Trimac shuffles its management ranks

by Canadian Shipper

Trimac Transportation, recently privatized and reorganized to focus exclusively on its bulk trucking and third party logistics services, is now announcing a shuffling of its senior management ranks.

Jeff McCaig has assumed the position of President and CEO. of Trimac Transportation. McCaig, who has been with the Trimac organization for 17 years, has also been the President and C.E.O. of Trimac Transportation’s parent company, Trimac Corporation since 1994. Andrew Zaleski has stepped down as President of Trimac Transportation and has been appointed to Trimac’s Board of Directors. Trimac Transportation’s revenues have grown from $100 million to approximately $700 million over the 19 years of Zaleski’s leadership.

Terry Owen, formerly Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Trimac Corporation, has been appointed Executive Vice President with overall responsibility for strategy, corporate development, finance, financial services, legal services and information systems. Owen has been with Trimac since 1994.

Ev Rivait and Rick Reynolds have been appointed to newly created positions of Senior Vice President. Mr. Rivait has assumed overall responsibility for Trimac’s Eastern Canadian and U.S. Chemical divisions and Reynolds has assumed overall responsibility for Trimac’s Western Canadian and U.S. Dry Bulk & Mining divisions. Both have extensive experience in the bulk transportation industry. Rivait, who has been with Trimac for 31 years, held the position of Vice President of Trimac’s Eastern Canadian division prior to assuming his new role. Reynolds was previously Vice President of the Trimac’s Western Canadian division, having been with Trimac and related companies for over 26 years.

Barry Davy, Vice President Field Support Services, will assume additional responsibility for equipment purchasing, risk and insurance services and human resources. Davy, who has been with Trimac for 10 years and has over 23 years of experience in the trucking industry, will continue to oversee safety, maintenance, properties, operations development and environmental services.

Jim D’Alessio has been appointed Vice President Marketing and Business Development with responsibility for Trimac’s North American marketing and business development efforts and Trimac’s logistics business unit. D’Alessio joined Trimac in 1999 as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Trimac’s U.S operations. He has over 28 years of experience in the trucking industry.

Bernie Higgins has been appointed Division Vice President, U.S. Chemicals with responsibility for all of Trimac’s chemical transportation operations in the U.S. This appointment has been made in connection with the integration of Trimac’s existing chemical transportation business with that of DSI Transports, which was purchased by Trimac in early 2000. Higgins has been with Trimac for 10 years and has 28 years of transportation related experience.

Glenn Sherman has been appointed Division Vice President Eastern Canada. He has held various diverse roles of increasing responsibility over the course of his 24-year career with Trimac, including, most recently, Vice President of Special Projects for the Eastern Canadian division.

John Jackson, formally Vice President Pricing and Methods for Trimac’s U.S. chemical division, has been appointed Vice President & General Manager for Trimac Logistics. Jackson, who has 30 years experience in the transportation industry will have day to day responsibility for the logistics business unit which includes third party logistics, supply chain management, consulting and non-bulk brokerage.

Steve Bates has been appointed General Manager for Trimac’s U.S. Dry Bulk & Mining Services division, having previously held the position of Sales Manager for that division. Bates has been with Trimac for 9 years, and has over 20 years of experience in the trucking industry.

Ed Malysa has been appointed Vice President Finance. Malysa has been with Trimac’s finance and financial services group for over 22 years, having most recently held the position of Director, Financial Planning and Acquisitions.

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