People: Uni-Select Inc (UNS.TO)

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19 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Chevrier

70 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Richard Roy

58 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director

Denis Mathieu

2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Corporate Services

Steven Arndt

2012 President and Chief Operating Officer of FinishMaster, Inc.

Gary O'Connor

2012 President and Chief Operating Officer, Automotive Canada

Anthony Windom

2013 President and Chief Operating Office, US Automotive

Henry Buckley

2014 Chief Operating Officer

Michel Ravacley

2012 Senior Vice President - Supply Chain & Integration

Martin Labrecque

2007 Vice President - Finance and Control

Annie Hotte

2012 Vice President - Human Resources

Me Louis Juneau

2013 Vice President - Legal Affairs, Secretary

Guy Archambault

2012 Vice President - Corporate Development

Robert Buzzard

2012 Vice President - IT

Michel Laverdure

2007 Vice President - Corporate Purchasing

Jean Rivard

2009 Vice President - Special Projects

James Buzzard

62 2012 Non-Independent Director

Dennis Welvaert

65 2013 Non-Independent Director

Andre Courville

60 2014 Independent Director

Patricia Curadeau-Grou

58 2013 Independent Director

Jean Dulac

42 2007 Independent Director

Philippe Duval

60 2013 Independent Director

John Hanna

71 2006 Independent Director

Richard Keister

68 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Chevrier

Mr. Robert Chevrier, FCPA, FCA is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Uni-Select Inc. Mr. Chevrier is a corporate director and a chartered accountant. Since April 2001, Mr. Chevrier is the President of Société de Gestion Roche Inc., a holding and investment company. Prior thereto, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Rexel Canada Inc. Mr. Chevrier holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University as well an accounting degree from McGill University. He is a Fellow of the Québec Order of Chartered Professional Accountants.

Richard Roy

Mr. Richard G. Roy is President, Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director of Uni-Select Inc. Prior to January 2008, he held the positions of Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, Administration and Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation. Mr. Roy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales. He is a member of the Québec Order of Chartered Professional Accountants. He was awarded the title of Fellow in 2012.

Denis Mathieu

Mr. Denis Mathieu CPA has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Corporate Services of Uni-Select Inc., with effect from July 27, 2012. He who prior to February 2007 was the Executive Vice President of Transcontinental Direct USA Inc. and between 2000 and 2003 was Vice President, Merger and Acquisitions of Transcontinental Inc. Denis Mathieu is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Universite de Sherbrooke. Mr. Mathieu has been with Uni-Select since 2007.

Steven Arndt

Mr. Steven J. Arndt is the President and Chief Operating Officer of FinishMaster, Inc. of Uni-Select Inc. He has held various functions at FinishMaster for more than 20 years.

Gary O'Connor

Mr. Gary O'Connor MBA has been appointed as President and Chief Operating Officer, Automotive Canada of Uni-Select Inc., with effect from July 27, 2012. Mr. O'Connor, who prior to September 2005, was the Vice President and General Manager, Customer Relations of Affinia Canada Corp. and between 2000 and 2003 held various positions with Dana Corp., a subsidiary of Affinia Canada Corp., including Director of Sales, Vice President, Sales and Marketing and Senior Vice President. Mr. O'Connor cumulates over 25 years of knowledge in the industry and is a member of senior management since 2006.

Anthony Windom

Mr. Anthony Brent Windom is President and Chief Operating Office, US Automotive of Uni-Select Inc. He served as Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing since July 2012. From June 2010, he held the position of Vice President of Marketing and Product Management.

Henry Buckley

Mr. Henry Buckley has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective September 8, 2014. Mr. Buckley has more than 30 years of experience gained from management roles in industrial distribution both in the US and Canada. Most recently, he was Vice President for Specialty Brand Companies and Mergers and Acquisitions for W.W. Grainger Inc. Mr. Buckley holds a Masters in Business Administration from Queen's University.

Michel Ravacley

Mr. Michel Ravacley is Senior Vice President - Supply Chain & Integration of Uni-Select Inc. Mr. Ravacley who, until November 2005 was the Vice President, Global Operations at The Hockey Corporation CCM Reebok and prior to November 2008, was the Vice President, Global Supply Chain for Mega Brand Inc.

Martin Labrecque

Mr. Martin Labrecque CPA is Vice President - Finance and Control of Uni-Select Inc. Mr. Labrecque who, prior to May 2007, was Corporate Controller of Uni-Select.

Annie Hotte

Ms. Annie Hotte is the Vice President - Human Resources of Uni-Select Inc. She has been employed by Uni-Select since 2009 in human resources related functions and was from September 2006 to June 2009 Vice President, Business Development at Accetis International.

Me Louis Juneau

Mr. Me Louis Juneau, B.A.A., LL.L. is the Vice President - Legal Affairs, Secretary of Uni-Select Inc. He has been employed by Uni-Select since 2009 as Senior Director, Legal Affairs and became Vice President, Legal Affairs and Secretary on March 1st, 2013. He was from September 2002 to December 2009, Vice President, Legal Affairs and Secretary at Spectra Premium Industries Inc.

Guy Archambault

Mr. Guy Archambault is the Vice President - Corporate Development of Uni-Select Inc.

Robert Buzzard

Mr. Robert Buzzard is Vice President - IT of Uni-Select Inc. He served as Vice President - IT and Administration of Uni-Select USA, Inc a subsidiary of Uni-Select Inc. Mr. Buzzard who, until November 1, 2004, was Executive Vice President and CFO at Middle Atlantic Warehouse Distributor, Inc.

Michel Laverdure

Mr. Michel Laverdure is Vice President - Corporate Purchasing of Uni-Select Inc. Mr. Laverdure, who prior to January 2, 2007, was Manager, Corporate Purchasing at Uni-Select.

Jean Rivard

Mr. Jean Rivard is Vice President - Special Projects of Uni-Select Inc. He was Executive Vice President, Palmar (heavy duty division) from May 2006 until November 2009.

James Buzzard

Mr. James E. Buzzard is Non-Independent Director of Uni-Select Inc. Mr. Buzzard is President of Clarit Realty, Ltd. Prior to his election to the Board, he acted as Executive Vice President, Uni-Select USA, Inc. from March 2005 until December 2009. He then acted as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development of Uni-Select USA, Inc. until May 2012. Mr. Buzzard holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University and an Automotive Aftermarket Professional designation from the University of the Aftermarket.

Dennis Welvaert

Mr. Dennis M. Welvaert has been appointed as Non-Independent Director of Uni-Select Inc. Mr. Welvaert who was Acting President and Chief Operating Officer for the U.S. Automotive business up to July 31, 2013, acts as Chairman of Uni-Select USA, Inc. He retired as President of Dayco North American Aftermarket Division in 2011. He is Chairman of the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium and is former Chairman of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA). With Dayco, Mr. Welvaert held senior executive-level positions in the OEM, industrial and aftermarket divisions. He has more than 40 years of experience in the automotive industry.

Andre Courville

Mr. Andre Courville is Independent Director of Uni-Select Inc.. Mr. Courville is currently a senior audit partner at Ernst & Young with 37 years of experience working with Canadian, U.S. and International listed companies in various industries. He is currently Treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee of the Institute of Corporate Directors (Québec Chapter) and a director, Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee and member of the Executive Committee of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation. Mr. Courville has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from HEC Montréal, completed the Kellogg Program at Harvard University, the Senior Management Program at Western University and is currently pursuing his ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He is a Fellow of the Québec Order of Chartered Professional Accountants.

Patricia Curadeau-Grou

Ms. Patricia Curadeau-Grou is Independent Director of Uni-Select Inc. Ms. Patricia Curadeau-Grou has been a senior officer of the National Bank of Canada since 1991. She was appointed Strategic Advisor to the President and Chief Executive Officer in June 2012 from her former position as Executive Vice President Risk Management, which she held from August 2011 to May 2012. Ms. Curadeau-Grou was previously Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President Finance, Risk and Treasury from 2008 to 2011; Senior Vice President, Finance, Risk and Treasury from 2007 to 2008; and Senior Vice President, Risk Management from 1998 to 2007. Prior to joining National Bank, Ms. Curadeau-Grou held a number of key positions at major financial institutions, primarily in business development, credit and corporate planning. She has been a Director of Cogeco Cable Inc., a major cable telecommunications company, since November 2011 and serves as a member of its Audit and HR committees. Ms. Curadeau-Grou also sits on the Board of Directors of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Plan Canada, and the Diabetic Children’s Foundation. Ms. Curadeau-Grou holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from McGill University and a diploma from the Institute of Corporate Directors. In 2007, Ms. Curadeau-Grou was inducted into the Women’s Executive Network Hall of Fame for Canada’s most powerful women.

Jean Dulac

Mr. Jean Dulac, B.Comm., M.B.A., CHRP, Adm.A. is an Independent Director of Uni-Select Inc. Mr. Dulac is the President of M&M Nord Ouest Inc. since 2002, a distributor of automotive parts and industrial equipment for use in the mining and forestry industries and a member of the Uni-Select network. Mr. Dulac holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the Université Laval which he completed at the University of New Hampshire (USA), a Masters of Business Administration from the Université de Sherbrooke which he completed at the Fisher Graduate School of Business of the Monterey Institute of International Studies in California (USA), a Certificate in Business Law from the Université de Montréal and a Certificado General Español from the Universidad de Salamanca (Spain). He is also a Certified Human Resources Professional and member of the Ordre des Conseillers en Ressources Humaines as well as a Chartered Administrator and member of the Ordre des Administrateurs Agréés.

Philippe Duval

John Hanna

Mr. John A. Hanna is Independent Director of Uni-Select Inc. Mr. Hanna was the Chief Executive Officer of Rexel Canada Electrical Inc. (formerly Westburne Inc.), a distributor of electrical products, from 2003 to 2005, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Rexel North America Inc. between 2000 and 2003. From April 2009 to April 2013, John Hanna was an independent member of the Audit Committee of Transport Canada and Infrastructure Canada. Mr. Hanna is currently a corporate director. Mr. Hanna graduated from Concordia University (formerly Loyola College) with a Bachelor of Commerce major in Accounting and he is a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant and a Fellow Certified General Accountant.

Richard Keister

Mr. Richard L. Keister is Independent Director of Uni-Select Inc. As an active investor since retirement in 2007, Mr. Keister serves on boards in a variety of industries. He is Chairman of Superior Linen, LLC, a Las Vegas based supplier to hotels and restaurants, a director of Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. which provides services to US banks & lending institutions and a Director of Lumenco, Inc., a high-tech light management company. Mr. Keister was Chairman of QCSA Holdings, Inc., a remarketing company of vehicles donated to charity & those declared total losses by auto insurance companies from 2010 to 2013. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Keister was President and Chief Executive Officer of Keystone Automotive Industries, a publicly-traded distributor and remanufacturer of automotive collision parts, paint and materials to body shops throughout the US and Canada. Prior thereto, he was Aftermarket President of Delco Remy International (1997-2004). Mr. Keister holds an Advanced Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School OPM program, 1991 – 1993. He attended University of Virginia, Canal Zone College during his military service.
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