Mr. Uzumeri is a Founding Partner of Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P., and is jointly responsible for overseeing the firm’s activities with the two other Founding Partners. Prior to co-founding Searchlight in 2010, Mr. Uzumeri was the head of Private Equity for the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. Mr. Uzumeri is currently Chairman of the board of M&M Food Market and serves on the board of the Sick Kids Hospital Foundation. Mr. Uzumeri graduated from the University of Toronto, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Honours Industrial Engineering and received a Master of Science degree in Finance from the London Business School.

Ms. Curran is the Chief Executive Officer of BrightPath Early Learning Inc., a provider of early childhood education services in Canada, a position she has held since 2012. Between 1998 and 2010, Ms. Curran had a successful career with Jones Apparel Group Canada. After initially serving as its Vice President and Chief Financial and Operating Officer, Ms. Curran was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to her role with Jones Apparel Group Canada, Ms. Curran served between 1992 and 1997 in various roles in strategy development, financial management, planning and analysis and information technology with Abitibi-Price. Prior thereto, she held both planning and analysis and auditing positions with PepsiCola Canada Inc. and Price Waterhouse. Ms. Curran served as a director of the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from York University and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. Ms. Curran also holds an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Mr. David is the chief executive officer of GRI Capital Inc., a private investment management firm, and has been with the company and its affiliates since 2003. Mr. David provided financial and strategic advisory services to private and public companies from 2000 to 2003. Previously, he worked at Claridge Inc. from 1998 to 2000 and at McKinsey & Co. from 1996 to 1998. Mr. David also currently serves on the board of Dollarama Inc., a position he has held since 2004. Mr. David received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University, a Bachelor of Common Law and a Bachelor of Civil law degree from McGill University and a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from Harvard Business School.

Jim Gabel has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since February 2016, and as a member of the board since October 2017. He has more than 25 years of experience in the footwear and apparel industry. Prior to joining Roots, Jim served as the president of The Performance Group and an officer of Wolverine World Wide from 2014 to 2016, where he oversaw the brands of Saucony, Merrell and Chaco and had global responsibility for U.S. $1 billion in revenue. Prior to that, Jim held a number of senior executive roles at adidas Group from 2008 to 2014, including president of adidas Group Canada and president of Reebok North America. Jim currently sits on the boards of directors of Toys “R” Us Canada and Sporting Life Group, and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Mr. Lastman is the chair and a partner at Goodmans LLP. He practices corporate, commercial and securities law and provides counsel in connection with public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and business restructurings. Mr. Lastman is the chair and a partner at Goodmans LLP. He practices corporate, commercial and securities law and provides counsel in connection with public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and business restructurings. He is a Director of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd., an Alternate Governor for the NHL and NBA and the CFL Governor of the Toronto Argonauts. Mr. Lastman also sits on the board of directors of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust and the CAMH Foundation. In 2017, he was named a Member of the Order of Canada. In 2014, Mr. Lastman was appointed by the Minister of National Defence as an Honorary Captain of the Royal Canadian Navy. He has also been awarded the rank of an Honorary Detective by the Toronto Police Service. Mr. Lastman previously served on our Board from December 2015 to March 2017.

Mr. Mavrinac is currently a corporate director. Mr. Mavrinac served as the Chief Financial Officer of George Weston Limited and Executive Vice President of Loblaw Companies Limited from 2003 to 2007. Mr. Mavrinac began his career with Loblaw Companies Limited in 1982 and held a variety of senior financial positions. In 1996, he assumed the role of Senior Vice President, Finance for George Weston Limited and Loblaw Companies Limited. Mr. Mavrinac is currently a member of the boards of TerrAscend Corp. and Canopy Rivers Corporation. Mr. Mavrinac has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is a chartered professional accountant.

Mr. Teitelbaum is currently the chairman and chief executive officer of iStore Inc., a retail and wholesale licensor of personal electronics and tech accessories, a position he has held since 2010. Mr. Teitelbaum was previously the president of La Senza International, now a subsidiary of L Brands Inc., from 1998 to 2010. In 1994, Mr. Teitelbaum launched the La Senza brand in the UK where he remained managing director until 1998. Earlier in his career, Mr. Teitelbaum held various senior management positions at Dylex Limited, including at their Club Monaco division. Mr. Teitelbaum received a degree in general studies from Marianopolis College in Montreal, Quebec. He also studied for a B.A. in Economics at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.

Mr. Zinterhofer is a Founding Partner of Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P., and is jointly responsible for overseeing the firm’s activities with the two other Founding Partners. Prior to co-founding Searchlight in 2010, Mr. Zinterhofer was a senior partner at Apollo Management, L.P. in New York. Mr. Zinterhofer serves on the boards of Global Eagle Entertainment Inc., Liberty Latin America, Hemisphere Media Group, Inc., Liberty Cable Vision of Puerto Rico and TouchTunes Interactive Networks, Inc. In addition, Mr. Zinterhofer currently serves on the board of Charter Communications, Inc. as Lead Independent Director. Mr. Zinterhofer graduated Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania, with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Honours Economics and European History and received a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.