Franczak joined CP in 1987 and has since advanced through a series of operating positions of increasing accountability and scope across CP's network.
"I wish to congratulate Mike on his distinguished career and thank him for his 25 years of dedication to CP and its customers," said CEO E. Hunter Harrison. "Mike served the company well in all areas for which he had responsibility. We wish him success in his future endeavors."
"I am grateful for the experience and opportunities that CP has afforded me over my long career here," said Franczak. "I look forward to watching the company's successful progress long into the future."