Kathryn McQuade joins CP from Norfolk Southern
CALGARY, April 30 /CNW/ - Fred Green, President and Chief Executive
Officer of Canadian Pacific (TSX/NYSE: CP), announced today the appointment of
Kathryn McQuade to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief
Operating Officer. Ms. McQuade will join the Company June 1st.
Ms. McQuade, is with Norfolk Southern Corporation of Norfolk, Virginia,
where she is Executive Vice President Planning and Chief Information Officer.
She has a diverse background and more than 26 years of senior managerial
experience in the North American railway industry.
In her new position with Canadian Pacific, Ms. McQuade will be
responsible for providing the strategic leadership and integration between
CP's railway operations, information technology and strategic sourcing groups.
"The rail industry is becoming increasingly continental and Kathryn's
proven skills, her US experience and strategic relationships are a strong
complement to our experienced leadership team at CP," said Fred Green. "The
insight she has gained from exposure to best practices at NS will add momentum
to CP's vision to becoming the safest and most fluid railway in North America.
We look forward to her joining the team."
Reporting to Kathryn will be Brock Winter, Senior Vice President
Operations, who is responsible for CP's operations and led our step-function
improvements in productivity and safety. Effective immediately, Brock will
take on the added responsibilities of CP's intermodal operations across North
Also reporting to Kathryn are Allen Borak, Vice President Business
Information and Technology and Jonathan Legg, Vice President Strategic
Canadian Pacific, through the ingenuity of its employees located across
Canada and in the United States, remains committed to being the safest, and
most fluid railway in North America. Our people are the key to delivering
innovative transportation solutions to our customers and to ensuring the safe
operation of our trains through the more than 900 communities where we
operate. Our combined ingenuity makes CP a better place to work, rail a better
way to ship, and North America a better place to live. Come and visit us at
www.cpr.ca to see how we can put our ingenuity to work for you. Canadian
Pacific is proud to be the official rail freight services provider for the
Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
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