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CentrePort Canada Inc. has appointed David Filmon as its chairman and Mike Pyle as vice-chairman of the corporation’s board of directors.
Filmon is chair of MLT Aikins LLP, where he practises in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities law. He has been the City of Winnipeg’s nominee to the board since 2013, and previously served as vice-chairman and on CentrePort’s governance and nominations committee.
Pyle, nominated to the board by the Business Council of Manitoba in 2012, is the CEO of Exchange Income Corporation. He previously served as chairman of CentrePort’s finance and audit committee, and is actively involved in a number of business, community and charitable organizations
Chris Lorenc, chairman since Apr. 1, 2016, will remain on the board as past-chairman and nominee of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce. Lorenc, president of the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association, has been a director on the board since its inception in 2008.
Another founding board member, Don Streuber, Manitoba Trucking Association’s nominee and past-chairman of the board, has completed his term. Streuber is the executive chairman of Bison Transport, whose operations are located at CentrePort.
CentrePort Canada is a 20,000-acre inland port and Foreign Trade Zone. CentrePort connects to major national and international trade gateways and corridors, and is the only inland port in the country with direct access to tri-modal transportation — extensive truck, rail and air cargo operations.
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