CALGARY, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP) (NYSE:CP) today announced that Timothy (Tim) E. Marsh has been appointed Senior Vice-President Sales and Marketing effective Feb. 1, 2015.
Marsh joins CP from COSCO where he had been Executive Vice-President North America Trade Division. His career at COSCO began in 2002 when he was appointed General Manager National Sales. Marsh brings to CP 25 years of sales and marketing experience in the international shipping industry.
"Finding the right person to lead CP's sales and marketing team is integral as we look to position ourselves for long-term growth," said Keith Creel, CP's President and Chief Operating Officer. "Our team has built a strong foundation for the future, and with Tim leading the charge, we expect to provide innovative service to our customers, uncover new opportunities, diversify the business and achieve our goals."
As Senior Vice-President Sales and Marketing, Marsh will lead a large, world-class sales and marketing organization. Marsh will be responsible for enhancing existing revenues, winning new business, prioritizing and improving the quality of the book of business, diversifying the revenue base by creating new products and services, identifying opportunities – and developing strategies – for new, aligned lines of business.
"I am thrilled at the opportunity to join a Canadian icon such as CP, which is in the midst of a remarkable transformation," said Marsh. "CP's focus on the customer, service and its own people makes it a company that attracts the best talent, and I am humbled to join such an ambitious and capable team."
Marsh holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Le Moyne University in Syracuse, New York and an M.B.A. in Marketing from the University of Phoenix.
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SOURCE Canadian Pacific