Mr. Reardon has been Chairman of the Board of CP since July 20, 2015. A CP board member since 2013, he had been Chair of the Finance Committee since early 2015.
A 40-year veteran of the railroad industry, Mr. Reardon served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and President and Chief Executive Officer from 2001 to 2008, and Vice president Law and Human Resources from 1992 to 2000 of TTX Company, the leading railcar leasing company in North America. Following his retirement from TTX, he was an attorney at the law firm of Reardon & Chasar, LPA, which he co-founded in 2009 until he retired in 2011.
From 1990 to 1992, Mr. Reardon was a Presidential Appointee to the United States Railroad Retirement Board, having been nominated by President George H.W. Bush and confirmed by the US Senate. Previously, he was the Senior Vice President Law and Administration for Illinois Central Railroad. From 2007 to 2015, Mr. Reardon served on the Board of Directors for Appvion Inc where he served on the Compensation Committee and as Chair of the Governance Committee.
Mr. Reardon has also served on various railroad industry boards including TTX, Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis and non-executive Chairman of the Peoria and Pekin Union Railway.
Mr. Reardon holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Notre Dame, a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Cincinnati and a Master's Degree in Taxation from Washington University Law School in St. Louis. A recipient of a Navy ROTC scholarship at Notre Dame, he served as an officer in the United States Navy from 1967 to 1971.
Mr. Reardon brings to the board extensive experience relating to executive management, finance, law, corporate governance and the rail industry.
* Member of the Finance Committee, Audit Committee, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and Management Resources and Compensation Committee.