Canadian Pacific has hired Keith Creel as president and chief operating officer, effective Feb. 5. E. Hunter Harrison will remain CEO of the company.
Reporting to Creel will be Jane O’Hagan, executive vice president and chief marketing officer; Scott MacDonald, senior vice president of operations system; Guido De Ciccio, senior vice president of Canadian operations; and Doug McFarlane, senior vice president of U.S. operations.
Creel previously served as the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Canadian National Railway. He has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Jacksonville State University and completed the advanced management program at Harvard Business School. He also was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army and served in the Persian Gulf War in Saudi Arabia.