Hennessy Named to the General Executive Board


    Teamsters Canada Leader Brings Lifetime of Experience to New Post

<p>WASHINGTON, <span class="xn-chron">March 31</span> /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - International Brotherhood of Teamsters General <span class="xn-person">President Jim Hoffa</span> today announced Stan Hennessy's appointment to General Executive Board as a Vice President for <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>. Hennessy is also the President of Teamsters Local Union 31 in <span class="xn-location">Vancouver</span>, <span class="xn-location">Canada</span> and serves on the Western Transportation Advisory Council.</p>

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<p>"<span class="xn-person">Stan Hennessy</span> is a lifelong Teamster who has served in every role in the union during his career," Hoffa said. "Stan brings the knowledge and experience gained as a rank-and-file worker, a steward, business representative and principal officer. I know he will do a great job serving the union as a vice president."</p>
<p>Hennessy started his career as a Teamster in 1972 working as warehouseman. He has served as president of Local 31 since 2002 where he has represented the interests of a membership that covers a wide array of industries, including freight, courier, cartage, warehousing and the public sector.</p>
<p>"It is an honor to serve the members of this great union," Hennessy said. "I look forward to working with the General President and the General Executive Board to help address all the issues that face our international union."</p>
<p>"I salute the arrival of <span class="xn-person">Stan Hennessy</span> as international vice president. He will see to the interests of our organization's Canadian members," said <span class="xn-person">Robert Bouvier</span>, President of Teamsters <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>.</p>
<p>The International Brotherhood of Teamsters represents more than 1.4 million hardworking men and women throughout the <span class="xn-location">United States</span>, <span class="xn-location">Canada</span> and <span class="xn-location">Puerto Rico</span>.</p>


For further information: For further information: Galen Munroe of Teamsters, +1-202-624-6904, gmunroe@teamster.org Web Site: http://www.teamster.org

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