May 14, 2024 | Circular No. 11666

Dear Member,

We are pleased to announce that the following members were elected to the Federation’s Board of Directors for the May 2024 – May 2025 term of office at the Annual Meeting held last week:

  • Jean Marc Belanger, General Manager, Sales, Logistec / Ramsey Greig
  • Jerome Cefai, General Manager, Robert Reford
  • Svenja Clausen, Managing Director, Hapag-Lloyd Canada Inc.
  • Raymond Collins, President, P.F. Collins
  • Colin Conrad, President, F.K. Warren Ltd.
  • Jennifer Holmes, Vice President, Holmes Maritime Inc.
  • Michael Labrie, Managing Director, Arcelor Mittal (Quebec North Shore District Committee)
  • Grace Liang, President, OOCL Canada Inc.
  • Brian McDonald, Chair, Montship Inc. (Ontario District Committee)
  • John Mears, Pacific Northwest Ship & Cargo Services Inc. (West Coast District Committee)
  • Michael Meierkort, Managing Director, Canada, A.P. Moller Maersk
  • Andre Neuendorff, President, Protos Shipping Ltd.
  • Ed Rafferty, General Manager, Atship Services Ltd. (Nova Scotia District Committee)
  • Marco Renzelli, Managing Director, Wagenborg Shipping
  • Norma Rose, North Atlantic (Newfoundland-Labrador District Committee)
  • Michel Sawaya, Corporate Manager, CMA-CGM (Canada) Inc.
  • Erik Terkildsen, Vice President, Operations, Fednav Ltd.
  • Robert Vandenende, President, Gresco Ltd.
  • Jeff Xu, President, Zim Integrated Shipping Services (Canada) Co. Ltd.

We are also pleased to announce that the following members have been elected to the Board’s executive for the upcoming term of office:

  • Michel Sawaya – Chair of the Board
  • Jennifer Holmes – Vice Chair
  • Andre Neuendorff – Honourary Treasurer

In addition to taking this opportunity to welcome all of our new and returning Board members, we also wish to extend a special thank you to the outgoing Chair, Colin Conrad, for his  leadership over the last two years.


Chris Hall