Inside Logistics

Who’s on the move: July 25, 2016

Appointments, promotions, moves and changes in the supply chain sector


July 25, 2016
by MM&D Online Staff

Keith Creel

Keith Creel

Keith Creel, currently president and chief operating officer at CP, will become president and CEO on July 1, 2017. Creel was appointed president and chief operating officer in February, 2013 and joined the CP Board in May of 2015. Creel previously served as the executive vice-president and chief operating officer of Canadian National Railway Company. CP also announced today that it has reached a three-year, post-retirement consulting agreement with E Hunter Harrison, CP’s CEO. Harrison joined CP as CEO in June 2012, and possesses more than 50 years of railroad experience.

E Hunter Harrison

E Hunter Harrison

Bradley West has joined Wecon Systems as its newest service technician. He has an electrical background and will augment the service team. His time has been split focusing primarily on service calls building a rapport with customers and also providing installation support when needed. Warren Piche, Adam Chatur and Isaac Mununga have also joined Wecon as the newest members of the installation team. They have been spending their time at several of the large installation sites under the supervision of site managers lending a hand and learning installation requirements as they relate to the material handling field.

The Canadian Airports Council (CAC) has engaged Josée Curry as its new director of public affairs and has promoted Wayne Harvey and Chris Phelan to vice president roles within the airports advocacy organization. Curry leads communications and media relations, as well as coordinates and support government relations activities. She worked for seven years in the Parliamentary precinct for the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, first as her press secretary at Health Canada and more recently as the minister’s director of parliamentary affairs at Environment Canada. Harvey has been promoted to the position of vice-president of operational and technical affairs. He has served as the CAC’s representative to its Operations, Safety and Technical Affairs (OSTA) Committee, Environmental Affairs Committee, and Planning, Development and Infrastructure (PDI) Committee, as well as its council of airport chair persons. The CAC’s Financial Affairs Committee has recently been added to his area of responsibility. Phelan has been promoted to the position of vice-president of aviation security and industry affairs. He is current secretary to the CAC’s Security, Air Policy and Facilitation committees, as well as the Small Airports Caucus.

—July 25, 2016