Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Sales and marketing EVP Jim Foote leaving CN

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CN has announced that Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing James M. Foote has decided to leave the company after 14 years of service.

"Jim has been a key player at CN since the company's privatization," said President and CEO E. Hunter Harrison. "Since 2000, Jim has been responsible for the strategic direction and leadership of the Company's Sales and Marketing group and made tremendous contributions to CN over the years."

The CN announcement Monday said that Jean-Jacques Ruest, senior vice-president, Marketing, and Stan Jablonski, senior vice-president, Sales, as well as the Sales and Marketing organization as a whole, will report directly to the Hunter Harrison until year-end, following which they will report to incoming CEO Claude Mongeau. jim-foote.jpg