Derek Stimson

Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors

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Derek Stimson

Derek I. Stimson is the Board Vice-Chair for the Corporation.  He was formerly the President of the Corporation, serving in that capacity from the Corporation's Initial Public Offering in December 2007 (the "IPO"), until stepping down from that role on February 2, 2015.  Prior to the IPO, Mr. Stimson had been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hi-Way Service Ltd. for 28 years.  Mr. Stimson had expanded Hi-Way Service Ltd.'s operations from the initial offices in Taber and Lethbridge, to include offices in Balzac, Bow Island, High River, Medicine Hat, and Picture Butte, Alberta.  In 1979, he purchased the Hi-Way Service Ltd. business from his father and was awarded CNH's Top North American Dealer Award in that same year.  Mr. Stimson has considerable experience in the independent equipment dealership industry having been involved in the agriculture equipment industry for over 45 years, being a dealer principal for over 28 years.