The Essex Terminal Railway Company (ETR) and Morterm Limited annouced the appointment of Tony De Thomasis to their team effective September 8, as Director of Corporate Development. Mr. De Thomasis will focus on providing added value to ETR and its current and future customers.

“We see great opportunities for growth in providing seamless logistics services to the region and beyond,” said Terry Berthiaume, President and CEO, ETR and Morterm. “Tony’s experience and talents will assist our team to grow and expand our business.”

“My 13 years at the Town of Amherstburg have given me tremendous experience in strategic planning and the opportunity to build excellent working relationships in the community and around the world to help my region succeed. I am excited to make the transition to ETR and Morterm, and I look forward to working with the great team already in place,” said De Thomasis.

ETR is a switching or short line railway that runs from the east side of Windsor, Ontario through the Town of LaSalle and terminates in Amherstburg, Ontario. Morterm provides a range of material handling services, including stevedoring, storage and handling, and warehousing for an array of goods including project cargoes, wind turbines, steel and other metal products, bulk cargoes and other industrial products.