Board and Committee

The mandate of the Board is to provide governance and stewardship to the Company and its business.

Chair
Member

Board Composition


Eric Lefebvre, CPA, CA, MBA
Québec, Canada

Director since May 2018; and CEO since November 2018
CFO from June 2012 to November 2018

Chief Executive Officer of MTY since November 2018.

 


Murat Armutlu, CPA, CA
Québec, Canada

Director since May 2005
Audit Committee Member

Chartered Professional Accountant in public practice.

 


Stanley Ma
Québec, Canada

Director from December 1993 to
June 1996; and since May 1997
Chairman since May 1997
President and CEO from May 2004 to November 2018

Chairman since 1997, and President and Chief Executive Officer of MTY from May 2004 to November 2018.

 


Dickie Orr
British Columbia, Canada

Director since May 2011
Audit Committee Member

Retired, formerly an Investment Advisor at Canaccord Financial Ltd. from 1989 to 2010.

 


Claude St-Pierre
Québec, Canada

Director from May 1994 to August 1995; and since October 1996
Secretary since September 1996
CFO from May 2004 to June 2012
COO from June 2012 to November 2018

Chief Operating Officer from June 2012 to November 2018, Secretary since 1996, and Chief Financial Officer from May 2004 to June 2012.

 


Gary O’connor
Québec, Canada

Director since March 2018
Audit Committee Member (chairman)

Former Chartered Professional Accountant, including more than 30 years as audit partner with KPMG Canada from 1968 to 2009, a firm that provides audit, tax, and advisory services, and KPMG Barbados from 2009 to 2012. Mr. O’Connor retired in 2012. Mr. O’Connor is a member of the Quebec Order of Chartered Accountants. He has experience with both SEC registrants and Canadian public companies in retail, consumer products and financial services. From 2003 to 2017, Mr. O’Connor was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Irish Studies Foundation associated with the Concordia University. From 2014 to 2018, he was a member of the Board of Directors of Imvescor Restaurant Group Inc. and from June 2017 to present is a member of the Board of Directors of DAVIDsTEA Inc.

 


Suzan Zalter
Québec, Canada

Director since May 2021

Mrs. Zalter is currently Vice President, Advisory Services at Oberfeld Snowcap. She has over 28 years of expertise in the shopping center industry across North America. She is an established real estate consultant to regional, national and international retailers developing market penetration strategies and portfolio optimization. Suzan has worked directly for a public, global fashion retailer on the executive team. Suzan holds a Bachelor of Science from Concordia University of Montreal and is a member of the ICSC