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Dorel Industries Inc (DIIb.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Martin Schwartz

69 1992 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jeffrey Schwartz

55 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary, Director

Jeff Segel

67 2003 Executive Vice President - Sales and Marketing, Director

Alan Schwartz

66 2003 Executive Vice President - Operations, Director

Frank Rana

2016 Senior Vice President - Finance, Assistant Secretary

Edward Wyse

2016 Senior Vice-President - Global Procurement

Maurice Tousson

69 2004 Lead Independent Director

Norman Steinberg

68 2018 Director

Alain Benedetti

69 2004 Independent Director

Dian Cohen

85 2004 Independent Director

Michelle Cormier

61 2015 Independent Director

Rupert Duchesne

58 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Martin Schwartz

Mr. Martin Schwartz serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Dorel Industries Inc. Mr. Schwartz is a co-founder of Ridgewood Industries Ltd., which was merged with several associated companies to create the Company, which subsequently went public in 1987. Originally Executive Vice-President of the Company, Mr. Schwartz has held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer since 1992.

Jeffrey Schwartz

Mr. Jeffrey Nathan Schwartz serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary, Director of Dorel Industries Inc. Mr. Schwartz, previously Vice-President of the Juvenile Division of the Company, was the Company’s Vice-President, Finance from 1989 to 2003. In 2003, his title was changed to Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary. Mr. Schwartz is a graduate of McGill University in Montréal, Québec, in the field of business administration.

Jeff Segel

Mr. Jeff Segel serves as Executive Vice President - Sales and Marketing, Director of Dorel Industries Inc. Mr. Segel is a co-founder of Ridgewood Industries Ltd. Mr. Segel held the position of Vice-President, Sales and Marketing of the Company from 1987 to 2003. In 2003, Mr. Segel’s title was changed to Executive Vice-President, Sales and Marketing.

Alan Schwartz

Mr. Alan Schwartz serves as Executive Vice President - Operations and Director of Dorel industries Inc. Schwartz is a co-founder of Ridgewood Industries Ltd. Mr. Schwartz held the position of Vice-President, Operations of the Company from 1989 to 2003. In 2003, Mr. Schwartz’s title was changed to Executive Vice-President, Operations.

Frank Rana

Mr. Frank Rana is Senior Vice President - Finance, Assistant Secretary of Dorel Industries Inc. He is graduate of Concordia University, Frank spent the first six years of his career in public accounting before joining Dorel in 1987. He has served as Vice President – Finance since 2003. Frank is a member of the leadership team which drives the Company’s growth strategy and has been an integral part of all business acquisitions since the Company’s initial public offering.

Edward Wyse

Mr. Edward Wyse serves as Senior Vice-President - Global Procurement of the Company. He has been with Dorel since 1994 when he was hired as COO of one of it furniture divisions. He later began centralizing procurement and logistics expenditures as part of a newly created initiative which has since developed into an important source of savings and efficiencies throughout the company.

Maurice Tousson

Mr. Maurice Tousson serves as Lead Independent Director of Dorel Industries Inc., since May 2004. Mr. Tousson is Chairman of the Board of Directors of DAVIDsTEA Inc. He is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of CDREM Group Inc., a chain of retail stores known as Centre du Rasoir or Personal Edge, a position he held from January 2000. Mr. Tousson has held executive positions at well-known Canadian specialty stores, including Chateau Stores of Canada, Consumers Distributing and Sports Experts, with responsibilities for operations, finance, marketing and corporate development. Mr. Tousson holds an MBA degree from Long Island University in New York.

Norman Steinberg

Mr. Norman M. Steinberg serves as Director of the Company. Mr. Steinberg is a strategic international corporate lawyer whose career began at Ogilvy Renault in 1976. He is Chair Emeritus of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada and the former Global Chair of Norton Rose Fulbright, one of the world's largest law firms. He has focused on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate governance, and has led legal teams in some of Canada's biggest M&A transactions. Mr. Steinberg has served on numerous public and private boards, as well as Foundations. Current Positions and Directorships include Senior Advisor to Persistence Capital Partners (Health Care) and Director, BFL Canada, one of the country's largest insurance brokerage firms. He is also Vice-Chair at both the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Foundation and Orchestre symphonique de Montréal.

Alain Benedetti

Mr. Alain Benedetti, CPA, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D, serves as an Independent Director of Dorel Industries Inc., since July 2004. He is the retired Vice Chairman of Ernst & Young LLP, where he worked for 34 years, most recently as the Canadian area managing partner, overseeing all Canadian operations. Prior thereto, he was the managing partner for eastern Canada and the Montréal office. Mr. Benedetti has extensive experience with both public and private companies and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Russel Metals Inc. and Discovery Air Inc. A former Chair of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, Mr. Benedetti has served on the Audit Committee of the Company since 2004 and has been its Chair since 2005.

Dian Cohen

Ms. Dian N. Cohen serves as Independent Director of Dorel Industries Inc., since May 2004. Ms. Cohen is an economist by training and a consultant in strategic financial, business, economic information and corporate governance to government, privately-owned businesses, publicly-traded corporations and not-for-profit organizations. She has served on the Board of Directors of some of Canada’s largest publicly-traded company and several not-for-profit entities. Ms. Cohen was CTV’s first national business editor; her radio and television commentaries and analyses as well as her syndicated print columns enjoyed a wide following. She is a member of the Order of Canada and the Order of Manitoba.

Michelle Cormier

Ms. Michelle Ann Cormier, CPA, CA, serves as Independent Director of Dorel Industries Inc. She is Operating Partner for the Québec-based investments of Wynnchurch Capital (Canada) Ltd., a $2.3 billion private equity fund. Prior to joining Wynnchurch, she was Chief Financial Officer of a privately-held company and of a publicly-traded forest products company with operations in Canada and the United States. Ms. Cormier has extensive senior management experience in corporate strategy, finance, human resources and turnaround situations. She is an accredited corporate director and has strong knowledge and experience in corporate governance. She serves on the Boards of Directors of Cascades Inc., Champion Iron Limited and Uni-Sélect Inc.

Rupert Duchesne

Mr. Rupert Duchesne serves as Independent Director of Dorel Industries Inc., since May 27, 2009. Mr. Duchesne is the Group Chief Executive and a director of Aimia Inc. (TSX: AIM), the international loyalty-management company that owns and operates the Aeroplan program in Canada, the Nectar program in the United Kingdom and Italy, and Air Miles Middle East (60% owned), and which provides proprietary loyalty and data-analytic services to clients in 20 countries. Mr. Duchesne previously held a number of senior officer positions at Air Canada from 1996, and prior thereto was involved in strategy and investment consulting. He is currently a director of Mattamy Homes Ltd. He was previously a director of Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. Mr. Duchesne holds an MBA degree from Manchester Business School and a B.Sc. (Hons) degree from Leeds University in the United Kingdom.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Martin Schwartz

2,568,040

Jeffrey Schwartz

2,568,040

Jeff Segel

2,507,940

Alan Schwartz

2,568,240

Frank Rana

1,090,550

Edward Wyse

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Maurice Tousson

185,250

Norman Steinberg

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Alain Benedetti

163,500

Dian Cohen

145,750

Michelle Cormier

142,000

Rupert Duchesne

135,750
As Of  29 Dec 2017