Claude Mongeau Appointed a CN Director

MONTREAL — Canadian National announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Claude Mongeau as a director of the Company, effectively immediately.

Mongeau, executive vice-president of CN, will succeed E. Hunter Harrison as CN president and chief executive officer on Jan. 1, 2010.

Mongeau’s appointment increases the size of CN’s board to 12, of whom 10 are outside directors. Mongeau is also a director of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.