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Joe Heffernan

Clairvest Board Director Former Chairman, Clairvest Group Inc. Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Rothmans Inc.

Mr. Heffernan was a former Manager and Director of Stevenson & Kellogg Ltd. and was with Rothmans from 1977 to 2008 in various roles. He was appointed President and CEO of Rothmans in 1990 before becoming Chairman in 2000. Mr. Heffernan previously served as Clairvest’s Chairman for 20 years and was on the board of Gerdau Ameristeel from 2002 to 2012. Mr. Heffernan received his M.Sc. in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Additionally, Mr. Heffernan served on the boards of Integral Orthopedics, Western Co-Axial and Sparkling Spring Water.