Dani Reiss
Chairman and CEO
Dani Reiss
As Chairman and CEO, Dani has transformed the small outerwear manufacturer founded by his grandfather into a global performance luxury lifestyle brand. He has played a central role transitioning the business into a consumer facing brand, developing international markets and building a world-class team of senior business leaders. Dani has also been a staunch champion for Made in Canada manufacturing, and he has been recognized for his unwavering passion for authenticity and bringing more of Canada to the world. Dani was recognized as Canada’s Most Admired CEO in 2020, awarded Global Visionary of the Year by The Globe & Mail’s Report on Business in 2019, appointed to the Order of Ontario in 2019 and the Order of Canada in 2016, was named Canada’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011 by Ernst & Young, and was a recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 award in 2008. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Polar Bears International and Mount Sinai Hospital, as well as the Advisory Board for Students on Ice.
Member of the Nominating & Governance Committee
Michael D. Armstrong
Director
Michael D. Armstrong
Michael D. Armstrong is a global media expert as well as a business development and operations executive. He is Executive Vice President, Worldwide Television Licensing & Operations at ViacomCBS, Global Distribution Group, and has spent most of his career developing and launching revenue generating brands around the world. Armstrong previously served as General Manager of BET Networks, and was Executive Vice President and General Manager, Revenue and Emerging Brands at Viacom International Media Networks. He is on the board of the non-profit audio journalism company PRX and is a member of the Board of Trustees at his alma mater Hampton University. Armstrong previously chaired the boards of Dance Theatre of Harlem and the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC). He is also a member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and received an MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Independent Director
Member of the Compensation Committee
Chair of the Environmental & Social Committee
Maureen Chiquet
Lead Director
Maureen Chiquet
An acclaimed speaker and author, Maureen joined our board of directors in August 2017, bringing more than 30 years of experience in building brands and businesses on a global scale. Most recently she served as Global CEO of Chanel – the company’s first – where she led its global expansion, enhanced its luxury positioning, and grew the business across all categories. Maureen began her career in marketing at L’Oréal Paris, followed by The Gap where she helped to launch and build the Old Navy brand, and then served as President of Banana Republic. She serves as a non-executive director on the board of MatchesFashion and Golden Goose. She currently serves as a Trustee to the New York Academy of Art and to the Yale Corporation, and received a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University.
Independent Director
Lead Director
Member of the Compensation Committee
Ryan Cotton
Director
Ryan Cotton
Mr. Cotton has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2013. He joined Bain Capital in 2003, and is currently a Managing Director. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Cotton was a consultant at Bain & Company from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Cotton serves as a director of Advantage Solutions, Maesa, Varsity Brands, Virgin Voyages, Virgin Australia and Blue Nile. Mr. Cotton also currently serves on the board of directors and board of trustees for City Year New York, and St. Mark’s School of Texas, respectively. He previously served as a member of the board of directors of Apple Leisure Group, International Market Centers, Inc., Daymon Worldwide, TOMS Shoes, Sundial Brands and The Michaels Companies, Inc. Mr. Cotton received a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Mr. Cotton provides strong executive and business operations skills to our board of directors and valuable experience gained from previous and current board service.
Chair of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Environmental & Social Committee
Joshua Bekenstein
Director
Joshua Bekenstein
Mr. Bekenstein has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2013. He is a Managing Director of Bain Capital. Prior to joining Bain Capital, in 1984, Mr. Bekenstein spent two years at Bain & Company, Inc., where he was involved with companies in a variety of industries. Mr. Bekenstein serves as a director of BRP Inc., Dollarama Inc. and Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. He previously served as a member of the board of directors of The Gymboree Corporation, Burlington Stores, Inc., Waters Corporation and The Michaels Companies, Inc. Mr. Bekenstein received a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Mr. Bekenstein provides strong executive and business operations skills to our board of directors and valuable experience gained from previous and current board service.
Member of the Nominating & Governance Committee
Jodi Butts
Director
Jodi Butts
Ms. Butts has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2017. Prior to joining the board, Ms. Butts served as the Chief Executive Officer of Rise Asset Development and Senior Vice-President of Operations and Redevelopment at Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto. Ms. Butts also serves as a board member and member of the Nominating Committee of Aphria Inc.; as a board member of Dot Health Inc; as a member of the Board of Governors and Audit Committee of the University of Windsor; and as Chair of the board of directors of the Walrus Foundation. She also holds several board advisory roles, including with Bayshore Home Healthcare. She received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Windsor, a Master of Arts in Canadian History from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Toronto.
Independent Director
Chair of the Nominating & Governance Committee
Member of the Environmental & Social Committee
Stephen Gunn
Director
Stephen Gunn
A respected Canadian entrepreneur, Steve Gunn co-founded Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. and led the company as CEO for more than a decade, before retiring as Co-Chair in 2019. Prior to Sleep Country, Steve was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and then co-founded Kenrick Capital, a private equity firm. Joining the board of directors in February 2017, he serves as the Chair of the Audit Committee. Steve also serves as the Chairman of Dollarama Inc., and as a director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Recipe Unlimited Corporation (formerly Cara Operations Limited). He received a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Queens University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario.
Independent Director
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Nominating & Governance Committee
Jean-Marc Huët
Director
Jean-Marc Huët
A seasoned executive with a wealth of international consumer and financial experience, Jean-Marc joined the board of directors in January 2017. Most recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Unilever. Jean-Marc has also held senior positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Royal Numico, and Goldman Sachs. He serves as the Chairman of Heineken, a member of the advisory committee of Bridgepoint Capital and the Chairman of Vermaat, a catering business owned by Bridgepoint Capital. He was previously a director of SVH Holdings and Formula One. Jean-Marc received a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College and a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD.
Independent Director
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Environmental & Social Committee
John Davison
Director
John Davison
A seasoned executive with a wealth of international experience, John Davison is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Four Seasons Holdings Inc., where he oversees all aspects of the company’s global portfolio of hotels, resorts and branded residences. After joining as Senior Vice President, Project Financing, in 2002, John served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2019. Previously, he spent four years at KPMG in Toronto, followed by 14 years at IMAX Corporation where he ultimately held the position of President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. He currently serves on the board of IMAX China and Benevity, Inc. John is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Chartered Business Valuator, and he earned his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto, Canada, Victoria College.
Independent Director
Chair of the Audit Committee
Belinda Wong
Director
Belinda Wong

As Chairman of Starbucks China, Belinda focuses on delivering a holistic, long-term strategy for Starbucks, to achieve sustainable, high-quality growth in its largest and fastest growing international market. She is also responsible for exploring strategic investments and partnerships in China’s vibrant tech landscape, as well as elevating social impact via the Beijing Starbucks Foundation. She is a member of Starbucks global executive leadership team, contributing more than 20 years of rich field knowledge and leadership in the Asia Pacific region. Belinda serves on the Faculty Advisory Board for her alma mater, the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business, and is an Independent Non-executive Director for Hysan Development Company and Television Broadcasts Limited. In 2020, she was among only 10 recipients to be presented the “Magnolia Gold Award” by the Shanghai Municipal Government, in recognition of her continued outstanding contributions towards Shanghai’s economic and social development.

Independent Director