Neil McDonnell, Chair

D. Neil McDonnell is a recognized leader in the Canadian technology space. He is currently Chair of Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX: RDL) and Quorum Information Systems (TSXV: QSX), and Director of Shiftboard Inc. and Wesgar Industries Ltd.. He has also served in numerous board and senior executive roles including past Chair of Photon Control Inc., Nanotech Security Corp., One45 Software Inc., BasicGov Systems Inc., SchedulePro Software, Agreement Express Inc., and QHR Technologies Inc., Executive Chair of ResponseTek Networks Corp., Director of Aprio Inc., Espial Group Inc., and Symbility Solutions Inc., CEO of Wurldtech Security Technologies Inc., Audit Chair and Director of TitanStar Properties Inc., Director of British Columbia Lottery Corporation and Board Advisor to ICBC. Mr. McDonnell holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto..

Eric Phaneuf , Director

Mr. Phaneuf has been a Managing Partner with Walter Capital Partners since November 2015, before becoming its President and Chief Executive Officer in 2019. Mr. Phaneuf has occupied several key finance and operations management positions mainly in North American publicly traded companies active in international markets, including Cascades, MediaGrif Interactive Technologies (now mdf commerce) and Mega Brands. He has extensive experience in financial planning and business analysis, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence processes, corporate integration, business process improvement and contract negotiations. Mr. Phaneuf completed an undergraduate degree in business administration, with a major in finance, from the Université de Sherbrooke in August 1998 and has been a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder since 2002. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of multiple private companies and as Chair of the Board for MedicArt, one of the largest aesthetic medicine clinic networks in Canada.

Monique Wilberg, Director

Ms. Wilberg is a founding shareholder of Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Inc. Founded in 1992, the small company with two properties and 150 employees grew to nine properties with a staff of 3,000. As the Chief Operating Officer of Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, Ms. Wilberg was responsible for strategic operating decisions as well as management of the execution and measurement of performance. Ms. Wilberg is an active angel investor and mentor to several local, gluten-free, niche vegan food operations. She holds an ICD.D designation granted by the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Ronan McGrath, Director

Mr. McGrath is an investor and experienced public company director. He is on the Board of Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX: RDL) and has served on the boards of several other public companies. Mr. McGrath has consulted on strategic issues with some of the world’s largest technology companies and is the former President of Rogers Shared Services and Chief Information Officer for Rogers Communications Inc., and previously Chief Information Officer for Canadian National Railway Company. Mr. McGrath was also VP Accounting and Comptroller for Canadian National Railway Company.

Simon Cairns, Chief Executive Officer and Director

Simon is the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Freshlocal. He joined the Company in September, 2021 as President of FoodX Technologies and was appointed as the CEO in December, 2021. Simon is responsible for leading the overall growth and development of the Company, including its high potential grocery eCommerce business, which is focused on the provision of FoodX’s SaaS-based eGrocery Management Solution (eGMS) to a global retail grocer client base.

Simon brings more than 20 years of leadership experience centred on the design, development, and sales of SaaS-based eCommerce platforms. Prior to joining Freshlocal, Simon was the Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of PNI Media, a Vancouver-based enterprise-grade SaaS platform and services provider that offers platform technology to the world’s largest retailers. During his tenure, the PNI platform grew to support more than $1 billion in annual retail revenues and to provide value-added services to retailers serving more than 65 million consumers. Simon brings significant technology business development experience to our team along with deep expertise in creating and managing partnerships with some of the world’s largest retail brands in international markets.