Linda A. Cash
Ms. Cash has had a distinguished 36-year career as a senior executive with extensive global manufacturing and operations experience in the automotive industry. Ms. Cash joined Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) in 1984 as an industrial engineer and held roles of increasing responsibility in leadership positions, including Vice President, Manufacturing, Europe and, most recently, Vice President, Global Quality and New Model Launch. Ms. Cash also served as Executive Sponsor of the Ford African Ancestry Network and as a member of Ford`s Black Lives Matter Taskforce. Ms. Cash holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. She also currently serves on the Advisory Board of Georgia Institute of Technology. Ms. Cash brings to the Board extensive global expertise in manufacturing and operations, engineering, innovation and sustainability, along with a deep understanding of the global markets in which the Company operates.
Vincent J. Galifi
Mr. Galifi is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Magna International, a leading global automotive supplier. During Mr. Galifi’s 27-year career at Magna, his responsibilities have included Director of Taxation & Insurance, Vice President & Controller, Vice President Finance and Executive Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Galifi, in addition to his responsibilities within the Finance Department, serves on the Executive Management Committee, the Disclosure Committee and Policy & Procedures Committee as well as advisor to the Audit Committee and the Corporate Governance and Compensation Committee of Magna. Mr. Galifi has Bachelor of Commerce degree, with high distinction, from the University of Toronto. He obtained his C.P.A. designation in 1984 and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.
Alan D. Horn
Mr. Horn’s principal occupation is as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rogers Telecommunications Limited. Prior to December 2017, Mr. Horn also served as Chair of Rogers Communications Inc. (a telecommunications company) and interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Rogers Communications from October 2016 to April 2017. Mr. Horn is also a board member of Rogers Communications Inc., Fairfax India Holdings Corporation and Trilogy International Partners Inc. He is a chartered accountant, and holds a B.Sc. with first class honours in mathematics from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Mr. Horn served as Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Rogers Communications Inc. from 1996 to 2006 and was President and Chief Operating Officer of Rogers Telecommunications Limited from 1990 to 1996. He brings to the board his strategic, administrative and financial skills in the context of a large, publicly traded company. Mr. Horn returns to the board, having previously served as a director of the Company from May 8, 2008 to May 9, 2017.
Kathleen L. Keller-Hobson, LL.B., ICD.D
Ms. Keller-Hobson’s principal occupation is that of a corporate director. Prior to January 2015, Ms. Keller-Hobson was a business lawyer with 35 years of experience in public and private M&A, corporate finance and corporate governance. She was a senior partner at Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP and, prior to October 2011, at Bennett Jones LLP, both international law firms. Prior to October 2006, Ms. Keller-Hobson was a senior partner at Torys LLP, also an international law firm, where she practised law for 25 years including nine years as Managing Partner of its London, England office. She advised global businesses and boards of directors on significant transactions, critical business issues and risk management. Ms. Keller-Hobson is also a member of the board of directors of Premium Brands Holdings Corporation (TSX: PBH), which owns a broad range of leading specialty food manufacturing and differentiated food distribution businesses with operations in Canada and the United States, and a member of the board of directors of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, which is authorized to operate airports in the south-central Ontario region, including Toronto Pearson International Airport. She obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Ottawa in 1979. Ms. Keller-Hobson brings to the board extensive experience in global mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate governance and risk management.
Donald G. Lang, B.A. (Hon.)
Mr. Donald Lang is Executive Chairman of the Company. Prior to May of 2008, Mr. Lang was Vice Chairman and CEO and, prior to May of 2005, President and CEO. He has held positions of progressive responsibility in the Company and its subsidiaries since 1982, including President of the Company’s then largest division, CCL Custom Manufacturing, Inc., based in Chicago. Mr. Lang holds a business graduate degree (HBA) from the Richard Ivey School of Business of the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Lang is also a member of the board of AGF Management Ltd., CCC Group, formerly known as Canada Colors and Chemicals Limited, and a member of the boards of a private company and a non-profit organization. Mr. Lang brings to the board his intimate knowledge of the Company, including its key people, customers and markets.
Erin M. Lang
Ms. Lang is currently the Managing Director of LUMAS Canada, a for-profit distributor of limited edition photographic art. In addition to small business management and operations experience, she is responsible for LUMAS Canada’s multi-channel retail sales and marketing strategy. Ms. Lang has a Master of Science Degree in Non-profit Management from the Milano School of Management and Urban Policy and Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Boston University. She brings to the board her in-depth knowledge of the company.
Stuart W. Lang, B.Sc (Eng.)
The principal occupations of Mr. Stuart Lang are that of Head Football Coach for Guelph University and that of corporate director. Prior to his retirement as an officer of the Company on January 31, 2006, Mr. Lang was President of CCL Label International, and was headquartered in England. Mr. Lang has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Queen’s University at Kingston, Ontario. Following a very successful early career with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League, Mr. Lang became involved in the Company in 1982, moving through positions of progressive responsibility and gaining depth of industry knowledge. As a result, Mr. Lang brings to the board wide experience in the technology, manufacturing and markets of the label industry as well as a thorough knowledge of the Label Division of the Company.
Geoffrey T. Martin
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Martin joined CCL as President of the Label Division in April 2001. In May 2008, he assumed the role of President and CEO of the Company. Educated in the U.K., Mr. Martin is an international business leader with a proven track record in turnarounds, mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Martin has extensive experience building greenfield businesses in both consumer and industrial markets. Prior to joining the Company, he was the Senior Group Vice President, Worldwide Converting Graphic and Specialty Tapes, with Avery Dennison Company. Mr. Martin brings to the board his thorough industry knowledge and his understanding and appreciation of operating issues as well as his first-hand experience in mergers and acquisitions and the integration of newly acquired facilities.
Douglas W. Muzyka
Mr. Muzyka’s principal occupation is that of a corporate director. Prior to November 2017, Mr. Muzyka was Chief Science and Technology Officer of E.I. DuPont de Nemours, an international manufacturer of chemical products, specialty materials, consumer and industrial products. Prior to 2010, Mr. Muzyka was President of DuPont, Greater China and DuPont China Holding Co. Ltd. Prior to July of 2006, Mr. Muzyka was Vice President and General Manager of DuPont Nutrition and Health, and President and CEO of E.I. DuPont de Nemours Canada Company. Until January of 2003, Mr. Muzyka was President and General Manager of DuPont Mexico. Since joining the DuPont organization as a research scientist in 1985, Mr. Muzyka has held numerous key management roles for DuPont in Hong Kong, the U.S.A., Mexico and Canada. Mr. Muzyka holds bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Muzyka is an ex-officio board member of Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund, a TSX-listed manufacturer and supplier of industrial chemicals and services, and serves on the board of Stella-Jones Inc., a TSX-listed manufacturer of pressure treated wood products. Mr. Muzyka also serves on the board of Modern Meadow, a New Jersey-based company which designs and produces biologically advanced materials and is Chairman of the National Research Council of Canada. To complement his strong operational and administrative skills, Mr. Muzyka also brings to the board considerable experience in new plant start-ups and new venture development in international venues.
Thomas C. Peddie, F.C.A.
Mr. Peddie's principal occupation is that of a corporate director. Prior to September 1, 2016, Mr. Peddie was Executive Vice President and CFO of Corus Entertainment Inc., a publicly traded media company listed on the TSX. Mr. Peddie has been President of WIC Western International Communication; acting President, CFO, and Senior Vice President, Operations, of CTV Television Network; and CFO of The Toronto Sun Publishing Company, Canada Packers, and for the international operations of Campbell Soup in Camden, New Jersey. Mr. Peddie is a chartered accountant and was awarded his FCA designation by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario in September 2003. He holds an honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Windsor. Along with his knowledge in matters of finance both domestic and international, Mr. Peddie has experience concerning the financial reporting and control requirements of the TSX, the Province of Ontario, the New York Stock Exchange and the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission.
Dr. Suarez-Gonzalez is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of flavours and fragrances for the food, beverage, personal care and household products industries. Prior to joining IFF, Dr. Suarez-Gonzalez had a 25-year career with Fluor Corporation, a multinational engineering and construction firm, holding various senior leadership roles in human resources and manufacturing and operations, with her last position being Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Centers of Expertise. Born in Canada and of Spanish descent, Dr. Suarez-Gonzalez has a Doctorate in Psychology from the Universidad de Oviedo and an Executive MBA from the IUDE University. She is also a Board member of The Society for Human Resource Management, the world’s largest human resources association. Dr. Suarez-Gonzalez is a multi-lingual executive who brings to the Board extensive global experience in human resources, succession planning and talent management, and diversity, equity and inclusion, along with broad manufacturing and operations experience, in business sectors in which CCL operates.