RAILWAY AGE JANUARY 2019 ISSUE: The 56th annual recipient of Railway Age’s Railroader of The Year award is CN President and Chief Executive Jean-Jacques “JJ” Ruest, leader of one of North America’s best-performing Class I railroads. From applied chemistry to railroading, CN’s chief executive has always put the customer first.
The 56th annual recipient of the prestigious Railway Age Railroader of the Year Award is CN President and Chief Executive Officer Jean-Jacques “JJ” Ruest, leader of one of North America’s best-performing Class I railroads.
Third-quarter profits at CN jumped on higher revenues as the largest Canadian railroad finished up projects to improve its network capacity.
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.