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William D. Anderson

William D. Anderson has had a career as a business leader in Canada spanning over thirty years. Mr. Anderson joined the Bell Canada organization in 1992, where from 1998 to 2001, he served as Chief Financial Officer of BCE Inc., Canada’s largest telecommunications company. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Anderson served as President of BCE Ventures, the strategic investment unit of BCE Inc. and, from 2001 to 2007, he was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Canada International Inc., a subsidiary of BCE Inc. formed to invest in telecommunications operations outside Canada. Prior to joining the Bell Canada organization, Mr. Anderson was in public practice for nearly twenty years with the accounting firm KPMG LLP, where he was a partner for eleven years. Mr. Anderson also serves on the Board of Directors of TransAlta Corporation, a power generation and energy marketing firm, where he is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Governance and Environment Committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Sun Life Financial Inc., an international financial services organization, where he also is the Chairman of the Audit and Conduct Review Committee as well as a member of the Risk Review Committee. Mr. Anderson was educated at the University of Western Ontario and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Glenn J. Chamandy

Glenn J. Chamandy is one of the founders of the Corporation and has devoted his entire career to building Gildan into an industry leader. Mr. Chamandy has been involved in various textile and apparel businesses for over thirty years. Prior to being appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in 2004, the position which he holds to this day, Mr. Chamandy served as a Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Gildan.

Russell Goodman

Russell Goodman1 3 is a corporate director. From 1998 to June 2011, Mr. Goodman was a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he was a member of the Americas' and Canadian Leadership teams for three and ten years, respectively. During that period, he served as Managing Partner of Project Finance and Privatization for the Americas, Global Leader for Transportation Services, Managing Partner of the Montréal office, and Canadian Managing Partner of the Private Equity and Transactions businesses. Mr. Goodman is a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Audit Committee of Metro Inc., a leader in the grocery and pharmacy sectors in Québec and Ontario. He is a member of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc., North America's largest ski resort. He is a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Northland Power Inc., a leading Canadian and international independent power producer, and is also a member of the Board of Directors of Forth Ports Limited, which owns and operates sea and container ports in the United Kingdom. Mr. Goodman is also a member of the Independent Review Committee of Investors Group Funds. In addition, he serves on a number of not-for-profit boards, including the Pointe-à-Callière Museum Foundation, where he is Chairman of the Board. He previously served as President of the Canadian Club of Montréal. He is a Fellow of the Order of Chartered Professional Accountants of Quebec and is certified by the Institute of Corporate Directors. Mr. Goodman was educated at McGill University.

Russ Hagey

Russ Hagey1 3 is a Senior Partner and the Worldwide Chief Talent Officer of Bain & Company, Inc., one of the world’s leading management consulting firms. He joined the firm in 1982 and has worked in its San Francisco, Los Angeles, Zurich, and Amsterdam offices. As Chief Talent Officer, Mr. Hagey oversees Bain’s recruiting, professional development, training, and human resources functions for nearly 6,000 global professionals and staff across 51 offices in 32 countries. He also has client leadership responsibilities in the areas of consumer products and health-care services. Mr. Hagey holds a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and earned his Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles. He also serves on a number of community and not-for-profit boards.

George Heller

George Heller2 3 has had a career as a business leader in the retail sector that spans over forty years. From 1999 to 2006, Mr. Heller served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hudson’s Bay Company, Canada’s largest diversified general merchandise retailer, operating more than 600 retail outlets in Canada under four banners: the Bay, Zellers, Home Outfitters and Fields. Prior to that, Mr. Heller was President and Chief Executive Officer of Zellers, the mass merchandise retailer of the Hudson’s Bay Company and a leading Canadian mass merchandise department store. Mr. Heller has also held a number of other key positions in the retail industry, including as President and Chief Executive Officer of Kmart Canada, discount department stores, President, North America & Europe of Bata Industries Ltd., an international footwear manufacturer, and Executive Vice-President of Woodwards Department Stores, a department store chain. Mr. Heller also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Victoria Commonwealth Games and was the President and a member of the Board of Directors of the Commonwealth Games of Canada Foundation, a fundraising organization for amateur athletes. Mr. Heller also serves on the Board of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, a not-for-profit think-tank on Canada’s relations with Asia, where he is Chair of the Investment Committee. Mr. Heller has acted since 2008 as Honorary Consul General of Thailand and as Honorary Trade Advisor to the Government of Thailand since 2000. Mr. Heller has received Honorary Doctorates from Ryerson University and the University of Victoria.

Sheila O'Brien

Sheila O'Brien1 3 is a business advisor, corporate director and President of Belvedere 1 Investments Ltd. She has over thirty years’ experience in the oil and gas, pipeline and petrochemical sectors in Canada, the United States and Europe. She has held executive positions in the areas of human resources, investor relations, public affairs and government relations with Amoco International, Petro-Canada and Nova Chemicals Corporation. She created and implemented an innovative workforce restructuring program based on the dignity of the employee, which was designated a Worldwide Best Practice by Watson Wyatt International Consultancy. In addition, she has been active in the not-for-profit sector, having served on over 25 boards of directors, dealing primarily with human rights, women’s rights and giving voice to marginalized members of society, and is the founder of several enduring community events celebrating the accomplishments of women. She was invested in the Order of Canada in 1998 and was awarded the Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012 for community service. She has served on the boards of directors of TransForce Income Fund, Canada’s largest trucking enterprise, publicly-traded and headquartered in Montréal, Skye Resources, a Vancouver-based, publicly-traded nickel mining company with assets in Guatemala, CFM Majestic, a Mississauga-based publicly-traded fireplace manufacturing company, and Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd., an Alberta-based publicly-traded oil and natural gas company. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Alberta Energy Regulator, a regulatory body with a mandate to provide for the environmentally responsible development of Alberta’s energy resources, as well as PPP Canada, a federal crown corporation with a mandate to improve the delivery of public infrastructure. Ms. O’Brien is a graduate of the MTC program at the University of Western Ontario, and completed a one-year sabbatical on creativity and innovation at various U.S. schools in 1990.

Gonzalo F. Valdes-Fauli

Gonzalo F. Valdes-Fauli1 2 is Chairman of the Board of BroadSpan Capital LLC, an investment banking firm specializing in financial advisory services. Mr. Valdes Fauli retired from Barclays Bank PLC, a major UK-based global bank, in 2001, where he held the position of Vice-Chairman, Barclays Capital, and Group Chief Executive Officer, Latin America. Mr. Valdes-Fauli also serves on the Board of Directors of Blue Cross Shield of Florida, a health insurance provider, and was Chairman of the Board of Republic Bank of Dominican Republic, a financial services provider, until November 2007. He is Trustee Emeritus of the University of Miami and Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. Mr. Valdes-Fauli holds a Master’s Degree in international finance from Thunderbird Graduate School for International Management.

Anne Martin-Vachon

Anne Martin-Vachon2 3 is Chief Merchandising, Planning and Programming Officer at HSN, Inc., a leading interactive multi-channel entertainment and lifestyle retailer that operates two business segments, HSN and Cornerstone. Ms. Martin-Vachon joined HSN in 2012 after having held various executive positions in the consumer packaged goods and retail industry, including as Chief Marketing Officer at Nordstrom, Inc., a leading fashion specialty retailer operating 293 stores in 38 U.S. states, Chief Executive Officer at Lise Watier Cosmétiques, Inc., a Canadian-based beauty and skincare company, and Chief Marketing Officer at Bath & Body Works, LLC, which operates retail stores for personal care products.  Ms. Martin-Vachon began her career at The Procter & Gamble Company, where she spent more than twenty years in a variety of leadership positions across the company’s portfolio of beauty, personal care and household brands. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Cosmetic Executive Women, a prominent beauty industry organization. Ms. Martin-Vachon holds a Master of Business Administration from McGill University and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration at the University of Québec in Trois-Rivières.

Donald C. Berg

Donald C. Berg1 2 is Chief Executive Officer at The Comfy Cow Inc., a privately-held Louisville, Kentucky-based purveyor of specialty gourmet ice cream through its chain of retail shops as well as in fine grocery stores in the Midwest. Mr. Berg retired in April 2014 as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer at Brown-Forman Corporation, a U.S.-based producer and marketer of fine quality beverage alcohol brands and one of the largest companies in the global wine and spirits industry. Mr. Berg’s career at Brown-Forman Corporation spanned over 25 years, where he held various executive positions including as President of its Advancing Markets Group, President of Brown-Forman Spirits Americas, the company’s largest operating group, head of its corporate development and strategy functions and director of its mergers and acquisitions group. Prior to joining Brown-Forman, Mr. Berg has had a wide variety of finance, sales and marketing roles with respected national and international firms after beginning his career as a certified chartered public accountant with Ernst & Whinney. Mr. Berg is also a member of the Board of Directors of Meredith Corporation, a publicly-held media and marketing company. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting and business administration from Augustana College in Illinois.

1  Audit and Finance Committee
2  Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility Committee
3  Compensation and Human Resources Committee
 
 
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