Pam Arpin was named Vice-President and Chief Information Officer in July 2021.
In this role, Pam is responsible for redefining CP's digital strategy and information services (IS) roadmap, enabling CP's strategic business goals with the right investments in technology. Pam leads a diverse team focused on discovering and implementing new technologies that return competitive advantage. By fostering a culture of innovation, her role positions CP for sustainable growth through strategically connecting people, processes, systems, data and assets.
In October 2020, Pam became the company's first Vice-President Innovation & Business Transformation. As Vice-President and CIO, she retains the same portfolio, including oversight of CP's Network Service Centre.
Pam has navigated an extensive and varied career at CP, and has 20-plus years of experience working in commercial, operations, finance and customer service roles. Her leadership and industry influence have received North American recognition: Notably, she was named the 2019 Railway Woman of the Year by the League of Railway Women and was named one of Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 by the Women's Executive Network that same year.
Pam holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan.