People: Canadian National Railway Co (CNI)

CNI on New York Consolidated

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22 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Claude Mongeau

52 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert Pace

2013 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Luc Jobin

54 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Russell Hiscock

2008 President and Chief Executive Officer - CN Investment Division

Jim Vena

2013 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Jean-Jacques Ruest

2010 Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Sean Finn

2008 Executive Vice President - Corporate Services, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary

Mike Cory

2009 Senior Vice President, Western Region

Jeff Liepelt

2013 Senior Vice President - Southern Region

Kimberly Madigan

2010 Vice President - Human Resources

Janet Drysdale

2012 Vice President - Investor Relations

John Orr

2013 Vice President - Eastern Region

A. Charles Baillie

74 2003 Independent Director

Donald Carty

67 2011 Independent Director

V. Maureen Darkes

65 1995 Independent Director

Gordon Giffin

64 2001 Independent Director

Edith Holiday

62 2001 Independent Director

Denis Losier

61 1994 Independent Director

Edward Lumley

74 1996 Independent Director

James O'Connor

64 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Claude Mongeau

Mr. Claude Mongeau is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Canadian National Railway Co. Mr. Mongeau became President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on January 1, 2010. In 2000, he was appointed Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and held such position until June 1, 2009. Prior to this, he held the positions of Vice-President, Strategic and Financial Planning and Assistant Vice-President, Corporate Development upon joining the Company in 1994. In 2005, he was selected Canada’s CFO of the Year by an independent committee of prominent Canadian business leaders. Prior to joining CN, Mr. Mongeau was a partner with Secor Group, a Montréal-based management consulting fi rm. He also worked in the business development unit of Imasco Inc. and as a consultant at Bain & Company. Mr. Mongeau is a director of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. Mr. Mongeau holds an MBA from McGill University, Montreal.

Robert Pace

Mr. Robert L. Pace is Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Canadian National Railway Co. Mr. O’Connor is the retired chairman of the board of directors of Republic Services, Inc., a leading provider of non-hazardous solid waste collection, recycling and disposal services in the United States. From 1998 to 2011, Mr. O’Connor was chair and Chief Executive Officer of Republic Services, Inc. Prior to 1998, he had held various management positions at Waste Management, Inc. He was named to the list of America’s Best CEOs each year between 2005 and 2010. In 2011, Mr. O’Connor was named to the Institutional Investors’ All American Executive Team. He is a director of Clean Energy Fuels Corp. and holds a Bachelor of Science in Commerce (concentration in accounting) from DePaul University.

Luc Jobin

Mr. Luc Jobin is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Canadian National Railway Co. Mr. Jobin was recently executive vice-president of Power Corporation of Canada (PCC), a diversified international management and holding company, with responsibility for overseeing PCC's portfolio of diversified investments. Prior to joining PCC in 2005, he spent 22 years in financial and executive management positions with Imasco Limited and its Canadian subsidiary, Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited. Imasco, a North American consumer products and services company, became a British American Tobacco Plc subsidiary in 2000. He was president and chief executive officer of Imperial Tobacco when he joined PCC.

Russell Hiscock

Mr. Russell J. Hiscock is President and Chief Executive Officer - CN Investment Division of Canadian National Railway Co. He served as general manager of the CN Investment Division. As general manager, Hiscock's responsibilities were equivalent to those of individuals with the title of chief investment officer and chief operating officer, including investment policy, asset allocation, oversight of portfolio managers, finance and administration, accounting, performance measurement, information technology and human resources management. He obtained a B. Math. Degree (University of Waterloo) in 1975, an MA - Economics (University of Western Ontario) in 1976, an MBA (University of Toronto) in 1977, the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification in 1983, and the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation in 1986. He is a member of the Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation and the Loyola High School Foundation Investment Committees, and is past chairman of the Pension Investment Association of Canada (PIAC).

Jim Vena

Mr. Jim Vena is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Canadian National Railway Co. He has been appointed to Canadian National Railway Company as Senior Vice President, Western Region in June 2007. Mr. Vena oversees all operations activities in the region, which covers CN’s business in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Western Manitoba. Mr. Vena joined CN in 1977 as a brakeman and worked in numerous operating jobs from yardmaster, conductor and locomotive engineer to trainmaster and superintendent, among other duties. In early 2005, he was named vice-president of CN’s Champlain district, and was appointed vice-president, Operations in CN’s Eastern Region in March 2006. Mr. Vena is a graduate of the University of Alberta and Athabasca University.

Jean-Jacques Ruest

Mr. Jean-Jacques Ruest is an Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of Canadian National Railway Co. Mr. Ruest had been vice-president, Marketing of Canadian National Railway Co since 2004. He continues to be responsible for all marketing activities related to the Forest Products, Metals and Minerals, Petroleum and Chemicals, Bulk Commodities, and Automotive businesses. He joined CN in 1996 as vice-president, Petroleum and Chemicals, and, in 2003, was appointed vice-president, Industrial Products. Prior to that, he worked 16 years for ICI, a chemical company. Prior to this, Mr. Ruest worked for 16 years at an international chemical company. Mr. Ruest holds a Masters in Business Administration in Marketing from HEC Montréal (Université de Montréal) and a Bachelor of Science degree in applied chemistry from Université de Sherbrooke. He also completed the executive program of the University of Michigan Business School, and CN's Railroad MBA program.

Sean Finn

Mr. Sean Finn is an Executive Vice President - Corporate Services, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary of Canadian National Railway Co. He is responsible for legal, government, regulatory and human resources matters. Mr. Finn joined CN in January 1994. He was appointed Treasurer and Principal Tax Counsel in August 1996, Vice-President, Treasurer and Principal Tax Counsel in January 2000, Senior Vice-President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary in December 2000, and Senior Vice-President Public Affairs, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary in February 2003. Mr. Finn was named Tax Lawyer of the Year 2000 by his peers. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Quebec Chamber of Commerce. Prior to joining CN, Mr. Finn was a Tax Partner with a Montreal Law firm. He carried out the duties of a Senior Rulings Officer in the leasing and financing section and the corporate reorganization section at Revenue Canada, Taxation from 1989 to 1990. Mr. Finn graduated from the faculty of law of the University of Montreal in 1981 and completed a Masters degree in tax law at the University of Toronto in 1983. He was admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1983. He is a lecturer in tax legislation and policy at the Masters in Taxation at the University of Sherbrooke.

Mike Cory

Mr. Mike Cory is Senior Vice President, Western Region of Canadian National Railway Co. He started with CN in 1981 at the Symington Yard Diesel Shop in Winnipeg as a labourer. Over the years, he has held operational positions, worked in Customer Service and Marketing, and served as superintendent, general superintendent, director of Service Design and Network Operations superintendent. In January 2006, he became general manager of Operations for the Michigan sub Region and in September of 2006 became assistant vice-president of Network Operations based in Edmonton. He become Senior Vice President, Western Region of Canadian National Railway Company effective March 31, 2009.

Jeff Liepelt

Mr. Jeff Liepelt is Senior Vice President - Southern Region of Canadian National Railway Co. Mr. Liepelt joined the former Illinois Central in 1978 as a Brakeman and has held positions of increasing responsibility in both Canada and the U.S., with assignments in Chicago, Memphis, Winnipeg, Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Prior to this, Mr. Liepelt was Vice-President, Operations, Southern Region.

Kimberly Madigan

Ms. Kimberly A. Madigan is Vice President - Human Resources of Canadian National Railway Co. Ms. Madigan joined CN in 1999, and was most recently Vice-President, Human Resources, US Operations. Ms. Madigan has experience in transportation labor negotiations and mediation. In August 1990, she joined the National Mediation Board (NMB), serving as Chairman from July 1992 to December 1993. Following her tenure at NMB, Madigan was a Principal with Chambers, Conlon, and Hartwell, a transportation consulting firm, where she also served as President of National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association. While with the law firm of Weiner, McCaffrey, Brodsky, Kaplan & Levin, P.C., she represented a number of regional and local railroad carriers, concentrating on litigation, regulatory, and labor matters. She served as General Counsel of the Regional Railroads of America, and the Railroad Productivity Foundation. From 1986 - 1990, she was an attorney with Highsaw & Mahoney, P.C., where she represented the Railway Labor Executives' Association and other associated labor organizations. Ms. Madigan holds a degree in business administration from the University of Illinois, and is a graduate of the Washington College of Law, American University, where she was adjunct professor of law from 1992-1993.

Janet Drysdale

Ms. Janet Drysdale is Vice President - Investor Relations of Canadian National Railway Co. She joined CN in 1996, assuming positions of increasing responsibility in Sales and Marketing and in Financial Planning. She also worked with Noorigian as senior investor relations manager for almost four years. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree from Queen's University in Kingston, Ont., and a Masters of Business Administration from McGill University in Montreal.

John Orr

Mr. John Orr is Vice President - Eastern Region of Canadian National Railway Company. He is vice-president, chief safety and sustainability officer, a position he was promoted to in 2011. Orr joined CN in 1985 as a conductor in London, Ont., and has held increasingly responsible positions in the operations team across Canada.

A. Charles Baillie

Mr. A. Charles Baillie LL.D. is an Independent Director of Canadian National Railway Co. Mr. Baillie retired as chair of The Toronto-Dominion Bank in April 2003, and as Chief Executive Offi cer in December 2002 after a career at the bank that spanned fi ve decades. Mr. Baillie is chair of the board of directors of Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) and is also a director of George Weston Limited and TELUS Corporation. Mr. Baillie is a past chairman of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives and Chancellor Emeritus of Queen’s University. He has been in the arts for years and is Honorary Chair of the Art Gallery of Ontario. He is president of Authors at Harbourfront and on the national board of directors of the Royal Conservatory of Music and Luminato and on the Advisory Council of Canada’s History Society. He was appointed an Offi cer of the Order of Canada in 2006 and inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame in 2008. Mr. Baillie holds an Honorary Doctorate from Queen’s University, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers and of the Royal Conservatory of Music. Mr. Baillie holds an Honours B.A. in Political Science and Economics from the University of Toronto and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Donald Carty

Mr. Donald J. Carty is an Independent Director of Canadian National Railway Co. Mr. Carty is the retired vice-chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Dell, Inc., a position he assumed from January 2007 until June 2008. Before joining Dell, Mr. Carty retired in June 2003 as chairman and CEO of AMR Corporation and American Airlines. He had previously served as President, Executive Vice-President – Finance and Planning and Senior Vice-President and Controller of AMR Airline Group and American Airlines. He was President and CEO of CP Air from 1985 – 1987. Mr. Carty is chairman of Virgin America Airlines Inc., Porter Airlines Inc. and eRewards Inc. and is serving as a director and member of the audit committee of Talisman Energy Inc. Mr. Carty holds a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.

V. Maureen Darkes

Mrs. V. Maureen Kempston Darkes is an Independent Director of Canadian National Railway Co. Mrs. Kempston Darkes is the retired Group Vice-President and President Latin America, Africa and Middle East, General Motors Corporation. In 2009 she ended a 35-year career at GM during which she attained the highest operating post ever held by a woman at GM. From 1994 to 2001, she was President and General Manager of General Motors of Canada Limited and Vice-President of General Motors Corporation. Mrs. Kempston Darkes is also a director and member of the audit committee of Irving Oil Co. Ltd, and a director of Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Enbridge Inc. and Balfour Beatty Plc. Mrs. Kemptson Darkes holds Bachelor of Arts in history and political science from Victoria University and a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

Gordon Giffin

The Honourable Ambassador Gordon D. Giffin is an Independent Director of Canadian National Railway Co. Ambassador Giffin is a Senior Partner of the law firm of McKenna Long & Aldridge, where he maintains offices in Washington, D.C. and Atlanta. His practice focuses on international transactions and trade matters and public policy. He has been engaged in the practice of law or government service for more than thirty years. Mr. Giffin was United States Ambassador to Canada from 1997 to 2001. Mr. Giffin is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Jimmy Carter Presidential Center and the board of directors of the Canada-US Fulbright Program. Mr. Giffin serves on the Board of Counsellors of McLarty Global. He is chairman of the board of Friends of the National Arts Centre. Mr. Giffin is also chair of the board of TransAlta Corporation and a director of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. He is a director and a member of the audit committee of Canadian Natural Resources Limited and a director of Element Financial Corporation and Just Energy Group Inc. Mr. Giffin holds a B.A. from Duke University and a J.D. from Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia.

Edith Holiday

Mrs. Edith E. Holiday is an Independent Director of Canadian National Railway Co. Mrs. Holiday is a Corporate Director and Trustee and a former General Counsel, United States Treasury Department and former Secretary of the Cabinet, The White House. Mrs. Holiday is a director of H.J. Heinz Company, Hess Corporation, RTI International Metals, Inc. and White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. She is a director or trustee of various investment companies of the Franklin Templeton Group of Funds. She is the recipient of the Direct Women’s 2009 Sandra Day O’Connor Board Excellence Award, which honours women who have served with distinction on the board of a public company and advanced the value of diversity in the workplace. Mrs. Holiday holds a B.S. and a J.D. from the University of Florida, and she is admitted to the bars of the states of Florida, Georgia and the District of Columbia.

Denis Losier

The Honorable Denis Losier is an Independent Director of Canadian National Railway Co. Mr. Losier is the retired President and Chief Executive Officer, Assumption Life. Mr. Losier held various cabinet level positions with the government of the Province of New Brunswick, from 1989 to 1994, including Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and Minister of Economic Development and Tourism. He is the chair of Invest N.B. and a director and member of the audit committee of Plazacorp Retail Properties Ltd., and he is also a director of Enbridge Gas New Brunswick Limited Partnership. Mr. Losier holds a Masters of Economics from the University of Western Ontario.

Edward Lumley

The Honorable Edward C. Lumley is an Independent Director of Canadian National Railway Co. Mr. Lumley has been Vice-Chairman of BMO Capital Markets (investment bank) and its predecessor companies since 1991. From 1986 to 1991, he served as chair of Noranda Manufacturing Group Inc. Following a entrepreneurial career, Mr. Lumley was elected a Member of Parliament for Stormont-Dundas from 1974 to 1984, during which time he held cabinet portfolios in the Government of Canada such as Industry, International Trade, Regional Economic Development, Communication and Science & Technology. During this period, he was responsible to Parliament for Crown Corporations, Boards and Commissions. Mr. Lumley is Chancellor of the University of Windsor and a director of Bell Canada Enterprises and also a member of the Advisory Board of Mercedes Benz Canada. Mr. Lumley graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Windsor.

James O'Connor

Mr. James E. O'Connor is an Independent Director of Canadian National Railway Co. Mr. O’Connor is the retired chair of the board of directors of Republic Services, Inc., a provider of non-hazardous solid waste collection, recycling and disposal services in the United States. From 1998 to 2011, Mr. O’Connor was chair and Chief Executive Offi cer of Republic Services, Inc. Prior to 1998, he had held various management positions at Waste Management, Inc. In 2001, Mr. O’Connor was the recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor from the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO) which rewards Americans who exemplify qualities in both their personal and professional lives, while continuing to preserve the richness of their particular heritage. In 2011, Mr. O’Connor was named to the Institutional Investors’ All American Executive Team. He is in community causes, especially those that benefi t children. Mr. O’Connor has served on the board of directors of the SOS Children’s Village. He serves on the board of directors of the South Florida P.G.A. of America and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Mr. O’Connor holds a Bachelor of Science in Commerce (concentration in accounting) from DePaul University, Chicago.
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