Friday, September 21, 2012

CP names Redeker chief information officer

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Canadian Pacific announced Friday that Michael Redeker has been appointed vice president and chief information officer, effective Oct. 15. Redeker was most recently chief information officer at ATB Financial.

CP said Redeker "will be responsible for re-defining CP's future strategic information technology roadmap, improving asset utilization, market growth, shipment management, and employee productivity". He will report directly to President and CEO E. Hunter Harrison.

"I welcome Mike to our leadership team and look forward to working with him on delivering strategic IT activities that will translate into operational efficiencies," said Harrison. "Our new CIO's extensive experience will fit well with moving CP into the future."

"CP is an iconic brand and I am extremely excited by the change under way in the organization," said Redeker. "I look forward to taking on this challenge and intend to focus on opportunities that will improve how the railway operates and, ultimately, how we serve our customers and deliver long-term shareholder value."