Who’s on the move this week [October 16, 2012]

by MM&D staff

CP senior vice-president and CFO Kathryn McQuade has announced her retirement. It will be effective on November 1, when Brian Grassby will assume both titles. McQuade will continue to act as an advisor to Grassby until May 2013. His responsibilities will include financial planning, reporting and accounting systems as well as pension, treasury, tax and supply services.

There are two new members of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA). Lloyd McCoomb, formerly the president and CEO of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, was named chair of the board of directors. He will serve for a four year term. Peter Wallis, president and CEO of the Van Horne Institute (a transportation policy institute at the University of Calgary), was made a member of the board. He will serve for three years.

In addition to the CATSA appointments, there were a number of other federal appointments this week. Larry Kinley was named to the board of the Blue Water Bridge Authority for a term of three years. Connie Graham was added to the board of directors of the Federal Bridge Corporation, which is responsible for Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated, Seaway International Bridge Corporation Ltd, and St Mary’s River Bridge Company. She will also serve for three years. For the next three years, Lorraine Cunningham will serve as the chair of the board of directors of the Pacific Pilotage Authority, which is responsible for operating safe marine pilotage in the coastal waters of British Columbia, including the Fraser River. Simon Barker was named to the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada (TATC). He will serve on a part-time basis for the next four years.

Marvin Schlanger is the new CEO of CEVA Logistics. John Pattullo held the position until he retired from the supply chain management company. Pattullo will continue to serve as a member of the board of directors.