RailTerm announces a series of promotions within its track & signal department

DORVAL, March 1st, 2012
RailTerm is pleased to announce a series of promotions within its track & signal department. Each of these managers will play a new and expand role. These promotions are a result of their outstanding performance and their significant contributions to the company.

First, RailTerm promoted Robert Pershick to Vice President, Track. Robert will be responsible for routine maintenance, change of scope and track project support for all VIA Rail Canada’s territory presently maintained by RailTerm.

RailTerm also promoted Ryan Lemenchick to Maintenance Coordinator. Ryan will continue to perform various administrative duties and will also be responsible for assisting in the coordination and performance of various maintenance and project activities.

RailTerm appointed Jason Fries as Vice President, Signals and Communications. Previously, Jason was Vice-President, Technology. He was responsible for developing new technological tools dedicated to rail operations, including RailTerm’s state-of-the-art Rail Traffic Control software.  In his new role, he will continue to manage RailTerm’s technology department in addition to lead RailTerm’s signal activities.

RailTerm is also pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Garson as Manager of Signal Maintenance.  Kevin will now be responsible for all signal maintenance activities on VIA Rail Canada’s territory presently maintained by RailTerm.

Finally, RailTerm promoted Paul Rodrigue to Manager, Track, Signals and Communications. Paul will continue to oversee all track and signal activities on AMT’s territory presently maintained by RailTerm.

“We are very fortunate to have such highly qualified and dedicated employees and I am certain that our customers will benefit from these management changes”, stated David McNeill, Senior Vice President. “We wish Robert, Ryan, Jason, Kevin and Paul the best of luck with their new responsibilities”.

About RailTerm

RailTerm is a diversified rail services contractor with operations throughout North America. They provide custom service solutions to railway operators who wish to outsource mission-critical activities. RailTerm also develops and markets train control software for railways that perform their own dispatching and are looking to upgrade their existing in-house systems.

RailTerm’s objective is to conduct safe, reliable and cost-effective operations from the first day of service. To perform these key operating tasks, they draw on their expertise in dispatching services, software development, track and signal maintenance, and terminal management, in addition to their experience as a railway operator.