FP Newspapers, Inc.

FP Newspapers, Inc.

Sector: Newspapers: Publishing Or Publishing And Printing Region: Canada

: | Toronto Stock Exchange: FP

FP Newspapers Inc. operates as a holding company and holds a 49% interest in FP Canadian Newspapers LP, which owns the Winnipeg Free Press, the Brandon Sun, the Canstar Community News and The Derksen Printers businesses. The Winnipeg Free Press publishes six days a week for delivery to subscribers and single copy sales serving Winnipeg and Manitoba. On Sundays, the Winnipeg Free Press publishes a newspaper sold through single-copy retail outlets and vending boxes. The Brandon Sun publishes six days a week and the Canstar Community News publication and The Carillion in Steinbach, Manitoba publish weekly printed products. The company converted from an income trust which was originally formed in May 2002.


Ronald N. Stern, Chairman of the Board and Director
Chairman of FPLP from November 2001 to present. President of Stern Partners inc., a management services company, providing services to related companies involved in paper production, real estate, wholesale distribution, pre-press graphics and apparel manufacturing, from September, 1997 to present. President of Alberta Newsprint Company from August 1989 to present.
G. Stephen Dembrowski, Director
President of Indigenous Inc., and former Managing Director, Investment Banking, TD Securities Inc. from 1997 to May 2002.
Daniel Koshowski, ChiefFinancial Officer, FPI, Vice President, Finance and Administration
Director of Finance of the Winnipeg Free Press from January 2000 to November 2001. Controller of the Winnipeg Free Press from February 1995 to January 2000.
Phil De Montmollin, Director
Retired Newspaper Executive, formerly President of Currow & de Montmollin, Inc., a newspaper management consulting company, from 1995 to 2003. Worked for 32 years with the Newspaper Division of Knight Ridder, Inc., including as President of the Miami Herald.
Harvey Sector, Director
Chancellor of the University of Manitoba from January 1, 2010 to present. Previously a professor at the University of Manitoba and until June 30, 2008, the Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba. From 1995 to present, President of Resolution Processes Inc., a mediation and arbitration services company.
Robert Silver, Director
President of Western Glove Works Ltd., an apparel manufacturer, from 1981 to present.

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