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National Express Corp. welcomes new execs

Posted on January 26, 2011

WARRENVILLE, Ill. — National Express Corp., which comprises Durham School Services in the U.S. and Stock Transportation in Canada, recently welcomed new executives to its leadership team.

John Harvey serves as chief financial officer, Timothy Canavan serves as senior vice president of maintenance, Timothy Walter is senior vice president of safety and Kim Worster is vice president of operations for Canada. 

“All four of these executives have a proven track record of successful leadership,” said John Elliott, CEO of National Express Corp. “Their combined experience and expertise will help us continue to build the finest transportation organization in North America.”

Harvey comes to National Express Corp. with more than 10 years of financial leadership experience. He is a certified public accountant with both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from the University of Texas.

Canavan joins the company with over 25 years of fleet operations and maintenance experience.  Canavan will lead National Express Corp.’s maintenance team across North America.

Walter has more than 25 years of safety experience in various industries. He is a certified safety professional and has a master’s degree in industrial health from the University of Michigan. Walter will be charged with leading National Express’ safety team and safety efforts across North America.

Finally, Worster is responsible for overseeing all operations in Ontario and Nova Scotia for Stock Transportation. Worster has served in various roles throughout National Express and was previously chief financial officer of Northstar Passenger Services until it was acquired by Stock Transportation in 2005. 

Harvey, Canavan and Walter are based in Warrenville. Worster is based in Aurora, Ontario.

Related Topics: Durham School Services

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