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Claude Mongeau

President and Chief Executive Officer

Claude Mongeau became President and Chief Executive Officer of CN on January 1, 2010.

He joined CN in May 1994 and has held the positions of vice-president, Strategic and Financial Planning, and assistant vice-president Corporate Development. He was appointed Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer in October 2000.

Prior to joining CN, Mr. Mongeau was a partner with Groupe Secor, a Montreal-based management consulting firm providing strategic advice to large Canadian corporations such as Bombardier and Bell Canada. He also worked in the business development unit of Imasco Inc., a diversified holding company with subsidiaries operating in the manufacturing, retail, and financial services sectors. His career started in Europe with Bain & Company, a leading American consulting firm.

In 1997, Claude Mongeau was named one of Canada's top 40 executives under 40 years of age by the Financial Post Magazine. In 2005, he was selected Canada's CFO of the Year by an independent committee of prominent Canadian business leaders.


  • Canadian National Railway Company
  • SNC-Lavalin
  • Railway Association of Canada
  • The Canadian Council of Chief Executives


  • McGill University
  • Institut Supérieur des affaires (France)
  • University of Quebec in Montreal

Professional Experience

  • Canadian National Railway Company
  • Imasco Ltd
  • Groupe Secor Inc.
  • Bain & Company (Paris)


  • Canada's CFO of the Year for 2005
  • Canada's Top 40 under 40

Office address
P.O. Box 8100
Montreal, QC H3C 3H4