Mark Redd was appointed Executive Vice-President Operations in September 2019. Mark is accountable to oversee the 24/7 operations of CP's network including those teams responsible for network transportation, operations, mechanical, engineering, procurement and labour relations.
Mark brings to his role considerable leadership experience in rail operations and safety excellence.
Mark joined CP in October 2013. In April 2016, he was appointed Vice-President Operations Western Region, promoted to Senior Vice-President Operations Western Region in February 2017. Prior to these roles, he was General Manager Operations U.S. West and General Manager Operations Central Division. He was named CP's 2016 Railroader of the Year.
Mark began his railroading career at Midsouth Rail in Jackson, Miss., as a brakeman and conductor, before moving to Kansas City Southern (KCS) as an engineer. Throughout his over 20 years at KCS, Mark held a variety of leadership positions in network and field operations, including Vice-President Transportation where he oversaw key operating functions in the U.S. and Mexico. During this time, he also served as the Chairman of the operating board for the Port Terminal Railroad Association in Houston, Texas.
Mark holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees of Science in Management from the University of Phoenix and an Executive MBA from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.