Mr. Levitt has been a director of the Corporation and/or Domtar Inc. since 1997. He is the Chairman of our Finance Committee and a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Prior to the formation of the Corporation in March 2007, he was the Chairman of the Board of Domtar Inc. from 2004. From 1991 to 2000, Mr. Levitt was president and then chief executive officer of Imasco Limited, a public consumer products and services company. Mr. Levitt is counsel at Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, a major Canadian law firm. From 2001 to 2010, he was co-chair of the firm, and, prior to his time at Imasco, he was a partner in the firm. Mr. Levitt has served on boards of directors of public companies since 1987 and currently serves as chairman of the board of The Toronto-Dominion Bank, and as director of Talisman Energy Inc.
Mr. Steacy has been a director of the Corporation and/or Domtar Inc. since 2005. He currently serves as a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, our Finance Committee and is the Chairman of our Audit Committee. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Postmedia Network Canada Corporation and Cineplex/Galaxy Income Trust, where he also chairs the Audit Committee. From 2005 to 2007, he was also a director of Alliance Atlantic Communications Inc. and of Somerset Entertainment Income Fund. In addition to having worked for Ernst & Young from 1973 to 1978 in their audit practice, Mr. Steacy has over 20 years of senior financial officer experience, including as vice president, finance and as executive vice-president and chief financial officer of Torstar Corporation, an international publisher and a major Canadian media company, from 1989 until his retirement in 2005.
Mr. MacKay has been the Chairman of the Board of the Corporation since 2007, and he also chairs our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. MacKay has served as Counsel to the law firm MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman LLP in Regina, Saskatchewan since 2005 and, prior to that, he was a partner in MacPherson from 1969 to 2004. In his legal practice, Mr. MacKay represented natural resources and manufacturing companies in their commercial transactions and provided advice in relation to corporate structure and governance issues. Mr. MacKay chaired the Task Force on the Future of the Canadian Financial Services Sector in 1997 and 1998 and subsequently served as the Clifford Clark policy advisor to the Department of Finance Canada. Since 2004, he has been a director of The Toronto-Dominion Bank and The Mosaic Company, a world producer and international marketer of crop nutrients. Mr. MacKay has been a director of several manufacturing, natural resources and financial services companies, including as chair of board governance committees. He has specific experience in the forest products industry, having served as a director of Weyerhaeuser Canada Ltd., and as an advisor to the International Committee of the Weyerhaeuser Company board.
Ms. Strobel has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2007 and currently chairs our Human Resources Committee and serves on our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. In 2005, Ms. Strobel retired as an Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Exelon Corporation, one of the largest U.S. electric utilities where she had the overall responsibility for the financial performance of the utility companies serving the Chicago and Philadelphia regions. During her tenure with Exelon and its predecessor companies, starting in 1993, Ms. Strobel served as an Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer and as Chief Executive Officer of Commonwealth Edison Company, as an Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Unicom Corporation and Commonwealth Edison Company, as President of Exelon’s Business Services Company, and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Exelon Energy Delivery, the holding company for Exelon’s energy delivery business. Her various positions at Exelon required engaging with customers, regulators and legislators. Ms. Strobel was named as one of Fortune Magazine’s Top 50 Women in Business in 2002. She currently is a director of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and of Illinois Tool Works, Inc. where she also chairs the audit committee and serves as a member of the compensation committee.