Ontario Northland has a new Vice President of Transportation.
In a news release today the company announced the appointment of Drew Duquette.
He has worked in a number of senior roles including most recently at Canadian Pacific Railway as Superintendent of Southwestern Ontario. Duquette will be replacing Grant Bailey who is retiring in July.
Drew has held a variety of positions throughout his 35-year career in rail, some of which were Rail Traffic Controller, Train Master, and management roles responsible for preventative maintenance and major infrastructure projects.
“I am very pleased to be joining Ontario Northland, a company with strong roots and a rich history. I look forward to bringing my experience to this team of railroaders,” says Duquette. “I was born and raised in the North, so it feels good to return and contribute to a region that has always been important to me.”
In his role, he will be "responsible for strategic leadership that will shape company policy and culture, further our legacy and astutely oversee operating and capital budgets for rail freight, mechanical, infrastructure and passenger and freight car remanufacturing."