Transport Minister Announces Appointment to Marine Atlantic

Wednesday, September 17, 2003
Transport Minister David Collenette today announced the appointment of Roger Flood of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, as the president and chief executive officer of Marine Atlantic Inc. "I am pleased that Mr. Flood has agreed to take on new responsibilities with Marine Atlantic Inc. His experience in the transportation sector and expertise in the areas of engineering, finance, management and administration will be assets to Marine Atlantic," said Mr. Collenette. "I would also like to express my personal gratitude to Capt. Sidney Hynes for his exemplary work in this position since 2001 and in his continued position as chair of the board." Mr. Flood currently serves as the president of Day and Ross (Nfld.) Ltd., a freight trucking company, where he is responsible for personnel, administration, and the daily operations of the company. He holds a bachelor of Civil Engineering degree from Nova Scotia Technical College and is also a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador. Mr. Flood previously served as vice-president and partner of Nova Recycling (1990) Limited, and as director and partner of Atlantic Group Limited. He has served as director of the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission since 2001, and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce since 1998. In 1995, he served as the president of the St. John's Board of Trade.

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