CALGARY, Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today announced that board director Linda Morgan has passed away.
"We are all incredibly sad to have learned of Linda's passing," said E. Hunter Harrison, CP Chief Executive Officer. "Linda was a tremendous asset to our board and will be greatly missed by all. On behalf of everyone at CP, we express our profound condolences to Linda's family and will keep them all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time."
Ms. Morgan joined CP's board of directors in 2006 and was recently Chair of the Health, Safety, Security, and Environment Committee and Member of the Audit Committee
"Linda was universally respected for her remarkable combination of integrity, wisdom and incisiveness," said Andrew Reardon, Chairman of the Board of CP. "She will be missed as a leader in this industry, a colleague on our board, and a dear friend to us all."
Ms. Morgan was a Partner at Nossaman LLP, a transportation law firm in the United States. Prior to joining Nossaman in 2011, she was a Partner at Covington & Burling LLP, a U.S.-based international law firm. She also served on the Board of Visitors for the Georgetown University Law Center and the Business Advisory Committee for Northwestern University's Transportation Center.
Ms. Morgan was previously Chairman of the U.S. Surface Transportation Board, the primary regulatory authority in that country, and its predecessor, the Interstate Commerce Commission, from March 1995 to December 2002.
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SOURCE Canadian Pacific