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Lawrence N. Stevenson

  • Chairman of the Board

Mr. Stevenson has been Chairman of the Board since March 16, 2015 and has served as a Director since 1999. Mr. Stevenson is the Managing Director of Clearspring Capital Partners (formerly Callisto Capital LP), a private equity firm based in Toronto. He served as Chief Executive and director of Pep Boys Inc. from 2003 to 2006. Mr. Stevenson was also the founder and CEO of Chapters as well as the co-founder and managing director of Bain & Company in Canada.

Mr. Stevenson is the Chairman of Town Shoes Limited and Logistik Unicorp Inc. Mr. Stevenson graduated from the Royal Military College in Kingston (Ontario) with an undergraduate degree (Honours) and from Harvard Business School with a Master of Business Administration. In 2010, he was presented with an Honorary Doctorate from the Royal Military College. Mr. Stevenson was named Innovative Retailer of the Year by the Retail Council of Canada in 2000, Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year in 1998, one of Canada’s “Top 40 Under 40” in 1995 and was elected Chairman of the Retail Council of Canada in 1999 and 2000.