Metrolinx in Toronto, ON, Canada appointed Greg Percy to president of GO Transit, following an extensive international search process. Percy will assume the role effective November 9, 2013.
Percy brings more than 30 years of experience in the transportation industry, most recently as vice president, GO capital infrastructure. He began his career with Canadian Pacific, where he held increasingly senior roles in areas including marketing and operations. He joined GO Transit in 2000 as director, rail services and left for a short time to assume new challenges at Giffels Associates Ltd. before returning to GO Transit as vice president, operations.
“GO Transit’s growth and expansion remains a vital part of our Big Move and Next Wave strategy,” said J. Robert Prichard, chair of the Metrolinx Board. “Having a leader with Greg’s first-hand knowledge of the organization and broad transportation experience is going to be integral in transforming Metrolinx into a regional transportation services provider.”