People: Tim Hortons Inc (THI)

THI on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul House

70 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Marc Caira

60 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Cynthia Devine

50 2008 Chief Financial Officer

Roland Walton

58 2012 President, Tim Hortons Canada

David Clanachan

52 2012 Chief Operations Officer

Jill Sutton

42 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Risk and Privacy Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Steve Wuthmann

2013 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

Michel Meilleur

42 2012 Executive Vice President, Tim Hortons U.S.

Peter Nowlan

2014 Chief Brand and Marketing Officer

Frank Iacobucci

76 2007 Lead Independent Director

M. Shan Atkins

57 2007 Independent Director

Sherri Brillon

54 2013 Independent Director

Michael Endres

66 2006 Independent Director

Moya Greene

60 2008 Independent Director

John Lederer

58 2007 Independent Director

David Lees

69 2006 Independent Director

Thomas Milroy

58 2013 Independent Director

Christopher O'Neill

41 2014 Independent Director

Wayne Sales

64 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Paul House

Mr. Paul D. House has been re-designated as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Tim Hortons Inc., with effective July 2, 2013. Mr. House has served as Chairman since March 1, 2008, and as our President and CEO from May 24, 2011 until July 2, 2013. Mr. House joined Tim Hortons as Vice President of Marketing in 1985 and occupied various senior management positions leading to his appointment in 1993 as Chief Operating Officer. He became President and Chief Operating Officer in 1995 and Chief Executive Officer in November 2005. In 2007, he was appointed Chairman of the Board. Mr. House served on the Board of Directors of Wendy’s International, Inc. from 1998 through February 1, 2007. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation and serves on the Board of Trustees of Brock University, as well as on the Advisory Board of the Brock University Business School. Mr. House joined Dairy Queen Canada in 1972 and held various management positions with that company including Vice President of Canadian Operations. Mr. House holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from McMaster University.

Marc Caira

Mr. Marc Caira serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Tim Hortons Inc., effective July 2, 2013. Mr. Caira was appointed President & CEO of Tim Hortons effective July 2, 2013, and as a director of the Board effective May 9, 2013. Mr. Caira is responsible for the strategic direction and overall performance of Tim Hortons and its operations. Before his appointment as President and CEO, Mr. Caira was Global CEO of Nestlé Professional. He was also a member of the Executive Board of Nestlé SA, the world’s largest food and beverage company and a recognized leader in nutrition, health and wellness. Prior to being named Global CEO of Nestlé Professional in 2006, Mr. Caira had served, among other roles, as the President & CEO of Parmalat North America, as Chief Operating Officer of Parmalat Canada, and as President, Food Services and Nescafe Beverages for Nestlé Canada.

Cynthia Devine

Ms. Cynthia J. Devine serves as Chief Financial Officer of Tim Hortons Inc. She joined the Company in 2003 as Senior Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer, responsible for overseeing accounting, financial reporting, investor relations, financial planning and analysis, treasury, internal audit, tax and information systems for the Company. She was promoted to Executive Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer in April 2005. As of May 1, 2008, Ms. Devine was appointed as Chief Financial Officer and assumed additional accountability for the Company’s manufacturing operations and vertical integration strategy. These manufacturing operations include Maidstone Coffee, Fruition, Fruits and Fills, a fondant and fills facility, and the coffee plant in Hamilton, Ontario. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Devine served as Senior Vice President, Finance for Maple Leaf Foods®, a Canadian food processing company, and from 1999 to 2001, held the position of Chief Financial Officer for Pepsi-Cola® Canada. Ms. Devine, a Canadian Chartered Accountant, holds an Honours Business Administration degree from the University of Western Ontario. Ms. Devine is a member of the Board of Directors of ING Direct® Canada. In August 2011, Ms. Devine was elected as a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants for contributions to the Chartered Accountant profession.

Roland Walton

Mr. Roland M. Walton serves as President, Tim Hortons Canada of Tim Hortons Inc. Mr. Walton joined the Company in 1997 as Executive Vice President of Operations, responsible for operations in both Canada and the U.S. and was appointed as Chief Operations Officer, Canada, in May 2008. As of August 8, 2012, Mr. Walton was appointed as President, Tim Hortons Canada. Mr. Walton directly oversees operations, restaurant development and growth strategy for the Canadian segment and also assumed responsibility for operations standards and training for the Tim Hortons brand. His restaurant industry experience includes Wendy’s Canada, Pizza Hut® Canada and Pizza Hut USA. In 1995, Mr. Walton held the position of Division Vice President for Pizza Hut USA’s Central Division. Mr. Walton holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Guelph.

David Clanachan

Mr. David F. Clanachan serves as Chief Operations Officer of Tim Hortons Inc. Mr. Clanachan will have executive accountability for all of the Company’s operating business, including Canada, the United States and International. Mr. Clanachan joined the Company in 1992 and held various positions in the Operations Department until he was promoted to the position of Vice President, Operations—Western Ontario in 1997. Prior to that time, he was a Director of Operations for an international food company, with approximately 12 years of experience in the industry. In August 2001, he was promoted to the position of Executive Vice President of Training, Operations Standards and Research & Development. In May 2008, Mr. Clanachan was appointed as Chief Operations Officer, United States and International and directly oversaw operations, restaurant development and growth strategy for the U.S. segment, as well as the international operations and growth strategy. Mr. Clanachan holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Windsor. Mr. Clanachan serves on the School of Hospitality and Tourism, Management Policy Advisory Board for the University of Guelph and as a director of the Canadian Hospitality Foundation.

Jill Sutton

Ms. Jill E. Sutton serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Risk and Privacy Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Tim Hortons Inc. She joined the Company in 2006 as Senior Counsel, Securities, Corporate Administration and Assistant Secretary, and shortly thereafter became Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, after which she has been promoted to positions of progressive accountability including Corporate Secretary in March 2008, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary in February 2010, Senior Vice President, Legal and Secretary in October 2011 and Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in February 2012. Ms. Aebker was appointed as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary as of August 8, 2012, and as Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Risk and Privacy Officer as of October 15, 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Aebker was corporate counsel at Wendy’s International, Inc. and practiced corporate and health care law for Squire Sanders LLP and Eastman & Smith Ltd. Ms. Aebker holds a Juris Doctor degree, a Master of Health Administration degree, and a Bachelor of Arts degree, all from The Ohio State University.

Steve Wuthmann

Mr. Steve Wuthmann serves as Executive Vice President - Human Resources of Tim Hortons Inc., with effective September 30, 2013. He is responsible for directing all human resource functions of the organization, including driving organizational engagement, capability, alignment and performance. Mr. Wuthmann was most recently Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, for Parmalat Canada and prior to that, Senior Vice President, Human Resources. He brings more than three decades of human resources and operations experience to Tim Hortons, including with Purolator Courier, Labatt Breweries of Canada and Canada Packers. Mr. Wuthmann has his Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University and his Chartered Director Program from McMaster University. He also has a history of involvement in the not for profit sector which has led to his receiving the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his work with Kids Help Phone.

Michel Meilleur

Mr. Michel Meilleur serves as Executive Vice President, Tim Hortons U.S. of Tim Hortons Inc. He joined the Company in 1994 as a restaurant manager, and has since held several positions including District Manager, Director of Operations, Director of Training and Vice President of Strategic Projects. In 2004, he was promoted to Regional Vice President of Operations where he led the growth and development of the Company’s eastern U.S. region. In 2009, he assumed responsibility for all U.S. operations and relocated to the U.S. headquarters located in Dublin, Ohio. On August 8, 2012, Mr. Meilleur was appointed Executive Vice President, Tim Hortons U.S. and leads all aspects of the U.S. business. Mr. Meilleur holds an Honors Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a minor in Psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Peter Nowlan

Mr. Peter Nowlan has been appointed as Chief Brand and Marketing Officer of the Company effective May 21, 2014. Mr. Nowlan is currently chief commercial officer of Molson Coors Canada, where he is responsible for all sales and marketing activity, and prior to that he was chief marketing and strategy officer for the organization. Mr. Nowlan has a proven record in food and beverage marketing. He has led breakthrough advertising and marketing at Molson Coors, and is known for his innovative approaches and as a catalyst for new ideas. Prior to joining Molson Coors Canada, he was vice-president of marketing and strategy for Kraft's U.S. grocery sector. He also held senior roles for Kraft in Asia and Canada across various product categories. Mr. Nowlan started his career with Nabisco and held a variety of roles, including heading up marketing for its snacks division.

Frank Iacobucci

The Honorable Frank Iacobucci serves as Lead Independent Director of Tim Hortons Inc. He has been Counsel to Torys LLP, a major Canadian law firm, since July 2005. Mr. Iacobucci was the Chairman of Torstar Corporation, a newspaper and book publishing company, from July 2005 until May 2009. From September 2004 to June 2005, Mr. Iacobucci served as Interim President of the University of Toronto while the search for a new university president was being conducted. From 1991 to 2004, Mr. Iacobucci served as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. Mr. Iacobucci is a Board Member of Costi Immigration Services, and is a member of the Advisory Committee of General Motors of Canada. From 2005 to 2012, Mr. Iacobucci served as Chair of the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario. Mr. Iacobucci is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and holds academic degrees from Cambridge University and the University of British Columbia, and has been the recipient of numerous awards and honours from Canada, the United States, and Italy. In 2007, Mr. Iacobucci was made a Companion of the Order of Canada.

M. Shan Atkins

Ms. M. Shan Atkins serves as an Independent Director of Tim Hortons Inc. Ms. Atkins has been a Managing Director of Chetrum Capital LLC, a private investment firm, since 2001. From 1996 to 2001, Ms. Atkins held various positions with Sears Roebuck & Co., a major retailer, being promoted to Executive Vice President in 1999. Prior to joining Sears, Ms. Atkins spent 14 years with Bain & Company, Inc., an international management consulting firm, as a leader in Bain’s consumer and retail practice. Ms. Atkins began her career as a public accountant at what is now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, a major accounting firm, and has designations as a C.A. (Ontario) and C.P.A. (Illinois). Ms. Atkins has served as a member of Queen’s School of Business International Advisory Board since the Spring of 2009. Ms. Atkins holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, as well as a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.

Sherri Brillon

Ms. Sherri A. Brillon serves as Independent Director of Tim Hortons Inc., with effect from August 8, 2013. Ms. Brillon is Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Encana Corporation, a leading North American energy producer. In this role, Ms. Brillon directs the financial operations of the company and manages the availability of financial resources to enable the company to execute its strategy. Since joining one of Encana’s predecessor companies in 1985, her achievements have included key leadership roles in helping the company achieve some of its most significant milestones, including structuring the $22.5 billion merger that created Encana in 2002 and restructuring the organization into a core natural gas company in 2009. She has played a pivotal role in evaluating Encana’s investment opportunities and resource allocation and has been instrumental in assisting with corporate and operations planning, strategic planning and supply management. Ms. Brillon’s professional accomplishments include recognition as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Hall of Fame. She has also been recognized by the Women of Influence organization.

Michael Endres

Mr. Michael J. Endres serves as an Independent Director of Tim Hortons Inc. Mr. Endres is a Managing Principal of Stonehenge Financial Holdings, Inc. (Stonehenge), a private equity firm that he co-founded in 1999. Prior to co-founding Stonehenge, Mr. Endres was Vice Chairman of Banc One Capital Holdings Corporation and Chairman of Banc One Capital Partners. Mr. Endres currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Worthington Industries, Inc. and Huntington Bancshares, Inc. (Huntington)(1). Mr. Endres also served on the Board of Trustees of OhioHealth Corporation, a large non-profit health system with multiple hospitals and related healthcare facilities and services, located in Ohio, until June 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Moya Greene

Ms. Moya M. Greene serves as an Independent Director of Tim Hortons Inc. Ms. Greene has been Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Mail, the U.K. government postal service and FTSE 100 company listed on the London Stock Exchange, since July 2010, and prior thereto, was the President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Canada Post Corporation, the Canadian postal authority, since May 2005. She was also Vice Chair of Purolator and served on its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Compensation Committee. From 2003 to 2004, Ms. Greene was Senior Vice President, Operational Effectiveness, of Bombardier Inc., a leading manufacturer of rail transportation equipment and aircraft. From 2000 to 2003, she was Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Retail Products, at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, a leading North American financial institution, and from 1996 to 2000, Managing Director, Infrastructure Finance and Public Private Partnership for TD Securities Inc., a leading Canadian financial services firm. Ms. Greene also has an extensive public service background, having served most recently as Assistant Deputy Minister for Transport Canada, the Canadian federal transportation authority, from 1991 to 1996 and, from 1989 to 1991, as Director, General Policy, for Human Resources and Social Development, Canada. She is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School and was recognized in 2003 and in 2012 by the National Post as one of Canada’s Top 100 influential women and in 2004 by the Ivey School of Business/Women Executive Network as one of the Top 40 female corporate executives in Canada.

John Lederer

Mr. John A. Lederer serves as an Independent Director of Tim Hortons Inc. Mr. Lederer currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer, and as a director, of US Foods, a position he has held since September 2010(1). He served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Duane Reade, a privately-held chain of retail pharmacies located primarily in the New York City area, from April 2008 to August 2010. Mr. Lederer served as President of Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw), Canada’s largest food distributor, from 2001 through September 2006 and also served as a director of Loblaw for much of this period, capping a 30-year career with Loblaw and its subsidiary companies during which he held a number of senior leadership positions. In these roles, he was responsible for the operation, performance, innovation and growth of national and regional banners, businesses and divisions. Mr. Lederer is a former director of the Food Marketing Institute. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University. Mr. Lederer has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation since May 2008.

David Lees

Dr. David H. Lees, Ph.D., serves as an Independent Director of Tim Hortons Inc. Dr. Lees is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cardinal Health in Canada, a major medical product manufacturer, distributor, and service provider, and the parent company of Source Medical Corporation and Cardinal Health’s other Canadian operations. From 1999 to 2006, Dr. Lees served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Source Medical. Dr. Lees was President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Canada Bread Company, Limited/Corporate Foods Limited, a TSX-listed manufacturer and marketer of baked goods and other food products, from 1993 until 1999. From 1991 to 1995, Dr. Lees served as a director of Maple Leaf Foods Inc. Dr. Lees holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Food Science from the University of Massachusetts, a Master of Science in Agriculture from Macdonald College, McGill University, and a Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) from Macdonald College.

Thomas Milroy

Mr. Thomas V. Milroy serves as Independent Director of Tim Hortons Inc., with effect from August 8, 2013. Mr. Milroy is Chief Executive Officer of BMO Capital Markets, and is responsible for all of BMO Financial Group’s businesses involving corporate, institutional and government clients in North America and globally(1). Prior to his current role, to which he was appointed in 2008, Mr. Milroy had senior roles in investment and corporate banking, and was responsible for the integration of Bank of Montreal’s corporate banking with the investment banking capabilities of Nesbitt Burns. He was subsequently also responsible for the integration of the corporate banking business of Harris Bank and Nesbitt Burns in the U.S. In 2001, Mr. Milroy was appointed Vice-Chair and Global Head of Investment and Corporate Banking, and in 2006 he was named Co-President of BMO Capital Markets. Previously, Mr. Milroy worked in the Mergers and Acquisition group of a U.S. investment banking firm in New York and Toronto. Prior to that, he practiced securities law as a partner in a Toronto-based law firm.

Christopher O'Neill

Mr. Christopher R. O'Neill is an Independent Director of Tim Hortons Inc., since March 11, 2014. Mr. O’Neill is the Managing Director of Google Canada, a role he has held since 2010(1). In this capacity, Mr. O’Neill oversees Google’s operations in Canada and is a member of Google’s Americas Management Group. From 2005 to 2010, Mr. O’Neill held a variety of executive-level roles at Google. Prior to joining Google, Mr. O’Neill was a product marketing director at HSBC, a large global financial organization, and a strategy consultant at Oliver Wyman, a leading global management consulting firm. Mr. O’Neill sits on the Board of the Canadian Marketing Association and is a Charter Member of the C100, a non-profit, member-driven organization dedicated to supporting Canadian technology entrepreneurship and investment. He is also a former Board Member of Shop.org, the National Retail Federation’s digital division. Mr. O’Neill holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from Huron College, University of Western Ontario, and a Master of Business Administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

Wayne Sales

Mr. Wayne C. Sales serves as an Independent Director of Tim Hortons Inc. Mr. Sales was Chairman of the Board of Directors of SUPERVALU INC. (SUPERVALU), a grocery retailer and distributor, from June 2010 until March 2013, and has served as a director of SUPERVALU since 2006(1). From July 2012 until February 2013, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of SUPERVALU. Previously, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer, and then as Vice-Chairman, of Canadian Tire Corporation Limited, a TSX-listed retail, financial services, and petroleum company. He served as Vice-Chairman of Canadian Tire until June 2007 following his tenure as President and Chief Executive Officer, a position that he held from 2000 to 2006. Prior to 2000, Mr. Sales held positions as Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President, Marketing at Canadian Tire Retail, a subsidiary of Canadian Tire. Mr. Sales is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.

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