Steven RichardsonChair of the Board and Chair of GNE Committee
Mr. Richardson joined Parkland’s Board of Directors in 2017 and is the Chair of the Board and Chair of the GNE Committee. Mr. Richardson is considered a financial expert.
Mr. Richardson has over 30 years of experience in the financial and retail sectors. From 2003 to 2009, Mr. Richardson held senior financial positions at Hudson’s Bay Company, including serving as Chief Financial Officer from 2006 to 2009. Prior thereto, Mr. Richardson held senior executive positions with financial services companies, including as Chief Financial Officer of Wells Fargo Financial Canada, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Associates Financial Services of Canada and Chief Financial Officer of Beneficial Canada.
Mr. Richardson currently sits on the Board of Directors of SupremeX Inc., where he chairs the Audit Committee, and previously sat on the Board of Directors for both RONA Inc. and easyhome Ltd. (currently goeasy Ltd.), where he served on both Audit Committees. Mr. Richardson was also a previous member of the Board of Directors of Sterling Shoes Inc.
Mr. Richardson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Commerce (Honours) from the University of Toronto and completed the Senior Executive Leadership Program at Columbia University. Mr. Richardson is also certified by the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D. 2010) and holds CPA and CMA designations.