Scott MacDonald was appointed Senior Vice-President Operations (System) in October 2012.
Scott is responsible for Mechanical, Engineering and Procurement functions across Canadian Pacific's network. His current focus is on further improving safety, service reliability and effective cost control.
Scott joined CP in 2003 as Director, Locomotive Maintenance. After holding the position of Service Area Manager - Mechanical, he was promoted to General Manager, Operations followed by Assistant Vice-President roles in Operations and Transportation before being appointed Vice-President, Transportation in October 2010.
Prior to his career at the railway, Scott spent 13 years with the Canadian Forces as an Aerospace Engineering Officer and seven years with GE Transportation Systems as a Locomotive Repair Service Area Manager and as a Marketing and Sales, National Account Executive.
He holds a Mechanical Engineering Degree with Honors and a Masters of Engineering in Thermal Power. Scott is also a qualified Locomotive Engineer.