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Rocky Mountaineer names Sammut president
Western Canada's Rocky Mountaineer has appointed Steve Sammut president, the railroad announced today.
He joined the luxury tourist train company in 2012 as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Before joining Rocky Mountaineer, Sammut served as chief financial officer with Intracorp Projects Ltd., a real estate development firm that has worked on projects throughout southern British Columbia and Ontario. He also was active in a variety of senior leadership roles at Intrawest ULC, a global resort operator and developer.
"It is a new era at Rocky Mountaineer and we are very pleased to have a leader of Steve's caliber at the helm," said John Furlong, Rocky Mountaineer chairman. "His passion for the company, deep knowledge in capital markets and broad business acumen from the hospitality and real estate industries will continue to be invaluable to our organization."
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