President and Chief Executive Officer
Luc Jobin became President and Chief Executive Officer of CN in July 2016 (until March 2018). He joined CN as Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer in June 2009, with responsibilities including financial management, strategic planning, information technology and corporate development.
Mr. Jobin has an extensive background as a business leader and senior executive within the transportation, manufacturing and investment industries. Prior to his appointment at CN, he spent close to five years as Executive Vice-President of Power Corporation of Canada, an international management and holding company, where he was responsible for the company’s portfolio of diversified investments. He also spent 22 years in a variety of financial and executive management positions with Imasco Limited and its Canadian tobacco subsidiary, Imperial Tobacco. Mr. Jobin was President and Chief Executive Officer of Imperial Tobacco prior to joining Power Corporation of Canada in 2005.
Mr. Jobin is a Director of Reynolds American Inc., the parent company of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, since 2008. He is also a board member of The Tolerance Foundation, an organization that strives to sensitize teenagers about the negative impacts of prejudices.
Mr. Jobin obtained his Chartered Accountant Accreditation from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1983. He earned his Diploma in Public Accountancy from McGill University in 1982. He is a native of Montreal, Quebec where he still resides with his wife and three daughters.