidiary of Gildan Activewear Inc. He joined Gildan in October 1997. He served as Vice-President, Sales and Marketing for the international division until his appointment as President of Printwear in February 2001. Prior to joining Gildan, Mr. Hoffman was employed by Fruit of the Loom, Inc., where he last served as Divisional Vice-President of the Activewear Division.

Eric Lehman

Mr. Eric R. Lehman is President - Branded Apparel of Gildan Activewear Inc. He joined Gildan in December 2006 as Executive Vice-President, Supply Chain. In November 2008, Mr. Lehman’s responsibilities were expanded to include information technology and operational excellence and his title changed to Executive Vice-President, Supply Chain, Information Technology and Operational Excellence until his appointment as President of Branded Apparel in January 2011. He has over twenty years of experience in the supply chain function with national apparel brands. Prior to joining Gildan, Mr. Lehman was employed by Russell Corporation, where he last served as Vice-President of Supply Chain. Prior to that, he held senior supply chain planning positions at both Fruit of the Loom, Inc. and the Hanes Division of Sara Lee Corporation.

Benito Masi

Mr. Benito A. Masi is Executive Vice President - Manufacturing of Gildan Activewear Inc. He has been involved in apparel manufacturing in North America for over twenty-five years. He joined Gildan in 1986, and since then has held various positions in the Company. He was appointed Vice-President, Apparel Manufacturing in February 2001 and his title was changed to Vice-President, Corporate Apparel Operations in September 2003. In August 2004, he was appointed Executive Vice-President, Apparel Manufacturing and was appointed Executive Vice-President, Manufacturing in January 2005.

Lindsay Matthews

Ms. Lindsay Matthews is Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Gildan Activewear Inc. She joined Gildan in November 2004 as Director, Legal Affairs and was appointed Corporate Secretary in February 2005. Prior to joining Gildan, Ms. Matthews practiced law for seven years at Ogilvy Renault in the areas of corporate and securities law.

Russell Goodman

Mr. Russell Goodman is Independent Director of Gildan Activewear Inc. From 1998 to June 2011, Mr. Goodman was a senior partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he served successively as Managing Partner of Project Finance and Privatization for the Americas, Managing Partner of the Montreal office, and Canadian Managing Partner of the Transactions business. Prior to the formation of PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1998, Mr. Goodman served for twenty-one years with Price Waterhouse LLP, including eleven years as a partner. Mr. Goodman is a member of the board of directors and a member of the Audit Committee of Metro Inc., a leader in the food and pharmaceutical sectors in Québec and Ontario. He is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc., North America's largest ski resort. Mr. Goodman is also a member of the board of directors of Forth Ports Limited, which owns and operates major sea and container ports in the United Kingdom. Mr. Goodman is, as well, a member of the Independent Review Committee of Investors Group Mutual Funds. He also serves on a number of not-forprofit boards, including the Pointe-à-Callière Foundation, where he is Chairman of the Board, and Centraide of Greater Montreal, where he is Treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee. He previously served as President of the Canadian Club of Montreal. He is a Fellow of the Order of Chartered Professional Accountants of Quebec and is certified by the Institute of Corporate Directors. Mr. Goodman was educated at McGill University.

Russ Hagey

Mr. Russ Hagey is Independent Director of Gildan Activewear Inc. He is a Senior Partner and the Worldwide Chief Talent Officer of Bain & Company, Inc., one of the world’s leading management consulting firms. He joined the firm in 1982 and has worked in its San Francisco, Los Angeles, Zurich, and Amsterdam offices. As Chief Talent Officer, Mr. Hagey oversees Bain’s recruiting, professional development, training, and human resources functions for nearly 6,000 global professionals and staff across 50 offices in 32 countries. He also has client leadership responsibilities in the areas of consumer products and health-care services. Mr. Hagey holds a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and earned his Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles. He also serves on a number of community and not-for-profit boards.

George Heller

Mr. George J. Heller is Independent Director of Gildan Activewear Inc. He has had a career as a business leader in the retail sector that spans over forty years. From 1999 to 2006, Mr. Heller served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hudson’s Bay Company, Canada’s largest diversified general merchandise retailer, operating more than 600 retail outlets in Canada under four banners: the Bay, Zellers, Home Outfitters and Fields. Prior to that, Mr. Heller was President and Chief Executive Officer of Zellers, the mass merchandise retailer of the Hudson’s Bay Company and a leading Canadian mass merchandise department store. Mr. Heller has also held a number of other key positions in the retail industry, including as President and Chief Executive Officer of Kmart Canada, discount department stores, President, North America & Europe of Bata Industries Ltd., an international footwear manufacturer, and Executive Vice- President of Woodwards Department Stores, a department store chain. Mr. Heller also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Victoria Commonwealth Games and was the President and a member of the board of directors of the Commonwealth Games of Canada Foundation, a fundraising organization for amateur athletes. Mr. Heller also serves on the board of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, a not-for-profit thinktank on Canada’s relations with Asia, where he is Chair of the Investment Committee. Mr. Heller has acted since 2008 as Honorary Consul General of Thailand and as Honorary Trade Advisor to the Government of Thailand since 2000. Mr. Heller has received Honorary Doctorates from Ryerson University and the University of Victoria.

Sheila O'Brien

Mrs. Sheila H. O'Brien, CM, is Independent Director of Gildan Activewear Inc. She is a business advisor, corporate director and President of Belvedere 1 Investments Ltd. She has over thirty years’ experience in the oil and gas, pipeline and petrochemical sectors in Canada, the United States and Europe. She has held executive positions in the areas of human resources, investor relations, public affairs and government relations with Amoco International, Petro-Canada and Nova Corporation. She created and implemented an innovative workforce restructuring program based on the dignity of the employee, which was designated a Worldwide Best Practice by Watson Wyatt International Consultancy. In addition, she has been active in the not-for-profit sector, having served on over 25 boards of directors, dealing primarily with human rights, women’s rights and giving voice to marginalized members of society, and is the founder of several enduring community events celebrating the accomplishments of women. She was invested in the Order of Canada in 1998 and was awarded the Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012 for community service. She has served on the boards of directors of TransForce Income Fund, Canada’s largest trucking enterprise, publicly-traded and headquartered in Montreal, Skye Resources, a Vancouver-based, publicly-traded nickel mining company with assets in Guatemala, CFM Majestic, a Mississauga-based publicly-traded fireplace manufacturing company, and Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd., an Alberta-based publicly-traded oil and natural gas company. She currently serves on the board of directors of Alberta Energy Regulator, a regulatory body with a mandate to provide for the environmentally responsible development of Alberta’s energy resources. Ms. O’Brien is a graduate of the MTC program at the University of Western Ontario, and completed a one-year sabbatical on creativity and innovation at various U.S. schools in 1990.

Pierre Robitaille

Mr. Pierre Robitaille is Independent Director of Gildan Activewear Inc. Mr. Robitaille previously pursued his career at SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., a global engineering and construction firm, where he was Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer from 1990 to 1998. Prior to this, Mr. Robitaille was in public practice for more than twenty years with the public accounting and management consulting firm Ernst & Whinney, where he held the positions of Managing Partner of the Montreal office, President of the firm in Québec, and member of its national board of directors. Mr. Robitaille is a Fellow member of the Québec Order of Chartered Professional Accountants. He was educated at HEC Montréal and McGill University Business School. Mr. Robitaille is a member of the Board of Governors of HEC Montréal.

James Scarborough

Mr. James R. Scarborough is Independent Director of Gildan Activewear Inc. He has had a career as a business leader in the retail industry that spans over forty years. Mr. Scarborough retired in June 2010 as Chairman of the Board of Stage Stores, Inc., a U.S.-based specialty department store retailer that operates over 872 department stores in forty states under five banners: Bealls, Goody’s, Palais Royal, Peebles, and Stage. Mr. Scarborough joined Stage Stores in 2000 as its President and Chief Executive Officer, and held this position until his retirement in 2008. Mr. Scarborough previously held other senior positions in the retail sector, including President and Chief Executive Officer of Busy Body, Inc., a specialty retailer of premium fitness equipment, and Seattle Lighting, Inc., a supplier of lighting fixtures to the homebuilder, commercial and retail markets, as well as President and Chief Operating Officer of Enstar Specialty Retail, Inc., a footwear and women’s apparel retailer, and its subsidiary AMRET, Inc. Mr. Scarborough began his retail career in 1972, at Filene’s of Boston, formerly a division of Federated Department Stores. Mr. Scarborough also serves on the board of directors and is Chair of the Compensation Committee of Charming Charlie, Inc., a U.S.-based specialty retailer of women’s fashion accessories. Mr. Scarborough was educated at St. Michael’s College in Vermont, United States.

Gonzalo Valdes-Fauli

Mr. Gonzalo F. Valdes-Fauli is Independent Director of Gildan Activewear Inc. He is Chairman of the Board of BroadSpan Capital LLC, an investment banking firm specializing in financial advisory services. Mr. Valdes-Fauli retired from Barclays Bank PLC (major UK-based global bank) in 2001, where he held the position of Vice-Chairman, Barclays Capital, and Group Chief Executive Officer, Latin America. Mr. Valdes-Fauli also serves on the board of directors of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, a health insurance provider, and was Chairman of the Board of Republic Bank of Dominican Republic, a financial services provider, until November 2007. He is Trustee Emeritus of the University of Miami and Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. Mr. Valdes-Fauli holds a Master’s Degree in international finance from Thunderbird Graduate School for International Management.

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