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Robert J. Ritchie (railroad executive)

Robert J. Ritchie is the former president and CEO of the Canada railway company, Canadian Pacific Railway.[1]

In 1990 he succeeded William W. Stinson as president of Canadian Pacific Railway. and in 1995 succeeded I. Barry Scott as its CEO also.

In 2004 he was awarded the Railroader of the Year by Railway Age.

He stood down as president an CEO of the company in May 2006 and was replaced by Fred Green (2006 - 2012).


  1. ^ "CPR's CEO Rob Ritchie retiring; COO to succeed". Canadian Shipper. February 22, 2006. Retrieved 11 March 2016. 

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Business positions
Preceded by
David P. O'Brien
President of Canadian Pacific Railway
2001 – 2006
Succeeded by
Fred Green
Preceded by
I. Barry Scott
CEO of Canadian Pacific Railway
1995 – 2006
Succeeded by
Fred Green
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Richard K. Davidson (UP)
Railroader of the Year
Succeeded by
David R. Goode (NS)