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Board of Directors

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Robert M. Beil
Director
Corporate Director

Robert J. Foster
Director
President and Chief Executive Officer, Capital Canada Limited

Dahra Granovsky
Director
Chief Executive Officer, Beresford Accurate Folding Cartons

James Pantelidis
Chairman of the Board
Director and Chairman of the Board of Parkland Fuel Corporation

Jorge N. Quintas
Director
President, Nelson Quintas SGPS, SA

Mary Pat Salomone
Director
Corporate Director

Frank Di Tomaso, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D
Director
Corporate Director

Gregory A.C. Yull
Director
Chief Executive Officer and President IPG

Melbourne F. Yull
Director
President of Sammana Group, Inc.


Robert M. Beil

Director
Corporate Director

Director September 5, 2007 - Current

Bob Beil worked for The Dow Chemical Company for more than 31 years, until September 2006. Mr. Beil held numerous positions in Sales, Marketing, Business and Executive Management at Dow Chemical, including serving as the North American Commercial Vice President for Dow’s Plastics Business. In this role, he was responsible for sales and marketing of more than $2 billion of polyethylene, polypropylene and polystyrene resins to Dow Chemical’s customers in all market segments in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Beil was Corporate Vice President with functional oversight for all of Sales and Marketing at Dow Chemical.

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Robert J. Foster

Director
President and Chief Executive Officer, Capital Canada Limited

Director June 8, 2010 - Current

Robert J. Foster, B.A., M.A. (Economics), C.F.A., is Founder, President and CEO of Capital Canada Limited, an independent investment banking firm providing financial services to entrepreneurs and corporations. Capital Canada provides negotiating and structuring for mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, as well as valuation and fairness opinion services. Mr. Foster focuses on the aviation, media, entertainment and sports sectors. His career background includes periods as an analyst, director of research, corporate finance, sales and director of institutional sales at Dominion Securities. Mr. Foster has served on the boards of CHC Helicopters, Golf Town, Cargojet, Canada 3000 and Canadian Airlines Regional in addition to currently serving on a number of private company boards. In the community, he is currently Chair of Toronto’s Artscape, Chair of the TO Live Theater, Chair of the Arts Summit, 2017, Chair of Business for the Arts and is on the board of the Harbourfront Foundation. Mr. Foster served as lead Co-Chair for the Creative Capital Gains Report for the City of Toronto in 2011, a guiding document for Toronto’s cultural growth over the next decade. Robert Foster served as Chair on a broad range of not-for-profit organizations over the years including the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards; the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars (Canada) Dinner; Capital Campaign for Chair in Economics at Queen’s University; Richard J. Schmeelk Foundation; PC Canada Fund; and PC Ontario Fund, and served on the boards of Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland; the Art Gallery of Ontario and the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation.

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Dahra Granovsky

Director
Chief Executive Officer, Beresford Accurate Folding Cartons

Director June 6, 2019 – Current

Ms. Granovsky currently serves on the Board of Directors of Hammond Power Solutions and Atlantic Packaging Product Ltd., and she formerly served as a director of Redknee Solutions. Ms. Granovsky is the Chief Executive Officer of Beresford Accurate Folding Cartons, a folding carton packaging company; and the Managing Director of Chem- Ecol, a lubricant company; Dahra formerly held executive management roles as the President of Atlantic Packaging Products, a manufacturer of corrugated packaging and paper bags with paper mills and recycling services.

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James Pantelidis

Chairman of the Board
Director and Chairman of the Board of Parkland Fuel Corporation

Director May 16, 2012 - Current

James Pantelidis has more than 30 years of experience in the petroleum industry. He is Chairman of the Board of the Parkland Fuel Corporation and has served as a director thereof since 1999. Mr. Pantelidis served as a director and Chairman of the Board of EnerCare Inc. from 2002 to 2018. He also serves on the Board of RONA Inc. (Chairman of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee) and Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. (Chairman of the Investment Committee and member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee). From 2008 to 2011, Mr. Pantelidis served as a Non-Executive Director of Equinox Minerals Ltd. (Chairman of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee). From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Pantelidis was on the board of FisherCast Global Corporation and serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2004 to 2006. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Pantelidis was President of J.P. & Associates, a strategic consulting group. Between 1999 and 2001, Mr. Pantelidis serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for the Bata International Organization. Mr. Pantelidis has a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Business Administration degree, both from McGill University, Montreal, Quebec.

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Jorge N. Quintas

Director
President, Nelson Quintas SGPS, SA

Director June 29, 2009 - Current

Jorge Quintas started in 1970 as a Director in the cable industry and since 2002 has been the President of Nelson Quintas SGPS, SA, a holding company for the manufacturing of electrical and telecommunication cables, hazardous waste treatment plants, a telecommunications network in Brazil and real estate. Mr. Quintas has and continues to serve in executive capacities and/or as a director of various other private corporations, most of which are based in Portugal. The corporations with which Mr. Quintas serves as an executive are involved in a range of industrial activities, including the distribution and/or manufacture of natural gas, energy and telecommunications cables, fiber-optic cables, cables for the automotive industry and other types of cables.

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Mary Pat Salomone

Director
Corporate Director

Director November 30, 2015 - Current

Mary Pat Salomone is a corporate director. From 2010 to 2013, she was Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Babcock & Wilcox Company (“B&W”), with more than 23,000 employees and 30 locations worldwide. Prior to that, Ms. Salomone held several senior positions with B&W, including Manager of Business Development and Manager of Strategic Acquisitions. From 1998 through 2007, Ms. Salomone was an officer of Marine Mechanical Corporation, which B&W acquired in 2007, including serving as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2001 through 2007.

Ms. Salomone is currently on the Board of Directors of TransCanada Corporation, where she serves on the Audit Committee as well as on the Health, Safety, Sustainability and Environment Committee. She is also a trustee of the Youngstown State University Foundation.

Ms. Salomone has a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering from Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio and a Master of Business Administration from Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ohio. She completed the Advanced Management Program at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in 2011.

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Frank Di Tomaso, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D

Director
Corporate Director

Director August 6, 2014 - Current

Frank Di Tomaso has been a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant since 1972, and an ICD.D since 2009. He was a Partner and Advisory Partner at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton LLP from 1981 until 2012 where he held the position of Managing Partner Audit – Public Companies. He is currently serving on the boards of ADF Group Inc., Birks Group Inc., Yorbeau Resources Inc., National Bank Trust, National Bank Life Insurance Company, Laurentian Pilotage Authority and has also served on the boards of Redline Communications Inc., Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton and Grant Thornton. Mr. Di Tomaso is engaged both in the business and the social community while being a member of many business associations and not-for-profit organizations. In that regard, he received the Award of Distinction from the John Molson School of Business – Concordia University, Montreal, Québec in 2004, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the World of Business and the community.

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Gregory A.C. Yull

Director
Chief Executive Officer and President IPG

Director August 2, 2010 - Current

Gregory Yull was named President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation in June 2010 and was appointed to the Board of Directors in August 2010. Prior to his current position, Mr. Yull was President of the Tapes and Films Division of the Corporation from October 2005, where he was responsible for the North American and European operations spanning 15 locations and providing leadership for a 1,500-person workforce. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President of the Industrial Business Unit for Tapes & Films of the Corporation from November 2004 and prior thereto was President, Film Products of the Corporation from June 1999. He has also held various positions at the Corporation in Sales and Product Management and has extensive functional responsibilities supporting the Fibope business division. Mr. Yull has been with the Corporation since 1991.

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Melbourne F. Yull

Director
President of Sammana Group, Inc.

Chairman December 22, 1989 - June 14, 2006
Retired June 15, 2006 - June 27, 2007
Director June 28, 2007 - Current

Melbourne F. Yull has been an entrepreneur for most of his business career. He founded the Corporation in 1981 and by 2006 had grown it to approximately CDN $1 billion in revenue. He was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of the Corporation until his retirement in 2006. Prior to starting the Corporation, he was an original partner in a major Canadian paper converter and founded a plastic company that was the first to develop and commercialize the transition to plastic bags from paper in the retail market. Mr. Yull was Québec’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 1995 and serves on numerous Boards.

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