Scott MacDonald was appointed Senior Vice-President Engineering, Mechanical and Procurement in September 2019.
Scott is responsible for engineering, mechanical and procurement functions across CP'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 and further promoted to Senior Vice-President Operations (System) in October 2012.
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 Honours and a Master of Engineering in Thermal Power. Scott is also a qualified Locomotive Engineer.