People: Canadian National Railway Co (CNR.TO)

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Ruest, Jean-Jacques 

Mr. Jean-Jacques Ruest is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Ruest was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in July 2018, after having served as Interim President and CEO since March 2018. He was previously Executive Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer since January 2010, with responsibility for providing the strategic direction and leadership for CN’s Sales, Marketing and CN Supply Chain Solutions groups. Mr. Ruest joined CN in 1996 at the time of the privatization. Prior to this, Mr. Ruest worked for 16 years at a major international chemical company. Mr. Ruest holds a Masters in Business Administration in Marketing from HEC Montréal (Université de Montréal) and a Bachelor of Science degree in applied chemistry from Université de Sherbrooke. He also completed the executive program of the University of Michigan Business School, and CN’s Railroad MBA program. Over the course of his career, Mr. Ruest has been honoured many times by the business community, notably as 2019 Railroader of the Year and an Inductee to the International Maritime Hall of Fame in 2017

Basic Compensation

Total Annual Compensation, CAD 2,450,980
Restricted Stock Award, CAD 2,508,840
Long-Term Incentive Plans, CAD --
All Other, CAD 3,525,590
Fiscal Year Total, CAD 8,485,420

Options Compensation

  Quantity Market Value
Exercisable -- --
Unexercisable -- --
Exercised -- --
Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Pace


Jean-Jacques Ruest


Ghislain Houle


Marlene Puffer


Michael Cory


Sean Finn

As Of  31 Dec 2018