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Board of Directors

Board Member Audit Human Ressources & Compensation Nomination & Governance
Bekenstein, Joshua
    Joshua Bekenstein
    Managing Director, Bain Capital Partners, LP

    Joshua Bekenstein is a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Bekenstein is a Managing Director at Bain Capital Partners, LP, a private asset management firm. Prior to joining Bain Capital Partners in 1984, Mr. Bekenstein spent several years at Bain & Company, Inc., where he was involved with companies in a variety of industries. Mr. Bekenstein serves as a director of Canada Goose Holdings Inc., BRP Inc., Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc., and The Michaels Companies, Inc., and sits on the compensation committee of some of those corporations. Mr. Bekenstein received a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School.

David, Gregory
    Gregory David
    Chief Executive Officer, GRI Capital Inc.

    Gregory David is a member of the Board of Directors. He is the Chief Executive Officer of GRI Capital Inc., a private investment management firm, and has been with such company and its affiliates since 2003. He is also a director of Roots Corporation since October 2017 and sits on its governance, compensation and nominating committee. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. David provided financial and strategic advisory services to private and public companies. Previously, he worked at Claridge Inc. from 1998 to 2000 and at McKinsey & Co. from 1996 to 1998. He has a Bachelor of Commerce Honours from Queen’s University, a Bachelor of Civil Law and a Bachelor of Laws from McGill University and a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from Harvard Business School.

Garcia C., Elisa D.
    Elisa D. Garcia C.
    Chief Legal Officer, Macy’s, Inc.

    Elisa D. Garcia C. is a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Ms. Garcia currently serves as Chief Legal Officer of Macy’s, Inc. Prior to joining Macy’s, Inc. in September 2016, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Office Depot, Inc., a leading global provider of products, services, and solutions for the workplace headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. Prior to joining Office Depot, Inc. in 2007, she was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Domino’s Pizza, Inc. Earlier in her career, she served as Latin American Regional Counsel for Philip Morris International and Corporate Counsel for GAF Corporation. She also serves on the board of the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession and acts as an advisory board member for the Corporate Pro Bono Institute. Ms. Garcia is a graduate of the St. John’s University School of Law, and also received a joint BA/MS in Political Science and Management and Policy Sciences from W. Averell Harriman College, State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Gunn, Stephen*
    Stephen Gunn
    Corporate Director

    Stephen Gunn is the Lead Director of the Board of Directors, the Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of both the Audit Committee and the Human Resources and Compensation Committee. On June 7, 2018, assuming the election of all director nominees at the Meeting, Mr. Gunn will be appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Gunn is co-chair of the board of directors of Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. and a director and member of the Audit Committee of Canada Goose Holdings Inc. He also sits on the board of directors of Cara Operations Limited and chairs its audit committee. Prior to November 2014, Mr. Gunn served as chief executive officer of Sleep Country Canada Inc., the Canadian mattress retailer he co-founded. He received a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Western Ontario.

Mugford, Kristin
    Kristin Mugford
    Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School

    Kristin Williams Mugford is a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Audit Committee since March 29, 2018. Ms. Mugford currently is the Melvin Tukman Senior Lecturer of Business Administration in the Finance Unit at the Harvard Business School. Prior to academia, she spent nearly 20 years with Bain Capital Partners, LP, joining their private equity business in 1994, where she focused on the consumer and media industries, before becoming the firm’s first female managing director. In 1998, she helped start Bain Capital Credit, LP (formerly known as Sankaty Advisors, LP), the credit affiliate of Bain Capital Partners, LP, where she was a senior member of its management and investment committee. She began her career at the Walt Disney Company. Ms. Mugford is a member of the board of directors of Towne Park, a leading parking and hospitality services provider. She also sits on the boards of Fidelity Charitable, the largest donor-advised fund program and public charity in the United States, and New Profit, a national non-profit venture philanthropy fund. She graduated from Harvard Business School as a Baker Scholar and holds an AB with honors in economics from Harvard College.

Nomicos, Nicholas
    Nicholas Nomicos
    Corporate Director

    Nicholas Nomicos is a member of the Board of Directors, a member of the Audit Committee, and the Chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee. He is also a director and a member of the investment and risk committee of BRP Inc. since December 2016. He previously sat on BRP Inc.’s board of directors from 2003 to 2015. Until December 2016, Mr. Nomicos was Managing Director at Bain Capital Credit, LP (formerly known as Sankaty Advisors, LP), the credit affiliate of Bain Capital Partners, LP. Prior to 2011, he was an Operating Partner at Bain Capital Partners, LP where he worked since 1999 in a variety of investments in the manufacturing and consumer product sectors. Prior to joining Bain Capital Partners, LP, Mr. Nomicos was a senior corporate development and manufacturing executive at Oak Industries Inc., and he spent several years at Bain & Company where he was a Manager. Mr. Nomicos received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School.

Rossy, Larry
    Larry Rossy
    Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

    Larry Rossy is the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors since May 1, 2016. Before that date, he held the offices of Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer since the Corporation’s inception. Larry Rossy has been a retailer since 1965 and is the founder of Dollarama. In 1992, he made the strategic decision to convert the company to the “dollar store” concept. Since that time, his principal focus has been on the expansion of the Dollarama retail network. On May 1, 2016, Larry Rossy stepped aside as Chief Executive Officer, as Neil Rossy took the helm of the business. As Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, he continues to play an active role in key areas of the business such as real estate and buying. He received a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University.

Rossy, Neil
    Neil Rossy
    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Neil Rossy is a member of the Board of Directors since 2004 and serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation since May 1, 2016. Prior to being appointed to this office by the Board of Directors, he had served as Chief Merchandising Officer of Dollarama since 2010. With the company since its inception in 1992, he has been involved in all aspects of Dollarama’s business, supply chain and day-to-day operations. Over the last two decades, Neil Rossy has played an increasingly important role in strategic decisions related to warehousing and distribution, direct sourcing, brand identity, product development and merchandising innovations that define Dollarama and underpin its success. He is a graduate of Queen’s University.

Roy, Richard
    Richard Roy FCPA, FCA
    Corporate Director

    Richard Roy, FCPA, FCA, is a member of the Board of Directors and the Chair of the Audit Committee. He sits on the board of directors of Uni Select Inc. since May 2008. He also sits on the board of directors of GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc. since May 2015 and is a member of its audit committee and of its human resources and compensation committee. Mr. Roy served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Uni-Select, a distributor of automotive replacement parts, equipment, tools and accessories in North America, from January 1, 2008 to July 31, 2015. Prior to January 2008, he held various senior roles at Uni-Select, including the positions of Vice President, Chief Operating Officer from April 2007 to January 2008, and Vice President, Administration and Chief Financial Officer from January 1999 to April 2007. Mr. Roy received his Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) designation from the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec in 2012. Mr. Roy is a graduate of HEC Montreal.

Thomas, Huw
    Huw Thomas FCPA, FCA
    Chief Executive Officer, SmartCentres Real Estate Investment Trust

    Huw Thomas, FCPA, FCA, is a member of the Board of Directors. From 1996 to 2010, Mr. Thomas served in various senior financial roles at Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited, including nine years as Chief Financial Officer and, from November 2009 until December 2010, as Executive Vice-President, Financial Strategy and Performance. Mr. Thomas serves as Chief Executive Officer of SmartCentres Real Estate Investment Trust (“SmartCentres REIT”, formerly known as Smart Real Estate Investment Trust) since 2013 and also occupied the office of President of SmartCentres REIT from 2013 to August 2016. He will be stepping down as Chief Executive Officer in June 2018 but will remain a trustee of SmartCentres REIT. Mr. Thomas is also a trustee of Chartwell Retirement Residences, a member of its compensation, nominating and governance committee and the chair of its audit committee. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of London (U.K.), and is a Certified U.K. and Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant. He received his Fellowship designation (FCPA) from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario in 2013.

* = Lead Independent Director     = Chair     = Member