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Board of directors

Canada Life believes in the importance of good corporate governance and the central role played by directors in the governance process.

Portrait of R. Jeffrey Orr

R. Jeffrey Orr

Chair of the Board of the Company

President and Chief
Executive Officer,
Power Corporation of Canada

Portrait of Michael R. Amend

Michael R. Amend

President, Online, Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

Portrait of Deborah J. Barrett

Deborah J. Barrett, CPA, CA, ICD.D

Corporate Director

Portrait of Robin Bienfait

Robin Bienfait

Chief Executive Officer, Emnovate

Portrait of Heather E. Conway

Heather E. Conway

Corporate Director

Portrait of Marcel R. Coutu

Marcel R. Coutu

Corporate Director

Portrait of André Desmarais

André Desmarais, O.C., O.Q.

Deputy Chairman, Power Corporation of Canada

Portrait of Paul Desmarais, jr

Paul Desmarais, Jr, O.C., O.Q.

Chairman, Power Corporation of Canada

Portrait of Olivier Desmarais

Olivier Desmarais

Senior Vice-President, Power Corporation of Canada

Portrait of Gary A. Doer

Gary A. Doer, O.M.

Senior Business Advisor, Dentons Canada LLP

Portrait of David G. Fuller

David G. Fuller

Corporate Director

Portrait of Claude Généreux

Claude Généreux

Executive Vice-President, Power Corporation of Canada

Portrait of J. David A. Jackson

J. David A. Jackson, LL.B.

Senior Counsel, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Portrait of Elizabeth C. Lempres

Elizabeth C. Lempres

Corporate Director

Portrait of Paula B. Madoff

Paula B. Madoff

Corporate Director

Portrait of Paul A. Mahon

Paul A. Mahon

President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and Great-West Lifeco Inc.

Portrait of Susan J. McArthur

Susan J. McArthur

Corporate Director

Portrait of T. Timothy Ryan

T. Timothy Ryan

Corporate Director

Portrait of Jerome J. Selitto

Jerome J. Selitto

President, Better Mortgage Corporation

Portrait of James M. Singh

James M. Singh, CPA, CMA, FCMA(UK)

Executive Chairman, CSM Bakery Solutions Limited

Portrait of Gregory D. Tretiak

Gregory D. Tretiak, FCPA, FCA

Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Power Corporation of Canada

Portrait of Siim A. Vanaselja

Siim A. Vanaselja, FCPA, FCA

Corporate Director

Portrait of Brian E. Walsh

Brian E. Walsh

Principal and Chief Strategist, Titan Advisors, LLC