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Paul D. Sobey

Paul D. Sobey is a corporate director.  Mr. Sobey was the President & Chief Executive Officer of Empire Company Limited from 1998 until his retirement in December 2013 after 31 years with the Company.  He serves as a trustee of Crombie REIT.  Mr. Sobey previously served as a director of the Bank of Nova Scotia, the Chairman of Wajax Income Fund (now Wajax Corporation), a director of Emera Inc., and a member of the Board of Governors and Chancellor of Saint Mary’s University.  Mr. Sobey holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University and graduated from Harvard University Business School’s Advanced Management Program.  He received an honourary Doctorate of Commerce from Saint Mary’s University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Nova Scotia.  In 2013, Mr. Sobey received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.