CALGARY, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) today announced veteran railroader Tony Marquis has joined the railroad as its new Vice-President Operations Eastern Region with accountability for its Eastern Canada and the Northeast U.S. operations. "Tony is a leading railroader and will add to our considerable operations bench strength. He is passionate about our business and brings a strong service focus backed by years of Class 1 experience," said President and Chief Operating Officer Keith Creel.
After spending 25 years with Canadian National Railway Company in various operating positions, Tony Marquis became owner and President of Strategic Training Simulators Inc. (STSI) designing, building, and installing locomotive simulators. Most recently he successfully completed a corporate turn-around at Colombia-based coal railroad, Fenoco S.A. while serving as president and chief executive officer.
Marquis will join the senior operations leadership team, which includes Robert Johnson, Vice-President Operations Southern Region and Guido De Ciccio, Senior Vice-President Operations Western Region. All three will report directly to Creel.
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