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People (January 01, 2011)

Canada Cartage has announced David Bacon has joined the company as senior vice-president, finance and chief financial officer.

Canada Cartage has announced David Bacon has joined the company as senior vice-president, finance and chief financial officer.

Bacon boasts a varied background of more than 20 years’ business experience with public and private companies, focusing mostly on strategy, corporate finance, governance and financial management.

Most recently, he served as chief financial officer of SkyPower Corp., helping build the company from start-up to its place as one of Canada’s largest renewable energy developers, Canada Cartage announced.

“David is a highly talented individual who brings a wealth of financial and strategic experience to Canada Cartage. We are extremely confident that he will reinforce Canada Cartage’s position as Canada’s largest and most experienced provider of fully-outsourced, specialized transportation and warehousing services,” said Jeff Lindsay, president and CEO of Canada Cartage. “We look forward to David joining our company and adding his experience and network to strengthen our executive team.”

Kathy Kropf has been named vicepresident of supply chain for transportation recruitment firm Reimer Associates.

Reimer officials say Kropf has a wealth of transportation and supply chain experience, having worked in senior roles in both sales and operations for Roadway Express, FedEx and most recently as the managing director of global air sales for Schenker Logistics.

“Kathy’s expertise within the industry combined with her business development skills and exceptional people skills make her an excellent fit with Reimer Associates,” said Ross Reimer, president of Reimer Associates. Kropf can be contacted at 905-337-3550 or by visiting

Trimac Transportation Services has named Edward Malysa its new president and chief operating officer. Malysa has worked for Trimac in various capacities for more than 30 years, the company says, most recently serving as executive vicepresident and chief operating officer. Prior to that, he was vice-president and chief financial officer.

Malysa replaces Maurice McCaig, who is stepping down as president but remaining on as director and a trustee of Trimac Income Fund.

“I would like to acknowledge the outstanding contributions of Maurice throughout his 56 years with Trimac and welcome his ongoing involvement as a continuing director and trustee,” announced Jeff McCaig, Trimac chairman and CEO.

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