Duncan Jessiman, K.C.

Executive Vice-Chairman &

Mr. Jessiman is currently the Executive Vice-Chairman in charge of special projects and chair of the Disclosure and Competition Committee.

Mr. Jessiman holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Law degree from the University of Manitoba and developed the concept for the Corporation with Mr. Pyle and started it in 2002. Mr. Jessiman originally served as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation, but gave up the Chair in 2005 in accordance with good governance practices at the time. He then gave up the position of CEO on August 1, 2006 for family reasons and became Executive Vice-Chairman in charge of special projects.

Before starting the Corporation, Mr. Jessiman practiced law in Winnipeg in the areas of corporate, commercial and securities law. Mr. Jessiman was a member of the TSX Venture Exchange Winnipeg Local Advisory Committee; former director of Consolidated Properties Ltd., a TSX listed company; former director of Geocrude Energy Inc., a TSX listed company which was taken over by Canada North West Energy Inc.; former director of Pan Cana Industries Ltd., a TSX listed company which was taken over by Geocrude Energy Inc.; and a former director of Enerplus Energy Services Ltd., the management company for Enerplus Resources Fund. Mr. Jessiman is currently the President of two private corporations: Progressive Holdings Inc. and 3882293 Manitoba Ltd. Mr. Jessiman is the co-founder and former director of Vexxit Inc. Mr. Jessiman devotes a significant amount of his working time to the business of the Corporation.

Michael Pyle, MBA, ICD.D.

Chief Executive Officer &

Mr. Pyle is the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation. Together with Mr. Jessiman, Mr. Pyle developed the initial concept of the Corporation in 2002. Mr. Pyle has held the position of CEO since August 1, 2006.

Mr. Pyle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Economics) and a MBA (Finance) from the University of Manitoba. He served in positions of increasing seniority culminating as President of The Arctic Glacier Income Fund (and its predecessor, The Arctic Group Inc.) from 1998 to 2002. He previously worked with Roynat Capital in Winnipeg from 1990 to 1996 and from 1997 to 1998. Mr. Pyle was employed as the Vice-President of Corporate Development for Westsun International Inc. in Winnipeg from 1996 to 1997.

Mr. Pyle is currently a Director of Sio Silica Corporation and Chair of its Audit Committee. Mr. Pyle also serves, on a volunteer basis, as the Chair of the Winnipeg Blue Bomber Football Club, the Chair of the Business Counsel of Manitoba, and Chair of the Manitoba First Investments Inc. His past volunteer involvement includes sitting on the boards of Manitoba Hydro, CentrePort Canada Inc. and Next Hydrogen Solutions Inc. Mr. Pyle devotes the majority of his time to the Corporation. Mr. Pyle is a member of the ICD and received the ICD.D designation in 2017.

Carmele Peter, K.C., LL.B.


Ms. Peter, a lawyer, joined the management team of the Corporation in November, 2012 as Chief Administrative Officer. In July, 2014 she became the President of the Corporation. Prior to joining the Corporation, Ms. Peter practiced law for over 24 years at the law firm of Aikins, MacAulay & Thorvaldson LLP, (now MLT Aikins LLP) where she specialized in transactional and tax work. During her legal career she represented a number of clients and was involved in many significant transactions, including the sale of Craig Media Inc., the acquisition of Allstream Inc., the sale of MTS' yellow pages directory business, and the acquisition of the Winnipeg Jets.

Ms. Peter is currently Chair of the Board of Manitoba Civil Service Superannuation Board, a director of James Richardson & Sons Limited and is a director of Pollard Banknote and Chair of its Compensation Committee and of its Governance & Nominating Committee.

Ms. Peter has indicated she intends to retire from the position as President of the Corporation by the end of 2024.

Richard Wowryk, C.P.A., C.A., C.B.V.

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Wowryk, a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Chartered Business Valuator, joined the management team of the Corporation in April, 2012. Mr. Wowryk started his career with the Corporation in financial reporting and progressed through roles of increasing responsibility including Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, and was appointed Chief Financial Officer on June 1, 2022. He has a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Manitoba. Prior to joining the Corporation, he was employed at KPMG LLP.

Adam Terwin, C.P.A., C.A., C.F.A.

Chief Corporate Development Officer

Mr. Terwin, a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst, joined the management team of a predecessor to the Corporation in July, 2005. Mr. Terwin served as Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation until July of 2014 when he became the Chief Corporate Development Officer of the Corporation. Prior to joining a predecessor to the Corporation, he was employed at Deloitte LLP. Mr. Terwin placed on the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants National Honour Roll for excellence on the Uniform Evaluation. He has a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Manitoba, where he received the gold medal for the highest standing at the I.H. Asper School of Business, as well as the I.H. Asper School of Business program medals for accounting and finance. Mr. Terwin is responsible for leading the Corporation's acquisition focus, as well as strategic growth initiatives for the Corporation's existing entities.

Darwin Sparrow

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Sparrow is the Chief Operating Officer of the Corporation and is responsible for the operations of the Corporation. Mr. Sparrow joined a predecessor to the Corporation in March, 2008 as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Manufacturing. He was appointed to his current position in 2011 which encompasses both manufacturing & aviation. Mr. Sparrow spent 19 years in the manufacturing industry prior to joining a predecessor to the Corporation and has a proven track record of managing companies to reach their full potential. Mr. Sparrow has extensive experience in managing multi plants with cross border operations.

Steven Stennett

Chief Legal Officer

Mr. Stennett joined the Corporation as Chief Legal Officer in April, 2017. Prior to joining the Corporation, Mr. Stennett was in private practice for over 19 years, including for approximately 15 years at Jones Day with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Stennett's practice included representing both Canadian and U.S. based clients with international operations in various industries, including aviation, manufacturing, healthcare, and financial services.

Curtis Anderson

Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Anderson, a Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) with the Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of Manitoba, joined the management team of the Corporation in June of 2016. Along with his C.E.T. designation and over 25 years of technical experience, he holds diplomas in Information Security Management from the University of Winnipeg as well as Communication Engineering and Advanced Systems Integration (honors) from Red River Polytechnic. He also holds many technical certifications in Information Security, Networking, Infrastructure, and Project Management. In addition to years of I.T. leadership, enterprise sales, and digital transformation background, he has completed his eMBA degree from the Smith School of Business at Queen's University. He is also currently a Director for Tech Manitoba.

Travis Muhr

Chief Administrative Officer

Mr. Muhr, a Chartered Professional Accountant, joined the management team of the Corporation in April, 2023 as Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to joining the Corporation, Mr. Muhr was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for 11 years where he specialized in public and large private companies in a variety of industries including aviation and aerospace, manufacturing, financial services, transportation and agriculture and agriculture related businesses. He has a Bachelor of Administration (Honours) from the University of Regina.

David White

Executive Vice-President, Aviation & CEO, Keewatin LP

Mr. White is the Executive Vice-President, Aviation and is responsible for safety and operations within the Corporation's Aerospace & Aviation segment. Mr. White was hired in July 2016 as Vice-President, Aviation, Safety and Integration and transitioned into his current role in the first quarter of 2018. Prior to joining the Corporation, Mr. White had over 30 years in the aviation industry, with the last 15 years with Transport Canada. While at Transport Canada Mr. White held various senior executive positions with regional and national responsibilities including Associate Director of Operations, Acting Director of Standards, Acting Regional Director Civil Aviation in addition to various safety management and operational roles. He has significant experience with northern and remote operations. Mr. White has a Masters of Arts in Leadership, Certifications in Aviation, Safety Management, Quality Systems and has held an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer's license for over 25 years. He has focused on safe and effective operations throughout his multifaceted career as an aviation professional.

Dianne Spencer

Corporate Secretary & Manager, Compliance

Ms. Spencer joined the management team of a predecessor to the Corporation in August, 2005 as the Manager, Compliance. Ms. Spencer is largely responsible for monitoring the Canadian ownership of the Common Shares and ensuring that all filing requirements are met in relation to the Common Shares, any securities matters and all corporate filings for the Corporation and its Subsidiaries. Prior to joining the Corporation, she was employed at Aikins, MacAulay & Thorvaldson LLP as a legal assistant specializing in corporate, commercial and securities law. Ms. Spencer became the Corporate Secretary of the Corporation on July 28, 2009. Previously, Ms. Spencer was the Corporate Secretary of a predecessor to the Corporation.

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