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New president for Rocky Mountaineer in Canada

New president for Rocky Mountaineer in Canada

Rocky Mountaineer, the world’s largest privately owned luxury tourist train, has announced the appointment of Steve Sammut as its new president. 

Since joining Rocky Mountaineer in 2012 as the executive vice president and chief financial officer, Sammut has been delivering consistent growth in both domestic and international markets.

Based in Vancouver, Sammut will continue to play a critical role in leading the executive team to continue building Rocky Mountaineer as the world leader in luxury train travel.

“It is a new era at Rocky Mountaineer and we are very pleased to have a leader of Steve’s calibre at the helm,” said John Furlong, chairman of the board, Rocky Mountaineer.

“His passion for the company, deep knowledge in capital markets and broad business acumen from the hospitality and real estate industries will continue to be invaluable to our organisation.”


Prior to joining Rocky Mountaineer, Sammut held the position of chief financial officer with Intracorp Projects, a leading real estate development firm and was also active in a variety of senior leadership roles at the global resort operator and developer, Intrawest ULC, including corporate treasurer and chief financial officer for the Real Estate Division.