Chairman Of The Board
Robert B. Johnston is Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of The InterTech Group, Inc. since 2008. Mr. Johnston previously served as Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of The Hudson’s Bay Company. Mr. Johnston is a Director of Circa Enterprises Inc., Colabor Group Inc., Corning Natural Gas Holding Corporation, FIH group plc and Produce Investments plc. In addition, Mr. Johnston serves on the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Community Loan Fund and on the Advisory Board of the McGill University Executive Institute. Mr. Johnston holds an MBA Degree from the John Molson School of Business, a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Public Administration, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Concordia University and holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He also completed the Oxford Advanced Management and Leadership Program.
Stewart Emerson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Supremex Inc. Prior to his current role, Mr. Emerson began his career as an Account Manager at Innova Envelope Inc. in 1990 and has since held a number of positions, including Sales Manager, General Sales Manager, Vice President and General Manager, Central Region and Buffalo Envelope. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a double major in Marketing and Management from the Northeastern University of Boston.
Warren J. White sits on the Board of Directors of Circa Enterprises Inc., Colabor Group Inc, Titan Logix Corp. and Vicon Industries, Inc. He has held many senior leadership roles for large international manufacturing organizations with responsibilities in information technology, finance, procurement and strategic planning. Before becoming an independent consultant, Mr. White was Senior Vice President, Global Business Engineering at CGI until 2012 and Vice President, Information Technology and Global Procurement at Alcan Aluminum until 2003. Mr. White is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a MBA degree from Concordia University.
Dany Paradis joined Yellow Pages in 2014 as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, and was promoted in 2016 to the position of Senior Vice President Operations and Chief Human Resources Officer. Since 2017, he is Senior Vice President of Sales and Customer Care. With more than 20 years of experience, he has worked for a number of high-profile companies in the natural resources, athletics and professional services sector. He was a senior executive at Fibrek Inc. from 2008 to 2012 and held various executive positions at Domtar Inc. and Reebok/Adidas prior to that. Dany Paradis holds a Bachelor of Actuarial Sciences degree from Laval University. Mr. Paradis also completed an Advanced Leadership Program from McGill University and holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He has held several boards of director positions with foundations, associations and public companies.
Georges Kobrynsky, a former Trustee of Supremex Income Fund and Director of Supremex Inc. from 2006 to 2012, is currently a Corporate Director of Cascades Inc. Previously, Mr. Kobrynsky was Senior Vice President, Investments Forest Products of the Société générale de financement du Québec from 2005 to 2010 and held various senior positions at Domtar Inc. for over 30 years. He also held a position at the Ministry of the Environment of Canada from 1971 to 1975. Mr. Kobrynsky has completed the Senior Executive Program from University of Western Ontario. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from McGill University, a Bachelor’s degree in Sciences from the Université Laval and a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the Université de Montréal.
Mathieu Gauvin is Senior Vice President, Private Equity – Québec of La Caisse de dépôt placement du Québec (CDPQ) since February 2018. Previously, Mr. Gauvin was Partner at Richter Advisory Group Inc. and has worked for the company from September 2008 to January 2018. He is a Director and Chair of the Audit Committees of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. and Logistik Unicorp Inc. From January 2006 to May 2006, he was Chief Financial Officer of Europe’s Best Inc. From February 1991 to January 2006, he was Vice President and Partner of Schroders & Associates Canada Inc. and, from November 1987 to February 1991, he was Director, Acquisition Analysis, for this company or for its predecessor corporations. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from McGill University and he is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Business Valuator. Mathieu Gauvin will not stand for re-election at the Company's next shareholders meeting. Mr. Gauvin served for many years as Chair of the Audit Committee and members of other committees. We thank him for his dedication and contribution to Supremex over the years.
A.I. (Drew) Sullivan
Andrew I. (Drew) Sullivan is Senior Vice President of RR Donnelley Brazil since January 2017. He was previously President of RR Donnelley Canada, a position which he held since February 2012. Prior to his role as President, Mr. Sullivan held various sales executive positions with RR Donnelley/Moore Corporation which he joined in 2001 after spending 23 years with Relizon Canada. Mr. Sullivan has worked in the printing business since 1978. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick.