Hardy Named CP VP Sales & Marketing, Grain and Fertilizer

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (CP) has announced that Joan Hardy has been appointed CP vice president Sales and Marketing, Grain and Fertilizer, effective April 1.

“In Joan, CP is getting a proven leader with experience across the grain supply chain,” remarked CP Senior VP and CMO John Brooks. “She brings to the table an incredible combination of 20-plus years of railroad experience and more than a decade as a grain and fertilizer shipper and customer of the railways. Her unique blend of experience will only enhance the customer experience for CP shippers while further cementing CP’s role as a leader within the grain supply chain.”

“I look forward to joining the dynamic team at CP,” Hardy said. “I am very excited to leverage my experience and skills to further improve CP’s service in the grain and fertilizer space and to assist CP in delivering for its customers, shareholders and employees.”

Hardy joined CP after 12 years at Richardson International, where she served as vice president of the company’s North American Transportation Division. In this position, she was responsible for rail, marine and truck transportation and sales contract management and administration. Before joining Richardson, Hardy held various positions for 21 years at Canadian National, including assistant vice president, sales and senior director in CN’s customer service center.

Hardy is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manitoba and a member of the Association of Professional Engineers in Manitoba.