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10/9/2009



Rail News: Passenger Rail

Wright retains seat as VIA Rail's chairman


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Canadian Transport Minister John Baird and Minister of State (Transport) Rob Merrifield recently reappointed Donald Wright as chairman of VIA Rail Canada Inc. for a one-year term. Wright has served on the railroad’s board the past three years.

He currently is chairman of Fralex Therapeutics Inc. and Richards Packaging Income Fund, and a board member for Saxon Energy Services Inc. During his more than 30-year investment industry career, Wright has served as senior vice president of Warburg, Paribas, Becker; managing director of international fixed income for Merrill Lynch; and chairman and chief executive officer of TD Securities and International Wealth Management.


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