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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Isabelle Courville

53 2013 Chairman of the Board

Francois Desjardins

2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Francois Laurin

2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Deborah Rose

2015 Executive Vice-President, Intermediary Banking and Chief Information Officer, Laurentian Bank

Susan Kudzman

2015 Executive Vice-President, Chief Risk Officer and Corporate Affairs

Stephane Therrien

2014 Executive Vice President - Personal and Commercial Banking

Michel Trudeau

67 2011 Executive Vice-President, Capital Markets, Laurentian Bank and President

Louise Bergeron

Vice-President, Executive Office

Jean Bazin

75 2002 Independent Director

Richard Belanger

57 2003 Independent Director

Pierre Genest

68 2006 Independent Director

Michel Labonte

69 2009 Independent Director

A. Michel Lavigne

64 2013 Independent Director

Jacqueline Orange

70 2008 Independent Director

Michelle Savoy

55 2012 Independent Director

Jonathan Wener

64 1998 Independent Director

Susan Wolburgh Jenah

59 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Isabelle Courville

Ms. Isabelle Courville is Chairman of the Board of Laurentian Bank Of Canada. She is a corporate director. She sits on the Board of Directors of the Bank since March 6, 2007 and is Chair since March 19, 2013. From 2011 to 2013, Ms. Courville was President of Hydro-Québec Distribution and, from 2007 to 2011, President of Hydro-Québec TransÉnergie. From 2003 to 2006, she was President of Bell Canada’s Enterprise Group and from 2001 to 2003, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Nordiq Group (Télébec Northern Tel). Ms. Courville is an engineer and a lawyer by training. As President and President and Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Courville has acquired extensive experience in managing regulated, publicly traded companies and Crown corporations. She has led companies with the highest standards of corporate governance, where she developed significant expertise with respect to the presentation and analysis of financial statements and rules governing disclosure of financial information. Ms. Courville is a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Compensation Committee of TVA Group Inc. and member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, as well as non-voting member of the Board of Directors of Veolia Environnement.

Francois Desjardins

Mr. Francois Desjardins has been re-designated as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Laurentian Bank of Canada., effective 1 November 2015 and President, Chief Executive Officer of B2B Bank . Mr. Desjardins is presently 44 years of age. Upon joining the bank in 1991, he occupied several different positions within the branch network before being entrusted with a mandate to establish the organization's first telephone and electronic services. In 2004, he was named president of B2B Bank (known as B2B Trust at the time), which has continued to grow under his direction to become a Canadian leader in serving financial advisers and brokers. Most recently, he was named as the head of the bank's retail services sector.

Francois Laurin

Mr. Francois Laurin is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. Since August 2015. He is responsible for the Bank’s activities in the areas of finance, accounting, treasury, taxation, investor relations, mergers and acquisitions, and internal audit. With over 30 years of experience in corporate financing and financial accounting, Mr. Laurin has extensive knowledge of the technologies, capital markets and corporate financing fields. He has worked at a number of large organizations operating within the finance, mining and telecommunications sectors. François Laurin is a Fellow of the Order of Professional Chartered Accounts and is certified as a CFA. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Accounting and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from McGill University.

Deborah Rose

Ms. Deborah Rose is Executive Vice-President, Intermediary Banking and Chief Information Officer, Laurentian Bank, and President and Chief Executive Officer, B2B Bank. Prior to June 2015, Chief Operating Officer of B2B Bank. Prior to September 2014, she was Senior Vice-President, Operations and Business Solutions of B2B Bank. Between April 2010 and October 2011, she was President of Rose Financial Services Consulting. Prior to April 2010, she was Senior Vice-President, Business Operations of IFDS Canada Ltd.

Susan Kudzman

Ms. Susan Kudzman is Executive Vice-President, Chief Risk Officer and Corporate Affairs of the company. Since June 2015, Senior Vice-President, Human Resources or the Laurentian Bank of Canada. Prior to March 2013, she was a member of the partnership and leader of the risk management group for Mercer (Montreal). Prior to May 2010, Ms. Kudzman was Senior Vice-President and Chief Risk Officer of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. Since January 2013, she also acts as corporate directors of various companies.

Stephane Therrien

Mr. Stephane Therrien is Executive Vice President - Personal and Commercial Banking of Laurentian Bank of Canada. With the Bank and member of the Management Committee since January 2012, Mr. Therrien is responsible for the Business Services segment. Prior to joining the Bank, he has held a number of senior executive positions in a company specialized in corporate finance. Mr. Therrien holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

Michel Trudeau

Mr. Michel C. Trudeau is Executive Vice-President, Capital Markets, Laurentian Bank and President and Chief Executive Officer, Laurentian Bank Securities Inc. the subsidiary of the Company. With the Bank since 1999, Mr. Trudeau is responsible for brokerage and capital markets activities since 2010. He has held various positions with Laurentian Bank Securities, including that of President and Chief Executive Officer since 2003. Mr. Trudeau holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and an MBA.

Louise Bergeron

Jean Bazin

Mr. Jean Bazin, QC is an Independent Director of Laurentian Bank Of Canada. He is Counsel at Dentons Canada LLP, Barristers and Solicitors. An attorney since 1965, appointed Queen’s Counsel since 1984, and was a member of the Senate from 1986 to 1989. Mr. Bazin chaired the Canadian Bar Association in 1987-1988 and the Québec-Japan Business Forum in 1999. He sat on the Bank’s Board of Directors from 1990 to 2000 and was Chairman of the Board of its B2B Trust subsidiary (now B2B Bank) from 2000 to 2002. Very active within the business community and various cultural organizations, Mr. Bazin serves on the Board of the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians.

Richard Belanger

Mr. Richard Belanger FCPA, FCA, is Independent Director of Laurentian Bank Of Canada. He is President of Toryvel Group Inc., of Doryfor Inc. and Quebec City Executive Terminal Inc., general partner of Terminal 611 LP. Prior to June 2004, he was Senior Vice-President, Eastern Operations and Corporate Development of Canfor Corporation. He has also served as, among other positions, President and Chief Executive Officer of Daaquam Lumber Inc. and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Produits forestiers Anticosti Inc. From 1982 to 1992, he was Managing Partner of the Bélanger, Girard, Lavoie, Mooney accounting firm, which he founded after having served as an auditor for the Raymond, Chabot, Martin, Paré accounting firm. A chartered accountant since 1980, Mr. Bélanger was awarded the Prix Émérite and the designation Fellow by the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec in 2004. From March 1997 to May 2012, he was a member of the Board of Directors and of the Audit Committee of Stella-Jones Inc., a publicly traded company. He is also Senior Independent Director of the Board, member of the Governance, Ethics and Compensation Committee and of the Audit Committee of Groupe WSP Global Inc., a publicly traded entity. Mr. Bélanger is a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of the Bank since March 20, 2003 and Chairman of the Audit Committee since March 7, 2006. He is also a member of the Risk Management Committee.

Pierre Genest

Mr. Pierre Genest is Independent Director of Laurentian Bank Of Canada. He is Chairman of the Board of SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc. Mr. Genest was educated in actuarial sciences and is a Fellow of both the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Society of Actuaries (USA). From 1994 to 2001, he was President and General Manager of SSQ Financial Group, and from 2002 to 2006, served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Fonds de solidarité des travailleurs du Québec (F.T.Q.). Mr. Genest is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Risk Management Committee of Professionals’ Financial Inc., a wealth management company. He is also Chairman of the Board and a member of the Human Resources Committee of PFT Management Inc., a timber processing company, and a Director and President of Alemar Inc., a holding company. In addition, Mr. Genest is a Director and member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Conseil québécois de la coopération et de la mutualité, and of Socodevi: Société de coopération pour le développement international.

Michel Labonte

Mr. Michel Labonte is Independent Director of Laurentian Bank Of Canada. He is a corporate director. Mr. Labonté was involved for over 13 years with National Bank of Canada, including as Senior Vice-President, Finance and Control (1993-2002). In 2002, he was appointed Senior Vice-President, Finance and Technology and named to the Executive Committee. In 2003, he was promoted to Senior Vice-President, Finance, Technology and Corporate Affairs, a position he held until 2005. From 2005 to his retirement in 2006, Mr. Labonté served as an executive advisor, and from March 2007 until November 2008, he acted as a financial consultant. Mr. Labonté holds the ICD.D designation of the Institute of Corporate Directors. He serves on the Board of Otéra Capital, a subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, chairs its Audit Committee and is a member of its Risk Management Committee. He is also a Director of the Canadian International Organ Competition.

A. Michel Lavigne

Mr. A. Michel Lavigne is Independent Director of Laurentian Bank of Canada. Mr. Lavigne is a corporate director. Fellow of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec and member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, Mr. Lavigne was partner from 1986 to 2005 at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, of which he was President and Chief Executive Officer from 2001 to 2005. Mr. Lavigne serves on the following Boards of Directors: Québecor Media Inc. (member of the Audit Committee and Chair of the Compensation Committee), Videotron Ltd (member of the Audit Committee), Sun Media Corporation (member of the Audit Committee), TeraXion Inc., a leading edge photonic solutions provider (Chairman of the Board and Chair of the Audit Committee) and Canada Post Corporation (Chair of the Pension Committee and member of the Audit Committee). Mr. Lavigne also served on the Board of Directors and was a member of the Audit Committee of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec from 2005 to 2013 and Chair of the said committee from 2009 to 2013.

Jacqueline Orange

Ms. Jacqueline C. Orange is an Independent Director of Laurentian Bank Of Canada. She is a corporate director and sits on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of the Bank since March 11, 2008. From 1996 to 2005, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Investment and Savings, a special operating agency of the Department of Finance, Government of Canada, where she was responsible for managing $22 billion in assets and over $3 billion in annual sales. For the seventeen years prior, she held increasingly senior positions in the banking, trust and insurance industries. Ms. Orange is a member of the Independent Review Committee of First Trust Portfolios Canada. From 2010 to 2015, she was a member of the Board of the Public Accountants Council of the Province of Ontario and, from 2013 to 2015, Chair of the Audit Committee of same. She was also a member of the Governing Council of the University of Toronto from 1999 to 2008, where she was Chair of its Business Board from 2003 to 2007 (the Audit Committee of the University reported to the Business Board, which reviewed and accepted the financial statements). Ms. Orange holds a Master of Business Administration degree from The Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario. In 2008, she received the ICD.D director designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors, including completion of the Directors Education Program at the Rotman Business School of the University of Toronto.

Michelle Savoy

Ms. Michelle R. Savoy is Independent Director of Laurentian Bank Of Canada. Ms. Savoy is a corporate director. Ms. Savoy brings over 25 years’ experience and knowledge of the financial services industry, including investment management and capital markets. From 1998 to 2011, she held numerous executive positions with The Capital Group of Companies, a global investment management organization, including President of Capital Guardian (Canada) Inc. (2003-2011). Prior thereto, she spent almost two years as an executive recruiter with Spencer Stuart and Associates, Inc. Her earlier experience includes more than a decade with CIBC Wood Gundy, where she ultimately served as Managing Director, Global Head of Fixed Income Sales. She is currently a director of the Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation, one of Canada's and most experienced group education savings plan providers, and chairs its Investment Committee.

Jonathan Wener

Mr. Jonathan I. Wener, C.M., is Independent Director of Laurentian Bank Of Canada. He is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Canderel Holdings Inc., a commercial and residential real estate investment and management company. Member of the Order of Canada, Jonathan Wener, a renowned real estate expert, has vast experience in the commercial, industrial, residential, recreational and hotel sectors. Associated for 40 years with the success of Canderel, Mr. Wener contributes to the well-being of his community through his involvement in numerous professional associations and charitable organizations. In October 2014, Concordia University named Mr. Wener chancellor in recognition of his involvement within the Board of Directors as Chair from 1995 to 2012 and Mr. Wener’s prominent role in the community. He is also member of the Boards of Directors of Silanis Technologies Inc. and Silanis International Limited, both specialized in software research and development, and of Thrasos Therapeutics, a company focused on kidney disease research. Mr. Wener also serves on several Boards, including those of The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Foundation, the Fraser Institute, the Goodman Cancer Research Center, The Jewish General Hospital and the Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur.

Susan Wolburgh Jenah

Ms. Susan Wolburgh Jenah is Independent Director of Laurentian Bank Of Canada. She is a corporate director. Until October 2014, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), the national self-regulatory body that oversees all investment dealers and trading activity on debt and equity markets in Canada. Ms. Wolburgh Jenah is an attorney by training. After an accomplished career at the Ontario Securities Commission from 1983 to 2007, she was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada (IDA) in June 2007 and was responsible for leading the merger of the IDA and Market Regulation Services Inc. to established IIROC in 2008. Ms. Wolburgh Jenah is a member of the Board of Governors and Regulatory Policy Committee of the U.S. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). She is also member of the C.D. Howe Institute National Advisory Council and of the Ted Rogers School of Management’s Dean’s Advisory Council at Ryerson University, as well as a member of the Global Risk Institute’s Board of Directors.