1. With No Women on its Board, Shareholder Calls for Diversity Policy at Tim Hortons owner RBI

    With No Women on its Board, Shareholder Calls for Diversity Policy at Tim Hortons owner RBI

    A A This is part of a series examining corporate governance issues at Canadian companies. Tim Hortons Inc. had a 12-member board with three women before Burger King acquired the company in late 2014. When the new company, Restaurant Brands International Inc., rolled out its leadership, its 10-member board was all-male. This year, the company had an opportunity to name at least one female director – and did not, choosing to add another man instead...

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    1. While our board has determined not to make a recommendation either in favour of or opposed to the shareholder proposal, we believe that our current practices and recent enhancements to our new director candidate selection process support board diversity.
    2. All dimensions of diversity are considered valuable when hiring, advancing and developing our executive population, as well as our leadership pipeline, and is critical to ensuring an inclusive environment that supports all leaders and employees.
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