Movers + Shakers – Apr-May 2010

by adamin

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has appointed Edmond Harris to executive vice-president and chief operating officer. A 30-year veteran of the North American railway industry, Harris was CN’s executive vice-president, operations until 2007. Since then, he has provided consulting services for Class 1 and regional railroads.

Tom Pauls, CITT, has joined Stoakley-Dudley Consultants Ltd as a recruitment consultant, supply chain and logistics. Pauls is on the board of directors of SCL Canada and the executive of CITT’s Toronto Area Council.

Fred Florence is now chief operating officer at Mississauga, Ontario-based hydrogen generation systems manufacturer Hy-Drive Technologies Ltd. He joined Hy-Drive as vice-president and chief financial officer in 2008.

The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has announced its new executive committee. Paul Easson, president of Eassons Transport in Berwick, Nova Scotia, is chairman. He succeeds Bruno Muller of Alberta-based Caron Transport. Other officers include Mark Seymour of Kriska Transportation (first vice-chairman), Don Streuber of Bison Transport Inc (second vice-chairman), Scott Smith of JD Smith and Sons Limited (secretary), Gene Orlick of Orlicks Transport Inc (treasurer) and CTA president and CEO David Bradley.

Cargojet Income Fund has named Jamie Porteous a trustee of the fund, replacing Dan Mills, who retired in March. A founder of the Mississauga, Ontario-based cargo airline, Porteous has been executive vice-president of sales and service since its inception.

Lufthansa Systems AG has appointed Stefan Hansen as CEO and chairman of the executive board for a period of three years. Hansen succeeds Wolfgang Gohde.