CALGARY, June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP) (NYSE: CP) today
announced Robert Johnson has been hired as CP's Vice-President U.S.
Johnson's railroad career spans 32 years with BNSF where he held
successively more responsible roles in operations, transportation,
engineering, and service excellence. His most recent position at BNSF
was General Manager, Northwest Division, overseeing day-to-day
operations for that region.
"We welcome Robert to Canadian Pacific," said Keith Creel, CP's
president and chief operating officer. "His depth of experience
significantly adds to our operation's bench strength to help continue
CP's ongoing drive for efficiency, optimizing assets and improving
service for our customers."
Johnson takes over from SVP U.S. Operations Doug McFarlane, who has
announced his retirement after 37 years with the railroad in both
Canada and the United States.
McFarlane joined CP in 1976 and has held a number of positions within
the company, including conductor and locomotive engineer. He later
served in key executive roles in operations, transportation, marketing
& sales and labor relations, and ultimately as SVP U.S. Operations.
"On behalf of the entire CP family, I would like to thank Doug for his
professionalism and many years of dedication and passionate
leadership," added Creel. "Doug leaves behind a strong legacy and
positive example of accountability for people across the entire CP
About Canadian Pacific
Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE: CP) is a transcontinental railway in
Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports,
including Vancouver and Montreal, providing North American customers a
competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of
the globe. CP is a low-cost provider that is growing with its
customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services,
logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the
rail advantages of Canadian Pacific.
SOURCE: Canadian Pacific
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