VersaCold hires SVP, GM for recently-acquired CPX division

Paul Merrick joins the company from Purolator where he held numerous senior level jobs


VersaCold Logistics Services has appointed Paul Merrick as senior vice-president and general manager of its Coast Pacific Xpress (CPX) business unit, effective Aug. 28.

Merrick was most recently with Purolator, where he held several senior level positions including vice-president of field operations, general manager for Western Canada, and general manager of British Columbia and Northern Alberta.

In a press release announcing Merrick's hire, VersaCold president and CEO Douglas Harrison said Merrick would play an integral role in expanding the CPX business, which VersaCold acquired more than a year ago, in Central and Eastern Canada. 

"We will lean on  tremendous track record of delivering high service levels to customers and creating great team work to ensure we are always delivering on our vision of enhancing our customers' success and being their most trusted, reliable, long-term partner," said Harrison.

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