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New CEO for Windsor Port Authority

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The Windsor Port Authority Board has appointed Steven C. Salmons as the incoming President and CEO of the Ontario-based port. This is to become effective from 1 May 2018. Salmons will assume responsibilities following the retirement of David Cree, CEO of the Port for the past 33 years. George Sandala, Board Chair, said that Salmons’ demonstrated leaderships skills and accomplishments throughout his career will ensure the continued success of the Port of Windsor following on from his predecessor David Cree.

Salmons is a graduate of the University of Windsor (Canada) having achieved a BA in Psychology, an Honours BComm in Labour Relations, and an MBA in Strategic Studies. 

He has over 25 years of experience in senior executive and advisory leaderships roles.

Recently, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport for the Canadian government, announced a review of Canada Port Authorities to optimise their role in the transportation system as strategic assets that support inclusive and sustainable growth and trade.

“The Canadian Port Authority system needs to be re-examined to ensure Canada is always well positioned to innovate and compete for years to come.” 

ln light of Minister Garneau’s announcement, Sandala has praised Salmons’ extensive and diverse experiences and has said that his knowledge will add value to his contribution as CEO of Windsor Port Authority to Transport Canada, identifying potential policy, legislative and regulatory changes to help Canada Port Authorities consolidate their position as key players in the Canadian economy.

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