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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jean Houde

71 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Louis Vachon

55 2007 President, Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director

Ghislain Parent

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

Diane Giard

57 2017 Executive Vice-President – Personal and Commercial Banking and Marketing

Lynn Jeanniot

2008 Executive Vice President - Human Resources and Corporate Affairs

William Bonnell

2012 Executive Vice President - Risk Management

Dominique Fagnoule

2016 Executive Vice President – Information Technology

Martin Gagnon

2016 Co-President and Co-Chief Executive Officer - National Bank Financial and Executive Vice-President - Wealth Management

Denis Girouard

2016 Executive Vice President - Financial Markets

Brigitte Herebt

2015 Executive Vice President - Operations

Ricardo Pascoe

2016 Chief Transformation Officer and Executive Vice President - Strategic Initiatives Officer

Dominic Paradis

2014 Vice-President, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary

Raymond Bachand

70 2014 Independent Director

Maryse Bertrand

58 2012 Independent Director

Pierre Blouin

60 2016 Independent Director

Pierre Boivin

64 2013 Independent Director

Gillian Denham

57 2010 Independent Director

Richard Fortin

69 2013 Independent Director

Karen Kinsley

61 2014 Independent Director

Rebecca McKillican

38 2017 Independent Director

Lino Saputo

51 2012 Independent Director

Andree Savoie

46 2015 Independent Director

Pierre Thabet

60 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jean Houde

Mr. Jean Houde is Independent Chairman of the Board of National Bank of Canada. He has served as Chairman of the Board since April 10, 2014. He is also Chairman of the board of directors of Énergir Inc. (12) and a member of its Human Resources and Corporate Governance Committee, which he chaired from 2012 to December 2017. From 2010 to 2014, he was Chairman of the board of directors of Finance Montréal – La grappe financière du Québec and from 2012 to 2014, he was Vice-Chairman of the board of directors of JOA Groupe Holding and a member of the Audit and Human Resources committees. From 2010 to January 2011, he was a business development advisor at accounting firm Samson Bélair/Deloitte & Touche LLP. From 2005 to 2009, he was the Deputy Minister of Finance of Quebec. Before that, he was the Chairman of the board of directors and CEO of Investissement Québec. From 1990 to 2003, he held several positions at the Bank, which he joined as Senior Vice-President – Human Resources; when he left, he was Senior Vice-President – Corporate Affairs. He has a law degree and an MBA from Université Laval. Jean Houde is a member of the Quebec Bar.

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 2007. He was the Bank’s ChiefOperating Officer in 2006 and 2007. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Natcan Investment Management Inc. from 2004 to 2006. In 2005 and 2006, he also served as Chairman of the Board and President and Chief Executive Officer of NBF. 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. Louis Vachon returned to the Bank in 1996, first as President and Chief Executive Officer of Innocap Investment Management Inc., and then in 1998 was appointed Senior Vice-President – Treasury and Financial Markets of the Bank. Louis Vachon is a member of the Board of Directors of the following Bank subsidiaries: National Bank Group Inc. and National Bank Acquisition Holding Inc. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Bates College and a Master’s degree in International Finance from the Fletcher School (Tufts University). He is also a CFA. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Ottawa and by Bishop’s University. In 2014, he was named CEO of the Year by Canadian Business magazine, and Financial Personality of the Year by the business publication Finance et Investissement in 2012 and 2014. He received the Global Citizens Award from the United Nations Association in Canada and is a Member of the Order of Canada.

Ghislain Parent

Mr. Ghislain Parent is an Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance and Treasury of National Bank of Canada since August 29, 2011. He is responsible for all accounting, finance, corporate treasury, sourcing, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, capital management, taxation, investor relations, financial governance and internal audit operations. Since February 2017, he is also responsible for the Bank’s portfolio of investments in emerging countries. Ghislain Parent is a member of the Office of the President. Until August 28, 2011, Ghislain Parent served as Senior Vice-President – Internal Audit, a position he had held since July 2010. Before joining the Bank, he 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, Ghislain Parent was both Vice-President – Internal Audit and Security and Vice-President – Chief Accountant for Laurentian Bank of Canada. He also served as Senior Advisor – Banking Supervision and Restructuring, Africa, for the International Monetary Fund. In addition to his business activities, he is involved in a number of organizations. Ghislain Parent has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and Accounting Sciences from Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue. He is also a Fellow of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec.

Diane Giard

Ms. Diane Giard is Executive Vice-President – Personal and Commercial Banking and Marketing of National Bank of Canada since March 2017. From May 2012 to March 2017, Executive Vice-President – Personal and Commercial Banking, National Bank of Canada. Ms. Giard oversees all personal, commercial and international banking operations. Since February 2017, she is also responsible for the development and management of banking products, portfolio pricing and risk modeling, marketing strategies, and the development of the digital ecosystem. She is a member of the Office of the President. Diane Giard joined the Bank in 2011 as Executive Vice-President – Marketing and was notably responsible for implementing the Bank’s Client Promise – a key element of theOne client, one bank transformation. She has over 30 years’ experience in the banking industry. The various mandates that she has carried out have allowed her to acquire in-depth knowledge of client segments nationwide. Diane Giard currently sits on the boards of directors of Fondation Virage, GoodnessTV and C Series Aircraft Managing GP Inc., which oversees the activities of the C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership. Diane Giard has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Université de Montréal and an MBA from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM), and is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers. Diane 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. In 2012, she received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. In 2014 and 2015, she was recognized by the WXN Women’s Executive Network as one of Canada’s 100 most powerful women. She has also been ranked seven times among the Top 25 of Québec’s financial industry.

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 Bank. She also oversees head office units related to Legal Affairs, including the Corporate Secretary's Office, and to Public Affairs. At the time of her appointment, Ms. Jeanniot was Vice-President – Human Resources, a position she had held since August 2005. Ms. Jeanniot joined National Bank in 2002 as Vice-President – Marketing and Public Affairs. In that role, she set herself apart through her leadership and management skills, and keen sense of customer service. Prior to working for the Bank, Ms. Jeanniot had already developed in-depth knowledge of the financial industry and the challenges it faces, having spent more than 30 years in management positions at banking institutions and organizations dedicated to the professional development of the financial services sector. Ms. Jeanniot had previously served as Executive Director of the Institute of Canadian Bankers and as VicePresident of the Canadian Bankers Association. In addition to her professional activities, Ms. Jeanniot is involved in a number of causes, mainly in the fields of education, community outreach and culture. She has served as Honorary President of the Montreal YWCA's 2009 Women of Distinction awards, member of the Commission nationale sur la participation au marché du travail des travailleuses et travailleurs expérimentés de 55 ans et plus, and honorary chair of the 2010 and 2011 galas to benefit the Festival TransAmériques. More recently, she was Honorary Chair of the 2012 benefit evening for Dr. Clown, a therapeutic clown program dedicated to bringing cheer to hospitalized children. These contributions are over and above Ms. Jeanniot's long-term commitments.

William Bonnell

Mr. William Bonnell is an Executive Vice President - Risk Management of National Bank Of Canada. He was appointed Executive Vice-President – Risk Management and a member of the Office of the President in June 2012. As the Bank's Chief Risk Officer he is responsible for enterprise-wide risk management including credit, market and operational risks. Mr. Bonnell, who joined National Bank in 2001, has held successive leadership positions in credit risk management, proprietary trading, and market risk management. Prior to joining the Bank, William Bonnell worked in Toronto, London, and Dublin in a variety of risk management, capital markets, and management roles within the banking industry. Mr. Bonnell serves on the Board of Directors of the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation and of the ECS Foundation and is a member of the Rotman MFRM Advisory Board. Mr. Bonnell holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, a Bachelor’s degree from Bishop’s University and completed studies at EM Lyon Business School. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designation from the Global Association of Risk Professionals.

Dominique Fagnoule

Mr. Dominique Fagnoule is Executive Vice President – Information Technology of National Bank of Canada. From June 2015 to June 2016, Executive Vice-President – Information Technology and Strategic Initiatives Office, National Bank of Canada. From October 2013 to June 2015, Executive Vice-President – Information Technology, National Bank of Canada. From April 2013 to October 2013, Executive Vice-President – Information Technology and Organizational Performance, National Bank of Canada. From February 2009 to April 2013, Chief Information Officer, BNP Paribas – Personal Finance.

Martin Gagnon

Mr. Martin Gagnon is Co-President and Co-Chief Executive Officer - National Bank Financial and Executive Vice-President - Wealth Management of the Company since July 2016. From May 2012 to July 2016, Senior Vice-President – Intermediary Business Solutions, National Bank of Canada. He is responsible for all wealth management-related activities at National Bank, including full-service securities brokerage, services for high-net-worth individuals, trust services, third-party clearing services, banking services and financing solutions for strategic partners, as well as investment product manufacturing and distribution and selfdirected brokerage solutions. Mr. Gagnon is also a member of National Bank’s Office of the President. Mr. Gagnon began his career in 1987 in National Bank’s Treasury department. He subsequently occupied various management roles in financial markets, financial engineering and asset/liability management. From 1993 to 2003 he held positions at Goldman Sachs Canada in Toronto, at Laurentian Bank, and then again at Goldman Sachs, this time in New York as Vice-President – International Equities. Mr. Gagnon rejoined National Bank in 2003 at its subsidiary responsible for hedge fund operations, Innocap Investment Management Inc., where he went on to become the Co-Chief Executive Officer. At the time of his appointment, Mr. Gagnon was Senior Vice-President – Intermediary Business Solutions, Wealth Management. Mr. Gagnon is Chairman of the Boards of Directors of National Bank Financial Inc., National Bank Trust lnc., National Bank Direct Brokerage Inc. and NBCN Inc. Mr. Gagnon has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Université du Québec à Montréal and a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of British Columbia. He is also a CFA charterholder.

Denis Girouard

Mr. Denis Girouard is Executive Vice President - Financial Markets of the Company since June 2016. From May 2012 to June 2016, Executive Vice-President, Managing Director, Co-Head – Fixed Income and Deputy Head – Financial Markets, National Bank Financial Inc. He is responsible of wholesale banking services, in particular Investment Banking, Corporate Banking, Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives and Proprietary Trading. At the time of his appointment, he held the position of Executive Vice-President, Managing Director, Co-Head of Fixed Income and Deputy Head of Financial Markets at NBF. He has in-depth knowledge of the Financial Markets sector and its activities. Under his stewardship, the Bank has notably positioned itself as a leader in government financing in Canada. Denis Girouard also enjoys recognition from public policy-makers who seek his views on financial market developments. Since he joined the Bank in 1990, he has held various strategic executive positions. Denis Girouard is a member of the Office of the President. Denis Girouard is involved in the business community as a director. He is currently a member of the board of directors of CanDeal. Denis holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from HEC Montréal. He is a chartered financial analyst, CFA™®.

Brigitte Herebt

Ms. Brigitte Herebt CPA., is Executive Vice President - Operations of the Company since June 2015. From August 2014 to June 2015, Senior Vice-President – IT Delivery Management, Personal and Commercial Banking, Marketing and Operations, National Bank of Canada. From October 2013 to August 2014, Senior Vice-President – Application Solutions, National Bank of Canada. From January 2012 to October 2013, Senior Vice-President – Internal Audit, National Bank of Canada. She is responsible for efficiently implementing business strategies for the entire organization. In this role, she is a key contributor to creating the superior experience that National Bank strives to provide to its clients. She is also a member of the Office of the President. Ms. Hébert joined the Bank in 1994. Over the course of her career, she has developed solid experience in high-level management positions and proven expertise in different sectors. She is recognized for her motivating leadership in the Bank's transformation and has successfully carried out numerous strategic reorganizations in the Operations, Finance and Treasury and Information Technology sectors. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Hébert was Senior Vice-President – IT Delivery Management, Personal and Commercial Banking, Marketing and Operations. In addition to her professional activities, Ms. Hébert is actively involved in a number of organizations. For several years now, she has also been part of the Bank's mentoring program, which seeks to provide inspiration and coaching for the Bank's up-and-coming leaders. Ms. Hébert has a Bachelor's degree in business administration from HEC Montréal and is a chartered professional accountant (CPA).

Ricardo Pascoe

Mr. Ricardo Pascoe is Chief Transformation Officer and Executive Vice President - Strategic Initiatives Officer of National Bank of Canada since June 2016 From April 2014 to June 2016, Executive Vice-President – Financial Markets, National Bank of Canada. From September 2008 to April 2014, Executive Vice-President – Financial Markets and Co-President and Co-Chief Executive Officer, National Bank Financial, National Bank of Canada. As such, he is responsible for ensuring the effective and agile integration of large-scale projects that support the Bank’s evolution. He also oversees the activities of Credigy and Innocap. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Innocap Investment Management Inc. At the time of his appointment, Ricardo Pascoe had been Executive Vice-President – Financial Markets since September 2008. As such, he helped grow the sector’s footprint and performance. He joined the Bank in 2003 as Senior Vice-President – Treasury and Financial Markets. Ricardo Pascoe is a member of the Office of the President. He also held the positions of Co-President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of NBF from September 2006 until April 2014. Ricardo Pascoe previously held various strategic executive positions in London and New York at financial institutions specializing in capital markets, derivatives and portfolio management. Ricardo Pascoe appeared in the 2015 edition of the awards for the Ten Most Influential Hispanic Canadians, which recognized the exceptional contribution of the members of the Hispanic community throughout Canada. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Queen’s University, a Master’s in Economics from Columbia University in New York, and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario.

Dominic Paradis

Raymond Bachand

Mr. Raymond Bachand is Independent Director of the company since 2014, He has been the Strategic Advisor to law firm Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP and President of the Institut du Québec, a research center created by The Conference Board of Canada and HEC Montréal. He is also Chairman of the board of directors of Tourisme Montréal. Raymond Bachand was the Member of the Assemblée nationale du Québec for the Outremont riding from 2005 to 2013. During this period, he held a number of different positions and ran several government departments, including Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade, Tourism, Finance and Revenue. He was also Minister responsible for the Montreal region and the Official Opposition Critic for finance. Raymond Bachand has held several senior positions in the private sector, including Vice-President, Planning and Development at Metro Richelieu Inc., and President and Chief Executive Officer of Fonds de solidarité des travailleurs du Québec (F.T.Q.) and Secor Consulting Inc. He has a Licence of Law from the Université de Montréal, and an MBA and a Doctorate in Administration from the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration. Raymond Bachand is a member of the Quebec Bar.

Maryse Bertrand

Ms. Maryse Bertrand is Independent Director of National Bank of Canada. Since January 2015, she has served on the board of directors for Metro Inc., a leader in the grocery distribution and pharmaceutical sectors in Quebec and Ontario and she has been a member of its Audit Committee since January 30, 2018. She is also a member of the Human Resources Committee and vice-chair of the Social Responsibility Advisory Committee of McGill University’s board of governors. Additionally, she has been a member of the Board of Directors of National Bank Trust Inc. since 2016, and since February 2018, Chair of its Ethics Committee as well as a member of the Board of National Bank Life Insurance Company and of its Ethics Committee, two Bank subsidiaries. From January to June 2017, Maryse Bertrand was a member of the board of directors of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and served on its Audit Committee, Governance and Ethics Committee, Investment and Risk Management Committee, and Human Resources Committee. From 2016 to January 2017, she was a strategic advisor and counsel for law firm Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. Additionally, she was Vice-President – Real Estate, Legal Services and General Counsel with CBC/Radio Canada from 2009 to 2015. She also chaired the board of directors of ARTV Inc. from 2011 to 2015. 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 a law degree from McGill University, where she also studied accounting at the Faculty of Management. She also has a Master’s of Risk Management from the Stern School of Business at New York University. She has taken various executive management courses at Harvard Business School. Maryse Bertrand is a member of the Quebec Bar.

Pierre Blouin

Mr. Pierre J. Blouin is Independent Director of the Company. He is a corporate director, including at Fortis Inc., a North American company operating in the electricity and gas sector. He is also a member of Fortis Inc.’s Human Resources Committee and Governance and Nomination Committee. He was Chief Executive Officer of Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (8) from 2005 to 2014. Prior to that, he worked for more than 20 years at BCE Group where he held positions of increasing responsibility, including that of President and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Mobility Inc. from 2000 to 2002, Chief Executive Officer of BCE Emergis Inc. from 2002 to 2003, and Group President, Consumer Markets, Bell Canada from 2003 to 2005. Since 2015, he has been serving on the board of directors of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation. Pierre Blouin holds a B.A. in Business Administration with a specialization in finance and marketing from HEC Montréal and is a Fellow of the Purchasing Management Association of Canada.

Pierre Boivin

Mr. Pierre Boivin Ph.D. is Independent Director of National Bank Of Canada. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm Claridge Inc. since 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 was a member of the board of directors of Questerre Energy Corporation from 2008 to 2012 and a member of its Audit Committee in 2011 and 2012. From 1999 to 2011, Pierre Boivin was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Club de hockey Canadien, Inc. and L’Aréna des Canadiens Inc. During this period, he was also a member of the board of governors of the National Hockey League. He is Chairman of the board of the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation, which he created in 2000. From 2009 to 2012, Pierre Boivin served as Vice-Chairman of the board of directors and member of the Executive Committee of the Quebec Oil and Gas Association. He studied commerce at McGill University. He has been awarded an honorary Doctorate by the Université de Montréal and has been appointed Officer of the Order of Canada.

Gillian Denham

Ms. Gillian H. Denham is Independent Director of National Bank of Canada. Since October 2015, she has chaired the board of directors of Morneau Shepell Inc., a company that provides human resource consulting and technology services. Prior to becoming Chair, she was a member of that company’s Audit Committee from 2008 to 2015. Since 2016, she also serves on the boards of directors of Kinaxis Inc. and Canadian Pacific Railway Limited. Since 2012, she has been a member of the board of directors, which she currently chairs, and of the Audit and Review committees and the Investment Committee, which she has chaired since 2013, of Munich Reinsurance Company of Canada and Temple Insurance Company. She served on the board of directors of Penn West Petroleum Ltd. from 2012 to June 2016. During that time, Gillian H. Denham sat on the Governance Committee, the Audit Committee, and the Human Resources and Compensation Committee, chairing the latter from 2014 to 2015. From 2013 to July 2016, she served on the board of directors and the Governance Committee, Human Resources Committee, and Compensation Committee of Markit Ltd. Gillian H. Denham holds an Honours Business Administration (HBA) degree from the Ivey Business School at Western University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Richard Fortin

Mr. Richard Fortin is Independent Director of National Bank Of Canada. He is a member of the board of directors of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., a convenience store operator, where he held the position of Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer until he retired in 2008. He then became Chairman of the board of directors until 2011. Since 2009, he has been the Lead Director of Transcontinental Inc. and has been a member of its board of directors and its Audit Committee since 2004 and Committee Chair since 2008. In addition, since 2005, Richard Fortin has been a member of the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee of National Bank Life Insurance Company, a Bank subsidiary, serving as 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 holds a Licence in Administration (option Finance) from Université Laval.

Karen Kinsley

Ms. Karen A. Kinsley is Independent Director of National Bank of Canada since May 2015. She has been serving on the board of directors of Saputo Inc., a dairy processor, and, since May 2017, on the board of directors of Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust. Throughout her 25-year career with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Canada’s housing authority, she held positions of growing responsibility, up to President and Chief Executive Officer from 2003 to 2013. Karen Kinsley has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Ottawa. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and has received the Certified Director designation (ICD.D) from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Rebecca McKillican

Ms. Rebecca McKillican is Independent Director of the Company. She has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Well.ca Inc., a large online retailer of health, wellness, baby and beauty products, since March 2013. From 2007 to 2012, she held the position of Principal in the retail and consumer group of private equity firm Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts & Co. L.P. From 2003 to 2005, Rebecca McKillican worked at McKinsey & Company as a business analyst, examining various business challenges. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration (HBA) from the Ivey Business School, a Bachelor of Software Engineering from Western University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Lino Saputo

Mr. Lino A. Saputo, Jr., is Independent Director of National Bank of Canada. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Saputo Inc., one of the world’s largest dairy processors (12,875 employees) and, since 2017, Chairman of its board of directors. He was a member of the board of directors of Transcontinental Inc. from 2008 to 2017, its Human Resources and Compensation Committee from 2011 to 2017, and its Corporate Governance Committee from 2008 to 2011. He is involved with a number of charitable organizations, and in 2011 he co-founded the Amelia & Lino Saputo Jr. Foundation. Since November 2017, he has been Co-chair of the Campaign for Concordia. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Concordia University.

Andree Savoie

Ms. Andree Savoie is Independent Director of National Bank of Canada. She has been President and Chair of the board of directors of Acadian Properties Ltd., a commercial real estate developer and property management company in the Maritimes, since June 2016, and for which she was previously the Managing Director. From 2007 to 2015, she was President and Managing Director of Acadian Construction (1991) Ltd. Since 2011, she has been a member of the board of directors and of the Investment Committee of Assumption Mutual Life Insurance Company. She has also been a member of its Human Resources Committee since February 2016, and from 2011 to 2015 she served on its Audit and Review committees. Since 2015, she has sat on the board of directors of the Greater Moncton YMCA Foundation Inc. Andrée Savoie is highly involved in her community: she is a member of the Université de Moncton Evolution campaign office, and she is Co-Founder of Crossroads 250, an annual fundraising event for a shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from McGill University and a Master’s degree in Applied Sciences from the University of Ottawa. She has received the Certified Director designation (ICD.D) from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Pierre Thabet

Mr. Pierre Thabet is Independent Director of National Bank of Canada. He has been President of Boa-Franc Inc., a Canadian manufacturer of pre-finished hardwood floors, since 1983. He has also been the President of Prolam Limited Partnership, a manufacturer of trailer floors, since 1997. He is a Family Wealth Manager who invests in various sectors of the economy. From 2006 to 2017, he sat on the board of directors of Canam Group Inc. and also served on its Audit Committee from 2011 to 2017 and its Human Resources Committee from 2006 to 2010. Pierre Thabet is involved in various social and economic organizations in his area. In 2010, he became an entrepreneur coach at the École d’Entrepreneurship de Beauce, a school dedicated to training entrepreneurs in all industries. He has a Bachelor’s in Administration, specializing in Accounting, from the Université de Moncton.