Bolin will succeed Mike Rock, who plans to retire Feb. 15 after 29 years of service.
Bolin, currently assistant vice president of external relations, will continue operating out of Union Pacific’s Washington, D.C., office. He joined Union Pacific in 1991 and was appointed to his current role in 2008.
Tim Strauss, vice president of Air Canada Cargo, has joined the advisory board of Drone Delivery Canada.
Tony DiBenedetto, CEO of Drone Delivery Canada, called Strauss a “true asset for the company in implementing our commercialization strategy in Canada and abroad.”