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Uni-Select Inc (UNS.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michelle Cormier

61 2018 Independent Chairman of the Board

Andre Courville

64 2018 Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, Director

Eric Bussieres

2015 Chief Financial Officer

Christopher Adams

2018 President and Chief Operating Officer of FinishMaster, Inc.

Peter Sephton

2017 President and Chief Executive Officer, European Automotive

Brent Windom

2017 President and Chief Operating Officer, Automotive Canada

Annie Hotte

2015 Chief People Officer

Me Louis Juneau

2015 Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary

Richard Roy

62 2015 Non-Independent Director

Jeffrey Hall

60 2015 Independent Director

George Heath

52 2017 Independent Director

Robert Molenaar

58 2017 Independent Director

Dennis Welvaert

69 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michelle Cormier

Ms. Michelle Ann Cormier, CPA, CA, ASC is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. She is a senior-level executive with experience in financial management corporate finance, turnaround and strategic advisory situations and corporate governance. She possesses capital markets background with extensive experience in public markets in Canada and the United States. Ms. Cormier is currently operating advisor for the Québec-based investments of Wynnchurch Capital Canada. Prior to Wynnchurch, she was CFO of a family office, spent 13 years in senior management and as CFO of a large North American forest products company. She spent 8 years in various management positions with Alcan Aluminium Limited. She articled with Ernst &Young LLP. Ms. Cormier sits on the Board of Directors of Dorel Industries Inc. and is a member of its Audit and Corporate Governance Committees. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Champion Iron Limited and is a member of its Audit Committee. She also sits on the Board of Directors of Cascades Inc. and is a member of its Audit and Human Resources Committees. Ms. Cormier holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Bishop’s University. She is a member of the Québec Order of Chartered Professional Accountants. She is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, Women Corporate Directors (Québec Chapter) and of Diversity 50.

Andre Courville

Mr. Andre Courville, B.Comm., FCPA, FCA, ICD.D, is Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Courville is a corporate director and a chartered professional accountant. Prior to his election to the Board, he acted as senior audit partner at Ernst & Young LLP with 37 years of experience working with Canadian, U.S. and International listed companies in various industries. He is currently President and Chief Executive Officer and director 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 was granted his ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He is a Fellow of the Québec Order of Chartered Professional Accountants.

Eric Bussieres

Mr. Eric Bussieres serves as Chief Financial Officer of Uni-Select Inc. Prior to joining Uni-Select, Mr. Bussieres spent over 10 years with CAE, a global leader in civil aviation, security, as well as healthcare services, where he held various positions that culminated in the role of Vice President Finance, Simulation Products, Civil Training and Services, which he held for five years. With strong financial and M&A experiences, and recognized as a determined, results and strategy-oriented leader, Eric has coordinated important investment initiatives in Great Britain, India, Malaysia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Prior to joining CAE, he dedicated fifteen years of his career to providing financial counsel to private and public companies with Societe Generale, from 1997 to 2005, and the Royal Bank of Canada, from 1991 to 1997. Mr. Bussieres holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from the Universite du Quebec en Outaouais, a Master's Degree in Finance from the University of Sherbrooke and CFA level III certification.

Christopher Adams

Mr. Christopher J. Adams is President and Chief Operating Officer of FinishMaster, Inc., a subsidiary of Uni-Select Inc., Since joining the FinishMaster team recently, Chris has been responsible for all US branches and has led all sales and marketing efforts in the United States. Previously, Chris held senior positions at ABRA Auto Body & Glass LP, a major multi-shop operator in the collision repair industry. Prior to that, he was in senior executive roles at Pep Boys and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Peter Sephton

Mr. Peter Charles Sephton is President and Chief Executive Officer, European Automotive of the Company. He was President and CEO of The Parts Alliance.

Brent Windom

Mr. Brent Windom is re designated as President and Chief Operating Officer, Automotive Canada 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. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Auto Plus | Pep Boys from February 2016 to June 2017, President and CEO of IEH Auto Parts, Auto Plus from June 2015 to June 2017, President and Chief Operating Officer of Uni-Select USA, Inc. from August 2013 to June 2015 and Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing of Uni-Select Inc. from August 2012 to August 2013.

Annie Hotte

Ms. Annie Hotte serves as Chief People Officer of Uni-Select Inc., since May 2015. She was Vice President, Human Resources on December 12, 2012 .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. serves as Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary of Uni-Select Inc. He was Vice President, Legal Affairs and Secretary on March 1, 2013. Mr. Juneau 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.

Richard Roy

Mr. Richard G. Roy is Non-Independent Director of Uni-Select Inc. Mr. Roy was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Uni-Select until July 31, 2015. 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 sits on the Board of Directors of Dollarama Inc. and is a member of its Audit Committee. He also sits on the Board of Directors of GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc. and is a member of its Audit Committee. 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.

Jeffrey Hall

Mr. Jeffrey Ian Hall serves as Independent Director of Uni-Select Inc. Mr. Hall has over 35 years of experience in the distribution industry. He was the President and CEO of Rexel Canada Electrical Inc. from 2005-2014 and the Chairman of Rexel North America Inc. from 2014-2015. Rexel, with its banners Westburne and Nedco, is one of the largest distributors of electrical, automation and telecom supplies in Canada. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Mr. Hall was Vice President of Westburne. Mr. Hall graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Engineering with Honours Standing.

George Heath

Mr. George Edmund Heath is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Heath is a corporate director. Until his retirement in 2015, he was President of the Global Finishes Group at Sherwin-Williams. After serving as Director of Marketing at PPG Industries between 2002 and 2004, he joined Sherwin-Williams as the Vice President of Marketing for the Product Finishes Division, then its President & General Manager from 2005 until 2008 when he became Group President. Mr. Heath is a broad-gauged commercial leader with extensive and relevant coatings expertise both in North America and abroad. Mr. Heath holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Miami University.

Robert Molenaar

Mr. Robert Molenaar is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Molenaar has been Chief Executive Officer of Tradebe Management Limited, a multinational hazardous waste management company, since 2015. Prior thereto, he held several international management positions at AkzoNobel N.V., including General Manager Automotive Refinish Asia Pacific, Vice President Automotive Refinish North America and with the most recent being Global Managing Director, Marine & Protective Coatings, from January 2010 to December 2014. Mr. Molenaar holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Polymer Science from Saxion Hogeschool Enschede in Enschede, The Netherlands as well as the executive AMP of Harvard University.

Dennis Welvaert

Mr. Dennis M. Welvaert, B.S., M.B.A., MAAP, serves as Independent Director of Uni-Select Inc. Mr. Welvaert is President of Welvaert Business Solutions, LLC, a consulting company. He acted as Interim President of Uni-Select USA, Inc. from April to July 2013 and as Chair of the Board of Uni-Select USA, Inc. from July 31, 2013 to December 31, 2014. He retired as President of Dayco North American Aftermarket and Australian Operations Division of Dayco Products, LLC in August 2011. With Dayco, Mr. Welvaert held senior executive-level positions in the OEM, Industrial and Aftermarket divisions. 7 Mr. Welvaert holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Wayne State University, a Master in Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University and a Master Automotive Aftermarket Professional designation from the University of the Aftermarket.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Michelle Cormier

123,251

Andre Courville

216,000

Eric Bussieres

715,886

Christopher Adams

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Peter Sephton

2,037,820

Brent Windom

1,379,460

Annie Hotte

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Me Louis Juneau

506,283

Richard Roy

99,500

Jeffrey Hall

129,500

George Heath

61,046

Robert Molenaar

108,361

Dennis Welvaert

125,428
As Of  30 Dec 2017