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Gregg Ruhl is responsible for the overall strategic direction of Algoma Central Corporation. Gregg joined Algoma in November of 2015 as Senior Vice-President, Technical, became Chief Operating Officer in 2017 and in 2019 assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Ruhl has over 30 years experience in the transportation industry, including 20 years in marine transportation.

“Through the ICS, the Canadian marine industry works actively with other ICS members and regulators to develop great solutions to ensure the future of sustainable shipping.”

Prior to joining Algoma in 2015, Mr. Ruhl was the Managing Director for the marine division of Canadian National Railway Company (CN) in Duluth, Minnesota with full P&L responsible for Great Lakes Fleet, Cogema and Aquatrain. Between 2004 and 2009, Mr. Ruhl was the Director Sales & Marketing, Vessels and Docks, also for CN. Prior to 2004, he held increasingly senior positions within the marine and rail industries.

Mr. Ruhl served as Chairman of the Lake Carriers Association from 2012 to 2014 and is a degreed Mechanical Engineer with a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh.