Ottawa, Ontario – October 18, 2016 – The Canadian Ferry Association (CFA) congratulates Mike Corrigan after Interferry, the association representing the interests of the ferry sector on the global stage, announced that he would take over as Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1, 2017.
“The Canadian Ferry Association is very pleased to congratulate Mike Corrigan on this appointment and we are thrilled that a Canadian with his experience and knowledge will be leading international efforts for the ferry sector,” said Canadian Ferry Association CEO, Serge Buy. “We look forward to working with Mike in this new capacity, starting next spring, and thank him for his leadership in advancing the ferry sector here in Canada.”
Mr. Corrigan is currently the President and CEO of BC Ferries, one of the world’s largest ferry operators. He has held a number of leadership positions with the BC-based company over the past 13 years. He has also been a Director on the Board of Interferry for the past six years, recently acting as Treasurer of the organization. He has also played an important role in the growth of the Canadian Ferry Association over the past number of years, including as a Board member.
The announcement was made during Interferry’s annual general meeting, at its 41st annual conference in Manila, Philippines. Representatives from the Canadian Ferry Association are in attendance.
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The Canadian Ferry Association (previously the Canadian Ferry Operators Association) is the national voice of the ferry industry in Canada. With over 55 million passengers, 19 million vehicles and billions of dollars of goods transported annually, the ferry sector is a crucial part of Canada’s infrastructure.