Ruest rises to CN President and CEO

CN Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Jean-Jacques Ruest, a 22-year veteran of the railroad who has been serving as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer since March 5, 2018, has been appointed President and CEO, effective immediately. Ruest has also been appointed to CN’s Board of Directors.

CN ramping up capacity

CN is investing C$400 million in new capacity this year, primarily in western Canada and the Edmonton-Chicago corridor. Projects currently in progress include 60 miles of double track, 11 new sidings or siding extensions, and eight yard expansions. All should be completed in November.