KAG Canada promotes leadership team members


KAG Canada, the Canadian division of bulk hauler Kenan Benefit Group, introduced promotions inside its management staff. Lynette McMann has been promoted to senior VP of operations, Derek Friesen has been named senior VP of finance, and Tyler Cochrane has been promoted to senior VP of knowledge.

McMann will proceed her function overseeing the Westcan Bulk Transport and Paul’s Hauling working teams. She is going to assume direct obligations of main KAG Canada’s security, fleet companies and upkeep applications. McMann joined Westcan Bulk’s workplace workers in 1993 which led to a dispatching function the following yr. Quickly after, she started her profession in operations as terminal supervisor, operations supervisor and ultimately VP of Canadian operations in 2020.

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Coupled together with his present finance obligations, Friesen can be charged with additional enhancing human sources capabilities inside KAG Canada, the corporate introduced. He joined Westcan Bulk in 2002 as a part-time laborer after which moved into an accounts receivable function till 2007. He left to hitch the accounting agency of KPMG the place he obtained his CA (chartered accountant) certification. Friesen rejoined KAG Canada in 2011 as senior monetary analyst after which moved on to company controller and VP of finance.

Cochrane is at the moment liable for IT, enterprise analytics, and course of enchancment, at KAG Canada. He joined Westcan Bulk in 1992. In his 30-year profession, he gained expertise in most points of transportation from upkeep to driver, dispatcher, terminal supervisor, enterprise analyst, and director of operations. He earned his Six Sigma Black Belt in 2020.


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