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Gordon Trafton

Gordon Trafton
Naperville, Illinois

Mr. Trafton joined CP’s board on January 1, 2017. In 2010, Mr. Trafton retired from his position of special advisor to the Canadian National (CN) leadership team. From 2003 to 2009, he successively served as CN's Senior Vice-President Strategic Acquisitions and Integration and as Senior Vice-President Southern Region. Before joining CN, he held a number of leadership positions with Illinois Central Railroad and Burlington Northern Railroad.

Mr. Trafton holds a Bachelor of Science, Transportation Management from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder and now serves as a director of the Leeds School of Business Board of Alumni and Friends. Over the past seven years, he has served on four additional nonprofit education boards.

* Chair of the Risk and Sustainability Committee and member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee