Appointment of Thomas O’Neil to Board of Directors

SAINT JOHN (NB) – Port Saint John is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Thomas O’Neil as a new director for Port Saint John for a three-year term.

Thomas G. O’Neil, P.eng, Q.C. is a Lawyer with the law firm McInnes Cooper in Saint John.  Mr. O’Neil’s practice focuses on complex disputes involving commercial, corporate, construction and products liability. He is also a professional engineer. Mr. O’Neil has served on several boards including being a past Chair of Board for Service New Brunswick, a past Chair of Power Commission for the City of Saint John, and past President of the New Brunswick Branch of the Canadian Bar Association.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers.

“We are pleased to welcome Thomas to our Board of Directors.  Thomas’ decades-long career in law and his background as a professional engineer combined with a broad spectrum of experience with Boards will add to the diverse skills set of our Board,” said Philip Brewer, Chair of the Board for Port Saint John.

Port Saint John is Canada’s third largest port by tonnage and has a diverse business base, including dry and liquid bulk, break bulk, containers, and cruise.

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Media contact:

Paula Copeland, Manager of Corporate Communications, Port Saint John, (506) 650-5288, Email: [email protected]


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