Released on July 23, 2010
Highways and Infrastructure Minister and Chairperson of the Saskatchewan Grain Car Corporation Jim Reiter today announced the appointment of Bob Mason to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Saskatchewan Grain Car Corporation.
"I am very pleased to have a person with Mr. Mason's extensive experience with both the public and private sectors take on this responsibility," Reiter said. "Mr. Mason has also spent much of his career serving and consulting in rural areas and is a good fit to lead this corporation."
Mason, through his 30 years in the public, private and non-profit sectors, has proven strong business skills and a solid understanding of financial and human resource management. He is a successful business owner and has held management positions with both Saskatchewan Rural Development and the Saskatchewan Liquor Board/Liquor Licensing Commission.
The Saskatchewan Grain Car Corporation is a provincial Crown Corporation responsible for the management of the Government of Saskatchewan's fleet of railway hopper cars. The Corporation benefits Saskatchewan and western producers by providing cars for the movement of grain from country origins across the prairies to ports and inland destinations throughout Canada, the United States and Mexico, and by facilitating the introduction of world-class logistics practices in the grain industry.
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