Parkland announces Mariame McIntosh Robinson will stand for election to its Board of Directors at upcoming AGM

CALGARY, AB, Feb. 27, 2024 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Parkland Corporation (”Parkland”, “we”, the “Company”, or “our”) (TSX: PKI) today is pleased to announce that financial technology executive Mariame McIntosh Robinson will stand for election to its Board of Directors (the “Board”) at its Annual General Meeting (”AGM”) on March 28, 2024.

“Mariame is an accomplished executive with expertise in key markets that Parkland serves; the Caribbean and the United States,” said Steven Richardson, Chair of the Board. “Mariame’s diverse experience encompasses the digital economy, loyalty, and enterprise risk management and will be invaluable to Parkland as we advance our strategy to deliver long-term value to all our shareholders.”

Ms. McIntosh Robinson’s more than 20-year career in the global financial services industry encompasses several executive leadership roles, including her current position as President, Fintech with Qenta Inc., a global fintech company focused on digitizing assets and transactions. Previously Ms. McIntosh Robinson’s served as President and Chief Executive Officer of First Global Bank Ltd., a commercial bank operating in Jamaica.

Ms. McIntosh Robinson holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University, a Master of Economics from the University of Oxford, and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is also a Jamaica Rhodes Scholar.

With today’s announcement of Ms. McIntosh Robinson’s addition, Parkland has added four highly experienced directors to its Board over the past 14 months. Collaborating with two global search firms, Parkland is adhering to a prudent refreshment of its Board, blending continuity with fresh perspectives to ensure a governance structure that supports Parkland’s long-term objectives.

About Parkland Corporation
Parkland is an international fuel distributor, marketer, and convenience retailer with operations in 26 countries across the Americas. We serve over one million customers each day. Our vast retail network meets the fuel and convenience needs of everyday consumers. Our commercial operations provide businesses with industrial fuels so that they can better serve their customers. In addition to meeting our customers’ needs for essential fuels, we provide a range of choices to help them lower their environmental impact. These include renewable fuels sourcing, manufacturing and blending, carbon and renewables trading, solar power, and ultra-fast EV charging. With approximately 4,000 retail and commercial locations across Canada, the United States and the Caribbean region, we have developed supply, distribution and trading capabilities to accelerate growth and business performance.

Our strategy is focused on two pillars: our Customer Advantage and our Supply Advantage. Through our Customer Advantage, we aim to be the first choice of our customers, cultivating their loyalty through proprietary brands, differentiated offers, our extensive network, competitive pricing, reliable service, and our compelling loyalty program. Our Supply Advantage is based on achieving the lowest cost to serve among independent fuel marketers and distributors in the hard-to-serve markets in which we operate, through our well-positioned assets, significant scale, and deep supply and logistics capabilities. Our business is underpinned by our people and our values of safety, integrity, community and respect, which are deeply embedded across our organization.