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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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Stephen E. Johnson

Mr. Johnson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Johnson has spent approximately 40 years in the real estate industry and served as the Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust since September 1996 prior to its acquisition by Choice Properties. Mr. Johnson is on the on the Board of Trustees for for Plaza Retail REIT.

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Kerry D. Adams

Ms. Adams serves as President of K. Adams & Associates Limited. She is a member of the Bank of Nova Scotia’s Master Trust and Pension Investment and Administration Committees. 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. In addition to her public board experience, Ms. Adams served as a Commissioner and Director of the OSC (1996 to 2003), and Chair of its Investor Education Fund (2000 to 2006), and was a member of the IIROC board and governance committee from 2008 to 2011. Ms. Adams has also served as a Director of Walmart Canada Bank, President of Widcor Limited and Widcor Financial and she was a partner at KPMG Peat Marwick.

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Christie J.B. Clark

Mr. Clark, a corporate director, is former Chief Executive Officer and senior partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Prior to being elected as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Clark was a National Managing Partner and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee from 2001 to 2006. 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 on the Board of Directors for Air Canada. Mr. Clark is also Chair of the board of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Corporation, Chair of the Finance Committee of Alpine Canada and a member of the Advisory Council of Queen’s University School of Business. He is a former director of Brookfield Office Properties Inc., IGM Financial Inc. and Hydro One Limited/Hydro Inc.

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Graeme Eadie

Mr. Eadie is a corporate director. He is the former Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Real Assets the for Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Prior to joining the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Mr. Eadie held multiple positions at Cadillac Fairview, including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and President. Mr. Eadie graduated from the University of British Columbia with a B.Comm. and Master of Science, Business Administration. Mr. Eadie is a trustee trustee of Morguard Corporation and Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust. He is a former director of the Ontario Realty Corporation and Aliansce Shopping Centers S.A.

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Anthony R. Graham

Mr. Graham is Vice Chairman and a director of Wittington Investments, Limited and also President and Chief Executive Officer of Sumarria Inc. He is a former Vice Chairman and director of National Bank Financial. Mr. Graham was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Brock University. Mr. Graham is on the Board of Directors for Power Corporation of Canada and Power Financial Corporation. In addition to his public board memberships, he is a director of Graymont Limited, Grupo Calidra, S.A. de C.V. and Wittington Properties Limited. Mr. Graham is also a former Chairman and Director of President’s Choice Bank, George Weston Limited and Loblaw Companies Limited. He is currently Chairman of the Ontario Arts Foundation, the Charter for Business, Duke of Edinburgh Award and the Shaw Festival Foundation, Vice Chairman of the Council of Business and the Arts in Canada. He is also a director of the Art Gallery of Ontario, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Luminato Festival, St. Michael’s Hospital and the Trans Canada Trail Foundation.

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Karen A. Kinsley

Ms. Karen A. Kinsley is currently a corporate Director. She is the former Chief Executive Officer and President of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (“CMCH”). Prior to that she was Vice President of Finance of CMHC. Ms. Kinsley is a member of various Board Committees including Audit, Risk and Human Resources Committees. 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. Ms. Kinsley is the Board of Directors for Saputo Inc. and National Bank of Canada.

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R. Michael Latimer

Mr. R. Michael Latimer is President and Chief Executive Officer of OMERS. As CEO, Mr. Latimer is responsible for the overall leadership and performance of OMERS. Mr. Latimer was formerly the Chief Investment Officer of OMERS. Prior to joining OMERS, Mr. Latimer was responsible for Oxford Properties Group, a wholly owned real estate entity of OMERS and the former President and CEO of Primaris Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Latimer previously served on the Board of Trustees of a Canadian REIT, is a past director of McMaster University’s Board of Governors and has served on a number of charitable boards.

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John Morrison

Mr. John Morrison is Vice Chairman of Choice Properties. He is the former Chief Executive Officer and President of Choice Properties. Prior to joining Choice Properties, Mr. Morrison was President and Chief Executive Officer of Primaris Real Estate Investment Trust. Prior to serving in that role, he was President, Real Estate Management, at Oxford Properties Group. He is also former Vice Chairman of the Urban Land Institute Toronto District Council. Mr. Morrison is on the Board of Trustees for Automotive Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, the International Council of Shopping Centers, and currently serves on the Executive Committee as Divisional Vice President for Canada.

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Paul R. Weiss

Mr. Paul R. Weiss, a corporate director. He spent his career with KPMG LLP Canada serving as a member of the Management Committee and as a member of the International Global Audit Steering Group, and is also the former Managing Partner for KPMG LLP Canada’s Canadian Audit Practice. Earlier in his career, Mr. Weiss was responsible for KPMG LLP Canada’s real estate practice. Mr. Weiss graduated from Carleton University with a B.Comm. and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant. Mr. Weiss is on the Board of Directors for Bell Canada, BCE Inc. and Torstar Corporation. In addition to his public board memberships, Mr. Weiss is a director of Empire Life Insurance Company. Mr. Weiss is a former director of ING Bank of Canada. Mr. Weiss is past Chairman and director of Soulpepper Theatre Company and past Chairman of Toronto Rehab Foundation

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