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Ken Carey, CCLP
Senior Manager, Real Estate Business Development
St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation / Hwy H2O
Mr. Ken Carey joined the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation as Manager of Business Development in November of 2017. Ken’s role at the Seaway is to support the Highway H2O membership to develop expanded use of the Seaway system. Prior to the Seaway, Ken was with CP Rail for 14 years in increasingly senior sales positions and has handled a variety of commodities and customers in both inter-modal and carload and his final role at CP was the National Account Manager, Retail, where Ken handled the largest portfolio within the inter-modal team at CP.
Ken also spent 5 years with the CPLS group (Canadian Pacific Logistic Solutions). Ken was the commercial lead for the Ontario team and managed a team of solution design specialists tasked with growing this specialised non-asset division within CP. Under Ken's leadership, the team secured several long-term contracts, including the 3rd largest beverage distributor globally, and one of Canada's fastest growing retailers. These two accounts have generated over $150M in gross billings for CPLS (and counting). Ken’s most recent position was Director, Business Development at Wheels International. Wheels, part of the Radiant Group, is a large third-party logistics firm specialising in truck, rail, warehouse, and freight forwarding. During Ken’s time at Wheels, he managed the largest portfolio within the company.
Ken is a graduate from McMaster University and holds professional designations in sales and is a proud holder of a CCLP designation. Ken lives in Ancaster, is married, and the father of 2 athletic teenagers. Winters are spent taking the girls to either basketball or hockey games throughout the province. Ken also plays the drums and spends his summers either golfing or boating.
Craig Bell Estabrooks
Chief Executive Officer
Port Saint John
Craig Bell Estabrooks was appointed President & CEO of Port Saint John effective November 22, 2021. Over the past decade, Craig worked in progressively responsible leadership positions at Port Saint John. These roles have included managing both government relations and the strategic planning process and being instrumental in the Port’s rebranding. Most recently Craig had been Vice President of Corporate Services, a department which included his former areas of responsibility in government relations and strategic planning but added leadership of the finance, human resources, and information technology functions for the Port.
Director, Transpacific Route Development
Kuehne & Nagel
Domenico Costantino holds a bachelor’s degree from Concordia University for Arts and Science with a Major in Economics. CIFFA certified Domenico has been in the Freight Forwarding industry since 2004, acquiring experience with both Local and Multinational organizations. He is currently a participating board member with Cargo-M and holds a current title as Director of Route Development, Transpacific for Kuehne+Nagel stationed in Montreal, Qc. Canada.
Director, Growth and Development
Port of Montreal
Rosetta Iacono joined the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) as Director, Growth and Development, Container in September 2013. In February 2016, her role was modified to include Director, Growth and Development. She is now responsible for developing the commercial strategies in the sectors of containers, general cargo, liquid and dry bulk commodities as well as to promote MPA visibility abroad and develop new markets. In March 2022, Rosetta’s role has been modified to Growth and Commercial Relations, whose news mandate is to maintain and increase existing volumes as well as continue to strengthen relationships with our numerous Port partners and customers in North America and internationally.
Prior to joining the MPA, her entry into the Maritime industry dates back to 1995, when she first joined Hapag Lloyd Canada, today’s 5th largest container carrier in the world.
From 2006, she pursued her career at Abitibi Consolidated, today known as Resolute Forest Products, global leader in the forest products industry, where she gained extensive experience in supply chain and logistics. Throughout her tenure, her responsibilities included Logistics Operations, optimizing freight costs and contract negotiations with the global supply chain partners, including rail, ground transportation, marine and warehousing for North America.
She has been on the board of the Traffic Club of Montreal since 2015 and is currently the President of its Board of Directors. In addition, since 2017, Rosetta is a Director on the Board of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada. Rosetta also sits on the Board of Directors of WISTA (Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association).
Following her studies at Marianopolis College in Montreal, Rosetta completed her Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Concordia University, where she concentrated on International Business and Finance.