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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Galen Weston

42 2014 Non-Independent Executive Chairman of the Board, President

Richard Dufresne

2014 Chief Financial Officer

Barry Columb

2014 President - President’s Choice Financial

Mario Grauso

2015 President - Joe Fresh

Andrew Iacobucci

2014 President - Discount Division

Peter McLaughlin

2014 President - Emerging Business

Michael Motz

2015 President of Shoppers Drug Mart

Garry Senecal

2014 President - Market Division

Grant Froese

2014 Chief Operating Officer

Mary-Alice Vuicic

2014 Executive Vice President - Human Resources and Labour Relations

Mark Butler

2013 Executive Vice President - Business Synergies

Gordon Currie

55 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

Judy McCrie

2014 Executive Vice President - Speed of Change and Culture

Robert Chant

2011 Senior Vice President - Corporate Affairs and Communications

Sarah Davis

47 2014 Chief Administrative Officer

Paviter Binning

54 2014 Director

Anthony Graham

58 1999 Non-Independent Director

John Lacey

71 2007 Non-Independent Director

Stephen Bachand

76 2009 Independent Director

Paul Beeston

69 2005 Independent Director

Warren Bryant

69 2013 Independent Director

Christie Clark

61 2011 Independent Director

Holger Kluge

73 2014 Independent Director

Nancy Lockhart

60 2005 Independent Director

Thomas O'Neill

70 2003 Independent Director

Beth Pritchard

68 2014 Independent Director

Sarah Raiss

57 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Galen Weston

Mr. Galen G. Weston is Non-Independent Executive Chairman of the Board, President of Loblaw Companies Ltd. He previously held several senior executive positions with the Corporation and its subsidiaries. Prior to joining the Corporation, he was an investment banking analyst for Salomon Brothers in the U.K. Mr. Weston graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. and from Columbia University with a M.B.A. Mr. Weston is Chairman and a trustee of the Corporation’s subsidiary, Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust and a director of Wittington Investments, Limited.

Richard Dufresne

Mr. Richard Dufresne is the Chief Financial Officer of Loblaw Companies Ltd. since 2014.

Barry Columb

Mr. Barry K. Columb is President - President’s Choice Financial since 2014 of Loblaw Companies Limited. Prior, he was President of President’s Choice Bank, a subsidiary of Loblaw Companies Limited. Mr. Columb was President at CitiCards Canada.

Mario Grauso

Mr. Mario Grauso is the President - Joe Fresh of Loblaw Companies Limited.

Andrew Iacobucci

Mr. Andrew Iacobucci is the President - Discount Division of Loblaw Companies Ltd. Prior, he was Executive Vice President - Discount Division. Mr. Andrew joined Loblaw in 2005 and brings a deep background in merchandising, operations and strategy to the role as a key leader of the Discount division since 2011.

Peter McLaughlin

Mr. Peter McLaughlin is the President - Emerging Business of Loblaw Companies Limited since 2014. Prior, he was Executive Vice President - Emerging Business from 2011 to 2014.

Michael Motz

Mr. Michael Motz is the President- Shoppers Drug Mart of Loblaw Companies Limited since 2014. Mr. Michael Motz, was Chief Merchandising Officer and Executive Vice President at Shoppers Drug Mart prior to being appointed as President at Shoppers Drug Mart in January, 2015.

Garry Senecal

Mr. Garry Senecal is the President - Market Division of Loblaw Companies Ltd. since 2014. prior, he was Executive Vice President - Conventional Division. Garry brings over 22 years of Canadian and international store operations, merchandising, brands and marketing experience to the role.

Grant Froese

Mr. Grant B. Froese is Chief Operating Officer of Loblaw Companies Ltd. since 2014. Previously, he was Chief Administrative Officer . He assumes responsibility for Supply Chain, IT, and SAP implementation, as well as the division support functions of Control Brands, E-Commerce, Goods Not For Resale, Off-shore Procurement and Marketing. Grant has over 35 years of experience at Loblaw and most recently held the position of executive vice president, Discount Division.

Mary-Alice Vuicic

Ms. Mary-Alice Vuicic is Executive Vice President - Human Resources and Labour Relations of Loblaw Companies Limited since 2014.

Mark Butler

Mr. Mark C. Butler is Executive Vice President - Business Synergies of Loblaw Companies Ltd. Mr. Butler will take on the critical responsibility for planning the integration of Shoppers Drug Mart, while ensuring it remains a vibrant, independent division. And subject to completion of the transaction following review by the Competition Bureau, Mark will lead the team charged with delivering synergies. Mark has 37 years with Loblaw, and most recently was executive vice president, Conventional Division.

Gordon Currie

Mr. Gordon A. M. Currie is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer of Loblaw Companies Limited. He was an Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Non-Independent Director of the company up to 2014. Mr. Currie is Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of the Corporation and of Weston. He was formerly Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Direct Energy. Mr. Currie graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a B.A. and from the University of Toronto with an LL.B.

Judy McCrie

Ms. Judy A. McCrie is Executive Vice President - Speed of Change and Culture of Loblaw Companies Limited. prior to this she was Executive Vice President - Human Resources and Labour Relations of Loblaw Companies Limited. Ms. McCrie was Vice President, General Manager for Neilson Dairy.

Robert Chant

Mr. Robert Chant is Senior Vice President - Corporate Affairs and Communications of Loblaw Companies Ltd. He was an associate at Hill and Knowlton Canada and prior to that was Chief of Staff of the Leader of the Opposition party at the Ontario Legislature.

Sarah Davis

Ms. Sarah R. Davis is Chief Administrative Officer of Loblaw Companies Limited. since 2014. Prior to this, she was Chief Financial Officer of the company. Ms. Davis was Vice President, Controller at Rogers Communication Inc.

Paviter Binning

Mr. Paviter S. Binning is Director of Loblaw Companies Limited. In November of 2007, Mr. Binning is the President and former Chief Financial Officer of Weston. Prior to these positions, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Restructuring Officer of Nortel Networks Corporation and Nortel Networks Limited(4). Prior to joining Nortel, Mr. Binning was a board member and Chief Financial Officer at Hanson plc and Marconi Corporation plc. Mr. Binning previously held senior corporate and operational finance roles at Diageo plc. Mr. Binning is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (U.K.). Mr. Binning is a director of Weston and President’s Choice Bank and previously served on the Corporation’s Board from 2009 to 2010, prior to joining Weston in an executive role.

Anthony Graham

Mr. Anthony R. Graham LL.D. is Non-Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. Mr. Graham is Vice Chairman and a director of Wittington Investments, Limited, President of Selfridges Group Limited and also President and Chief Executive Officer of Sumarria Inc. He is a former Vice Chairman and director of National Bank Financial. In addition to the public companies listed below, Mr. Graham is a director of President’s Choice Bank, Graymont Limited, Brown Thomas Group Limited, Holt, Renfrew & Co., Limited, Selfridges & Co. Ltd., and Grupo Calidra, S.A. de C.V. Mr. Graham was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Brock University. Mr. Graham serves as Chairman of the Ontario Arts Foundation and the Shaw Festival Theatre Endowment Foundation. He also serves as a director of the Art Gallery of Ontario, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Luminato Festival, St. Michael’s Hospital and the Trans Canada Trail Foundation.

John Lacey

Mr. John S. Lacey is Non-Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. Mr. Lacey is Chairman of the Advisory Board of Brookfield Private Equity Group and provides advisory services to the Corporation and Weston. Mr. Lacey is a former Chairman of Alderwoods Group, Inc., an organization operating funeral homes in North America and former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Oshawa Group (a major food retailer, now part of Sobeys Inc.). In addition to his public board memberships listed below, Mr. Lacey is also Chairman of Doncaster Consolidated Ltd. Mr. Lacey graduated from Kearsney College, South Africa and the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.

Stephen Bachand

Mr. Stephen E. Bachand is an Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Limited. Mr. Bachand, a corporate director, is a retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited. Mr. Bachand graduated from Williams College with a B.A. and from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business with a M.B.A.

Paul Beeston

Mr. Paul M. Beeston, C.M., F.C.A., is Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. Mr. Beeston is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Team. He is a former President and Chief Executive Officer of Major League Baseball. Mr. Beeston graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a B.A., received an Honorary LL.D. from the University of Western Ontario and an Honorary Doctor of Social Sciences from Niagara University. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant. Mr. Beeston is a director of President’s Choice Bank (a subsidiary of the Corporation). In addition to his public board membership listed below, he is a member of the Executive Committee of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Mr. Beeston is the former Chairman of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Mr. Beeston is also a former director of Newport Partners Income Fund.

Warren Bryant

Mr. Warren F. Bryant is an Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. since May 2, 2013. Mr. Bryant, a corporate director, is a former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Longs Drug Stores. Prior to joining Longs Drug Stores, Mr. Bryant held management and executive positions at Kroger Co., a leading U.S. grocery chain. Mr. Bryant graduated from California State University with a B.S. and from Azusa Pacific University with a M.B.A. Mr. Bryant is also a graduate of the Executive Financial Management Program at Harvard University. In addition to his public board memberships listed below, Mr. Bryant is a member of the Executive Advisory Committee for the Portland State University Food Industry Leadership Center. Mr. Bryant is a former Chairman of the Board of Directors and was a member of the Board Executive Committee for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS). Mr. Bryant is also a former member of the Board of Directors for the California Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. Mr. Bryant is also a former Director of Long Drug Stores.

Christie Clark

Mr. Christie J. B. Clark FCA, is Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. Mr. Clark, a corporate director, is a former Chief Executive Officer and senior partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Prior to being elected as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Clark was a National Managing Partner and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee from 2001 to 2006. Mr. Clark graduated from Queen’s University with a B.Comm. and the University of Toronto with a M.B.A. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant. In addition to his public board memberships listed below, Mr. Clark is Chair of the Finance Committee of Alpine Canada and a member of the Advisory Council of Queen’s University School of Business.

Holger Kluge

Mr.Holger Kluge is an Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. Mr. Kluge, a corporate director, is former President of Personal and Commercial Banking at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Prior to becoming President, Mr. Kluge spent a majority of his banking career in Canada, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore. Mr. Kluge holds a B.Comm. from Sir George Williams University and an M.B.A. from Sophia University (Tokyo, Japan). Mr. Kluge was a director and the Chairman of the Board of Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation prior to its acquisition by the Corporation.

Nancy Lockhart

Ms. Nancy H. O. Lockhart O.Ont., ICD.D, is Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. Ms. Lockhart, a corporate director, is the former Chief Administrative Officer of Frum Development Group and a former Vice President of Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation. Ms. Lockhart is a director of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation, Loran Scholars Foundation, The Royal Conservatory of Music and a member of the Sotheby’s Canada Advisory Board. Ms. Lockhart is also Chair of the Crow’s Theatre Company. She is a former Chair of the Ontario Science Centre, former President of the Canadian Club of Toronto and a former Chair of the Canadian Film Centre. Ms. Lockhart is also a former director of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation. Ms. Lockhart has an Institute of Corporate Directors’ ICD.D certification.

Thomas O'Neill

Mr. Thomas Charles O'Neill, F.C.A., LL.D., is Lead Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. Mr. O’Neill, a corporate director, is Chairman of BCE Inc. and the Bank of Nova Scotia. He is also the retired Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting. Mr. O’Neill was previously Chief Executive Officer, and prior to that, Chief Operating Officer of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. O’Neill graduated from Queen’s University with a B.Comm. and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant. Mr. O’Neill received an Honorary LL.D. from Queen’s University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors. In September 2013, Mr. O’Neill received the ICAO Award of Outstanding Merit, the highest honour from CPA Ontario. In addition to his public company board memberships listed below, Mr. O’Neill also serves as Chair of St. Michael’s Hospital, is a member of the Advisory Board of Queen’s University School of Business and is a former Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of Queen’s University.

Beth Pritchard

Ms. Beth M. Pritchard is an Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. Ms. Pritchard is a Principal and Strategic Advisor for Sunrise Beauty Studio, LLC. Ms. Pritchard formerly served as the North American Advisor to M.H. Alshaya Co., a diverse franchisee group based in the Middle East for six years. Prior to that, Ms. Pritchard was the President and Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Dean & DeLuca, Inc., President and Chief Executive Officer of Bath & Body Works and Chief Executive Officer of Victoria’s Secret Beauty. Ms. Pritchard has a B.A., International Relations from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a M.B.A. from Marquette University.

Sarah Raiss

Ms. Sarah E. Raiss is an Independent Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. Ms. Raiss, a corporate director, formerly held senior positions at TransCanada Corporation, including Executive Vice President of Corporate Services. Ms. Raiss has a B.S. in Applied Math and a M.B.A., from the University of Michigan. She also has an Institute of Corporate Directors’ ICD.D certification. Ms. Raiss is Chair of the Alberta Electric System Operator Board of Directors.
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