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Board of Trustees

Our trustees represent the interest of all Choice Properties stakeholders. Through its oversight of the management of the REIT and its affairs, the trustees actively demonstrate Choice Properties’ commitment to the principles of transparency, accountability and sound corporate governance.

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Galen G. Weston , Chairman of the Board

Mr. Weston is the Executive Chairman of Loblaw and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Weston. He served as Chairman and trustee of the Trust between 2013 and 2017. He previously held several senior executive positions with Loblaw and its subsidiaries, including as President. Prior to joining Loblaw, he was an investment banking analyst for Salomon Brothers in the U.K.

Mr. Weston graduated from Harvard University with a B.A and from Columbia University with an M.B.A.

Mr. Weston is Chairman and director of President's Choice Bank and a director of Weston, Loblaw and Wittington Investments, Limited. He is also a Director of Selfridges Group Limited and is the President of The W. Garfield Weston Foundation.

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Kerry D. Adams , Trustee

Ms. Adams serves as President of K. Adams & Associates Limited. She is the past Chair of the Scotia Institutional Real Estate Inc. Advisory Committee.

Ms. Adams is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a B.A. (Honours Economics) from Queen’s University. Ms. Adams is an Institute-certified Director of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Ms. Adams previously served as a member of Fidelity Investments Canada ULC’s Independent Review Committee, as well as a Director of Primaris Retail Real Estate Investment Trust. In addition to her public board experience, Ms. Adams has served as a Commissioner and Director of the Ontario Securities Commission, the Chair of its Investor Education Fund, and was a member of the board and governance committee of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada. Ms. Adams has also served as Director of Walmart Canada Bank, President of Widcor Limited and Widcor Financial and was a partner at KPMG Peat Marwick.

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Christie J.B. Clark , Trustee

Mr. Clark, a corporate director, was the former Chief Executive Officer and a senior partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 2005 to 2011. Prior to being elected as its Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Clark was a National Managing Partner and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee from 2001 to 2005.

Mr. Clark graduated from Queen’s University with a B.Comm. and the University of Toronto with an M.B.A. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant.

Mr. Clark is a director of Air Canada and Loblaw Companies Limited. Mr. Clark is also a member of the boards of the Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Olympic Foundation, Own the Podium and the Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation, and a member of the Advisory Council of the Stephen J.R. Smith School of Business at Queen’s University. Mr. Clark previously served on the board of Hydro One Limited/Hydro One Inc.

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Graeme Eadie , Trustee

Mr. Eadie is the former Senior Managing Director for the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPPIB”) having retired from CPPIB on March 31, 2018. Mr. Eadie currently acts as a Senior Advisor on a consulting basis to CPPIB, participating in their Executive and Private Equity investment committees. Mr. Eadie previously held the position of Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Real Assets for CPPIB. Mr. Eadie is also a director of Neiman Marcus Group and GLP FM Holdings Limited. In addition, Mr. Eadie currently serves on the Board of Morguard Corporation and Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust. Prior to joining CPPIB, Mr. Eadie held multiple positions, including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and President of Cadillac Fairview. Mr. Eadie also held senior management positions with a number of entities in the retail and manufacturing areas and formerly was a director of the Ontario Realty Corporation and Aliansce Shopping Centres Brazil.

Mr. Eadie graduated from the University of British Columbia with a B.Comm. and Master of Science in Business Administration.

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Karen A. Kinsley , Trustee

Ms. Kinsley, a corporate Director, previously held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (“CMCH”) from 2003 to 2013. Prior to being appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Kinsley held multiple positions at CMHC including Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and head of its mortgage insurance and securitization businesses. Ms. Kinsley serves on the Boards of Saputo Inc. and National Bank of Canada.

Ms. Kinsley holds a B.Comm from the University of Ottawa.

Ms. Kinsley 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

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R. Michael Latimer , Trustee

Mr. Latimer is the Chief Executive Officer of OMERS, a pension plan providing defined pension benefits to local government employees, retirees and beneficiaries in Ontario. Prior to this role, Mr. Latimer was the Chief Investment Officer of OMERS where he oversaw the strategic, operational and financial leadership of the investment activities at OMERS.

Prior to joining OMERS, Mr. Latimer was responsible for Oxford Properties Group, a wholly owned real estate entity of OMERS. Mr. Latimer is a former President and CEO of Primaris Real Estate Investment Trust.

Mr. Latimer also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of OMERS Administration Corporation.

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Nancy H.O Lockhart , Trustee

Ms. Lockhart, a corporate director, is the former Chief Administrative Officer of Frum Development Group and a former Vice President of Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation.

Ms. Lockhart is a director of The Royal Conservatory of Music and a member of the Sotheby's Canada Advisory Board. Ms. Lockhart is also Chair Emeritus of the Crow's Theatre Company. She is a former Chair of the Ontario Science Centre, former President of the Canadian Club of Toronto and a former Chair of the Canadian Film Centre. Ms. Lockhart is also a former director of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation and the Loran Scholars Foundation. Ms. Lockhart is also a board member of Atrium Mortgage Investment Corporation and George Weston Limited. Ms. Lockhart previously served on the Boards of Loblaw Companies Limited, Gluskin Sheff & Associates Inc. and Barrick Gold Corporation.

Ms. Lockhart has an Institute of Corporate Directors ICD.D certification.

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Dale R. Ponder , Trustee

Ms. Ponder is the Co-Chair of Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt LLP ("Osler LLP"), a law firm, and also serves on the firm's Partnership Board. She is the former Chief Executive and Managing Partner of Osler LLP. Ms. Ponder's practice experience as a Partner of Osler LLP focused on mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation and corporate governance. Ms. Ponder has had extensive experience throughout her career leading transactions relating to public and private merger and acquisition matters and advising boards of public companies.

Ms. Ponder graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a LL.B.

Ms. Ponder is a member of the boards of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, the Governor's Council of St. Michael's Hospital Foundation and the Caldwell Partners Top 40 Under 40 Advisory Board. Ms. Ponder is also Chair of the Canadian Business Growth Fund and serves on the board of Morneau Shepell Inc.

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