CALGARY, Sept. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - Canadian Pacific(TSX:CP)(NYSE: CP) today
announced that Michael Redeker has been appointed Vice President and
Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the railway, effective October 15,
2012. Redeker was most recently Chief Information Officer at ATB
As CIO, Redeker will be responsible for re-defining CP's future
strategic information technology (IT) roadmap, improving asset
utilization, market growth, shipment management, and employee
He will report directly to President and CEO E. Hunter Harrison.
"I welcome Mike to our leadership team and look forward to working with
him on delivering strategic IT activities that will translate into
operational efficiencies," said Harrison. "Our new CIO's extensive
experience will fit well with moving CP into the future."
"CP is an iconic brand and I am extremely excited by the change underway
in the organization," said Redeker. "I look forward to taking on this
challenge and intend to focus on opportunities that will improve how
the railway operates and, ultimately, how we serve our customers and
deliver long-term shareholder value."
With over five years at ATB, Redeker completed an end to end technology
upgrade and replacement program. He also spent 11-years at IBM Canada,
where he focused on delivering quality information technology services
within the financial services industry. Redeker is a graduate from
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
About Canadian Pacific
Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE: CP) operates a North American
transcontinental railway providing freight transportation services,
logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Incorporating
best-in-class technology and environmental practices, CP is re-defining
itself as a modern 21st century transportation company built on safety,
service reliability and operational efficiency. Visit www.cpr.ca to
SOURCE: Canadian Pacific
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