MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA —Margaret A. McKenzie has been selected to serve on the board of directors for CN. She officially joined the board on Oct. 6.

McKenzie has more than 30 years of experience in the energy sector in the areas of management, finance, accounting, compensation and corporate governance.  She was a founder and the chief financial officer of Range Royalty Management Ltd., a private entity focused on acquiring oil and natural gas royalties in Western Canada from 2006-14 and the CFO of Profico Energy Management Ltd., a private exploration and production company, from 2000-06. McKenzie has served on both public and private boards since 2006.  She currently is a director of PrairieSky Royalty Ltd, Ovintiv Corp. and InterPipeline Ltd.

“Margaret’s extensive business and strategic planning experience, entrepreneurial spirit, and deep understanding of customers’ needs and expectations, combined with her financial acumen and expertise, make her an exceptional addition to CN’s board,” said Robert Pace, chair of the board for CN.  “We look forward to her contributions to the board’s deliberations as CN continues to play an essential role in the North American economy.”

McKenzie has a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan and has been a chartered accountant since 1985.  She obtained her ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors in 2013.