Executive Changes at CPR

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Hugh MacDiarmid, Canadian Pacific Railway’s Executive Vice-President, Commercial, will be leaving the company at the end of June.

“Hugh made the decision to leave prior to CPR completing the spin-out program from Canadian Pacific Limited. He will be pursuing another career track. We thank him for his contribution to the success of CPR and wish him well in his future endeavours,” said Robert J. Ritchie, President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR).

Mr. Ritchie also announced that Ed Dodge, currently Executive Vice-President, Operations, has been appointed Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.

In his new position, Mr. Dodge will be responsible for all of CPR’s Operations and Commercial activities. Mr. Dodge has been with CPR for more than 30 years and has held a broad portfolio of responsibilities in the areas of Operations and Commercial.

“We are fully confident that there will be a seamless transition of leadership during the coming weeks,” said Ritchie.

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