DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS SERIES: MR. MARC LALIBERTE, PRESIDENT AND CEO, VIA RAIL CANADA

August 29, 2012

 

  

   

DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS SERIES
Speaker: Mr. Marc Laliberte, President and CEO, VIA Rail Canada

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Bluenose Ballroom, Delta Halifax

8:00am ~ Networking & Registration
8:30 - 10:00am ~  Breakfast and Speaker

$39.95 members / $59.95 non-members

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About the Speaker:

Marc Laliberte has worked in the railway sector for almost 30 years. Throughout his career, he has continued to demonstrate solid expertise in dealing with key industry issues.

In January 2010, Mr. Laliberte was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer at VIA Rail Canada. Between 2003 and 2009, he held the position of President and CEO for the Quebec Railway Corporation, the largest Canadian owned shortline railway. His vast experience in both the railway and business sectors is certainly a valuable asset at VIA Rail.

Mr. Laliberte began his rail career in 1980 working as a mechanical engineer at Canadian National (CN), where he moved up the ranks to become Director of Intermodal Operations. Between 1994 and 1996, Mr. Laliberte worked as President and CEO of CN subsidiary AMF Technotransport Inc. In 1996, he was promoted to General Manager of CN's Eastern Canada Champlain district. There, he successfully improved the efficiency, on time performance and safety of trains. In 1999, he became President and CEO at Vapor Rail Inc.

Mr. Laliberte is one of two North American representatives on the Executive Committee of the International Union of Railways. He also sits on the Board of Governors of Excellence Canada (formerly the National Quality Institute).

Born in Quebec City, Mr. Laliberte holds a bachelor of science in engineering physics from the Universite Laval in Quebec

To purchase tickets, click on the registration button at right then scroll to the bottom for the ticket order form.

For more information contact: 
Tania Crouse, Event Manager 
(902) 481-1226
tania@halifaxchamber.com