CALGARY, July 30, 2015 /CNW/ - TSX Symbol: HNL
Horizon North Logistics Inc. (TSX - HNL) ("Horizon North" or the "Corporation") today announced the following changes to its Executive Management team:
Vice President Manufacturing – Horizon North is pleased to announce the addition of Kapul Gill as Vice President Manufacturing. Most recently, Kapul was the Chief Operating Officer of ZCL Composites Inc. with responsibility for the overall group operation of 6 Canadian and 6 US Plants, with focus on continuous improvement initiatives, stringent safety levels, robust reliability in product quality and on-time delivery. Kapul brings with him over 28 years of experience in manufacturing within a number of industries including automotive, aerospace, and luxury yachts and holds a PhD in Supply Chain and Lean Management, a Master of Science in Manufacturing Systems Engineering, and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering.
Kapul will assume responsibility for all aspects of Horizon North's manufacturing operations including design and estimating, procurement, plant operations and site installation and quality control.
Vice President Business Information Systems - Horizon North is pleased to announce the recent addition of Steve Stretch to the position of Vice President Business Information Systems. Most recently, Steve was the Vice President, Information Systems at SMART Technologies, a leading provider of interactive whiteboards and communication and presentation technology. Prior thereto, Steve spent 14 years with Westjet Airlines Ltd. during its early years and through a period of sustained and significant growth, culminating in the role of Vice President, Information Technology.
Steve will be responsible for all aspects of Horizon North's Business Information Systems requirements with oversight of all information technology and communication related matters.
Senior Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer - Horizon North is pleased to announce the recent promotion and appointment of Scott Matson to the position of Senior Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer. Scott has been with Horizon North since its public launch in 2006 and held the position of Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer since January 2010.
Scott will continue to oversee the finance and accounting, tax and treasury and financial reporting functions as well as assisting in Horizon North's investor relations.
"We continue to enrich our team with high caliber individuals like Kapul, Steve and Scott" noted Rod Graham, President and CEO. "These individuals will play a key part in accelerating our internal integration plans and supporting our aggressive growth strategy. I am excited to have these individuals as part of our experienced Executive Team."
About Horizon North
Horizon North is a remote resource development service company that provides workforce accommodation solutions, camp management and catering services, and road and access matting solutions. Horizon North provides these services in support of oil sands development, oil and gas exploration, mining and infrastructure projects throughout Canada's western provinces and northern territories where local infrastructure does not meet project requirements.
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For further information: please contact Rod Graham, President and Chief Executive Officer or Scott Matson, Senior Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer, 1600, 505 - 3rd Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2P 3E6; Telephone (403) 517 - 4654, Fax: (403) 517 - 4678; website: www.horizonnorth.ca