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Derek Ollmann


Derek Ollmann was appointed President in April 2017 with overall responsibility for SRY. Derek joined SRY in 1999 and advanced through numerous positions in the Operating Department including Conductor, Operations Supervisor, Assistant Superintendent and as Superintendent in 2010. In 2014, Derek became Director Operations with responsibility for the Operations, Engineering and Maintenance-Of-Way departments. Derek obtained his Certificate of Management from Simon Fraser University in 2005 and his MBA degree from Royal Roads University in 2017. Derek is a member of several Railway Association of Canada committees including Operations, Regulatory and Safety.