Board of Directors
To learn more about Toromont's experienced Board of Directors, click on each person's name below.
ROBERT M. OGILVIE - Chairman of the Board of Toromont
Robert Ogilvie

Toromont Industries Ltd., Caledon, Ontario, Canada

Mr. Ogilvie is Chairman of the Board of Toromont.

He joined Toromont as President in 1985 and was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Toromont from 1987 to 1997. Mr. Ogilvie was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Toromont from 1997 to January 2002, at which time he became Executive Chairman of the Board. Mr. Ogilvie ceased to be Executive Chairman of the Board in May, 2005 upon his appointment as Chairman. Mr. Ogilvie was re-appointed Chief Executive Officer on August 28, 2006 to February, 2012. He was appointed Executive Chairman of the Board in March, 2012. Effective April 1, 2013 he became Chairman of the board.

Mr. Ogilvie holds a B.Comm. degree from Mount Allison University.

SCOTT MEDHURST - Scott J. Medhurst, President and Chief Executive Officer
Scott Medhurst

Toromont Industries Ltd., Bolton, Ontario, Canada

Mr. Medhurst is President and Chief Executive Officer of Toromont.

He joined Toromont in 1988 as a Management Trainee and held various positions at Toromont. He was promoted to President of Toromont CAT in September of 2004. He was appointed to President and Chief Executive Officer of Toromont in March, 2012.

Mr. Medhurst holds a B.Sc. degree in Forestry Engineering from The University of Toronto.

WAYNE S. HILL*† - Corporate Director
Wayne Hill

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Mr. Hill is a Director of the Corporation.

He joined the Corporation in 1985 as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer and became Executive Vice President & CFO in February 2002. Mr. Hill ceased to be Chief Financial Officer in October, 2005 upon his appointment as Executive Vice President. He retired on May 31, 2006, but was re-appointed as Executive Vice President on August 28, 2006. He subsequently retired in May, 2008.

Mr. Hill holds a B.Comm. (Hons) from Queen's University and is a Chartered Accountant.

Mr. Hill is a member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee and the Audit Committee

JOHN S. MCCALLUM*‡ - Lead Director, Chairman of Audit Committee
John S. McCallum

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Independent Director

Mr. McCallum is a Professor of Finance in the I. H. Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba.

Mr. McCallum was previously Chair, Manitoba Hydro from 1991 to 2000 and policy advisor to the Federal Minister of Finance from 1984 to 1991.

He is also a director of IGM Financial Inc., Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, Wawanesa General Insurance Company, Wawanesa Life Insurance Company and Fortis Inc. (including subsidiaries in British Columbia and Alberta).

Mr. McCallum holds a B.Sc. and a B.A. from the University of Montreal, a M.B.A. from Queen's University and a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.

Mr. McCallum is Lead Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee..

ROBERT M. FRANKLIN*† - Chairman of Human Resources and Compensation Committee
Robert Franklin

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Independent Director

Mr. Franklin is President of Signalta Capital Corporation, a private investment company.

Previously he was Chairman of Placer Dome Inc. from 1993 until it was taken over by Barrick Gold Corporation in 2006. He is now a Director of Barrick, as well as Canadian Tire Corporation.

Mr. Franklin holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Hillsdale College, Michigan.

Mr. Franklin is Chairman of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.

DAVID A. GALLOWAY†‡ - Chairman of Corporate Governance Committee
David Galloway

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Independent Director

Mr. Galloway is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank of Montreal, having been appointed to this position effective May 1, 2004.

He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Torstar Corporation from 1988 to 2002. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the E.W. Scripps Company in the USA.

Mr. Galloway holds a B.A. (Hons) in political science and economics from the University of Toronto and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Mr. Galloway is Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Human Resources and Compensation Committee.

JEFFREY S. CHISHOLM*‡ - Corporate Director
Jeffrey Chisholm

King, Ontario, Canada
Independent Director

Mr. Chisholm is a business and finance consultant in the financial services industry. He is also a director of Amex Bank of Canada and PMI, Canada.

Mr. Chisholm retired from Bank of Montreal in 2001 after a 30 year career of progressively senior positions including as Vice Chair of Electronic Financial Services as well as the Personal Commercial Client Group.

Mr. Chisholm holds a BSBA from Georgetown University.

Mr. Chisholm is a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Audit Committee.

CATHRYN E. CRANSTON- Corporate Director
Cathryn Cranston

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Independent Director

Ms. Cranston is currently the Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasurer, BMO Financial Group. Ms. Cranston has had a progressive 27-year career with the Bank of Montreal, moving successfully through a series of line and functional roles including corporate banking, capital markets, risk management, asset management, and as a Divisional CFO in the private client group and Corporate Treasurer. She has also held a leadership role in investor relations.

Ms. Cranston has a bachelor of commerce (Honours) and an M.B.A. from the University of Manitoba. She has served on non-profit and internal boards of directors.

KATHERINE A. RETHY - Corporate Director
Katherine Rethy

Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Independent Director

Ms. Rethy is currently President of KAR Development Corporation, her own leadership development and consulting company. Prior to this, Ms. Rethy held a series of progressively more senior roles at Noranda/Falconbridge, most recently as Senior Vice President, Global Services (including procurement, supply chain, risk management, insurance, information systems and facilities). Prior to joining Noranda, Ms Rethy was an executive with Dupont Canada Inc. where she held a number of roles, including legal counsel, sales and business management.

Ms. Rethy has a J.D. from the University of Windsor, a B.Sc. from the University of Toronto, an M.B.A. from York University, and an M.A. from Lancaster University in the U.K. She currently is a member of the board of directors of Equitable Bank and SBM Offshore N.V. (Netherlands), and is Chair of Katimavik-Opcan.

* Member of Audit Committee
† Member of Human Resources and Compensation Committee
‡ Member of Corporate Governance Committee