People: National Bank of Canada (NTIOF.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jean Houde

67 2014 Chairman of the Board

Louis Vachon

50 2007 President, Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director

Ghislain Parent

2011 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance and Treasury

Karen Leggett

2012 Executive Vice President - Marketing

Lynn Jeanniot

2008 Executive Vice President - Human Resources and Corporate Affairs

Stephane Bilodeau

2013 Executive Vice President - Operations and Strategic Initiatives Office

William Bonnell

2012 Executive Vice President - Risk Management

Dominique Fagnoule

2013 Executive Vice President - Information Technology and Organizational Performance

Diane Giard

2012 Executive Vice President - Personal and Commercial Banking

Luc Paiement

2008 Executive Vice-President - Wealth Management; Co-President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of National Bank Financial

Ricardo Pascoe

2008 Executive Vice-President - Financial Markets; Co-President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of National Bank Financial

Lawrence Bloomberg

70 1999 Non-Independent Director

Maryse Bertrand

54 2012 Independent Director

Pierre Boivin

59 2013 Independent Director

Andre Caille

69 2005 Independent Director

Gerard Coulombe

65 1994 Independent Director

Bernard Cyr

65 2001 Independent Director

Gillian Denham

52 2010 Independent Director

Richard Fortin

65 2013 Independent Director

Louise Laflamme

60 2008 Independent Director

Roseann Runte

65 2001 Independent Director

Lino Saputo

47 2012 Independent Director

Pierre Thabet

55 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jean Houde

Mr. Jean Houde is Chairman of the Board of National Bank of Canada. He was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gaz Métro Inc., a distributor of natural gas. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Finance Montréal – Quebec’s financial cluster, an organization that promotes initiatives in Montreal’s financial industry. He is on the board of directors of Innovassur, assurances générales inc. and of the International Financial Centre of Montréal (IFC – Montréal). From 2010 to January 2011, he was a business development advisor at Samson Bélair/Deloitte & Touche s.e.n.c.r.l., an accounting firm. From 2005 to 2009, he was Deputy Minister of Finance of Quebec. Prior to that, he was Chairman of the Board and President and Chief Executive Officer of Investissement Québec. From 1990 to 2003, Mr. Houde held several positions at the Bank. He joined the Bank as Senior Vice-President – Human Resources and when he left, he was Senior Vice-President – Corporate Affairs. He has a law degree and an MBA from Université Laval. Mr. Houde was called to the Quebec Bar in 1971.

Louis Vachon

Mr. Louis Vachon is President, Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director of National Bank of Canada. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank since June 2007. He is responsible for the strategies, direction and development of the Bank and its subsidiaries. From August 2006 to May 2007, he held the position of Chief Operating Officer of the Bank responsible for all its operating units. He was Chairman of the Board of Natcan Investment Management Inc. from November 2004 to September 2006 and of National Bank Financial from January 2005 to September 2006. From September 2005 to September 2006, he also held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bank Financial Inc. Louis Vachon began his career in 1985 with Citibank Canada and in 1986 joined Lévesque Beaubien Geoffrion inc., now National Bank Financial Inc., where he served as Vice-President until 1990. From 1990 to 1996, he was employed by BT Bank of Canada, the Canadian subsidiary of Bankers Trust, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1994 to 1996. Mr. Vachon returned to the Bank in 1996, first as President and Chief Executive Officer of Innocap Investment Management Inc. and then in 1997, was appointed Senior Vice-President – Treasury and Financial Markets. He is a member of the boards of the following Bank subsidiaries: National Bank Group Inc., National Bank Acquisition Holding Inc. and Natcan Acquisition Holdings Inc. Mr. Vachon has a Master’s in International Finance from The Fletcher School. He also has a Bachelor’s in Economics from Bates College and is a chartered financial analyst (CFA).

Ghislain Parent

Mr. Ghislain Parent is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance and Treasury of National Bank of Canada, since August 29, 2011. In this capacity, he is responsible for all accounting, finance, corporate treasury, strategic planning and internal audit activities, including taxation, investor relations and financial governance. Mr. Parent is a member of the Office of the President. Until August 28, 2011, Mr. Parent served as Senior Vice-President – Internal Audit, a position he had held since July 2010. Before joining National Bank, Mr. Parent was Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and President of CDP Financial Inc. During his career, Mr. Parent was both Vice-President – Internal Audit and Security and Vice-President – Chief Accountant for Laurentian Bank of Canada. He served as Senior Advisor – Banking Supervision and Restructuring, Africa, for the International Monetary Fund. Mr. Parent has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and Accounting Sciences and is a Fellow of the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec.

Karen Leggett

Ms. Karen Leggett is Executive Vice President - Marketing of National Bank of Canada, since May 2012. From October 2009 to May 2012, Senior Vice-President – Cards and Payment Solutions, Royal Bank of Canada; from November 2008 to October 2009, Senior Vice-President – Home Equity Financing, Royal Bank of Canada; and from July 2007 to November 2008, Operations Manager – Quebec Region, Royal Bank of Canada.

Lynn Jeanniot

Ms. Lynn Jeanniot is Executive Vice President - Human Resources and Corporate Affairs of National Bank of Canada. She is responsible for developing human resources strategies and practices for the entire National Bank Financial Group. She oversees head office units related to Public Affairs, Legal Affairs, the Corporate Secretary’sOffice and the BankOmbudsman. At the time of her appointment, Ms. Jeanniotwas Vice-President – Human Resources, a position she had held since August 2005. Lynn Jeanniot joined National Bank Financial Group in 2002 as Vice-President –Marketing and Public Affairs. In that role, she set herself apart through hermanagement skills, leadership and keen sense of customer service. Prior to working for the Bank,Ms. Jeanniot had developed an knowledge of the financial industry and the challenges it faces, having spent 25 years inmanagement positions at banking institutions and organizations dedicated to the professional development of the financial services sector. Ms. Jeanniot had served as Executive Director of the Institute of Canadian Bankers and as Vice-President of the Canadian Bankers Association. In addition to her professional activities, Lynn Jeanniot is in a number of social causes,mainly in the fields of education, sports and culture. She is Co-Chair of the UQAM Cercle des diplômés, a board member for Fondation UQAMand a governor of the Fondation Marie-Vincent. Ms. Jeanniot holds an Executive MBA from UQAM and a bachelor’s degree in industrial relations from the Université deMontréal. She completed both programs with honours.

Stephane Bilodeau

Mr. Stephane Bilodeau is Executive Vice President - Operations and Strategic Initiatives Office of National Bank of Canada. From July 2012 to February 2013, Executive Vice-President – Operations, National Bank of Canada; from December 2011 to July 2012, Senior Vice-President – IT Delivery Management, Technological Transformation of Business Processes, Operations, Personal and Commercial Banking, National Bank of Canada; from May 2010 to December 2011, Senior Vice-President – IT Delivery Management, Technological Transformation, Operations, Personal and Commercial Banking, National Bank of Canada; and from November 2007 to June 2009, Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, Montréal Exchange Inc.

William Bonnell

Mr. William Bonnell is Executive Vice President - Risk Management of National Bank Of Canada. He joined National Bank in 2001, is currently Senior Vice-President – Risk Management and is responsible for overseeing all the financial group’s risks as well as corporate compliance. During his 20 years in the banking industry, he has held functions in the risk management, capital markets and international fields. Mr. Bonnell has an MBA (International) from the Schulich School of Business in Toronto and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Bishop’s University.

Dominique Fagnoule

Mr. Fagnoule is Executive Vice President - Information Technology and Organizational Performance of National Bank of Canada. From February 2009 to April 2013, Chief Information Officer, BNP Paribas – Personal Finance; from January 1999 to January 2009, General Manager – Retail Banking Information Systems at Fortis.

Diane Giard

Ms. Diane Giard has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Personal and Commercial Banking of National Bank of Canada., with effective May 14, 2012. Ms. Giard oversees all personal, commercial and international banking operations. She is a member of the Office of the President. Ms. Giard joined the Bank in 2011 as Executive Vice-President – Marketing and was responsible in particular for implementing the Client Value Proposition – a key component in the One client, one bank approach. She has more than 30 years’ experience in banking, and has acquired deep knowledge of different client segments nationwide through her various roles. Ms. Giard has a Bachelor’s in Economics from Université de Montréal and a Master’s in Business Administration from Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM), and is a Fellow of The Institute of Canadian Bankers. Ms. Giard was awarded the 2007 B’nai Brith Canada Award of Merit and the 2008 Prix Performance by UQÀM’s School of Management, in the Manager category. She was also a finalist for the 2008 YWCA Women of Distinction Award, in the Business and Professions category.

Luc Paiement

Mr. Luc Paiement is Executive Vice-President - Wealth Management of National Bank of Canada and Co-President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of National Bank Financial, subsidiary of National Bank of Canada. He was appointed Co-President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of NBF in September 2006 and Executive Vice-President – Wealth Management in September 2008. Mr. Paiement is also Co-Chairman of the Board of NBF and Chairman of the Board of National Bank Direct Brokerage Inc., Innocap Investment Management Inc., Natcan Investment Management Inc. and National Bank Trust Inc. During his career at NBF, which has spanned 30 years, Mr. Paiement has held key positions in the brokerage, institutional equities and corporate finance sectors. Mr. Paiement has a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University.

Ricardo Pascoe

Mr. Ricardo Pascoe is Executive Vice-President - Financial Markets of National Bank of Canada, Co-President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of National Bank Financial, subsidiary of National Bank of Canada. He was appointed Co-President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of NBF in September 2006 and Executive Vice-President – Financial Markets in September 2008. He is responsible for activities related to institutional equities and fixedincome securities, derivatives, corporate and investment banking, U.S. operations and proprietary trading. Mr. Pascoe is Co-Chairman of the Board of NBF and Chairman of the Board of NBC Financial Services Inc. He joined the Bank in 2003 as Senior Vice-President – Treasury and Financial Markets. Mr. Pascoe previously held strategic executive positions in London and New York at institutions specializing in capital markets, derivatives and portfolio management. He is recognized by the international markets as a derivatives. He has a Master’s in Economics from Columbia University and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario.

Lawrence Bloomberg

Mr. Lawrence S. Bloomberg is Non-Independent Director of National Bank of Canada, since August 1999. Mr. Bloomberg is an advisor to National Bank Financial, a Canadian securities brokerage firm, where he served as Co-Chairman of the Board and Co-Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to 2000. Previously, he was Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of First Marathon Inc., a company he founded, which merged with National Bank Financial Inc. in 1999. Mr. Bloomberg has contributed to the expansion of many financial and non-financial companies. He currently sits on the board of directors of MaRS Discovery District, and is Chancellor of Ryerson University in Toronto. From January 2002 to June 2012, he also served as Chairman of the board of directors of Toronto’s Mount Sinai Hospital. He has a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University and an MBA from McGill University. He has been a CFA charterholder since 1970. He became a Member of the Order of Canada in 2012 and an Officer of the Order of Ontario in 2010. Both Concordia University and University of Toronto have awarded him honorary law doctorates. Furthermore, in October 2013, he was inducted into the Investment Industry Association of Canada Investment Industry Hall of Fame.

Maryse Bertrand

Ms. Maryse Bertrand is Independent Director of National Bank of Canada. Ms. Bertrand has been Vice-President – Real Estate Services, Legal Services and General Counsel with CBC/Radio-Canada, Canada’s national public broadcaster, since September 2009. She also chairs the board of directors of ARTV Inc. and serves on the board of the Cinemania Film Festival. From 1989 to 2009, she was a partner with the law firm Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, where she sat on the National Management Committee and played a key role in many cross-border and pan-Canadian acquisition and financing operation transactions. She also served on the board of directors of La Senza Corporation, a retailer with operations in Canada and 40 other countries, for over 10 years, chaired its Corporate Governance Committee and was a member of its Audit Committee. She has received many awards and honours, including the title of Advocatus Emeritus from the Quebec Bar in 2007, in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the legal profession. She has written many articles and given numerous presentations on corporate financing and securities law. She has a law degree from McGill University, where she also studied accounting at the Faculty of Management. She has participated in various executive management courses at Harvard Business School. Ms. Bertrand was called to the Quebec Bar in 1981 and is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Pierre Boivin

Mr. Pierre Boivin is Independent Director of National Bank Of Canada. Mr. Boivin has been President and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm Claridge Inc. since September 2011. He serves on the board of directors of CH Group Inc., which manages the activities of the Club de hockey Canadien, Bell Centre, evenko and L’Équipe Spectra inc. He is also a member of the board of directors of Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited, which provides products and services for the jobs and joys of everyday life. From 2005 to January 2014, he was a member of the board of Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc., Canada’s leading audio entertainment company. From December 2012 to December 2013, he also served on the board of directors of Lumenpulse Inc., a world leader in commercial LED lighting solutions. From August 2008 to June 2012, he was a member of the board of directors of Questerre Energy Corporation and a member of its Audit Committee from March 2011 to June 2012. From September 1999 to June 2011, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Club de hockey Canadien, inc., and L’Aréna des Canadiens inc., a group of companies managing, among other things, Bell Centre sports activities and cultural and entertainment events. During this period, he was also a member of the Board of Governors of the National Hockey League. He is President of the board of directors of The Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation, which he created in 2000, and headed the board of directors of the Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation from 2006 to 2012. Between 2009 and 2012, Mr. Boivin was Vice-Chairman of the board of directors and a member of the executive committee of the Québec Oil and Gas Association. He studied Commerce at McGill University. In 2009, he was awarded an honorary Independent doctorate by Université de Montréal, and was appointed Officer of the Order of Canada on September 3, 2010.

Andre Caille

Mr. Andre Caille is Independent Director of National Bank of Canada, since October 2005. He is a director of several corporations, including Junex Inc., an oil and gas exploration corporation, for which he is a Senior Strategic Consultant. From 2009 to 2011, he was also a member of the board of directors and of the executive committee of the Québec Oil and Gas Association. From 2004 to 2007, he served as Chairman of the World Energy Council. From 1978 to 2005, he held many positions, including Deputy Minister of the Environment of Quebec, President and Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Hydro-Québec, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Gaz Métro inc., formerly known as Gaz Métropolitain inc. Mr. Caillé is involved with a number of charitable organizations, and notably was Co-Chairman of the board of directors of the Fondation Père Sablon from January 2000 to March 2012. He has a Bachelor’s in specialized chemistry as well as a Master’s and Doctorate in physical chemistry from Université de Montréal. He has been the recipient of many prestigious awards, including the Pierre De Celles Award, and was also made a Knight of the Legion of Honour of the French Republic. He is a Member of the Order of Canada and an Officer of the Ordre national du Québec. Université de Montréal, the Institut national de la recherche scientifique and Royal Military College of Canada have all awarded him honorary doctorates.

Gerard Coulombe

Mr. Gerard Coulombe is Independent Director of National Bank of Canada, since February 1994. He is a Partner of the law firm Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P., where he practices commercial law. From 1977 to 2007, he was Senior Partner at Desjardins Ducharme, L.L.P., where he chaired the board of directors from 2000 to 2007. From 1972 to 1977, he was responsible for negotiating international tax treaties on behalf of the Department of Finance Canada. He is a member of the board of the Club de hockey Canadien, inc. and member of the boards of directors of the following Bank subsidiaries: FMI Acquisition Inc., National Bank Life Insurance Company, National Bank Group Inc., National Bank Acquisition Holding Inc. and National Bank Trust Inc. Mr. Coulombe is actively involved in several charitable organizations, particularly with the Canadian International Organ Competition. He has a Diploma of Law from the University of Ottawa and attended the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom on a Rhodes scholarship. Mr. Coulombe was called to the Quebec Bar in 1969 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1992. He received the title of Advocatus Emeritus from the Quebec Bar in 2013, in recognition of his exceptional contribution to the legal profession.

Bernard Cyr

Mr. Bernard Cyr is Independent Director of National Bank of Canada, since August 2001. He has been President of Cyr Holdings Inc., a holding company in the hotel, commercial real estate, restaurant and entertainment sectors, since 1986, and President of Dooly’s Inc., an entertainment industry franchiser, since 1993. Mr. Cyr is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Advanced Lodging Inc. He was a member of the Bank’s Atlantic Canada business development committee from 1996 to 2001. Mr. Cyr plays a role in his region. He has served on several boards of directors, has been with charitable organizations, and has participated in several fundraising events. Mr. Cyr has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Université de Moncton, which awarded him an honorary doctorate.

Gillian Denham

Ms. Gillian H. Denham is Independent Director of National Bank of Canada, since October 2010. She is a Corporate Director, sits on a number of boards including Morneau Shepell Inc., a provider of human resource consulting and outsourcing services. Since 2012 she has also been a member of the board of directors, and since January 2013, member of the Audit, Corporate Governance, and Human Resources and Compensation Committees of Penn West Petroleum Ltd., one of Canada’s producers of conventional oil and natural gas. Since September 2012, she has also been a member of the board of directors and the Audit, Investment and Conduct Review committees of Munich Reinsurance Company of Canada and the Temple Insurance Company. From 2001 to 2005, she was Vice Chair, Retail Markets at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). Ms. Denham joined Wood Gundy in 1983, subsequently acquired by CIBC, as an Assistant Vice-President in Corporate Finance. Throughout her career at CIBC, she held progressively more senior roles. From 2006 to 2010, she was a member of the board of directors and Chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. Ms. Denham is a member of the board of directors and the Audit Committee of Upper Canada College. She holds an Honours Business Administration (HBA) from The University of Western Ontario School of Business and an MBA (Baker Scholar) from Harvard Business School.

Richard Fortin

Mr. Richard Fortin is Independent Director of National Bank Of Canada. He is a Corporate Director. He is a member of the board of directors of Alimentation Couche-Tard inc., a convenience store operator, where he held the positions of Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer until he retired in October 2008 and became Chairman of Alimentation Couche-Tard inc’s. board of directors until September 2011. He is also a member of the board of directors of Transcontinental Inc., has been a member of its Audit Committee since 2004, and committee Chair since 2008. In addition, Mr. Fortin has been a member of the board of directors and the Audit Committee of National Bank Life Insurance Company, a Bank subsidiary, since 2005, and has been the Audit Committee Chair since February 2013. He was a director and member of the Audit Committee of Rona Inc. from 2009 to 2013. He has held several positions within financial institutions, including Vice-president for Quebec for Société Générale (Canada). In May 2012, he was the first recipient of the “Aces of Finance” Homage Award awarded by the Quebec Chapter of Financial Executives International Canada (FEI Canada) for his great contribution to finance, as well as being an inspiration for his peers. Richard Fortin obtained a Bachelor’s in Management with a major in Finance from Université Laval in 1970. In 2002, the Faculty of Business Administration of Université Laval awarded him a Hermes prize, which is given annually to graduates who, through their careers, have advanced professions related to business administration.

Louise Laflamme

Ms. Louise Laflamme is Independent Director of National Bank of Canada, since November 2008. She is a Corporate Director. She was Executive Vice-President and Advisor to the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Montreal Exchange inc. until her departure in June 2008, after 11 years with this institution dedicated to the development of the Canadian derivatives market. Among others, she served as Chief Financial Officer and was also responsible for human resources and administration. Her professional background includes 12 years at the accounting firm Raymond, Chabot, Martin, Paré & Associés. She has also held various internal audit and financial management positions at companies in a number of sectors. Ms. Laflamme has been a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec since 1977.

Roseann Runte

Ms. Roseann Runte is Independent Director of National Bank of Canada, since April 2001. She has served as President and Vice-Chancellor of Carleton University in Ottawa since July 1, 2008. She also served as President of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia from 2001 to 2008 and as President of Victoria University in the University of Toronto from 1994 to 2001. Roseann Runte was a member of the board of directors of The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. from 2004 to 2006 and director of LifeNet Health from 2008 to 2012. She was also a member of the Executive Advisory Council of SunGard Higher Education Inc. and served on various boards of directors in the literary, cultural and economic development sectors. She is the author of many books and articles, notably on education and economic and cultural development. She has a Bachelor’s in French from New York University and a Master’s and a Doctorate from The University of Kansas. She has received many honorary doctorate degrees from several universities and many distinctions, including the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal. Roseann Runte is also a Member of the Order of Canada.

Lino Saputo

Mr. Lino A. Saputo, Jr., is Independent Director of National Bank of Canada, since April 2012. He has been Chief Executive Officer since 2004 of Saputo Inc., one of the dairy processors in the world, as well as Vice- Chairman of the board of directors since 2011. Since 2008, he has also been a member of the board of directors of Transcontinental Inc., a provider of web solutions and marketing communications and Canada’s consumer magazine publisher. From 1993 to 2004, he held various positions at Saputo Inc., including that of President and Chief Operating Officer of Saputo Inc.’s Dairy Products Division (USA). He is involved with a number of charitable organizations, and in July 2011 he co-founded the Amelia & Lino Saputo Jr. Foundation. Mr. Saputo, Jr. has a Bachelor’s in Political Science from Concordia University.

Pierre Thabet

Mr. Pierre Thabet is Independent Director of National Bank of Canada, since March 30, 2011. He has been President of Boa-Franc, s.e.n.c., a Canadian manufacturer of pre-finished hardwood floors, since 1983. He has devoted his entire career to his business. He also sits on the board of Canam Group Inc., which operates plants specializing in the design and manufacture of construction products and solutions, where he served on the Human Resources Committee from 2006 to 2010. Mr. Thabet is involved in local economic and social organizations. In 2010, he became an entrepreneur-trainer at the École d’entrepreneurship de Beauce, a school dedicated to training entrepreneurs in all industries. He was the honorary chair of the 2007-2008 fundraising campaign for the Fondation Centre hospitalier Beauce-Etchemin, the 2012 fundraising campaign of the Maison Catherine de Longpré and of the 22nd Gala de l’entreprise beauceronne. He has a Bachelor’s in Administration, specializing in Accounting, from Université de Moncton.
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